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Hoyo Azul Cenote Tour at Scape Park from Punta Cana
"After hotel pickup head to Scape Park an eco-adventure park inside Cap Cana a luxurious residential and resort area just south of Punta Cana. When you arrive at the park start your 2-hour nature tour by hiking along an ecological trail with your experienced guide who will tell you about the native wildlife and plant life that make up this Dominican Republic ecosystem. See species of orchid fern
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Hoyo Azul and Zipline Adventure in Punta Cana
"Unlike most zip lines attached to trees these zip lines are attached to El Farallon Cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The views are stunning and we invite you to come for this adrenaline filled excursion!The course includes 8 heart pumping zip lines the longest line stretching some 1500 feet and the highest reaching 250 feet above Cap Cana's forests. To reach each platform you'll cross suspension bridges and eco-trails with photo-perfect scenery at every turn. Then take a break for a light lunch.But the excursion is not over descend into a humid forest micro climate to visit one of the Dominican Republic's most renowned cenotes. Hoyo Azul is a sight to see - a natural lagoon of crystalline azure waters at the base of a towering cliff. Wind down from your zip lining rush with a dip in these fresh waters
From $109.00
 
Scape Park Cap Cana Full-Day Admission with Transport
"An air-conditioned coach whisks you from your hotel to Scape Park an eco-adventure park located in the Cap Cana Resort which covers over 247 acres (100 hectares) on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Your full-day admission ticket includes three of the six attractions below. (Most visitors find they can comfortably fit in three to four attractions.) Guides are enjoy easy transport back to your hotel. Zip Line Eco AdventureFly along a nine-zipline circuit with platforms set in Farallon Cliff. Speed up to 40 miles (64 km) per hour on cables stretching as long as 1378 feet (420 meters). In between ziplines encounter a suspension bridge a cave
From $129.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Punta Cana

Massage on the Beach Punta Cana

If you want one of the best massages on the beach in a straw hut overlooking the sea in Punta Cana near Sirenis Cocotal & Tropical Hotels is Kati massage. She is a trained masseuse that will give...
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3tree
Jun 27, 2014

visit a Cenotes!

While you are at Chichén Itzá, you have to visit a Cenotes! Cenotes are formed by lime rock that dissolves, and then collapses and creats these large open water pools. The water is very clear, as most...
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wlightfoot
May 01, 2009

Higuey and Cathedral

We took a public bus from the entrance of our hotel for a couple of dollars that took us into the city of Higuey (about 45 minutes away). The buses run every 30 mins or so and are perfectly safe...
rykrot
Jun 17, 2008

PUNTA CANA AIRPORT

I am writing this tip in the section off the beaten path as it is not a TO DO TIP. You will most probably land at the Punta Cana airport, unless you are travelling to this lovely destination from some...
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MaheshSamtani
Jan 26, 2007

bavaro plaza

a couple of miles from the hotel a small "barrio" was a change of scenery at the end of 2/3 days at the resort. a group of portuguese travellers grabed a few bycicles and there we went.at a tipical...
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quartinb
Sep 16, 2006

Get lost

No no..I'm serious. One of my fondest memories was the day that we wanted to find El Cortecito. We set off following the directions that I found here under someone elses travel tips. The directions...
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thetimidtraveller
Jun 24, 2006
 
 
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Beach vendors

From the Gran Bahia, you will have quite a hike ahead of you. About 45 minutes walk South, you will come across a number of vendors selling everything from jewelry to booze, to cigars. Never pay more...
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upesnlwc
Jan 10, 2006

Playa Pilar

This is a popular day trip that many tourists at our resort decided to do. Personally I think that this is not worth your time. The beach is the same as any other beach on the resort (unless your...
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Losse
Jan 31, 2005

Typical Dominican Home

On our day trip to Manati Park, we passed several homes like this one. Constructed of concrete blocks with a corrugated tin roof, these buildings are very basic, but appeared to be sturdy. Many of the...
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travelgirl3
Oct 26, 2004

Local Kids in Cabeza del Toro

A short walk down the beach south of the Allegro brings you to the little fishing village of Cabeza del Toro. In the morning, you can see the fishermen coming back with their catch, and watch the...
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travelgirl3
Aug 20, 2004

Playing with the waves

There are no way to go off the beaten path here. Everything is organized for your pleasure and fun. At most you can play with the waves. Punta Cana is on the Atlantic Ocean coast, so the sea is often...
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Joan58
Feb 10, 2003

Great picture of........

This is one of the best pictures i made this holiday...at least that is what i think..never saw something like that in the Netherlands ha ha...normally there is a name on the side from the builder who...
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Umfufu
Oct 02, 2002

If you cant dive but you wanna...

If you cant dive but you wanna try and see if you like it you have a free lesson in the pool. Just ask the man from the diveschool when and where and he will teach you all you need to know. If you...
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Umfufu
Oct 02, 2002

The beach is protected by...

The beach is protected by police and guards...and there is not OF THE BEATEN PATH near the hotel. There is a little piece when you go to the shops on the beach, but all the rest is beach, sand, trees...
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Umfufu
Oct 02, 2002

Top Hotels in Punta Cana

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Playas Uvero Alto - Provincia La Altagracia (Formerly Sunscape) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Playa de Bavaro, Punta Cana, 23000, Caribbean
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Fantino Falco 70, Playa Juanillo, Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Caribbean
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Playas Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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LG PLAYA ARENA GORDA, Higuey, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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C/ El Cortecito, Playa Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean
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Top Things to Do in Punta Cana

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Snorkeling and Scuba

Dreams Palm Beach is a very beautiful cozy hotel, with an amazing beach and a tremendous customer service, we would highly recomend it. My wife and I had an remarkable vacation last year. The weather...
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Beach

The Playa Blanca is the place for beach bumming on the south side. There is just a bar for those who might get dehydrated from overexposure to the tropical sun but no hotel. This state of affairs is...
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Isla Saona

Teh Speedboat ride was part of our trip to Isla Saona and it's one of the funniest things I've eveer done! There's nothing better than the water splashing in your face while breaking the waves! The...
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Daytrips

The ancient Mayan capital of Chichen Itza is an archaeological zone in the eastern region of the state of Yucatan. The tour will take you back in time to the pre-Hispanic Mayan people Chichen Itza...
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Altos de Chavon

We spent only 45 minutes here on the way to Isla Saona and many trips do not include this side stop; I wouldn't say that you'd be missing anything terribly special. Part of the experience was ruined...
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Manati Park

This park is wonderful to share with many differents animals. You will be able to approach the iguanas, Flemings, tropical birds, serpents, crabs, marine lions, dolphins and many more... the whole...
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"Punta Cana, Dominican Republic"
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micas_pt

"Punta Cana"
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Umfufu

"With friends and husband on a great trip"
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"punta cana"
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"A week in paradise"
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