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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
resorts. 
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.

           
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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 toursnation.com/airport-transfers

Transportation from the Airport is provided either by Private Transfers or Official Airport Taxi. Reserve yours at toursnation.com/airport-transfers
At the time of this writing, 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.

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Best Time to Visit Punta Cana - Well, it is an amazing destination year-round. Let us share some pieces of information that may help you decide the best time for you:

  • For best prices and a less crowded destination, go during the low season months of September, October and, November; or during the shoulder season months of April and May.
  • For the least chances of rain, go between December and April. Just be aware that these months are typically high season, especially January and February.
  • For the best temperature, you can literally go at any time, Punta Cana is warm year-round, with average highs of 80 degrees Fahrenheit / 27 degrees Celsius.
  • For whale watching, the peak months are January and February, although they can be seen from mid-December to mid-March.
  • For the lobster season, go anytime between July to February.
           
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What to Do in Punta Cana | Punta Cana Best Things to Do | Fun Things to do in Punta Cana

           

SAONA ISLAND • BY CATAMARAN |

Saona Island is a must-do if you are visiting Punta Cana.
A secluded island of sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and a relaxed sailing experience in a specialized catamaran, cocktail in hand.
It is a dream come true. Don’t miss the opportunity and make sure to experience it properly by choosing one of our curated experiences. Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. 

Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts. https://toursnation.com/tour/saona-island-by-catamaran
Reserve Saona and other curated adventures now
           

SEAQUARIUM PUNTA CANA |

Seaquarium. Explore the underwater world of Punta Cana. You will sail the waters of Punta Cana, have fun, enjoy the sun, and stop by the famous natural pool, to snorkel with hundreds of fishes. Once at the seaquarium, you can do an underwater walk, being close to rays and sharks in a safe way, no diving experience needed.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

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PARASAILING PUNTA CANA |

Parasailing. This is the perfect quick adventure that will make your day unforgettable. Go up and see Punta Cana like only birds do, enjoy the sea breeze, and get a nice adrenaline rush.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

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BUGGIES · BAVARO ADVENTURE PARK |

Buggy Drive your own buggy on exciting trails. You can combine your buggy adventure with cave exploration on Flinstone Buggies, or you can combine your Buggy adventure with Zipline/Canopy at Adventure Park. Both excursions are amazing, we have them both available.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

Reserve your Flinstones Buggy adventure here https://toursnation.com/tour/flintstones-buggy-and-caves-adventure

Reserve your Buggy at Adventure Park here
           

CARIBBEAN PIRATES |

Caribbean Pirates. An ideal experience for family and kids. Sail the Punta Cana waters onboard a pirate ship, become part of the pirate crew, and snorkel safely with sharks, rays, and hundreds of fishes.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

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SPEED BOAT • DRIVE • RIDE • SNORKEL |

Speed Boat. Drive your own speed boat, James Bond-style, going fast but safely with a group. Party on the beautiful natural pool, and snorkel in one of the best locations in Punta Cana.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

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FAMILY EXPERIENCE • DOLPHIN ISLAND |

Dolphins. Interact with one of the most intelligent and kind animals on the planet, the amazing Dolphins. There are experiences of all kinds, for all ages, for swimmers and no swimmers. A lifetime experience, no doubt.

Best price guaranteed and free cancellation. Use Promo Code PLANNER and enjoy great discounts.

Reserve your Dolphin experience now