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 beautiful and comfortable swim-out suites at all-inclusive resort Princess Family Club Bavaro

Princess Family Club Bavaro – a comprehensive review for this Punta Cana family all-inclusive resort

Looking for a family vacation in Punta Cana? Princess Family Club Bavaro might be an option to consider as it stands a bit apart from the well-known family all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana, especially if you are looking for newly renovated rooms, swim-out rooms for families and everything within close distance. Furthermore, it features a …

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Food trucks in Punta Cana at Grand Bavaro Princess

Grand Bavaro Princess – a comprehensive review for this fully-renovated Punta Cana all-inclusive resort

What a surprise during our stay! Princess Resorts in Punta Cana might not have the fame of well-known brands such as Dreams, Iberostar and RIU, but they offer a gorgeous hotel. We visited Grand Bavaro Princess’ all-inclusive resort on our last trip and were absolutely surprised about how super modern it is, what delicious food …

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

E-Ticket Dominican Republic (2021 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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Beautiful details and photo opportunities at Catalonia Royal Bavaro in Punta Cana

The 35 best Punta Cana excursions 2021 – hand-picked and recommended tours in Punta Cana

 Vacation time is excursion time! When visiting Punta Cana, you not only want to stay in your resort, you’d also want to see some of the exciting things to do the Dominican Republic has to offer. This is when it is time to reserve your Punta Cana excursion. But which one should you pick?  To …

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Punta Cana helicopter tours - the best excursions to see Punta Cana from above

The best Punta Cana helicopter tours (incl. air tours and excursions by plane)

Is there anything better than seeing Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic from the air? Hardly, so get prepared for some of the most spectacular excursions you can get: Punta Cana helicopter tours and air tours. As exploring the area from the air is not already amazing enough, there are 2 interesting facts about airplane …

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The waterfall of Salto El Limon, one of the most picturesque waterfalls in the Dominican Republic

Salto El Limón from Punta Cana and for Samaná travelers – insider tips, excursions, hiking trails, etc.

Salto El Limón is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Dominican Republic and therefore also one of the most popular ones. Furthermore, it is reachable from Punta Cana, Santo Domingo and the Samaná peninsula itself, which is why it receives many visitors. Therefore, it’s important to know the best excursions and insider tips …

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Catamaran tours in Punta Cana to the Natural Swimming Pool

The best Punta Cana catamaran tours – booze cruises, private catamarans, party boats & more

When you are traveling to the Caribbean, you also want to enjoy a catamaran cruise over the Caribbean Sea. Exactly this is what this article explaining the best Punta Cana catamaran tours is about. However, not all the boat excursions are the same, as some tours are focusing more on snorkeling, some are heading off …

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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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A map of Punta Cana resorts in Uvero Alto

Punta Cana Map – a helpful and detailed map of Punta Cana’s Resorts

When looking for a place to stay in Punta Cana, a map of all the all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana might come in handy to see the location of each hotel. This gives you a better feeling about how far it is to the neighboring resorts, to the main road, to the Punta Cana airport …

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The beautiful Los Haitises national park, the most popular national park in the Dominican Republic

Los Haitises National Park – a wonderful excursion or road-trip from Punta Cana

Los Haitises National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the Dominican Republic and thanks so its sheer size also one of the most diversified. With its dozens of islands, rolling hills, ancient caves and endless bays it offers a habitat for countless species, making it the most important area for flora …

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