Punta Cana is a Caribbean site of attraction. It is best known for its beautiful white sandy beaches. Punta Cana has been a tourist attraction for many decades and has been receiving thousands of tourists every year. Punta Cana is a large resort at the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, which is one of the states of the Caribbean region. Punta Cana coast also gives the opportunity for visitors to witness the convergence of the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean.
If you are planning a vacation to Punta Cana, there are few travel facts you should know about. Since the 1970’s, travelling to Punta Cana town has been easier thanks to the international airport that the Dominica Republican government set up. The Punta Cana International Airport serves flights from Canada, Moscow and many major cities in the United States of America. Airlines that can take you to Punta Cana coast are: Jet Blue Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, US Airways, Air Transit and USA 3000 among others.
Punta Cana has plenty of resorts to accommodate all the tourists visiting the place. However, it is advisable to book a room earlier before arriving at Punta Cana so as to ensure that you have a secure fine shelter to rest and spend your nights as you adventure the place. Most of these resorts have their websites so it is possible to directly see their quality and other additional services that can suit you as a tourist.
Santa Domingo is a very old place that used to be the colonial settlement for the Europeans. It was established around six centuries ago. Many firm buildings of this place have been maintained since many centuries in the past. Some of the structures are: the American Cathedral and the Palace of Diego.
Altos de Chavon stores quite a large collection of historic items and structures that have been persevered since several centuries ago. Altos de Chavon is said to have emerged in the sixteenth century. The archaeological museum in this town shows a lot of the history of this town including the ancient culture of the people. Art is showcased in the large, five thousand-seat amphitheater and the numerous galleries that exhibits paintings and sculptures that date many centuries ago to the most recent.
Saona Island is off the coast of Punta Cana and is a fun a place to visit. The island has several white sand beaches and a large nature reserve that enables tourists to interact with nature. The Parque Nacional Del Este is the reserve with many wildlife species.
Manati Park is the meeting place for a wide range of animal species and many botanical gardens. Some of the animals to be seen are the charming dolphins, the unique fish species and strong horses. The gardens have a large collection of beautiful tropical plants. The park has a mini shopping centre for impressive souvenirs made by the local talented artists.
The clear turquoise Caribbean Sea creates a good environment for swimming, sailing and surfing. Scuba diving facilities are also available to see the beautiful aquatic environment of the sea as well as meet with the adorable dolphins.