Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Punta Cana - Caribbean dreams on the Coconut Coast

Stretching along the eastern shores of the Dominican Republic, the palm-lined resort of Punta Cana is what vacation dreams are made of. Kick back on the beach, try a new water sport, or feast on fresh seafood, it's all part of the Punta Cana experience. Get your dream trip off to a great start by booking a Punta Cana vacation rental overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Explore the nature reserves on twin islands - Isla Saona and Catalina Island - or check out fascinating Caribbean history in historic Higuey, before sipping a local cuba libra as the sun sets.

It's all about the 3 S's - sun, sea, and sexy beaches in Punta Cana

Known as the Coconut Coast, Punta Cana's white, sugary sands banked by swaying palm trees stretch 20 miles along the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. So a vacation to Punta Cana is all about the 3 S's - sun, sea, and sexy beaches. Whether you're a beach bunny or a watersports enthusiast, a beachfront Punta Cana vacation rental makes the ideal base. Take a catamaran out on the aquamarine seas and spot dolphins, go parasailing, or snorkel out to Boca Chica reef and come face to face with a ray.

And ACTION! - Punta Cana's adrenaline-fueled fun

If you can drag yourself away from the many perfect beaches, you'll find a wealth of history and attractions in Punta Cana. A day at the Bavaro Adventure Park is a must for any thrill-seeker. Spread over 1,100 acres of rainforest, the park offers a variety of activities, including mountain biking, zorbing, zip-lining, and Segway tours. Or learn more about the island's long history at Higuey, the capital of the eastern La Altagracia Province, which is a 45-minute drive from Punta Cana. Don't miss a peek into Basilica de La Altagracia, one of prettiest cathedrals on the island.

It's a tropical delight in Punta Cana

Punta Cana benefits from a tropical climate with sizzling 75 to 80-degree temperatures throughout the year. There are 2 main seasons, wet and dry. The wet season runs between May and November, when it gets very humid and brief rain showers are frequent, so bring an umbrella. September and October are peak hurricane months. The dry season runs from November through to May. It's usually the busiest time to visit and the best Punta Cana vacation rentals can get snapped up well in advance.

Punta Cana's twin islands are natural born winners

Perched on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana has sweeping views of both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It's also covers the twin islands, Isla Saona and Catalina Island, which are protected as natural parks. Catalina Island is known for its coral reefs and is popular with divers, while Isla Saona is a nature reserve and an important nesting area for Hawksbill, green, and leatherback turtles that come to lay their eggs on the untouched beaches. On the hour-long trip to the island, keep your eyes peeled for bottlenose and Atlantic spotted dolphins.