The Beautiful Beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has some gorgeous beaches, which is definitely the case in Punta Cana. Located on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, or “DR” as some people say, Punta Cana has a variety of beautiful resorts. All of them require that you purchase an all-inclusive package, which can make them quite expensive and also discourages you from leaving the resort to visit the surrounding area. We stayed at the Paradisus Palma Real during our trip to Punta Cana a few years ago and were definitely impressed with all of the amenities.

Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana

Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana

View of the Beach from the Resort

View of the Beach from the Resort

View of the Resort from the Beach

View of the Resort from the Beach

The Resort

The Resort

When staying at a large resort, such as the ones in Punta Cana, there are usually many restaurants to choose from, which provides many different options for dining, from casual to fine dining. We took advantage of upgrading to something that the resort called “Royal Service”, which provided us with an ocean view room, access to a concierge to make reservations to restaurants and shows, as well as private pool. It also provided us with a reserved cabana and lounge chairs on the beach without having to get up early and put a towel on it to reserve them.

Main Resort Area

Main Resort Area

Royal Service Area

Royal Service Area

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Beautiful Beaches

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Warm Water for Swimming

Obviously, the highlight of going to Punta Cana are the beautiful beaches with plenty of opportunities to partake in water activities. In addition to spending time on the beach or at one of the many pools, there are also shows every evening for anyone that wants with music and dancing. During the day, you can also participate in activities such as yoga on the beach, volleyball, cooking lessons, and more for those that need more than just sun and relaxation. We use trips like this as a vacation and a break from our hectic schedules, so we tend to simply sit back and soak up the scenery as we sip on tropical drinks.

Cabanas on the Beach

Cabanas on the Beach

Secluded Boardwalk

Secluded Boardwalk

Dos Mai Tai's at the Pool Bar

Dos Mai Tai’s at the Pool Bar

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Blue Skies and White Beaches

We hope to enjoy other beaches in the Caribbean, but Punta Cana, with beaches that face both the Atlantic and Caribbean, is definitely worth a visit.  We would also recommend the royal service to anyone who has the opportunity.  It is a bit of a splurge, but truly worth the extra expense, especially if you’re not travelling with children.

Fountain at the Resort

Fountain at the Resort

Beautiful Beaches

Beautiful Beaches

Our Room at the Resort

Our Room at the Resort

Tropical Fruit

Tropical Fruit

 

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2 Responses to The Beautiful Beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

  1. I love the DR and am heading back for some diving in Dec this year, I recognize that ship in the ocean:)

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  2. What a beautiful place to visit….thanks for sharing!

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