Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Vacations
Hotels in Punta Cana
Our Opinion of Punta Cana
In the past ten years, Punta Cana has grown to be a first-class destination showcasing spectacular all-inclusive resorts which enchant North Americans and Europeans alike.
Because of the newness of the resorts, you'll see that many include features so popular today: golf, spas, casinos, amazing selection of dining options, on-site weddings, kids' clubs and extensive freeform pools.
With 32 km of beaches with white sands, a backdrop of swaying palm trees, and warm waters, Punta Cana has become one of the most popular destinations of the Caribbean. It is mostly frequented by Europeans who flock here to enjoy the wonderful climate since it rarely rains during the day. The ambience and standards are more European than American. A more formal dress code will be preferred for dinner, greater interest in soccer matches.
Besides rest and relaxation, Punta Cana calls out to honeymooners, families, active travelers, snorkel enthusiast and golfers. Also many ecotourism is gaining popularity with many national reserves and the coral reef. Gamblers will rejoice with the many casinos.
Things to know about Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Vacations
Canadians entering the Dominican Republic for tourist purposes must purchase a tourist card, at a cost of $10 US, which is valid for 30 days. It is strongly recommended that all Canadians be in possession of a valid Canadian passport while abroad. However, for direct air travel to the Dominican Republic, Canadian tourists are only required to be in possession of valid official photo identification (such as a driver's licence) and proof of citizenship (such as a birth certificate). Canadian tourists must also be in possession of a return airline ticket.
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