🎁 Book Now & Save 7% On Bookings CODE: PUNTACANA7

5 Ways to Get Around Punta Cana

Punta Cana is known as one of the best places in the Caribbean to relax. It’s always good to know that there are more than hotels and beautiful beaches in the area.
Punta cana airport transfer
Contents

Punta Cana is known as one of the best places in the Caribbean to relax. It’s always good to know that there are more than hotels and beautiful beaches in the area. Punta Cana offers all kinds of adventures and attractions that are not offered at any hotel, and if your interest is to see the reality of how people live in the Dominican Republic and some of the monuments and landmarks we have listed 5 ways to get around Punta Cana.

Getting Around Punta Cana

By Foot

The best way to get around Punta Cana is by foot if you’re staying at an all-inclusive resort and don’t plan on going too far. Most of the resorts are right on the beach, or at least self-contained enough that you won’t need to go too far to plop down and relax. If you plan on going beyond the resort, have the concierge call a taxi for you. If you’re feeling courageous, you could rent a car.

Car

To explore surrounding towns, we recommend renting a car through your hotel or at the airport. We don’t, however, recommend driving within Punta Cana because traffic is at a constant gridlock. The Dominican driving style is different, to say the least — speed limits and stop signs are oftentimes ignored. Keep in mind that several resorts will charge you a parking fee, but you won’t need to purchase an additional license; your driving license is acceptable for up to three months.

Gua Gua “Buses”

Taking a local bus is one of the cheapest ways to get around, but not if you have somewhere to go in a hurry. The schedules are irregular, and buses have been known to be more than an hour late. Also, stops aren’t clearly marked so you can yell HERE and the driver will stop, and buses are usually packed.

Taxi

Taxis are plentiful and fares are negotiable, so always agree to a price before you get in the vehicle. But they can get expensive: If you have the concierge call a taxi, expect to pay around $40 USD for a 20-minute ride. Try walking off your resort to one of the taxi stands down the street for a cheaper rate.

Motoconchos

These taxi motorcycles have cheap fares, starting around $3 USD. Only if you like adrenaline but with the high accident rate and lack of helmets for passengers, we recommend taking a taxicab instead.

Pre-book Your Punta Cana Adventures & Tours

Plan your Punta Cana adventure with us. We offer direct pick-ups from your resort. Secure your spot today!
Speedboat and Snorkeling Excursion in Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Speedboat and Snorkeling Adventure from Punta Cana (Shared)

Rev up your visit to Punta Cana by piloting your very own speedboat along the pristine Dominican coastline...
Party Boat tour from Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Party Boat and Snorkeling in Punta Cana

Punta Cana Party Boat & Snorkeling excursion is for people who love great music, friendly people, delicious tropical...
Chocolate tour in punta cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Chocolate Master Class in Punta Cana

Enjoy many incredible activities at Scape Park, a natural theme park with a variety of attractions including, Hoyo...
Cayo Lenvantado Salo El Limon Main
Book Now, Pay Later

Salto el Limón Waterfalls & Cayo Levantado Tour

Marvel at the El Limon Waterfalls, swim in an island pool Cayo Levantado. Discover the wonders of the...
Dolphin Encounter in Punta Cana Adventures
Book Now, Pay Later

Dolphin Encounter in Punta Cana

When traveling to Punta Cana, the ideal thing to do is the Dolphin Encounter Program because it was...
Pirate Ship Experience in Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Caribbean Pirates Show & Snorkeling Punta Cana

Ahoy, Mateys! Embark on an exciting and unique three-hour-long adventure that involves pirates, sharks, stingrays, and of course,...
Monkeyland + Jungle Buggie
Book Now, Pay Later

Combo: Monkeyland & Jungle Buggies

Come ride a buggy at Monkeyland! We have the most amazing Jungle Buggies. You can enjoy them for...
Dolphin Royal Swim in Punta Cana Adventures
Book Now, Pay Later

Dolphin Royal Swim in Punta Cana

Dolphin Royal Swim in Punta Cana! Swim with dolphins, interact with them as they kiss you, snuggle with...
Power Dive Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Power Dive & Party Boat: Explore Punta Cana’s Marine World

Explore the exotic marine world of Punta Cana with our Power Dive adventure. Discover the natural beauty of...
Jungle Buggy Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Jungle Buggies Punta Cana: Off-Road, River Swim, Culture & Scenic Drives!

Experience Jungle Buggy Punta Cana Adventure! Drive a 4x4 Honda, swim in the Anamuya River & discover authentic...
Scape Park Buggies in Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Scape Park & Can-Am 4×4 Off-Road Adventure (Daily)

Enjoy many incredible activities at Scape Park, a natural theme park with a variety of attractions including, Hoyo...
Parasailing in Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Parasailing Tour in Punta Cana

Experience the best view of Punta Cana from above on this amazing parasailing activity....
catamaran sailing brunch punta cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Private Catamaran Sailing & Brunch in Punta Cana

Experience the best view of Punta Cana from above on this amazing parasailing activity....
Triple Adventure ATV from Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Punta Cana ATV Triple Adventure – Ride Through the Beach, River & Mountains (Single)

This listing is for 1 person driving their own ATV. Click here to Book the Shared version. Explore...

Sunset Horseback Riding Tour from Punta Cana
Book Now, Pay Later

Sunset Horseback Riding tour from Punta Cana

Imagine horseback riding through the white sandy beaches of Punta Cana along with your significant other, or even...

Latest posts

Punta Cana in December
Punta Cana in December: A Detailed Weather Guide

Discover the perfect weather conditions for your December getaway to Punta Cana! This detailed guide provides everything you need to plan your trip, from average temperatures and rainfall to insider tips on the best activities and attractions to enjoy during this magical time of year.

Punta Cana in December
Punta Cana in December: A Detailed Weather Guide

Discover the perfect weather conditions for your December getaway to Punta Cana! This detailed guide provides everything you need to plan your trip, from average temperatures and rainfall to insider tips on the best activities and attractions to enjoy during this magical time of year.

Coming to Punta Cana?

Schedule your Excursions &
Tours before arriving.

Our activities include roundtrip transportation from every Punta Cana resort!
ATV Tour from Punta Cana

Coming to Punta Cana?

Did you know you can plan and schedule your activities before arriving? Doing so will save you time & money!

Enter your email below & we’ll show you how: