With endless beaches, crystal clear blue oceans, fantastic things to do, Punta Cana in the Dominion Republic is an idyllic and beautiful part of the world. It is suitable for families but most of all it is suitable for couples thanks to its romantic vibe that finds its way into this amazing place.
With this in mind let’s take a closer look at why Punta Cana has much to offer those hopelessly in love.
Many of the hotels especially Meliá.com offer luxury and affordability. You can find plenty of choice with hotels offering beach views and or a veranda.
Punta Cana is blessed with beautiful beaches, arguably some of the best in the Dominican Republic and wider Caribbean. Here’s a snapshot of some of them:
Head 30 kms north of the centre of Punta Cana and you will find Playa Macao a beach that has been described as UNESCO as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It has soft white sand and natural beauty which makes it a must visit if you love the beach or indeed love nature. It is flanked by palm trees and is unspoiled.
The ocean is particularly blue and has been described as a surfers paradise. This beach is perfect no matter what you want from it and is open to both children and adults.
Bavaro beach is an adults only beach situated in the La Altagracia province. It is tourist focused with shopping malls, bars, and restaurants which flank the beach and or are close by. The beach is great if you are a couple as you can get some rays, enjoy the water, and have an amazing meal in one of the many restaurants.
As well as restaurants and bars the beach also offers plenty of water-based activities such as snorkelling.
Juanillo beach is a bit of a contrast as it has a laid back vibe and yet at the weekend is often hosting events such as beach football and volleyball. At these times the beach can become crowded but the atmosphere whether hosting events or not is very friendly and it is truly a beautiful beach.
Juanillo offers a nice change especially at weekends from the other beaches you may have checked out already.
There are plenty of opportunities to shop in Punta Cana. Downtown offers some great shopping of both local and high street varieties and there are several shopping malls featuring international brands. The best of these is arguably the Bluemall.
It is possible to book a shopping tour which will take you to the best places to shop in Punta Cana.
There are a variety of cruises to enjoy which you can book and board from Punta Cana. One of the best one features traveling via catamaran to the Cabeza de Toro Natural Reserve. Here, you and your fellow travelers can enjoy the finest food, dancing on the deck, and a chance to snorkel with the wonders of the deep.
The tour includes a beach stop where you can bathe in a natural pool before returning home.
There are a number of tours which under the right circumstances could be very romantic.
Even with no experience, you can still enjoy the peacefulness of riding a horse across a quiet almost deserted beach. The better tours will assess your abilities even if you are a complete novice and structure a tour to ensure you stay in the saddle allowing you can enjoy the calm of riding a horse on the beach.
This can be a particularly romantic way to spend the day and build memories that are going to last forever.
The tours are led by experienced guys that look after you at every stage of your tour.
Cave Oleg Bat House
A thirty-minute drive from Punta Cana is Cave Oleg Bat House. Here you will see a variety of life in its natural habitat including shrimp, worms, snails and troglodyte fauna. The cave offers adventure and it is advised to wear sturdy footwear and take a flashlight.
Punta Cana is an amazing place to visit and one of the best places to go in the Caribbean. It has everything for the perfect vacation and has even more if you go for a romantic break. Whether you are a couple very much in love and or going on your honeymoon, Punta Cana is an amazing and wonderful place to go.