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Where is the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It is located very close to the west coast of Puerto Rico.

Where is Punta Cana
Punta Cana, the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, abuts the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. 
It’s a region known for its stretch of beaches, clear waters and all-inclusive
Originally, the first resorts were located between Punta Cana and Playa Bavaro. 
The region has further developed with resorts and attractions between the areas of Cap Cana and
Uvero Alto.


Most people arrive at Punta Cana International Airport, Airport Code: PUJ.

Cheap Flights to Punta Cana. are available from the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, UK, Netherlands, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, and many other countries. 

Other Airports: 
  • La Romana International Airport, Airport Code: LRM. Located about 44 miles/70 km from Punta Cana.
  • Santo Domingo International Airport, Airport Code: SDQ. Located about 105 miles/170 km from Punta Cana.

Transportation from these alternative airports to Punta Cana can be easily reserved at

Transportation from the Airport is provided either by Private Transfers or Official Airport Taxi. Reserve yours at
Uber and similar services are illegal in the Dominican Republic and therefore, not available.

It is highly recommended to reserve your service at least two to three hours prior to arrival in order to:

  • Get the Best Rates, only available when reserving in advance. 
  • Avoid High Rates charged at the airport.
  • Be attended by Certified Professionals who will ensure your Comfort and Safety.
  • Avoid Low Quality and Unsafe services.
  • Ensure your transportation is Ready and Waiting for You upon your arrival.
  • Avoid the Crazyness and risk of looking for transportation at the airport on your own.
  • Be Quickly Out of the Airport and on your way to Start Enjoying your visit. 
  • Avoid having to wait until a vehicle or service is made available.

Punta Cana Weather in December. is 72°F / 22°C. That's winter! Nice, isn't it?

Weather in Punta Cana. is warm year-round, with average highs of 80 degrees Fahrenheit / 27 degrees Celsius. 
Precipitation in Punta Cana has October as the rainiest month. 
Please see more details on the table we have prepared for your reference.

Low (ºF)High (ºF)Low (ºC)High (ºC)Precipitation (mm)
Punta Cana Weather in January 71.481.921.927.766.3
Punta Cana Weather in February 71.281.721.827.654.1
Punta Cana Weather in March 71.682.62228.154.1
Punta Cana Weather in April 72.583.722.528.769.1
Punta Cana Weather in May 73.885.323.229.1124.5
Punta Cana Weather in June 75.486.524.130.3103.9
Punta Cana Weather in July 76.386.924.630.578.2
Punta Cana Weather in August 76.687.324.830.7103.1
Punta Cana Weather in September 75.987.624.430.9101.6
Punta Cana Weather in October 74.586.923.630.5152.1
Punta Cana Weather in November 73.884.923.229.4116.6
Punta Cana Weather in December 72.182.622.328.178.5

Punta Cana High Season. starts in December, especially after Christmas Eve, and ends by the end of March/mid-April. 

Occupancy and prices are at the highest in January and February. 
Low Season is September, October, and November. 
Mid Season, also called Shoulder Season is April, May, and part of August. 
Please see the graph we prepared below for your reference.

Jan FebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High HighHighMidMidHighHighMidLowLowLowHigh

Best Time to Visit Punta Cana - Well, it greatly depends on what you are looking forward to doing


WHALE WATCHING & KEY LEVANTADO | See them up close from the safety of specialized boats. A truly unforgetable experience Mid-December to Mid-March. Peak months: January and February. More on Whale Watching here


FUNTASTIC · DOLPHIN EXPLORER | This is a must have meal when visiting Punta Cana. July to February. There is ban on fishing lobsters from March to June. Eat your Lobster here

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SAONA ISLAND • BY CATAMARAN | Isla Saona is a must do if you are visiting Punta Cana. A secluded island of sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, tropical fishes and a relaxed sailing experience in an specialized catamaran, cocktail in hand. It is a dream come true. Don’t miss the opportunity and make dure to experience it properly. More on Saona Island here


WHALE WATCHING & KEY LEVANTADO | See them up close from the safety of specialized boats. A truly unforgetable experience Mid-December to Mid-March. Peak months: January and February. More on Whale Watching here