Punta Cana is located on the South Eastern point of The Dominican Republic and is just 4 kilometres from Puntacana International Airport. Built in 1971, it is a very deluxe planned resort with breathtaking natural beauty. Puntacana has incredible facilities including two golf courses, 3 miles of powder white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise water, horseback riding, a tennis center, Six Senses Spa, every imaginable water sport, several hotels, an ecological park, guided trails and bird watching tours.
Puntacana is one of the world’s most exclusive resort destinations and has an incredible selection of very luxurious villas to rent.
There are two incredible golf courses in Puntacana. Probably the best known is the Cana Golf course which was designed by P.B Dye and Tom Fazio. It has been compared to Pebble Beach and is a magnificent course with incredible ocean front vistas.
The second course Corales was designed by Tom Fazio and opened in 2010. It is an exclusive and dramatic 18 hole course with six holes hugging the beautiful coastline each with spectacular views. Corales Golf Course is also rated amongst the world’s finest. The culmination of playing the course is without a doubt the Devil’s Elbow where there is a carry over the cliffs of Corales.
Corales is also home to some of the best vacation rentals in Puntacana.
Beach Club and Club House
Puntacana has a stunning beach club which was designed by Oscar de la Rental. It is stunning and chic and you will be able to enjoy a drink or have a bite to eat whilst watching golfers battle the famous 18th hole. The club house opens onto a stunning pool where you can relax and enjoy a cocktail, the sun or a good book after an active morning of golf.
Puntacana features over 3 miles of stunning powder white sandy beaches protected by off shore reefs. The sea is warm, almost always calm, and perfect for swimming.
Puntacana Tennis Center has 6 private clay tennis courts located within beautiful Tropical surroundings. Puntacana’s tennis professional, who is certified by the United States Professional registry, will be on hand to help with your game. There are tennis camps and social tournaments for all ages.
One of the highlights of the year at the Puntacana Tennis Center is the annual Oscar de la Renta Social Tournament. It takes place on the 29th December each year and is a social charity event which raises money for the education of the tennis center ball boys and girls in the Dominican Republic.
There is a world renowned six senses spa located within the Puntacana Resort. Here you will find customized treatments with luxurious baths and herb gardens that create the perfect ambiance for a complete revitalization.
Puntacana and the Dominican Republic are a paradise for Scuba divers. There are some strikingly beautiful waters surrounding the coastline. Puntacana is also recognised as a five star Dive resort with Professional PADI instructors. There are some great underwater trips including tours to some offshore wrecks.
Puntacana is the perfect place to learn how to kite board. All the instructors are IKO certified and the waters on Playa Blanca beach are just waist deep so one of the safest places to learn.
The Puntacana pool is open daily for all guests and is equipped with wireless internet access. Refreshments are available nearby at Franco’s Trattoria.
There is excellent deep sea fishing available at Puntacana. Wahoo, dolphin fish, tuna, kingfish, sailfish, marlin, and barracuda are all plentiful in the local waters. There is also fresh water fishing available.
Riding a Segway is an amazing experience. It gently moves you and keeps you balanced. Just step on and ride smoothly and almost silently away with a feeling of simple mobility and freedom. And a Segway is the perfect way to get around Puntacana Resort with its several miles of miles of private beach, million dollar Villa Rentals, championship golf courses and you can even stop at the Ecological Reserve with 12 natural spring water lagoons.
El Rancho at the Puntacana Resort and Club has riding for all levels from beginners to advanced in standard. There are some fabulous rides on offer including along Puntacana’s pristine, white sand beaches and throughout the resort’s lush landscape, including a crossing at La Cana Golf course. You will be able to choose between one and two-hour beach rides daily, and a romantic hour-long weekly sunset adventure.
There are also lessons on offer for beginners to learn the basics before heading out.
Sometimes called “The fountain of youth,” guests can unwind in this pristine natural spring located in Puntacana Ecological Reserve.
The Puntacana Resort & Club offers numerous excursions and tours that allow you to make the most of everything the island has to offer. From helicopter tours to deep sea fishing, fill your vacation with excitement and adventure.
There is some great shopping available at the Puntacana Village. You will be able to sample and an assortment of exceptional shops, restaurants, and art galleries. In addition, there is a supermarket, medical center, and a center for business services.
Just a shuttle ride from the Puntacana Resort & Club, this lively village is a destination for all ages.
Restaurants and Bars
Puntacana has a great selection of food and beverage options to choose from throughout the resort. There are 13 bars and restaurants offering everything from casual to fine dining. You will be completely spoiled for choice. You can also experience the Puntacana Village and the resort of Cap Cana which is just 10 kilometers away.