punta cana tourist info

Punta Cana has over 8 beautiful palm-tree-lined beaches to choose from. So, if you want to spend your next vacation in paradise, the all-inclusive resorts of Punta Cana are unrivaled. Whether you prefer an isolated beach with empty sands and azure waters, or an area bustling with activity and local culture, this Caribbean paradise has it all.

Punta Cana

Average Temperature

88°F / 31°C

Time Zone

Atlantic Standard Time
(GMT-4)

Airport

Punta Cana Intl Airport (PUJ)

Number of Beaches

8 Main Beaches

punta cana FAQs

Punta Cana is located in the east-central Dominican Republic, on a peninsula about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Santo Domingo. Read full article.

There are many things to do in Punta Cana. From off-road ATV tours, to cultural tours and much more. Click here to see all the things to do in Punta Cana.

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines are among the many airlines that fly to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. There are numerous other airlines that fly to Punta Cana from Europe and other parts of the world. See them all here.

 

The Dominican Republic’s official language is Spanish. However, because Punta Cana is a popular tourist destination, there are many locals who speak other languages such as French, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, and others!

Punta Cana has a little more than 4,488 accommodation rooms. This means that there are plenty of places to stay. Everything from all-inclusive resorts to hostels, Airbnb, villas, and rentals is available. There is something for everyone in Punta Cana! It is up to you to decide where you want to stay. Here is a list of hotels in Punta Cana.

Punta Cana is one of the most secure destinations in Latin America. It has one of the lowest crime rates in the region. Learn about the safety of Punta Cana.
Punta Cana International Airport (IATA: PUJ) is the primary airport serving the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana region. It is about 19 kilometers (12 miles) east of the resort area, near the town of Higüey.
When visiting Punta Cana, make sure to bring the following items: a waterproof phone case, snorkeling equipment (optional), biodegradable sunscreen, water shoes, beach bag, sunhat, and polarized sunglasses.
Punta Cana is about 120 miles (194 kilometers) or 2 hours and 10 minutes from Santo Domingo. You can take a bus, taxi, or drive from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo. Our organized Santo Domingo City tour is the best way to visit Santo Domingo from Punta Cana!
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