There are many vacations you can choose, that are mundane and measured. They provide you with a place to go, and the standard stuffy activities, but really not much more.
Then there are those vacation places you can go where you immediately know that it is special when you arrive. It looks special, feels special, and there is something special in the air. You immediately know that you will have a great time and make some lasting memories.
Visit Punta Cana
Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is one of these places. This easternmost area of the country has become one of the most desirable vacation destinations in the Caribbean and for good reason. It offers endless sunshine, more than 18 miles of white sand beaches, the clear azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, some of the most beautiful landscapes in this part of the world, and a long list of activities to engage even the most discerning tourist.
Many come to Punta Cana for a relaxing getaway and they certainly find it here. But many more arrive looking for adventure. For the latter group, here are some of the top things to do in Punta Cana.
Stay at an All-Inclusive Resort Here
The Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana is your perfect base of operations for adventure in Punta Cana. It provides adventure seekers with a fully inclusive guest experience that is unmatched in the area. The sprawling resort is set in a lush garden and extends right up to a private white sand beach. Guests are pampered with 2 large swimming pools, 6 full service restaurants, 4 bars, a professional spa, a disco, and the type of service that delivers what you need, before you can ask. Settle into the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana and let your adventure begin.
Adventures for Kids in Punta Cana
If you are bringing the family, your kids need to also experience the adventure and the Grande Bahia delivers. The resort has a water park on the grounds where kids can play all day on water slides, pools and even bumper cars. As members of the Bahia Scouts Club they will also take nature hikes and learn about the flora and fauna in the area. The entire time is supervised and parents can even leave the kids with the staff while they enjoy their own adventures. In the Punta Cana area there are many additional kids activities including; Stingray Bay, the Seaquarium and the Marinarium, where kids get to interact with and learn about the local marine life including rays, sharks, sea turtles and the local endangered starfish. Kids get to have fun all day and also learn.
Adventures for Adults in Punta Cana
Adults can choose for a myriad of things to do all year around in Punta Cana. A sample of the adventure activities include:
Horseback riding through Punta Cana has become a popular adventure for tourists. You can explore the countryside at your own pace atop a beautiful local horse. You get to visit a traditional Dominican ranch where you begin your ride and you and your animal can bond before you meander through the Dominican Republic’s landscape. The hours-long ride also takes you through town and along the beaches.
Floating 2 miles off the coast of Punta Cana is a sea pen where visitors can interact with live dolphins. Adults get a chance to choose from three different programs designed to accommodate beginner to expert swimmers. Each gives a complete immersive experience with these beautiful animals and visitors get a true sense of their beauty and intelligence. They also learn about how to preserve marine life and the importance of marine ecology.
Nothing gets the adrenaline going like motor sports! You can explore the lush and tropical areas of Punta Cana from a 4-wheel ATV. You are the driver or passenger as you go through the tropical jungles, the grassy hills and even on the beaches in a caravan of motor vehicles. The guide makes sure you stay on the safe roads and that everyone has a great time. Bring your camera because you will have great opportunities for pictures and video.
There are also great restaurants to visit and lots of shopping in town, and for your romantics, Punta Cana is the perfect place to rekindle a romance or start one. You can certainly make a real adventure of your visit to this island paradise.