Beyond Punta Cana

The Dominican Republic is not only about Punta Cana – there is so much more to explore in the country. Take a car or a driver for a road-trip and explore the beauty of this fascinating Caribbean country. You won’t regret it!

Discovering the Dominican Republic road-trip style on the way to Boca de Yuma

The 13 best day trips from Punta Cana

 Punta Cana is not only about staying in resorts, but it is also about exploring the incredible nature and cultural heritage the Dominican Republic has to offer. There are plenty of day trips from Punta Cana which show you the variety of the country, among them the most historic city in the entire Caribbean, stunning …

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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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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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Whalewatching in Samaná, one of the top highlights in the Dominican Republic

Whale watching 2022 in the Dominican Republic (Punta Cana/Samaná)

The whale watching season 2022 in the Dominican Republic is approaching, hence it is time to plan this unique excursion for your vacation. To find the best whale watching tour from Punta Cana, Samaná, Santo Domingo, Bayahibe or elsewhere in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana Travel Blog has compiled this guide with all the information …

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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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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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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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