Hot Spot in The Dominican Republic: Punta Cana


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At the former Trujillo land lies the beautiful beaches and azure waters of Punta Cana. It’s primarily a resort area, offering plenty of water sports. One area attraction, Manati Park, has exhibits of animals, birds, fish, performing dolphins, sea lions and a replica of a Taino Indian village. The “Dancing Horses” show at Manati Park rivals the Vienna Spanish Riding School, with its magnificent thoroughbreds and impressive displays of horsemanship.

Five-star Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana is just one of the reasons the Domican Republic should be on your next vacation trip list, it actually should be in your top 5 places to visit! The unique Dominican scene is in one word impressive, even for the most seasoned vacationaer out there!

Punta Cana is part of the Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district in La Altagracia, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. The area is best known for its beaches and balnearios, which face both the Caribbean and Atlantic, and it has been a popular tourist destination since the 1970s.

People who have traveled say they left the Dominican Republic with an authentic sense of the people and their traditions. You can experience the culture but also a slice of paradise.

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Just by looking at the images it makes you wanna be there right! There is also tons of things to do around; get this, Punta Cana, is considered the major resort area in the Dominican Republic with 28,000 hotel rooms. Puntacana Resort and Club (the first one, 1969), Cap Cana, Palma Real Villas and Roko Ki are some of the leading developments.

Punta Cana has 12 professional golf courses that were built in 1991, from designers such as Jack Nicklaus, P.B. Dye, Tom Fazio, Nick Faldo and Nick Price. Punta Espada, along with Teeth of the Dog in Casa de Campo figure among the very first 50 best golf courses in the world

Many other tourist facilities and attractions have been established in the area, catering to the tastes of Americans, Europeans and people from all over. Watersports are well catered for, with diving and boat trips available. One of the most popular tours is to Saona Island (also known by its Taíno name Adamanai) located about 100 km west, which is popular for scuba diving. There is also tons of night clubs that make the night life a night to remember or not!

The Basilica Catholic Monument, built in 1962 and designed by two French architects, in Higüey, the 500-year-old capital of the Province, is a popular cultural attraction.

Come on! Get packing and get away for memorial day!

Happy travels!

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