Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Among the best golf destinations in the world, Punta Cana is the very picture of leisure. Several of the courses have been designed by professional golfers, making for the perfect sort of kicked-back challenge that you want on a golfing holiday. The beaches here are simply perfect: calm, warm waters that gently lap at stretches of fine white sand. Thrill yourself with a zip-line adventure, clap along with traditional Dominican music at a cultural performance, or explore the magical lagoons of the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park.
Where To Stay in Punta Cana: Top Hotel Picks
Grand Palladium Bavaro Suites Resort & Spa
The Grand Palladium Bavaro Resort & Spa enjoys a privileged, sea-front location on the renowned Playa Bavaro. The resort, located on a sprawling estate of lush tropical vegetation and a coconut plantation, is next to the Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa, the Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino and TRS Turquesa Hotel. The facilities of these adjoining resorts are open to guests of the Grand Palladium Bavaro (excluding the TRS Turquesa Hotel).
Iberostar Grand Bavaro
A resort is more than a place to rest—it’s where daydreams become vacation reality. Resorts should be places that celebrate life, where fantasies are conjured into existence. We provide a tailored, adults-only, all-inclusive vacation designed by each guest to match their vacation desires. At IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Bavaro, old-world charm meets modern amenities. Those who choose to stay with us receive personalized butler service, European linens, and impeccably designed rooms. They’ll also enjoy speciality restaurants, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and an oceanfront spa.
What To Do in Punta Cana: Popular Travel Activities To Experience
Punta Cana Small-Group Sailing and Snorkeling Catamaran Tour
A small-group tour limited to 16 people sets this catamaran tour apart from its competitors. Set sail on a premium ship equipped with shareable net hammocks en route to a snorkelling stop at Cabeza de Toro Natural Reserve and a sandbar. Plus, unlimited drinks from an open bar, round-trip transport, and use of snorkel equipment make it easy to vacation without handling the stressful details of the day.
Zipline Adventure in Punta Cana
Fly through the rainforest canopy on a zipline adventure during this 5-hour activity. Traverse from platform to platform in the forest across twelve cables, set side by side so that you can zip with a partner. Expert adventure guides will give a safety lecture and perform a full safety check before you fly. Along the way, look out for native flora and fauna in the tropical forest.
Punta Cana Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride
Soar above Punta Cana at one of the best times of day—sunrise—during this hot-air balloon ride. Drift across the sky, hovering high and low, for a flight with spectacular 360-degree views of Punta Cana and Bavaro. Then, touch down to enjoy breakfast al fresco and Champagne, making this tour ideal for couples or travelers celebrating a special occasion.
Top Attractions in Punta Cana:
Located in Scape Park, Cap Cana. After passing an interesting trail where you will find some of the most peculiar flora and fauna in the Caribbean, you will reach this spectacular lagoon at the foot of the 65mt high cliff. These turquoise waters have a depth of 37 meters in its deepest point.
Punta Espada Golf Course
Punta Espada Golf Course is already listed among the worlds finest, with the renowned GolfWeek ranking it as the best golf course in the Caribbean and Mexico. Eight holes play along and over the sea. From all points of Punta Espada, golfers are blessed with extraordinary views of the Caribbean, where the sea contrasts against the emerald fairways and the perfect greens. Challenging stroke play and beauty are entwined in this outstanding par 72 courses, which hosted the inaugural PGA Tour’s Champions Tour in April 2008 – The Cap Cana Championship. The annual tournament is televised internationally through the Golf Channel and its license-holding subsidiaries.
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