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What You Should Know More About Punta Cana

  • Travel Advice

    ·         Keep touts at bay.

    ·         Do not entertain the beggars.

    ·         Do not get involved in any type of physical or verbal fight with anyone.

    ·         Make sure you do not book a hotel in a shady area.

    ·         Always check for the reviews before booking a hotel.

    ·         Do not get over friendly with the hotel staff.

    ·         Enquire about the room safe before booking a hotel.

    ·         Do not visit a restaurant that is empty.

    ·         Read about the applicable dress code before making a visit.

    ·         Do not let anyone cheat you. In order to avoid this, you must always acquire the necessary information about a destination that you are traveling to.

    ·         Make sure you are always alert and aware.

    ·         Do not leave your bags and valuables with a stranger.

    ·         Never leave your important documents in the hotel room.

    ·         Always carry with you at least one proof of your identity.

    ·         Make sure you do not wander alone in the night.

    ·         Do not flaunt your cash or valuables in the public place.

    ·         It is always a good idea to learn some words from the local language of the country. This will help you in interacting with the locals of the country.

    ·         Do not do any form of drugs. 

  • Drinking Law

    The legal age for drinking in Punta Cana is 18 years.  

  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Santo Domingo

    Santo Domingo is the capital and also the largest city of Dominican Republic. It is also the largest metropolitan area in Caribbean in terms of its population. The city is located to the west bank of the Ozman River. It was formerly addressed as Ciudad Trujillo. The city’s Colonial Zone was designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO few years back. You can find Santo Domingo’s most notable landmarks at colonial zone with a remarkable architectural design. One can also learn about the city’s incredible history at museum of Alcazar. Other beautiful places to see in the city includes national botanical garden, Parque Enriquillo and Plaza de la Cultura.


    Altos de Chavon

    Altos de Chavon is located atop the Chavón River in La Romana. It is the most popular tourist attraction in the city as it is a recreation of the popular Mediterranean style and also hosts a cultural center, an Archaeological Museum and an amphitheater all together. There are several good Mediterranean styled restaurants, quaint shops featuring artworks of local artisans, and three galleries as well. You can also visit the beautiful St Stanislaus church that is a popular wedding destination. Various musical concerts are held at Roman styled 5,000 seat amphitheater. Enjoy the Altos de Chava nightlife by visiting Genesis nightclub, a popular dance venue for tourists in the city.


    Bavaro


    Located in La Altagracia province, Bavaro is a beautiful tourist place in Punta Cana that is worth a visit for all the tourists. Bavaro is famous for its clean beaches along with beautiful resorts that provides quality services. The oldest hotel here is Barcelo whereas the newest one is Now Larimar resort. You can also play golf at the Cocotal Golf club here. There are various gift shops at Plaza Bavaro road too. Plaza Palma is a shopping mall that offers local authentic as well as branded products. You can stop for drinks at one of the three famous beach bars that includes the Bamboo bar, Soles and Umi.


    Saona Island


    Saona Island is a tropical island situated at a short distance from the mainland on the south-east tip of the Dominican Republic. It is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Punta Cana. The place is a government protected nature reserve. This beautiful island is also a part of East National Park. Filmmakers and advertisers visit the island as it has stunning beaches that makes an ideal choice for them to set up their films in beautiful locales. It is rich in wildlife with various species of birds and tropical marine fishes residing here.


    Manati park

    Manati park is a wonderful place for animal lovers. It is home to various species of plants, animals and fishes. You can also find different species of birds flying around here. Tourists visiting Manati park can spot exotic fishes, horses, and parrots among others. Also don’t miss a chance to swim with real dolphins in this park. As you explore the interior of the park, you will find beautiful orchids and tropical plants. Souvenir shops in the park offers some local crafts for visitors to buy.

  • What you will like there?

    Scape park

    Visit the park for adventurous and adrenaline pumping activities. Scape park, a natural theme park offers various adventurous rides as well as cultural and highly entertaining events. You can indulge in Zip Line and countryside horseback riding in the park. Explore the interior of the park with Eco tours or else you can also go on a cave expedition with your friends or family. This is one of the best natural theme park you will encounter at Punta Cana that guarantees you of an unforgettable trip.


    Marinarium


    Marinarium is an unique water park where you can take part in some amazing water sport activities. This park provides you with an excellent opportunity to participate in the best snorkeling rides with nurse sharks and light ray, a memorable ride you might have never experienced. Sip in fresh coconut water as you cruise along the coast to your final stop. You can also take an aquatic tour with 2-passenger speed boats where you can cruise through the coastline and enjoy the natural beauty here.


    Seaquarium


    If you love adventurous and thrilling activities, then the Seaquarium tour is for you. It’s a Scuba diving ride but with a twist. Unlike other Scuba diving experiences, here you can actually walk on the bottom of clear waters that enables you to explore the marine life as well as gives you an unforgettable view of the reef. This is probably the best place where you can experience a huge variety of fishes and water animals. Take part in this incredible tour and take beautiful memories back home.


    River Rafting


    River Rafting is an exciting and wonderful water sports activity which is worth a try especially at Punta Cana. This thrilling water sport takes place near the town of Jarabacoa. Visit the “Dominican Alps” that has 18 different waterfalls which are beautiful and provide an amazing sight to see. Situated there is a longest river in the Caribbean, River Rio Rasque. You can raft at the river Rio Rasque that has clean whitewater and offers challenging courses like “Mike Tyson”, a vertical 12-foot drop. It is a must visit place for all the adrenaline junkies. 


    Go on Helicopter Tours



    Punta Cana could be perfect place for you to explore your wild side as well as explore new unknown regions. There are various agencies that offer you exciting helicopter tours which are perfect for viewing the city from a bird's eye view. You can see the Punta Cana coastline from hundreds of feet in the sky. Get a beautiful view of golf courses, white sandy beaches and lush green vegetation through the helicopter. This is certainly the best sightseeing experience you can ever have. So don’t miss out on the helicopter tour for an experience of a lifetime.

  • Recommended reads for destination (govt. websites, travel forum articles)?

    Website: Official Website

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    Forum: Official Forum