The silky white sands and aquamarine waters of Punta Cana stretch on for 30 miles and easily make it the most popular tourist destination in the Dominican Republic. Located at the easternmost tip of the country and about 30 minutes away from Punta Cana International Airport, this vacation hot spot offers sunshine virtually everyday of the year. All-inclusive resorts, swim-up bars and golf courses dot the beaches where a number of diverse water sports and activities are also offered. Some popular options include catamaran boat rides, kayaking, windsurfing, parasailing, snorkeling, diving and beach volleyball. Nearby Manati Park features a show with parrots, dolphins and dancing horses, while visitors to the Marinarium marine park have the opportunity to snorkel with sharks and rays.
The hotels and resorts on this page have been divided into two groups. Immediately below are the all-inclusive Punta Cana resorts, where lodging, meals, activities and more are rolled into one price. Farther down on this page, traditional hotels and resorts are listed.