Punta Cana Beach is one of the most recognized of the Dominican Republic Beaches, perhaps because the area is rife with resort properties. This makes the beach somewhat crowded nearly every day of the week by hotel guests and those who make the trip from other areas of the island in order to see what all the fuss is about. While you may battle a crowd, it is popular for a reason, and most would agree that Punta Cana Beach is worth it.
Located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, this beach is on the East coast of Hispaniola. You should consider dropping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. You will usually find quite a number of places to throw down a towel, since the beach and its surrounding area is not overly populated.
Punta Cana Beach is just eight minutes east of the airport.
Punta Cana Beach seems to be never endings with its long stretch of glorious powder white sand and clean turquoise waters. Cabins and hotels dot the landscape that backs the beach, while directly in the sand it is nothing but palm trees and beach chairs.
Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.
This beach is positioned on the Dominican Republic's East coast. It's located near Corales Golf Club, which is one of the favorite destinations in the area.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are found in the following table.
|Corales Golf Club||Golf Course||3.9||NNE||Hispaniola|
|Las Iguanas Golf Course||Golf Course||4.0||SW||Hispaniola|
|Punta Espada Golf Club||Golf Course||4.9||SW||Hispaniola|
|Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro||Golf Course||7.3||N||Hispaniola|
|Catalonia Bavaro Casino||Casino||8.9||N||Hispaniola|
The nearby town of Punta Cana is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the beach, Punta Cana is not far away, about a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers).
The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.
You'll find a good number of hotels within a car's reach. A list of the closest options have been displayed in the table below.
|Punta Cana Resort & Club||0.1 mi.||S||Resort|
|ALSOL Luxury Village||0.8 mi.||SSW||Hotel|
|Puntacana Resort & Club||1.1 mi.||NNE||Resort|
|Club Med Punta Cana||2.4 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Sivory Punta Cana||2.7 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Eden Roc Cap Cana||3.2 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Sanctuary Cap Cana Golf and Spa||3.3 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Golden Bear Lodge & Spa Cap Cana||4.4 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort||9.1 mi.||N||Resort|
|Grand Oasis Bavaro All Inclusive||9.4 mi.||N||Resort|
If the heat at the beach has you craving a cool cocktail and a bite to eat, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles.is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant features contemporary cuisine.
The following table lists restaurant options near this shoreline.
|(809) 959-2262||Contemporary||Informal||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|(809) 959-2262||Fusion, Mediterranean||Fine Dining||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|(809) 959-2262||American||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|(809) 959-2262||Mediterranean||Informal||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|(809) 959-2262||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|(809) 959-2262||American||Informal||1.1 mi.||NNE|
|Juanillo Beach Food and Drinks||(809) 543-2881||Creole||Very Casual||1.6 mi.||SW|
|(809) 455-2026||Creole||Very Casual||--||--|
|La Esquina de Yeya||(809) 399-1979||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|(809) 552-1581||Italian||Very Casual||--||--|
|(809) 959-4444||Italian||Very Casual||--||--|
Of course, there are more fantastic beaches besides Punta Cana Beach on Hispaniola.
You may also enjoy Juanillo Beach, which is located only a short distance away.
While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Punta Cana Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.
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