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... 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... read more


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... 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... 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... 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... Read more

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