Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic's main seaside resort, is located in the province of La Altagracia, very close to the airport. You will be completely amazed by the beauty of its white sand beaches. Whether you are going with your family, friends or as a couple, there are many activities for everyone. You could rest on the beach, practice water sports or even play a round of golf. There is no doubt, Punta Cana is one of the favorite destinations of tourists that enjoy all-inclusive hotels. Finally, the place is known for its luxury hotels and breathtaking sunsets.
This park, which protects a part of Punta Cana in order to preserve the coastal plains and mangrove forests, is a must-see. More than 100 species of birds, 160 species of insects and 500 species of plants call it home. Do you like nature and discovery? This is the perfect place.
Punta Cana is one of the most popular places for golfers because of its enchanting views. Very close to the most popular hotels, you will find a dozen courses, each more paradisiacal than the next. With such beautiful landscapes, it is difficult to stay focused on the ball!
Why not enjoy the clear waters of Punta Cana to the fullest? It is possible, during your stay, to book an excursion aboard a catamaran that will show you the city from a different perspective or take you on a tour of Catalina Island. On board, you will enjoy the delicacies provided by the staff and can even dive into the water if you want to cool off.
Horseback and zipline rides: a perfect combination of adventures! Walk, trot or gallop your way to a cigar tobacco plantation. Then, back at the ranch, you’ll ride a zipline through tropical trees. Thrills guaranteed!
Who has never dreamed of swimming with dolphins? It is possible to do it at Dolphin Discovery in Punta Cana! There you can swim with them and cuddle them. It's a great place to spend quality time with family and friends and to learn more about these fascinating creatures.
The country's official currency is the Dominican Peso (DOP). U.S. dollars and credit and debit cards are also accepted at tourist resorts. Remember to communicate the dates of your stay in the Dominican Republic to your banking institution if you plan to use your cards on the island.
Electrical outlets used in the Dominican Republic are the same as in Canada. However, voltage and frequency may differ depending on the hotel. If your devices do not have the words: INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, plan ahead and bring a converter.
It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.
For travel requirements such as vaccination, quarantine, PCR testing, we recommend reviewing the Sherpa tool.
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