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.

Road-Trip through the west of the Dominican Republic with views on the Sierra de Neyba

Shall I rent a car in Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic?

Many people planning their vacation in Punta Cana are only booking their resort and an airport transfer, but are hardly thinking about a rental car in Punta Cana, even it might be a good option. Others go straight ahead and book a car rental immediately, even it might not be a good idea, considering the …

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The beach of Playa Punta Popy in the center of Las Terrenas

Samaná 3-day itinerary from/to Punta Cana – the most beautiful region in the Dominican Republic

 It’s road trip time! This Samaná itinerary will give you an idea of how to travel in the Dominican Republic to the Samaná peninsula from Punta Cana – either with a rental car, by taxi or with a private driver. You can even use public transport if you factor in some additional time. The Samaná …

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View over Constanza from the Monumento Divino Nino in the Dominican Republic

Punta Cana itinerary for an easy 1-week road-trip – beaches, culture and mountains

Are you flying to Punta Cana and would like to see more than just an all-inclusive resort, but don’t want to miss out on the fantastic beaches Punta Cana has to offer? Then this Punta Cana 1-week itinerary is the perfect road-trip for you, as it combines a couple of days at the most amazing …

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Amazing Villa Pandora right at Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana

Bavaro Beach – resorts, best spots, activities and public access to Punta Cana’s main beach

Bavaro Beach is THE main beach in Punta Cana! If you are wondering how to visit it, where to stay and what to do at Bavaro Beach, this is your article not to miss. Bavaro Beach is an amazing stretch of beach in Punta Cana, with beach bars, restaurants, all-inclusive resorts, stunning beachfront apartments and …

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Bibijagua Beach in Punta Cana next to Barcelo Bavaro Resort

The 10 best beaches in Punta Cana [2022; incl. map]

Most people think that Punta Cana is one area with one (big) beach (literally Punta Cana Beach), which is easily accessible from everywhere. But surprise, it is right the opposite. “Punta Cana Beach” is not existing and the whole Punta Cana region is spread out along a coastline of 40 miles, lining up different beautiful …

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Beautiful rivers in the Cordillera Septentrional close to Cabarete and Puerto Plata

The ultimate Dominican Republic itinerary for road trips – 1 week, 10 days, 2 weeks and more

When you are traveling to the Dominican Republic, there is much more to explore than just beaches and all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana. If you want to explore the authentic regions of the country, a Dominican Republic itinerary for 1 week, 10 days, 2 weeks or any other duration of your holiday will be the …

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The waterfall Salto Alto de Bayaguana south of Los Haitises National Park

All waterfalls reachable from Punta Cana in under 3 hours

The Dominican Republic has an abundance of waterfalls of all kinds. Crystal-clear water, turquoise rivers, giant drops, dozens of cascades in a row and falls submerging in caves are just a few of the characteristics you can find in the country when talking about waterfalls. But are there waterfalls in Punta Cana as well?  Most …

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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 2022

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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The water park at Princess Family Club Bavaro, perfect for families in Punta Cana

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

 There are hundreds of all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic but not every accommodation is suitable as a family resort in Punta Cana. When you are planning a vacation in Punta Cana with kids it is therefore important to pay attention to the amenities of each resort. What can be overwhelming at the first hand …

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The arrival hall of the Punta Cana International Airport

Airport transfers in Punta Cana 2022 – all options you need to know

Arriving in Punta Cana and looking for transport from the airport to your resort or elsewhere? Continue reading, because this is your comprehensive guide about Punta Cana Airport transfers and all options you have to get to and from Punta Cana International Airport – it doesn’t matter if you look for the cheapest way by …

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