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.

The pool at AC Punta Cana Hotel

AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana – a comprehensive review of this newly-built Punta Cana hotel

Punta Cana is dominated by all-inclusive resorts, but if you’re tired of resorts, don’t need the daily entertainment or simply want to relax in style, options besides Punta Canas’ traditional resorts might come in handy. One of them is AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana, which has two significant advantages: it is newly built (only …

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Coco Bongo in Punta Cana, the best entertainment and nightlife show

Coco Bongo Punta Cana – how to make the most out of this spectacular show and nightclub

If you are looking for the best nightlife, evening show, club or disco (or all of them) during your vacation in the Dominican Republic, Coco Bongo Punta Cana is one of the top activities to consider. Offering a great mix of music, dance performances, variety show, disco and night club, Coco Bongo ticks a lot …

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The wonderful Tapas oceanfront restaurant at Catalonia Bayahibe with view of Dominicus Beach

Catalonia Bayahibe La Romana – a comprehensive review of this all-inclusive resort close to Punta Cana

Catalonia Bayahibe is an affordable all-inclusive resort on the beautiful beach of Bayahibe, less than one hour away from Punta Cana with one of the most spectacular restaurant settings we have seen in all the all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana and Bayahibe. It is perfect for all of those looking for seaweed-free beaches, incredibly turquoise …

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The amazing beach club of Tropical Deluxe Princess and Caribe Deluxe Princess in Punta Cana

Tropical Deluxe Princess Punta Cana – a comprehensive review for this fully-renovated all-inclusive resort (+Caribe Deluxe Princess)

Tropical Deluxe Princess is a fully-renovated all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana that offers an outstanding price-value ratio, particularly for those looking for an affordable holiday in the Dominican Republic. The entire resort got completely renovated in 2020 and 2021, making it one of the newest Punta Cana resorts in the lower price range. But there …

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Amazing beach in Cabeza de Toro at Catalonia Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resort

Catalonia Punta Cana – a comprehensive review of this all-inclusive resort

Catalonia Punta Cana – or Catalonia Bavaro Beach, both are the same hotels – is an affordable yet very interesting all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, which is perfect for all those looking for a well-balanced vacation in the Dominican Republic between fun, culinary highlights and a modest budget. But what makes Catalonia Bavaro an interesting …

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Amazing Playa Dominicus in Bayahibe, the beach at Dreams Dominicus La Romana Resort

Dreams Dominicus La Romana – a comprehensive review about this Bayahibe all-inclusive resort

Dreams Dominicus La Romana in Bayahibe is a modern, elegant and comfortable all-inclusive resort, which caters to families, groups and adults alike. It features one of the most spectacular oceanfront locations in the Dominican Republic, including a beautiful jetty and gorgeous turquoise water. It is one of the most upscale Bayahibe all-inclusive resorts and therefore …

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The infinity pools with spectacular views at whala Bayahibe all-inclusive resort

Whala Bayahibe – a comprehensive review about one of the cheapest all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic

The whala resorts in the Dominican Republic, among them the ones in Punta Cana, Bayahibe and Boca Chica, are always among the cheapest options when looking for the most affordable all-inclusive resort in the country. They are usually half the price of what you pay in other resorts in Punta Cana or elsewhere. Therefore, doubts …

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The pool at RIU Palace Punta Cana, one of the several Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts

E-Ticket Dominican Republic (2022 Update) – how to fill out the immigration form for your Punta Cana holiday?

Since 1st of April 2021, it is mandatory to fill out an e-ticket for immigration when traveling to the Dominican Republic and Punta Cana. Fortunately, the process is pretty easy (and free!) thanks to the e-ticket portal provided by the Dominican Republic government where you just have to fill out all the important information about …

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Map of the public transport system in Bavaro and Punta Cana

Public transport in Punta Cana – the ultimate guide for getting around in Punta Cana

Public transport in Punta Cana might be tricky – but it is fun for getting around in Punta Cana if you know how it works (and are up for some adventure). Therefore, if you are interested to save a considerable amount of money while being on vacation in Punta Cana, continue reading. With more than …

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The public beach of El Cortecito in the area of Bavaro, Punta Cana

When is the best time to go to Punta Cana?

Especially for countries, which have another climatic characteristic than our typical American and European hot/cold understanding (winter = cold, summer = hot, spring and autumn = anything in between) people are usually not sure what is the best time to travel to a certain destination. Luckily for Punta Cana, this question is easier to answer, …

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