Punta Cana is one of the most beautiful areas not only of the Dominican Republic but also of the whole Caribbean.
Known for its 30km (20 miles) of white-sand beaches and clear waters, it lies easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic.
The area encompasses several areas. From South to North they are: Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Cabeza de Toro, Bavaro, El Cortecito, Arena Gorda, Macao and Uvero Alto.
Punta Cana is one of the largest and fastest growing tourist destinations in the Caribbean and it is a popular holiday destination for people from all over the world.
First hotel was build in Punta Cana in 1969 and today Punta Cana boasts more than 50 hotels and over 28 thousand hotel rooms spread across 40 kilometers of the East Coast‘s beautiful white sand beaches, making it single largest tourist destination in the Caribbean.
Many resorts located in Punta Cana include spas, casinos, an amazing selection of dining options, kids’ clubs and swimming pools. Most resorts can organize on-site weddings, conferences and reunions.
North Americans should not expect they will be mostly surrounded by their expats. The Europeans were here first, and they still are majority here and can be quite possessive about “their secret spot”.
If you choose to vacation in Punta Cana, you won’t be alone. Over 750 thousand tourist a year visit here and there is ever increasing presence of Latino celebrities. Julio Iglesias has been a coming to Punta Cana for some time now.