Punta Cana Vacations- Prepare for your holiday in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Punta Cana, in the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominican Republic, is an ideal choice for those seeking a relaxing beach vacation. Punta Cana is a resort area with an endless expanse of beaches covered with silky-fine white sand, lined with coconut palms. Offering a perfect place for a honeymoon, the resorts are all-inclusive and visitors don't have to venture out of the gates. Punta Cana is abundant in water activities. Though limited in the amount of sight-seeing opportunities available outside of the Punta Cana resorts, you can rent a vehicle and drive out to discover an exciting world of caves, beaches and mangroves in the nearby Hato Mayor and El Seibo provinces.
Weather in Punta Cana: Best time for visiting Punta Cana.
Punta Cana remains tropical year round, with slight variations in the temperature. The best time to visit the island resort is in the cool season from November to April. Typically, the weather is pleasantly warm with ver relatively low humidity and low precipitation.
Must see in Punta Cana: Manati Theme Amusement Park
An area worth visiting in is the Manati Theme Amusement park in Bávaro - Punta Cana. The park offers visitors the exclusive experience of swimming with vivacious dolphins in the pristine waters of a swimming pool. The park is also home to a number of wild animals including the iguanas, flamingos, tropical birds, snakes, crabs, sea lions, and dolphins to name a few. The Manati park also offers nine unique shows and you can enjoy seeing the parrots perform amusing pirouettes, or the horses performing complex equestrian exercises.
Activities and Entertainment in Punta Cana
There is no dearth of activities to enjoy during your vacation in Punta Cana. Popular activities in this resort area include fishing, diving, wind surfing, kite surfing, rafting & canoeing. There are numerous golf courses to cater to the golf enthusiasts. The resorts being all inclusive offer a vibrant nightlife. You can try your luck at the gaming tables in the casinos, dance away till the wee hours in the discos, or enjoy live entertainment while dining. In addition, enjoy the following activities:
- Sea fishing in Punta Cana
Punta Cana is a perfect choice for anglers. You can while away the day fishing for the species Cumayasa, Romana, Samaná Plamar de Ocoa, and Barahona. Popular fishing tournaments are also held in Cabeza de Toro (Punta Cana) and Boca de Yuma.
- Diving in Punta Cana resorts
The Dominican Republic is popularly known as an "Eldorado" for the treasure seekers. The corals found in the Caribbean Sea are a magnet for the diving amateurs. There are numerous underwater parks in the sea, especially built in the sites where some wrecks lie in the sea-bed. Silver Banks, 100 kms in the north of the peninsula of Samaná, is one such park that attracts the divers to explore the sea-bed. Other popular destinations for diving include Caleta, Bayahibe/Isla Catalina, Boca Chica, Playa Palenque and Playa de Baní.
You can shop for all Dominican specialties including rum, cigars, craft, amber, larimar, and haitian art. Shopping outside the hotel will prove less expensive.
Reaching Punta Cana
You fly directly into Punta Cana, with it's thatched-roof airport. Most hotels are within 30 minutes of the airport.
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