Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Punta Cana

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Punta Cana. Revered for its beaches, seaside and bars, this city is both relaxing and romantic. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Punta Cana

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Punta Cana a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bavaro Adventure Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Downtown Punta Cana (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Corales Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Catalonia Caribe Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Dolphin Explorer (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • La Cana Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Punta Cana

Travellers speak highly of Punta Cana for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Punta Cana

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Punta Cana is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bavaro Lagoon (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Dolphin Explorer (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Cabeza de Toro (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Punta Cana Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Bavaro Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Punta Cana

Fly into Punta Cana (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into La Romana (LRM-La Romana Intl.), which is 36.1 mi (58.1 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Punta Cana?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Punta Cana:

  • Cap Cana: 371 holiday homes
  • Playa Bibijagua: 41 holiday homes
  • Cap Cana Marina: 66 holiday homes
  • Yarary - Cap Cana: 60 holiday homes
  • Caleton Villas: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Punta Cana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Punta Cana. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Luna del Caribe Dinner Theater: 1,335 holiday rentals
  • Bavaro Lagoon: 1,333 holiday rentals
  • Cap Cana Marina: 1,318 holiday rentals
  • Scape Park at Cap Cana: 1,322 holiday rentals
  • San Juan Shopping Center: 1,331 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Punta Cana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Punta Cana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 374 Villas in Punta Cana. Our other popular types of Punta Cana holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 176 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 696 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 37 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Punta Cana?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,021 holiday homes with pool available in Punta Cana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.