Chris (Punta Cana Travel Blog)

Hey, I am Chris, a born and raised German, travel-addictive and Caribbean Soul. For 8 years I am living in the Caribbean, among them 5 in the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana is my home-base here in the country and I’d love to tell you more about how to experience Punta Cana off-the-beaten-track and give you all the advice you want to know for your vacation in Punta Cana.

Beautiful Playa Juanillo in Cap Cana, the southern part of Punta Cana

26 exciting things-to-do in Punta Cana in 2021 (Dominican Republic)

During your vacation in Punta Cana, you probably want to experience more than just your all-inclusive resort. That’s where this hand-selected list of the 26 most amazing things-to-do in Punta Cana comes in handy. From my years of living in Punta Cana, experiencing all the activities and excursions on my own and compiling unique travel …

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The boutique hotel Dona Elvira in the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo

The 27 best Airbnbs in Santo Domingo (hand-picked and recommended)

 Can you imagine there are over 5000 (!) Airbnbs in Santo Domingo? This list with a hand-picked selection of exceptional, spectacular and unique places helps you to find the most suitable option for you as it is otherwise impossible to find the best Santo Domingo Airbnb if you don’t know the area and the city. …

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Buggy Tour to one of the pristine beaches in Punta Cana

The best dune buggy adventure tours in Punta Cana (Tested and hand-picked)

Are you excited about a dune buggy tour in Punta Cana but don’t know which one to choose? Xtreme buggy Punta Cana, Flintstone Buggy Adventures, Macao Beach Buggy, Terracross, Polaris, Punta Cana Dune Buggy – there are so many options to choose from and so many tour operators offering unique buggy excursions in Punta Cana, …

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The one and only Isla Saona, the most popular excursion in Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic

How to find the best Private Tours to Isla Saona and Isla Catalina?

Isla Saona and Isla Catalina are two of the most popular excursions when staying in Punta Cana. It’s easy to say that both are the most beautiful islands in the Dominican Republic as well. When staying in Punta Cana, there are tons of group tours to book, but what should you do if you are …

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Museo de las Casas Reales, one of the most beautiful buildings in the Zona Colonial

Public buses and private transportation between Santo Domingo and Punta Cana

 There are a lot of reasons to get from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana or vice versa. Maybe you are arriving at Santo Domingo Airport and need to get to your all-inclusive or you are staying in Punta Cana and would like to do a day-trip to the capital of the Dominican Republic. You might …

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The eco-lodge Paraiso Cano Hondo in the Los Haitises national park

The best eco-lodges in Punta Cana and beyond

 While eco-lodges and Punta Cana doesn’t seem like a natural fit at first glance, there are some very interesting options in terms of unique accommodation and eco-tourism in an area that is usually dominated by all-inclusive resorts. Once you head out to explore the hidden gems of Punta Cana and the eastern Dominican Republic, there …

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All-Inclusive Resort Be Live Collection Punta Cana

The 10 best cheap all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana (hand-picked and recommended)

 Planning an affordable all-inclusive holiday in Punta Cana but don’t want to spend a fortune? Here we go with your hand-selected choice of the best cheap all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana. While you shouldn’t expect high-end luxury and endless gourmet options in those hotels, it is still impressive what amenities you can get. Considering that …

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Coronavirus in Punta Cana - the situation in times of Covid-19 in the Dominican Republic

The 10 best Punta Cana excursions with social distancing during Covid-19

 Covid-19 might affect our everyday life longer than we might initially have thought – and our travel routines as well. With this having in mind, it is important to check which excursions in Punta Cana are the better ones to do during the times of Coronavirus and which ones are Covid-19 safe. While there is …

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The hiking trail in the Cordillera Oriental to Loma Linda

Hiking in Punta Cana – the best excursions and trails

 Hiking in Punta Cana is a much-underrated activity when it comes to things-to-do in the Dominican Republic during your vacation. But there are so many different trails and terrains! You can have amazing beach walks in Punta Cana, explore secluded waterfalls in the surrounding and follow hiking trails in the closeby Anamuya Mountains. As I …

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The beautiful Bavaro Beach at TOC Beach Club

The 24 best Airbnbs in Punta Cana (hand-picked and recommended)

 Punta Cana has over 4000 (!) Airbnbs, which makes it impossible to find the best one if you don’t know the area. Luckily, I can help you with discovering the best Airbnbs in Punta Cana, as I am living in the area and have stayed in dozens of Airbnbs in Bavaro, Macao, Cap Cana and …

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