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.

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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Beach section with bali beds at Presidential Suites, one of the many all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana

12 insider tips on how to save money in Punta Cana during an all-inclusive vacation

 Punta Cana is the No. 1 spot in the Caribbean for an all-inclusive vacation, but it might be expensive depending on your style of travel. Therefore, it’s important to know how you can save some money during your holiday in Punta Cana, especially when staying in an all-inclusive resort. While your resort is usually paid …

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Road-trip through the Southwest of the Dominican Republic along the panorama route from Barahona to Oviedo

Is Punta Cana expensive? Learn everything about prices in Punta Cana!

 Do you know how much a beer in Punta Cana costs? Do you have an idea about the price of a local meal? Or are you wondering about the prices of the supermarkets in the Dominican Republic? If you are planning a vacation to Punta Cana but don’t know how much to factor in for …

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The new Dreams Macao Beach Resort in Macao, Punta Cana - the beach area of the hotel

Dreams Macao Beach – a comprehensive guide for this Punta Cana all-inclusive resort

Dreams Macao Beach is a newly-built all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana which just opened its doors in 2020. It’s a brand-new hotel of the well-known AM Resorts chain, located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana, Macao Beach. The beach, popular among locals, counts for various adventures and local immersion, which is …

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The pristine beach Playa Lanza del Norte on the Samana peninsula

The 22 most beautiful beaches in Samaná

The Samaná peninsula in the Dominican Republic is the perfect region for individual travelers. An amazing scenery, lush vegetation, gentle hills, endless coconut palm trees, only a few all-inclusive hotels and usually deserted beaches are just some of the features that are characterizing Samaná. Still, most visitors are just exploring the area right in Las …

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The beach Arena Gorda in Punta Cana behind Hard Rock Hotel

Where is Punta Cana – the geography of Bavaro, Cap Cana, Macao, Uvero Alto and Punta Cana

This article threats not just the simple question “where is Punta Cana?”, but also to which country and province it belongs, how big Punta Cana is and why it is called Punta Cana? Most people think of Punta Cana being a big city or even the capital of the country, but they are surprised when …

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The trail to Hoyo Claro, a blue lagoon in Punta Cana

Hoyo Claro – how you can save 588 USD when visiting a cenote in Punta Cana

Do you want to visit one of these crystal-clear and super blue lagoons existing in the Dominican Republic and the surrounding area of Bavaro and Punta Cana? The most popular one is the “Hoyo Azul”, located within the limits of Scape Park Cap Cana. Unfortunately, this park comes with a hefty entrance fee, so if …

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Spectacular Montana Redonda between Miches and Punta Cana

Montaña Redonda in Miches – the instagrammable mountain with spectacular views

Punta Cana has many possible attractions and popular places, but there is one which has become known only since a couple of years ago and is still under the radar for most of the visitors: Montaña Redonda in Miches. Just imagine you are standing on top of a lush mountain with a 360-degree panorama view …

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Our excursion to the beautiful Isla Catalina, south of La Romana

Isla Catalina – less-frequented island excursion to paradise

Islands are always worth an excursion, especially if they are home to beaches, turquoise water and shallow reefs. That is also why Isla Catalina is a popular destination in the Dominican Republic, as it offers unspoiled nature, beautiful views and easy access from Punta Cana or Santo Domingo. Unless its bigger neighbor Isla Saona, Catalina …

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