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  • Writer's picturePamela Medina

Top 4 Experiences in Punta Cana

Updated: Feb 23, 2023

Punta cana is traditionally known for their crystal clear waters and sandy beaches which you can go to by staying at the countless all-inclusive hotels that line the beaches but Punta Cana is actually more than just that. There are actually plenty of activities and experiences unique to Punta Cana, here are the top 4:

Isla Saona is actually not located directly in Punta Cana, it is an uninhabited island, part of a protected national park and has the most clean and pristine beaches in the country.

A visit to Isla Saona is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This island, part of a protected national park, can only be reached by boat. Many tour companies provide a service with transport to and from your hotel, food and drinks and a stop at a local gift shop to have the chance to buy gifts from the island. The trip includes a speed boat ride and a leisurely ride on a catamaran as well.

If you’re in it just for the golf, there are some stunning Punta Cana golf courses that allow you to play adjacent to the beach waves. While each layout in this paradise is unique, you will be pampered with extensive play by the water, spectacular views of surrounding landscapes, and fantastic quality courses – which, at the end of the day, should satisfy any golfer’s desires. The courses featured here are some of the most popular, giving you a comprehensive list of the finest golf Punta Cana offers.

Stimulate all of the senses on a 4.5-hour off-road adventure from Punta Cana, ideal for thrill seekers. Drive an ATV through the Dominican Republic’s lush jungle, take a dip in a freshwater cenote, and taste chocolate, coffee, and rum at a plantation. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. 4.5-hour off-road adventure from Punta Cana including food tasting Ideal for thrill seekers Drive an ATV through the Dominican Republic's jungle and take a dip in a freshwater cenote Sample locally produced chocolate, coffee, and rum at a plantation Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

One of the top activities in Punta Cana is the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park & Reserve. It is a 1,500 acre area that is dedicated to the conservation, research and recreation of local flora and fauna. This area was gifted to the Punta Cana Foundation (Fundación Grupo Puntacana) by Grupo Punta Cana.

This Reserve consists of 12 beautiful freshwater lagoons formed by an underground river that comes up to the surface in different spots. The lagoons are called ‘eyes’ due to their shape. Each lagoon has a Taino name given to represent the native people from that land.

If you are planning a trip to Punta Cana in the near future, make sure you check out our Travel Details page for all the details you need to make sure your trip is a breeze!

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