Punta Cana

Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic)

  • By Alex S
  • Travel Tips
  • 01.05.2016

Here are some of the top things to see and do in Punta Can in the Dominican Republic:
Parque Nacional Del Este
If you love sandy beaches, then come to Parque Nacional del Este, where you can see that, as well as a tropical forest park with more than 570 kinds of plants and more than 163 kinds of birds. Plus, divers will enjoy the offshore coral reefs.
Bavaro Beach (Playa Bavaro)
Bavaro Beach, otherwise called Playa Bavaro, is a place where many people go for a resort vacation with its white sands, aquamarine water, golf courses, reef diving sites and shopping plazas.
See the island’s marine life at the Marinarium marine park. You can experience stingrays, go on a snorkel cruise, go kayaking, go sunbathing and have some snacks and drinks when you want a rest from all the excitement.
Lemon Lagoon Bay
Palm trees, sandy beaches and tourquoise blue water waits for tourists at the Lemon Lagoon Bay. It’s rated one of the best on the island and has lots to do, like snorkeling, going kayaking, riding dune buggies or seeing the fish and wildlife when you go underwater to view the coral reefs.
Dolphin Island
Dolphin Island Punta Cana is the place to be if you want to get up close and personal with real live dolphins. You get to swim, play and be with these beautiful animals. Plus, you can watch them dance, spin around, ride the waves and perform for the tourists.
Altos de Chavon
If you like culture, head to the medieval European Village of Altos de Chavon near the Chavon River. The villas and cobblestone streets there were actually built from the debris from construction blasts that happened near the river in the 1970s. Enjoy the shops, art galleries, and a Roman style amphitheater, as well as the Regional Museum of Archeology.