Punta Cana

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Looking for a tropical paradise where your holiday snaps match the postcards? Then look no further. Punta Cana is the perfect choice for anyone looking for some sun and sand. But if you're looking for some more direction, here are some tips for your stay.

Planning Your Visit

  • Where is Punta Cana?

    Punta Cana is on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, and has for a long time been a popular spot for European holiday makers. Now, however, it is now attracting more American tourists.

  • How to get there

    The easiest access is by plane to Punta Cana International Airport. From there, getting to your resort is simple, as most resorts offer transfers from your arrival gate.

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    DOP ($ or RD$)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (-04:00)
  • Country Code
    1
  • Best time to visit
    The dry season, which offers less rainfall and warm temperatures, runs from March to mid-July. Keep in mind that hurricane season peaks in the area in September and October!

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What people are saying about Punta Cana

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,560 reviews

The guide, Benjamin, and the rest of the team were stellar!!! Everyone was so nice and friendly! The food was enjoyable as well! Our photographer, Leandro did amazing. He is an excellent coach for taking perfect pictures (poses, made sure to tell me about a tag sticking out, out of place hair, etc). The speedboat ride was a bit rough on the back but I appreciated the smaller boat with less passengers. Also it was a nice boat, unlike some other small ones I saw. We had about 10 in my group but I saw many other boats full of people. The beach speaks for itself. The team did an excellent job getting us dancing and having fun on the catamaran back. I enjoyed every minute of this experience.

Highly recommended!!! Remember to bring your own bandana/head scarf and sunglasses. They can be little pricey at the gift shop. I also recommend purchasing the pictures. I paid $40 (plus a $5 tip) for about 40 pictures!!! The memories are priceless!

Saona Island was beautiful! The Buggy experience was fun however it should have been communicated to leave things in the locker rooms behind to have dry clothes upon our return. The bags we carried were completely soaked in mud! :-P

The trip was realy amazing! Large, clean boat, cold drinks and great crew. Snorkeling point was full of fish and natural pool full of fun with our guide Ivan who knows how to do great party on the boat. Best trip we did in Dom Rep!

The driver was waiting in the front of the airport with my name on a sign. Minivan was clean and air conditioned. Comfortable, fast and realy relaxing tramsport to our hotel.