Things to See and Do While Staying at Paradisus Punta Cana

The numerous activities on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic won't disappoint, but where to start? Properties like the Paradisus Punta Cana will make sure you take full advantage of their vibrant beachfront location. This vacation spot offers travelers a wide range of recreational opportunities, which means you'll have lots of interesting activities to choose from throughout your vacation.

With 5 pools to choose from at Paradisus Punta Cana, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for some shade by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also built right next to the sea, meaning that there will be plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water during your stay. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

At Paradisus Punta Cana, you can maintain your fitness routine, even while dining on the Dominican Republic's irresitable cuisine; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis enthusiasts, considering visitors will have the opportunity to play a match or two on the property. You will find 4 courts on this property. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

If you're interested in other places to stay like this, you may wish to compare this property to other tennis properties, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Although Paradisus Punta Cana doesn't have a golf course on the property, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses are Punta Blanca Golf Course, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. All of them are within two and a half miles and the most nearby of the group is Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. It has a total of 18 holes. This par 72 course has a total length of 6329 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (809) 221-6500 ext. 1609.


Travelers who want a variety of aquatic adventures will have a great time when they visit Paradisus Punta Cana. The list below details the water activities available on the property.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on vacation, one of the best choices is Paradisus Punta Cana, because it is known for its family-friendly offerings.

With a Mini Club for kids and child-friendly amenities like a play ground and babysitting service, the whole family can enjoy a tropical vacation at Paradisus Punta Cana. The resort also offers a special service called "Family Concierge" that includes a private check-in area for families, the assistance of a family concierge who coordinates all of the needs that are specific to family travel. The Kids' Beach Check-In Kit includes a hat, t-shirt, floater, and sun block, and there are even specially approved rooms for families.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. There's a playground too, where where your kids can safely expend some of their energy outdoors. This destination offers an organized children's program as well. Some time during your stay at Paradisus Punta Cana, you may want to leave the little ones behind for the Dominican Republic's adult attractions. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to enjoy some quality time on-site or around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Paradisus Punta Cana offers live enterainment, so even when night owls opt to stay in for the evening they'll still have the opportunity to see a show. Entertainment is typically scheduled 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, contact the resort at (809) 687-9923.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the Paradisus Punta Cana with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Caribe Club Princess 12.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa And Casino 12.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa All Inclusive 12.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --
Punta Cana Princess All Suites Resort And Spa 12.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --
Occidental Grand Punta Cana 12.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Vik Hotel Cayena Beach 12.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Vik Hotel Arena Blanca All Inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
Ocean Blue Golf and Beach Resort All-inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 --
Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino 11.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 18 check
Iberostar Bavaro 13.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 12 check
Iberostar Punta Cana 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check

The lodging also features a casino, so you can spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. If this one doesn't suit you, there is another casino, found at Iberostar Casino. You will find Iberostar Casino merely a short range away from this accommodation.


Guests should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, because this destination features a spa. This list has some of the services available at the spa:

  • Facials and Mudwraps
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

The Yhi Spa and Health Club is a sanctuary where guests can go to purify their mind and body through relaxing massage or a session at the state-of-the-art fitness center.


The staff can also arrange horseback riding. Since the Dominican Republic's weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

The beauty salon makes it simple to get your hair and makeup done for a dressy dinner date.

On top of all the activities you'll find right on-location, visitors hoping to get out 'n' about will never run out of exciting sites to see and things to do on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather spend time on a sunny beach or play a round or two on the golf course, you can encounter lots of other options for recreation in the area. Click these articles to read more regarding sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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