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Hotels in Punta Cana

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For unrivalled beachside vistas featuring silky, sandy shorelines, Punta Cana is a top choice. The idyllic seascapes are among the best in the Caribbean, while the town and surrounding areas offer plenty of excursions, entertainment and activities – from snorkelling in crystalline bays to dune buggy rides.

Choose from a wealth of budget hotels in the Punta Cana area, from all-inclusive resorts to hotels with waterfront access.

Neighbourhoods of Punta Cana‎

Explore Punta Cana’s surrounding neighbourhoods‎:

  • Bávaro: Just north of the airport, Bávaro is a pretty town with a vibrant centre which is home to a range of bars and shops. You'll also find amusement parks and family-friendly tourist activities (like Dolphin Island) which are a good choice for travellers with children.
  • Higüey: This region is considered to be holy by locals and features the pretty Basilica de Higüey Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia. It’s a relaxing place to visit with excellent beaches and a host of fine eateries.
  • Playa Uvero Alto: This is among the more popular areas for tourists. It features some fine waterfront hotels, scenic coconut groves and world-beating beaches. It’s also very conveniently located close to the airport, making it many visitors’ first port of call.

What to see and do in Punta Cana‎

Punta Cana is a sun and sand paradise with plenty of pretty beaches to explore. One of the most stunning sites here is the Ojos Indígenas Ecological Park & Reserve, a region of pristine coastline featuring breathtaking mangrove forests. If you're travelling with young ones, Scape Park, Bavaro Adventure Park and Manati Park all make fine days out, as does Dolphin Discovery where you can interact with dolphins. Scape Park in particular is home to the spectacular sinkhole of Hoyo Azul, featuring crystalline swimming waters flanked by natural cliffs. There are also plenty of shopping activities in the region as well, including the Palma Real Shopping Village. Another stand-out attraction in this region is the ChocoMuseo, a chocolate museum dedicated to everything cocoa. You can even take part in a chocolate making workshop.

What to eat in Punta Cana‎

Punta Cana has an excellent selection of restaurants, with fresh seafood eateries located right along the beach. Standout dishes include Chapea (rice and bean stew), Niños envueltos (rice and beef wrapped in cabbage) and Chimichurri burgers (a local take on the hamburger with garlic and oregano). You'll also find the simple yet delicious Suspiritos, a meringue dessert served with an array of toppings. As for drinks, coffee, batidas (Brazilian smoothies) and mabi (colubrina juice) are popular.

Typical events and festivals in Punta Cana‎

Punta Cana hosts a wide number of festivities throughout the year, both cultural and religious. In February, you can expect the colourful Carnaval parades to run through town, with plenty of parties and concerts. During Easter, or Semana Santa, there are a host of festivities, from religious events to beauty pageants. In November, Punta Cana hosts the Caribbean dance-related Merenque Festival. On Columbus Day, there's a local Puerto Plata Festival with live concerts and performances.

How to move around in Punta Cana‎

Punta Cana is serviced by local public buses and taxis. However, to explore the region at your own pace, it’s best to rent a car. Punta Cana has its own convenient airport for ease of arrival.

The climate in Punta Cana‎

Punta Cana has a tropical climate year-round. You can expect highs of 30°C+ just about any month of the year, with rain generally taking up to 15 days of each month. The hurricane season runs from June to November, with December to April being the peak travel times.

More interesting facts about and sights in Punta Cana‎

If you're looking to escape the beach crowds, consider a day trip to the spectacular Saona Island to the southeast of Punta Cana. The island is a protected nature reserve with abundant bird and marine life, including starfish and sea turtles.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Punta Cana

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Punta Cana, the average price per night is 59 , while you will pay an average of 24 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 98 .

You can make reservations at Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana, Resort Dreams Punta Cana and Hotel Le Sivory By Portblue Boutique Adults Only if you"re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Punta Cana.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Punta Cana, we recommend Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana, Resort Dreams Punta Cana and Resort Majestic Colonial Punta Cana - All Inclusive.

If you want an adult-only hotel in Punta Cana, some of the best options for adults only are Hotel Le Sivory By Portblue Boutique Adults Only, Hotel Excellence Punta Cana Adults Only All Inclusive and Hotel Iberostar Grand Bavaro.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Punta Cana are Hotel Iberostar Dominicana All Inclusive, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort - All Inclusive and Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Punta Cana with express check-in and check-out are Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana, Resort Majestic Colonial Punta Cana - All Inclusive and Hotel Le Sivory By Portblue Boutique Adults Only.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Punta Cana are Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort - All Inclusive and Resort Dreams Punta Cana.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Punta Cana, like Hotel Iberostar Grand Bavaro, Hotel Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana or Hotel Iberostar Punta Cana.