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Helicopter Tours

Helidosa Air Group ( Carretera Arena Gorda, próximo a Manatí Park) – Cap Cana developer Ricardo Hazoury happens to own this company, which provides more adventurous tourists with aerial tours, offering them a birds-eye view of the entire Punta Cana-Bavaro area, as well as other parts of the island.  With a fleet of 15 modern […]

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Sports fishing

Sports fishing – needless to say, the area’s pristine turquoise blue waters invite sports fishing expeditions.  Guests at Cap Cana who are already yacht owners (or have friends who own one) are at a distinct advantage in venturing into the open seas to catch sports fish (with such events often organized from Cap Cana’s marina). […]

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Cueva Taina

Cueva Taina – this is an underwater cave located near “Imagine” nightclub in Bávaro. This cave was named for the country’s aboriginal inhabitants (the Taino Indians).  The Taino settled in this area where the cave is located and used it as their drinking water source.  Tour guides like “Pelicano Water Sports” (809-729-4242) can arrange dives […]

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Ecological Park

Bird watchers vsiting this site will likely be interested in learning about the Ridgway Hawk (Buteo ridgwayi) — which is found only in the Dominican Republic and is one of the rarest animals in the world. With a total population of just 300 remaining individuals in the wild, the Ridgway Hawk is highly threatened with […]

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PUNTA CANA – RECREATION

This area cannot be called a luxury enclave unless it offered golf.  PCRC has three golf courses:  “La Cana” and “Corales” (both of which are seaside and designed by golf architect Pete Dye), and “Hacienda” which is further inland.   Cap Cana has the seaside “Punta Espada” golf course (designed by golfer Jack Nicklaus).  The […]

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Manati Park

For nature enthusiasts, Manati Park, located within the Bávaro area, is a family-friendly theme park with an incredible landscape of wonderful gardens overflowing with orchids and tropical plants.  Manati Park offers horse, parrot, dolphin and sea lion shows, restaurants, local crafts and souvenir shops.  Also, its “Taino Village” is a unique reconstruction of the culture […]

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Palma Real Shopping Village

Palma Real Shopping Village – targeting the wealthier consumer (especially those residing at PCRC and Cap Cana), Palma Real Shopping Village was initially unveiled in December 2006, with practically all its establishments open by the end of 2007. With outlets such as Rolex, Tony Roma’s, Hard Rock Café and Ocean Pacific, to name but a […]

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Galeria Punta Cana

Galerías Punta Cana –  located close to the airport, this is the open-air commercial area within Puntacana Village where you can find nationally and internationally famous stores, including the “Supermercado Nacional” supermarket (located at the eastern end of the plaza), and U.S. fast food eatery “Wendy’s” (located at the western end).  It also features a […]

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Oro Night Club

Oro Nightclub (Hard Rock Punta Cana. Blvd. Turístico del Este, km. 28 #74, Macao) –  located within the relatively new resort “Hard Rock Punta Cana”, located at Macao beach (which is northwest of Bávaro), “Oro” is aiming to be the top nightspot in the Bávaro área.  Its posh interior is reminiscent of similar venues in […]

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Imagine Punta Cana

Imagine Punta Cana (Cruce Carretera Coco Loco a Friusa) –  located within the Bávaro resort areas, this is a nightclub inside of a cave (similar to “Guácara Taína” in the capital), with a small castle acting as its entrance.  Much of the music leans toward House and Trance music (using both local talent, as well […]