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Punta Cana like a local – that’s what you can find here at Punta Cana Travel Blog. Browse through all of these how-to-guides and personal recommendations to find the best excursions and unique experiences during your vacation in the Dominican Republic.

Amazing Playa Dominicus in Bayahibe, the beach at Dreams Dominicus La Romana Resort

Dreams Dominicus La Romana – a comprehensive review about this Bayahibe all-inclusive resort

Dreams Dominicus La Romana in Bayahibe is a modern, elegant and comfortable all-inclusive resort, which caters to families, groups and adults alike. It features one of the most spectacular oceanfront locations in the Dominican Republic, including a beautiful jetty and gorgeous turquoise water. It is one of the most upscale Bayahibe all-inclusive resorts and therefore …

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The infinity pools with spectacular views at whala Bayahibe all-inclusive resort

Whala Bayahibe – a comprehensive review about one of the cheapest all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic

The whala resorts in the Dominican Republic, among them the ones in Punta Cana, Bayahibe and Boca Chica, are always among the cheapest options when looking for the most affordable all-inclusive resort in the country. They are usually half the price of what you pay in other resorts in Punta Cana or elsewhere. Therefore, doubts …

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The pool at RIU Palace Punta Cana, one of the several Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts

E-Ticket Dominican Republic (2022 Update) – how to fill out the immigration form for your Punta Cana holiday?

Since 1st of April 2021, it is mandatory to fill out an e-ticket for immigration when traveling to the Dominican Republic and Punta Cana. Fortunately, the process is pretty easy (and free!) thanks to the e-ticket portal provided by the Dominican Republic government where you just have to fill out all the important information about …

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Map of the public transport system in Bavaro and Punta Cana

Public transport in Punta Cana – the ultimate guide for getting around in Punta Cana

Public transport in Punta Cana might be tricky – but it is fun for getting around in Punta Cana if you know how it works (and are up for some adventure). Therefore, if you are interested to save a considerable amount of money while being on vacation in Punta Cana, continue reading. With more than …

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The public beach of El Cortecito in the area of Bavaro, Punta Cana

When is the best time to go to Punta Cana?

Especially for countries, which have another climatic characteristic than our typical American and European hot/cold understanding (winter = cold, summer = hot, spring and autumn = anything in between) people are usually not sure what is the best time to travel to a certain destination. Luckily for Punta Cana, this question is easier to answer, …

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Cocktails at El Cortecito beach in Punta Cana

Punta Cana or Puerto Plata – which one is the better holiday destination?

You can’t decide if you shall book your vacation to Punta Cana or Puerto Plata? It might indeed be a difficult decision as both are the top holiday destinations in the Dominican Republic. While Punta Cana is famous for its endless sandy beaches and elegant all-inclusive resorts, Puerto Plata can score with a more low-key …

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The historic center in Puerto Plata with La Puntilla and Fortaleza San Felipe

How to get from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata (and vice versa) – all the options you can consider

Even though heading on a Puerto Plata vacation, some people book their airfare to Punta Cana, as the flight connections are significantly better than to Puerto Plata. But how can you get from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata? That’s exactly what this article is about. Most people think it is a quick drive from Puerto …

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The wonderful beach of Playa Macao in the northern part of Punta Cana

Macao Beach – resorts, hidden gems, activities and restaurants at Punta Cana’s most beautiful beach

Are you planning your vacation in Punta Cana and would like to visit Macao Beach? Check out this extensive guide about Playa Macao, which is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana. It does offer an authentic taste of the Dominican Republic as it features plenty of local restaurants, a friendly village …

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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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Road-Trip through the mountains of Bonao northwest of Santo Domingo

Road trips in the Dominican Republic – first-hand experiences and local advice

A road trip in the Dominican Republic might be the best decision you can take in your life (vacation-wise). Most people know the country only for its endless all-inclusive resorts, but the country is a treasure chamber full of stunning beauties, natural wonders and hidden gems, which makes it perfect to explore during a Dominican …

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