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Punta Cana: An All-Inclusive Holiday Getaway to The Coconut Coast

Punta Cana: An All-Inclusive Holiday Getaway to The Coconut Coast

Travel Center offers all-inclusive holidays to Punta Cana Dominican Republic, blessed with one of the Caribbean district’s lengthiest white sand coastlines–a massive 48 kilometres (30 miles), dotted with sky-high coconut palms–Punta Cana is a destination of rest and recreation alongside the ocean.

Current Update on the Covid19 Pandemic

Here’s what you need to know before you travel to Punta Cana due to the ongoing pandemic.

The Dominican Republic Announces Protocols for the Reactivation of Tourism.

Dominican Republic – July 1st, 2020 – The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) announced the safety procedures to be followed by all tourism workers and institutions to help ensure the health of tourists and natives similarly. The documents, which could be downloaded from the Ministry’s website detail the precautions and extra security measures that would be put into practice beginning July 1st, the date on which tourism was reactivated.

To guarantee secure and well-organized air travel to the country, extra procedures will be applied at airports. This starts with upon arrival, all passengers will have their temperature checked as they get off the plane. If a passenger records a temperature over 100.6 °F degrees (38 °C) or shows any other symptoms, airport authorities will run a quick COVID-19 test and initiate the procedures for isolation and treatment of the case. Additionally, airport terminals have initiated guidelines requiring social distancing and also the compulsory use of face masks for staff and passengers. As part of immigration and customs forms offered by the airline or by Dominican authorities, passengers will be required to fill out and present a Traveler’s Health Affidavit. Through this form, passengers state that they have not felt any COVID-19 linked symptoms in the last 72 hours and offer contact information for the following 30 days.

Holidays to Punta Cana

Here, where the Atlantic encounters the Caribbean, from the northern point at Uvero Alto to the southern at Cap Cana, all-inclusive resorts and boutique sanctuaries provide all the desires and comforts of contemporary beachfront living. Families relish miniature entertainment centres and water parks for kids, while couples-only islands have dream wedding sites, with private beachside accommodation for an extremely-romantic holiday.    

But it’s not just about fun in the sun, soft sand sweeping against your toes, and shimmering, transparent waters to swim in, go fishing, or dive for underwater life and shipwrecks. Punta Cana is also amongst the top golf destinations in the world, with 10 courses situated all beside the strip, some of the courses have been created by expert golfers, making for the ideal kind of relaxed challenge that you need on a golfing holiday. A seaside getaway with lavish harbours and excellent dining, and a wellness corner home to the country’s leading spas, which include the only Six Senses in the Caribbean.  

Punta Cana is the very image of leisure. The beaches here are just perfect: tranquil, warm waters that softly lap at expanses of excellent white sand. Delight yourself with a zip-line adventure, clap along with customary Dominican music at a cultural recital, or tour the mystic inlets of the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park.   People come to Punta Cana for its palm-tree bordered white sand beaches, extravagant resorts, and abundant outdoor pursuits such as zip-lining, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, waterfall rappelling, snorkelling, fishing, and topnotch golf. Whale viewing takes the middle stage from January until April when humpback whale sightings are popular.

Best Time to Visit Punta Cana

Punta Cana is busiest during December, January, and February, which provides the best blend of weather and activities. A Carnival takes place every February, each year for the last 13 years, Grupo Puntacana celebrates “Carnaval de Punta Cana”. The vibrant costumes and masks show the cultural traditions and legends of the country to thousands of natives and tourists from all over the world. The yearly parade consists of a two-day celebration during the 1st week of February, located in Puntacana Village, opposite to the Punta Cana International Airport.  

The sweet spot for budget travellers is March through May, which sees great weather and lesser crowds. Hurricane season is June until October, which is a dangerous time to visit.

Weather for Punta Cana

Temperatures in Punta Cana hang in the 80 to 90 degrees’ Fahrenheit range throughout the year and keep a solid 82 percent relative humidity, even in the rainy season amid May and October. It’s hottest during July. Hurricane season (June until October) causes fewer disturbances than on some other Caribbean islands but is ideally avoided.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Punta Cana is a diverse and common tourist destination, where travellers may not just relax in its private beaches but immerse themselves in its luxurious natural stretch to uncover a wealth of cultural riches. You will discover a wealth of entertainment options in Punta Cana. There is something for every standard of adventure and interest.

Visit Scape Park

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This natural theme park’s limestone landscape and immaculate jungle offer several spectacular sights and hikes – and there are historical appeals too. The Farallon Cliff stretches 800 metres beside the coast, while there’s also a concealed cenote, caves and a Zipline. The purpose of the park was also to welcome the cultural legacy and customs of Latin America and the Caribbean – with model homes of the historic Taino Indians, who lived in the land before the Conquistadors arrived.

Explore Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park

An ecological park and reserve unfurled over 1,500 acres of the subtropical jungle. This region is privately owned but devoted to preservation and scientific study. Visitors could take delight in the 12 freshwater coves, five of which are available for swimming. Guama Lagoon is 26 feet deep and plenty of tourists enjoying diving off the platform here – definitely one for the GoPro.   

Tour ChocoMuseo

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This is a museum about all things chocolate. Other than because it’s a chocolate museum? ChocoMuseo is complimentary and you could visit the ‘bean to bar’ workshop to discover more about the procedure, beginning from the cacao harvest, together with the history of chocolate-making. You’ll even have an opportunity to take part in a chocolate-making workshop.

Take a Zipline Canopy Adventure

This adrenaline-filled adventure is one of the travellers’ favourites because it isn’t something you get the opportunity to do every day. You would slide down 15 platforms and 8 cable lines at treetop heights crosswise above beautiful open valleys placing your confrontation of heights under a magnifying glass. You will be with skilled guides from the beginning until the end particularly when you’ll have to travel over a 2,500 feet long cable, that’s a 7-block distance! Not one to miss.   

Go on a Marinarium Snorkelling Cruise

Marinarium is a captivating half-day tour, a marvellous encounter on board of a glass-bottom boat where you would get to view the varied and vibrant marine life beside the Punta Cana coastline. You will travel to the “Marinarium” a marine life haven in the centre of the ocean where you’ll get the opportunity to swim with stingrays and nurse sharks! You’ll make your way to a stunning natural swimming pool where you could unwind while drinking your favourite Caribbean cocktail.

See the Igneri Caribe Taino Underwater Museum

Situated in the middle of the waters of Playa Blanca and Playa Serena in Punta Cana, the Igneri Caribe Taino Underwater Museum makes for an exceptional snorkelling and cultural location, with depths perfect for beginners. Produced by award-winning Dominican artist Thimo Pimentel, 22 statues portraying indigenous Taino figures are found underwater, immersed at three to seven meters (10-23 feet). Corals were planted around these statues to offer a home for fish, which snorkellers can see circling and swimming past these enormous Taino figures.

Visit the Seaquarium

Go on a catamaran trip to a natural aquarium, packed with aquatic life. With underwater scuba gear, a mixture of snorkelling and scuba diving, which doesn’t need certification- Seaquarium provides an opportunity for families to travel securely into the glorious world of the Caribbean Sea. You would walk the seafloor and float around to see a submarine shipwreck, swim and snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks, and meet dolphins.

Go on a Fun Fun Cave Exploration

Our 8th spot goes out to Rancho Capote’s Fun Fun Cave. A trip for the dedicated adventurers who don’t mind getting filthy and putting their physical abilities to the test. You would drive down to Rancho Capote where you will get on a horse to get to the entrance of the cave for you to climb down with the help of your guide and the provided gear.

This cave is situated at the Haitises National Park, a virgin addition of mangrove jungles, historic pirate hideaways and of course the home to the long-extinct Taino Indians who used to occupy the island when Columbus uncovered America. You will tour the depths of the cave for about an hour, occasionally on your hands and knees or swimming across underground rivers which would make for a memorable trip. Travelling the dark corridors of the cave, you would get an opportunity to spot Taino petroglyphs engraved on the walls and wonder at the sight of the huge corridors and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.

Coco Bongo Show & Disco

While you wouldn’t come across the similar kind of adventures as the other appeals we’ve mentioned, Coco Bongo brings entertainment to an entirely different level! We don’t endorse leaving Punta Cana without encountering Punta Cana’s leading nightspot.

Coco Bongo provides a distinctive show production, astonishing musical selection, and the very newest in audio and video entertainment. Get a sense for its magnificent live shows incorporating cinema, theatre, musicals, disco, video, acrobatics, technology and lots of surprises!

This remarkable disco has three levels; its exceptional and massive construction stands out, the entire place is 4016 square metres, and 535 are open to the public. The flawless show of lights and sound is a must-see and hear experience.

Ocean Spa Experience with Doctor Fish

Get onboard a magnificent yacht-turned-spa for a day of Pilates, soothing rubs, mesmerising foot treatments, and revitalizing drinks and snacks. With comfortable seating, a range of calming activities and spa specialists at your services, be prepared to sail to a renewing and relaxing encounter.

Later, get ready to experience a relaxing massage in a separate ocean view room, and after that get your feet into a pool packed with doctor fish for an exfoliation you won’t forget for a long time. Lastly, unwind and relish a floating raft encounter in the immaculate waters of Punta Cana.

Try your hand at Golf at the Cabeza de Toro Golf Club

One of two courses situated inside the Catalonia Bávaro Resort in Punta Cana, Alberto Sola created the Cabeza de Toro Golf Club as a demanding, nine-hole executive course bordered by swaying palm trees and five lakes for unrivalled views.

Punta Cana provides best-in-class entertainment for all palates.

We welcome you to travel past the comfort of your hotel and tour its captivating charm, one-of-a-kind scenery, and topography and the friendliness of the Dominican people.

Enjoy a Punta Cana holiday from Travel Center, call us, text us or speak to our travel agents and get this all-inclusive deal before it’s too late!

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