Punta Cana Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Punta Cana - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Playa Diamante

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Playa Diamante is an estuary, formed where an underground river delivers freshwater into the ocean bubbling up through the clayish sand.

Playa Dorada

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Playa Dorada is one of the island’s most established resort areas. Each hotel has its own slice of the beach, which is covered with...

Playa El Bretón

  • Beach–Sight

Close to Cabrera within Parque Nacional Cabo Francis, Playa El Bretón is near a perfect beach for swimming, playing, searching for seashells...

Playa Encuentro

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Playa Encuentro is the area's main surfing beach as the shoals here create massive waves. Bodyboarding is big, too, with a less steep...

Playa Entrada

  • Beach–Sight

At almost 2 miles (3 km) long, northeast-facing Playa Entrada is one of the North Coast's longest beaches. and one of the least visited.

Playa Grande

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This dramatic, mile-long stretch is widely considered to be one of the top beaches in the world. Many a photo shoot was made at this...

Playa Preciosa

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Just east of Playa Grande, Playa Preciosa (formerly Playa Navio) is a local favorite due to its beauty. You have to descend a sandy bank...

Playa Sosúa

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This gorgeous beach on Sosúa Bay, renowned for its coral reefs and dive sites, is a 20-minute drive east of Puerto Plata. Here, calm...

Playa Uvero Alto

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This beach is actually part of the 35-mile (56-km) stretch of glorious coastline known as Punta Cana. The road here was unbearably bad,...

Puntacana Ecological Foundation

  • Educational Institution

This eco-reserve is on a 1,500-acre private tract in Puntacana Resort that encompasses tropical forest, natural lagoons, cold water springs...