Steal Away to Punta Cana
Looking for an affordable Caribbean travel destination? Why not Punta Cana? Located off the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is a popular tourist spot for its stunning beaches, all-inclusive hotel resorts, fun activities and lively arts and culture. Check out all that awaits you in Punta Cana.
A must-do in Punta Cana is visit the Manati Park, a fabulous place where you can experience the natural wildlife, tradition and culture of the area. Here, you can walk through a zoo to view exotic wildlife like flamingos, alligators, monkeys, turtles and iguanas as well as lush gardens of tropical flowers. You can also encounter marine species and even swim with dolphins. There is also a replica of a traditional Taino village where you can enjoy live shows involving parrots, horses and ritual dances, costumes and music. An on-site shop offers local handicrafts, art works and foods.
Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park
A natural jewel of Punta Cana that should not be missed is the forest reserve known as the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park. This jungle reserve features 12 beautiful lagoons that the native Taino Indians refer to as “eyes.” You can swim in these freshwater lagoons that many of the natives believe contain medicinal value. In addition to the lagoons, the reserve offers hiking trails, horse riding and wildlife tours where you can glimpse species like iguanas, tropical frogs, land crabs and exotic birds and butterflies.
With warm aqua waters, soft white sand and swaying coconut trees, Punta Cana’s beautiful beaches attract people from all over the world. While some of the more popular beaches include Punta Cana, Macao, Bavaro, Juanillo, Uvero Alto and Cabeza de Toro, nearly all of Punta Cana’s beaches offer a wide variety of water activities that range from swimming, sea kayaking, water skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, boogie boarding, banana boat rides and glass-bottom boat tours. What’s more, if you stay in one of the many beachfront hotel resorts, you can enjoy access to private beaches, equipment and facilities for water sports.
Arts and Culture
Presenting the best dinner and folk show in the Dominican Republic, the Luna del Caribe offers you a great bargain on arts and culture entertainment. You can feast on traditional fare while you watch a live performance of local music, dance, costume and history.
You can also experience the local culture when you walk through a replicated village at the Altos de Chavon. This charming village of cobblestone streets, shops and restaurants offers an archaeological museum housing thousands of Taino Indian artifacts, an art gallery and an open-air amphitheater where you can enjoy live festivals and concerts.
You will find no lack of fun outdoor activities in Punta Cana. Golfers will be spoiled for choice with the abundance of courses like the world-class Punta Espada Golf Course as well as the golf courses at Iberostate Bavaro, La Cana, Cana Bay and Barcelo Lakes.
Punta Cana also offers a variety of adventure tours such as horse riding, scuba diving, sailing, whale-watching, cave exploring and jungle hiking as well as sugar cane plantation tours.
Punta Cana features a tropical climate where you will enjoy sunshine and warm temperatures all year round with little rainfall.
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