Christopher Columbus first set foot on the island of Hispaniola in the year 1492, and now it’s your turn to follow the same path. Punta Cana vacations are the perfect Caribbean getaway, where you can snorkel, drink mama juana, and relax in a palm-tree hammock.
After you book your Punta Cana vacation package, be sure to look into all the activities and attractions in the area. Ever wondered what it would be like to have a dolphin as a best friend? Find out by swimming with one at the Dolphin Discovery Punta Cana. After you’re done bonding with Flipper, get over to Scape Park for some serious outdoor adventures. Take a zipline tour through the jungle canopy, or go spelunking in Iguabonita Cave. Finally, cool off by taking a dip in the clearest blue water you have ever seen in the natural well of Hoyo Azul. No matter what you end up doing, make sure you look into Punta Cana packages that feature all-inclusive options. Some bundle a variety activities with your deal!
If you’re traveling in spring, make sure you’re in town on the first Monday of March for Punta Carnaval. The festival takes place in Puntacana Village, directly opposite from Punta Cana International Airport, so you’ll be able to go from your seat to party mode in about 15 minutes. Visiting during the summer? Get a cheap car rental in the airport and make the 120-mile drive to Santo Domingo for the Merengue Festival. A whole week of July is dedicated to music, dancing, food, and drinks. Feel the rhythm with the locals in true Dominican style.
Does that sound like a beat you can follow? Search Travelocity’s Punta Cana hotel deals to find the one that suits you best. It’s time for you to leave your footprints in the sands of the Dominican Republic.
In the office gazing blankly at your computer screen? Wouldn't you rather get out and see more of this incredible world? Well, you're right here — so flick your mind into vacation mode and get ready for some unforgettable new adventures!
If planning a travel itinerary isn't your favorite thing, don't fret — we've got your back. Punta Cana has an excellent range of things to do. Here are some recommendations: