Punta Cana Travel Guide


Photo of Punta Cana Photo: Sanctuary Cap Cana Golf & Spa

Plan Your Punta Cana Vacation

As the sun rises in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana awakens to the lapping ocean—clear, unspoiled blue brushing up against the pristine stretches of sugar-white sand, with swaying coco palms in the backdrop. A thriving tourism industry fuels the region, and with such plentiful ingredients as sun, sand, and sea, it's no wonder.


Punta Cana Hotels

With its sweet trifecta of pearl-sand beaches, pleasant climate, and palm trees, Punta Cana has no trouble enticing visitors. It has become the so-called...read more


Punta Cana Restaurants

Punta Cana's mushrooming growth has spawned a smattering of nonresort restaurants that might entice you to venture off the grounds of your all-inclusive...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Punta Cana

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

Travel Deals in Punta Cana

View all travel deals
* Some taxes, fees additional

Punta Cana Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    All-Inclusive Resorts: If you want everything in one package, Punta Cana is one of the top destinations in the Caribbean for the AI concept. If... Read more

  • All-Inclusive: The Concept

    All-inclusive resorts are the most common type of accommodations you'll find in Punta Cana. Here's a primer for anyone unfamiliar with this style... Read more

  • Rōco Ki

    Translated from the Taino language as "honoring the land," the multibillion-dollar development at Rōco Ki is a heavenly world set on the charmed... Read more

  • New and Noteworthy Resorts

    Two major resorts were in various stages of completion as this book was being written.... Read more

  • Other Hotel Choices

    Punta Cana is awash in hotels. Those recommended here are our favorites, but there are others worth considering, such as:... Read more

  • Punta Cana: Then and Now

    In 1972 the area that became Punta Cana was nothing but wilderness. Through the jungle, a trip by four-wheel-drive vehicle would take six to... Read more

View more experiences


Weather Underground


82° F Scattered Clouds 70% Humidity April 17, 2014 at 5:00PM

Check historic weather for your trip dates

 Places To Explore

View more trip reports

View more travel discussions