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Punta Cana Hotels and Apartments
Punta Cana Overview
Hotels and Apartments in Punta Cana
Find yourself in blissfully secluded and masterfully designed luxury accommodation for your Punta Cana holiday. From all-inclusive resorts to boutique hideaways, all these establishments will cater every whims and comforts of modern beachfront living. A selection of luxury hotels as well low cost apartments in Punta Cana are available to cater every taste and budget. There is a predominance of all-inclusive hotels in Punta Cana whether you choose to stay in the centre or in the beachefront. Tropical Princess Beach Resort & Spa, Caribe Club Princess Beach Resort and Majestic Elegance Punta Cana are some of the popular 5-star properties in the region. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Punta Cana, Tropical Clubs Bavaro, El Cortecito Inn and Bavaro Green Hotel are best 3 star properties, offering comfortable accommodation and excellent amenities.
About Punta Cana
A resort town within the Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district, Punta Cana is the Dominic Republic’s most important tourism region. The beautiful town is nestled on the easternmost tip of that country, drawing tourists with its serene soft white sandy beaches, lagoon palm trees, colonial history, mountainous landscape, and the pleasant topical weather. Punta Can’s speciality is its all-inclusive hotels, which are some of the best accommodation choices here.
If you’re staying in any of the all-inclusive resorts you can relish variety of local food for free as the prices are all included in the hotel booking rates. Overall, Punta Cana is a beautiful Caribbean hideout made for travellers of all ages, seeking to relax under bright sun and unwind on the beaches. With reasonably priced accommodation and facilities, this Caribbean island is one of the most preferred destinations with tourists. The peak season in Punta Cana is from March to May. So if you’re planning your holiday during this period make sure to book cheap flights and hotels well in advance to avoid the last minute rush.
Where to stay
A thriving tourism industry dominates the region as tourists come from all across the globe to explore the unspoiled beauty of Punta Cana. To cater such huge influx of tourists, the resort town has developed thousands of hotels in Punta Cana to offer world-class holiday experience. Accommodation in Punta Cana is available in all types and sizes, which are located nearby turquoise ocean and pristine beaches, offering the exotic appeal of paradise. From beachfront villas to hotels and self-catering apartments, you can pick the one that suits you best. Complete privacy and unparalleled personal service is offered in luxury hotels to ensure you have a wonderful stay. Punta Cana apartments also offer comfortable stay and come with a fully-equipped kitchen so that you can prepare your own meals and enjoy it with your family. Punta Cana hotels offer the tranquillity and relaxation that you expect from your beach holiday.
Things to do and see
Tropical paradise, Punta Cana is a true star island of the Caribbean region- with a whopping 48 kilometers white sand coastline. There are countless things to do in Punta Cana that will take you on a beautiful journey and will offer plenty of enjoyment opportunities. For families, the town features miniature entertainment centers and water parks for children. You can swim in, go fishing, or dive for underwater life and shipwrecks or play golf in any of the 10 courses located all along the strip as Punta Cana is also a golfer’s destination. Visit the Basílica Cathedral, which ranks among the most important religious sites in the Dominican Republic in the nearby area, Higüey to admire its grand construction and if you seek adventure, head to Bávaro Adventure Park, which offers nature-friendly activities such as ziplining, a climbing garden, a bungee jumping trampoline and a mountain bike track etc. Many other excursion tours are also available.
You can enjoy best nightlife of Caribbean in Punta Cana. From open bars to chic nightclubs and from discos to spectacular live music venues, you’ll find many good places to party and enjoy exotic drinks in an intimate setting. The clubs, casinos and pop-up music bars are great place for everyone who love dancing in DJ beats, mixed with Dominican music like merengue, bachata, and salsa.
You can experience fun, thrill and excitement everywhere as there are scores of spots to hit up that will suit your taste. If you’re looking for quieter nights, there are many bars to have a laid-back drink or marina is ideal for dockside cocktails. Also, there are many fashionable bars and clubs within the resort for those who don’t want to go out to enjoy some of the island’s tropical drinks, cocktails, local music and other late night entertainments. Some of the popular night entertainment venues in Punta Cana includes Coco Bongo, Jewel, Kviar Show Disco & Casino and Imagine Punta Cana.
Where to eat in Punta Cana
Punta Cana holiday is incomplete without enjoying a gastronomic tour of its fantastic and lively restaurants. Be it an Asian, French or Mexican cuisine, the resort boasts a selection of restaurants which you can’t afford to miss. Whether you’re looking for a high-class establishments run by acclaimed international chefs in the world or simply a range of tempting street food and veggies in a local restaurant, eating in Punta Cana will be a feast for you. The resort’s beachside bar and grills and chain restaurants like Hard Rock Cafe are also popular.
If you’re looking for a delicious French fare, then Chez Mon Ami is an excellent choice while the JellyFish Restaurant is popular for its succulent seafood. Punta Cana’s staple food is a dish prepared with white rice, red beans, meat and fried plantains, which is quite popular and is served in buffet along with other traditional dishes if you’re staying in an all-inclusive hotel. Fresh tropical fruits are found in abundance here and strong local coffee, the Presidente beer and ""Mamajuana"" is another popular, celebratory beverage you must try in your Punta Cana holiday.
Dedicate a day to enjoy amazing shopping experience at Punta Cana during your holiday as the resort is home to many fantastic shops to cater every taste. There is something for everyone, whether you’re looking for American-style shopping malls or traditional Dominican markets- find it all here.
Many of the resorts in Punta Cana also feature store of their own, selling regular holiday essentials like souvenirs, clothes, beach-related goods, handicrafts and silver jewellery at reasonable price. The wonderful shopping plazas in Punta Cana consists of many shops and are set in open area selling Dominican & Caribbean crafts to unique gift items including handmade souvenirs, hand-rolled cigars, rum and ceramics, which are quite popular amongst tourists. Plaza Bavaro is one of the biggest shopping centre here that open every day between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Plaza Bibijagua, Jellyfish Shopping Center and El Cortecito are some of the other beach shopping plazas.
- Nearest airports: Punta Cana International Airport
- Flight time from UK: 8 hours, 25 minutes
- Language: Spanish
- Currency: Dominican Peso