Punta Cana is a resort town located in the Punta Cana-Bavaro-Veron-Macao
municipal district in the municipality of Higuey, La Altagracia Province,
Dominican Republic. It is famous for its picture-perfect beaches and
balnearios along the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors come
here to enjoy snorkelling, windsurfing, banana boat rides, speedboats,
scuba diving, catamaran cruises, party boats, and deep-sea fishing. The
central part of fun is reserved for people who prefer to swim with dolphins
and sharks and stingrays.
Things to do in Punta Cana
Bavaro is an area comprising several top-class beach resorts and golf parks
located at the confluence of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean in
Punta Cana. Visitors will find it dotted with several palm trees, a white
sandy beach, calm aquamarine waters, and a coral reef. Shopping enthusiasts
can have a gala time here at the adjacent Palma Real Shopping Village.
Altos de Chavon
Located at an hour’s ride away, Altos de Chavon is a typical Mediterranean
style European village located near the Chavon River in La Romana. It
features a cultural centre, an archaeological museum (with a collection of
a collection of pre-Columbian Indian artefacts), and a 5000-seat-strong
Roman amphitheatre that hosts musical acts.
The star of the show, Juanillo is one of the most beautiful beaches in the
Dominican Republic. It has come a long way over the last few years from
being a very small village of fishermen to a world-class beach with all the
standard facilities and security features for visitors.
Best Time to Visit Punta Cana
Winter season (the months from December to February) are the best to book
your flights from Newark to Punta Cana. It is the season when you can have
a great time enjoying the city’s seaside beaches. Book your flights from
EWR to PUJ during this time of the year to enjoy famous cultural events
like the Carnival and Master of the Ocean. It is advised to book Punta Cana
flights in advance to avoid paying more during peak season.