Things to Do & See in Punta Cana

Things to Do & See in Punta Cana
Located in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana has more than 25 miles of white sand beaches that line the Caribbean. Imagine shady palm trees and luxurious resorts by the water and you're starting to get a picture of the glorious time that can be had whenever you visit this tropical paradise. Whether you opt for a vacation rental or one of the local hotels, Punta Cana offers a variety of pleasures and ways to relax right at your fingertips.

Fun Buggy

This may be the most fantastic thing to do while in Punta Cana. It's a full-day buggy ride that goes a breathtaking 75 miles per hour. Whether you want to go by yourself, as a couple or in a group of five, the fun buggy is available for use every day and provides a great way to satisfy your taste for speed. Imagine riding across the sand and to many other exciting areas in a full-day buggy ride.

These dune buggies are licensed, insured, registered and quite safe for all drivers over the age of 18. Reservations can be made in advance online or upon arrival and hosts are available to drive you if you want to just sit back and enjoy the ride. Stops are made about every 30 to 35 minutes during the day.

FunCar S.A.
Carretera Veron A Bavaro
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
(809) 466-1359

Dressel Divers Club

A visit to Punta Cana wouldn't be complete without a trip to the water for diving or snorkeling, which can often be found just outside your door at many of the beachfront hotels and properties. Tours provide an opportunity to dive a new reef each day, with 12 dive sites available. In less than 20 minutes from the time you leave your hotel, you'll be enjoying the warm waters of the Atlantic off the Dominican Republic.

Those looking for the ultimate dive can take a full-day dive trip that visits several islands for diving experiences that will create memories to last a lifetime. Whether you're a beginner looking to get your feet wet or an advanced diver who just wants to get down to it, Dressel Divers has what you're looking for.

Dressel Divers Club
Iberostar Bavaro, Bavaro Beach
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
011 +34 96-356-14 96

La Cana Golf Course

The beginning golfer will be nothing short of amazed at the sight of the La Cana Golf Course. Even the most discerning golf connoisseur will be ultimately pleased with the well-fortified greens and the competitively challenging holes. Fourteen ocean-view holes on Paspalum grass, with four holes that play right up to the water's edge, make La Cana Golf Course a must-do attraction for people of all ages and skill levels who enjoy golf.

Be sure to allow time in your schedule to enjoy this fabulous golf course that is regarded by many as the best course in the entire Caribbean. "Golf Magazine" has compared La Cana Golf Course to Pebble Beach, but don't take its word for it--get away to this destination for some of the best golfing in the world and don't be surprised to want to come back again and again!

Puntacana Resort & Club
Punta Cana, Higuey
Republica Dominicana
(809) 959-4653

Article Written By Jerry Garner

Jerry Garner has been writing semi-professionally for more than 15 years. The body of Garner's work includes informative articles, news and current events and historical essays. He is an avid sports fan and frequently writes about outdoor activities online.

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