About Punta Cana
Punta Cana's world renowned beaches, rich history, and legendary golf courses make it the tourism capital of the Dominican Republic. It sits comfortably where the Atlantic collides with the Caribbean. It has a population of about 45,000, and sits just outside the nation's oldest city, 500-year-old Higuey, the site of Columbus' arrival on the eastern shores of the then named "Hispaniola". Punta Cana has a very reliable and warm climate year round, with an average temperature of 84.
What to do in Punta Cana
Where to Eat
Punta Cana's claim to fame is first and foremost her golf courses, of which there are 11. The golf courses line the strip of awe-inspiring beach front and draw in golfers from all over the world. The beautiful duality presented by Punta Cana is that it caters to both adventure and relaxation, there is no compromise in this eastern Caribbean paradise. The calm waters here make it a wonderful spot for water sports, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing and the mountainous backdrop and dense forests make for exhilarating zipline tours. On top of this, Punta Cana's beaches are the image of tranquility and comfort, and there is no shortage of spas, fascinating tours, and shopping.
The Dominican Republic has an intriguing mix of seafood, Latin, and Mediterranean food throughout Punta Cana and beyond. The food as good as it is, is doubly as enjoyable accompanied by its wedding-worthy beach backdrop. The outstanding favorite of travelers to Punta Cana is the famous "Passion By Martin Berasategui" which consistently generates raving reviews for its array of Seafood, Spanish, and gourmet menu items. The go to Caribbean restaurant that you crave is The Jellyfish restaurant, which sits amongst one of Punta Cana's most beautiful stretches of beach, lined with tall elegant palm trees and serves up fresh seafood and authentic Caribbean cuisine. Little John is another beachside gem to visit for breakfast.
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