Things to Do in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Things to Do in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Located on the Dominican Republic's eastern shore, Punta Cana is one of its most popular tourist destinations. Punta Cana's famous beaches offer hours of ocean-related entertainment. The city has adopted its tourist role and offers plenty of world-class shopping and restaurants. Besides the beach, visitors to Punta Cana will have no troubles finding fun, outdoor activities.

The Marina at Puntacana Resort & Club

Guests and nonguests of the Puntacana Resort & Club can enjoy the view from its famous marina. For travelers with their own boats, the marina has two docks that can hold 43 boats. The marina offers services such as electricity, gasoline, and a restaurant to boaters as well as a swimming pool. The marina is also the base for many deep sea fishing adventures offered by the Puntacana Resort.

The Marina at Puntacana Resort & Club
Punta Cana, Higuey, Dominican Republic
(888) 442-2262


With 10 golf courses already operating, and more on the way, Punta Cana is famous throughout the world as one of the Caribbean's premiere golf spots. Courses in Punta Cana have been designed by legends such as Jack Nicklaus and Tom Fazio. Most courses overlook the ocean and beach, offering panoramic landscapes and views while enjoying some leisure time outdoors on the links.

Parque Nacional del Este and Saono Island

20 miles south of Punta Cana lie the national park, Parque Nacional del Este, and the Saono Island. Visitors to both have the opportunity to observe 112 bird species that flock to the park to nest.
The waters in the immediate area offer some of the Dominican's best scuba diving and snorkeling. Hundreds of fish fill the rich coral reefs and divers have the chance of spotting manatees and dolphins. Various organized tour outfitters take visitors from Punta Cana to the park and island.

Article Written By Patrick M. Lind

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.

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