Punta Cana is located in La Altagracia Province at the East of the Dominican Republic. Its name comes from the palm tree called “cana” whose leaves are used to make roofs. In Punta Cana you will find a lot of hotels that cover a total surface of about 420.000 m ².
This tourist pole is considered one of the greatest attractions of all the country, it offers around 50 km of fine white sand beaches with crystalline waters and majestic forests made up by mangles and coconut palms, and a peaceful barrier of corals that go through all the coast starting at the North in Arena Gorda Beach, followed by Bavaro Beach, Alto Ubero Beach, Macao Beach and El Cortecito Beach. In addition, you can also enjoy in this region other gorgeous beaches like Cabeza de Toro (Bull Head), Cabo Engaño, Punta Cana and Juanillo.
Punta Cana is at the Eastern end of the island, exactly in the point of confluence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This tourist pole has not only been adopted for years as tourist destination for Europeans, but it has also been home to a number of some of the most famous resorts of the Caribbean; like Riu, Iberostar, Ocean Hotels, Sirenis, Secrets Excellence, Sol Meliá, Barceló, Catalonia Bavaro Resort, Principe Bay, Princess Hotels, etc, Blau, Breezes, LTI, Western, Great Oasis, Alta Bella, etc.
With a hotel offer in perfect harmony with natural resources, this important tourist area is in charge of organizing a great number of sport activities, from strolls in sailboats to all kindness offered by some of the best golf fields of the Caribbean and the pleasure to taste delicious seafood. In addition, it has an International airport which is about 20 km from the hotels and main tourist attraction.
If you want to have fun at night there are several discos like Mangú o Pacha, Areito, Pacha, Hurricane Cafe.
These are places that will make you get involved in night parties you will never forget. And, don’t get worry if you can not dance because you will always find someone who will teach you how to dance Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa in one of these famous discos.
Numerous tourist attractions like Manati Park, a sea-park with dolphins have been settled; and out of the hotel complex you can find a variety of seafood restaurants where you will be able to taste from a giant lobster and delicious fresh shrimps from the near coast to delicious Creole fish like the Chillo , the bonito , the carite. And, in places like: Captain Cook Restaurant, the Pirate Restaurant, Lobster from the Caribbean Restaurant, Real Palma Restaurant, and others you will find plenty of Creole and international food.
In all the hotels total enjoyable plans are available in different schedules for excursions such as: (excursions to Isla Saona by means of Catamaran, motorboats or boats, Full Day Excursion to Santo Domingo, Catalina Island, Excursion (VIP), Altos de Chavon and Cueva de Las Maravillas Excursion and, Samana Cayo Levantado Excursion.