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 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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The welcome sign of Bayahibe in the Dominican Republic

Bayahibe Travel Guide – the best beaches, excursions, tours and resorts in Bayahibe

Bayahibe is the (very) small counterpart of Punta Cana: a few all-inclusive resorts, turquoise waters and a small fishing village. When visiting Bayahibe, one could imagine how Punta Cana was 30 years ago – peace, relaxation and tranquility. But why should you consider Bayahibe vs. Punta Cana?   There are a couple of interesting things to …

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The new Dreams Macao Beach Resort in Macao, Punta Cana - the main pool at the beach

13 Insider tips on how to find the best all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana

The selection of all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana can be overwhelming. There are over 45 properties and more than 80 all-inclusive resorts in this part of the Dominican Republic. So how to choose the right one when planning a vacation in Punta Cana? One could think that each all-inclusive resort is similar, but there are …

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Enjoying a drink at Punta Canas all-inclusive resorts

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana – a comprehensive review for this Punta Cana all-inclusive resort

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is massive! With 1775 rooms, it is the biggest stand-alone resort in Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic, offering one of the best entertainment programs among all all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana and endless choices of bars, restaurants and pools, making it impossible to get to know the …

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Santo Domingo at night

Airport transfers Santo Domingo – how to get to Punta Cana and the city

While Punta Cana is the biggest airport in the Dominican Republic, it sometimes might be considerably cheaper to fly into the capital airport, Santo Domingo. When you are visiting the city, it is the best option anyway, but also if you are going for a holiday to Punta Cana or Bayahibe and need a transfer, …

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The gorgeous and beautiful beach section of Catalonia Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana

Catalonia Royal Bavaro – a comprehensive review for this Punta Cana adults-only all-inclusive resort

Catalonia Royal Bavaro is a pretty unique and different adults-only hotel in Punta Cana, which is a little bit different than most all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic. That’s why it is worth reading this extensive Catalonia Royal Bavaro hotel review with all details about this hotel in Punta Cana. You are wondering what makes …

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Royalton Punta Cana and Royalton Splash do have their own water park in Punta Cana

The best Punta Cana resorts with a water park

Are you looking for a relaxing family vacation in a hotel in Punta Cana with water slides? Then check out this article, where I am presenting the best Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts with a water park. Water park hotels in Punta Cana might be the best option for a relaxed family holiday with kids. While …

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

Excursion to Isla Saona – everything you need to know for your hassle-free Saona Island Tour 2021

Saona Island – or in Spanish Isla Saona – is the most popular tourist attraction in the Dominican Republic. Thousands of tourists are visiting the beautiful island every day and even it sounds quite touristy, it resembles the Caribbean dream. Just imagine, you are cruising on a laid-back catamaran while feeling the ocean breeze blowing …

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