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!

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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The historic streets of the Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo

10 reasons why you should visit the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic and just a bit more than two hours away from Punta Cana. While the city itself is a chaotic, loud and gigantic Latin American metropolis with very few attractions, it features a special district which is the complete opposite: the “Zona Colonial”. The historic center of …

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The historic streets of the Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo

23 exciting things-to-do in Santo Domingo (and 5 NOT to do)

Santo Domingo is the vibrant capital of the Dominican Republic with so many multifaceted things-to-do. Culture, nature, nightlife, local experiences, unique adventures – Santo Domingo has it all. However, the city also can be overwhelming with its 3 million inhabitants and omnipresent traffic jam. That’s why a list of the best things-to-do in Santo Domingo …

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The boutique hotel Dona Elvira in the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo

The 27 best Airbnbs in Santo Domingo (hand-picked and recommended)

 Can you imagine there are over 5000 (!) Airbnbs in Santo Domingo? This list with a hand-picked selection of exceptional, spectacular and unique places helps you to find the most suitable option for you as it is otherwise impossible to find the best Santo Domingo Airbnb if you don’t know the area and the city. …

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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 Dominican Republic itinerary will give you an idea of how to travel 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 Peninsula is widely known …

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

Dominican Republic 1-week itinerary from/to Punta Cana – 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 Dominican Republic 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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