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Which is the best destination in the Caribbean?


Which is the best destination in the Caribbean?

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Punta Cana is an authentic paradise in the heart of the Caribbean. Its endless beaches and turquoise waters that bathe its coasts make travelling to Punta Cana a favourite option among the most highly sought-after Caribbean destinations.

Its exclusivity and authenticity make it unique when compared to other neighbouring regions in the Caribbean, such as Puerto Rico or Havana. If you’re thinking about your next holiday destination, in this article you’ll find out why more and more people are choosing the Dominican Republic and Punta Cana as their favourite destination to spend their happiest days of the year.


Punta Cana stands out since it combines the “All Inclusive” paradise with a dreamy location. The experiences you’ll find both inside and outside of the hotel will invite you to relax and have a great time.

Let’s see which attractions make Punta Cana such a highly desired destination.


The beaches in Punta Cana need no introduction. Images of paradise come to mind when we close our eyes and think of them. Together, there are more than 50 kilometres of beaches on the so-called Costa del Coco, on the east side of the Dominican Republic. Each one of them is special and different from the rest. Therefore, when travelling, it’s important to know the differences between the different beaches in Punta Cana, their location, etc.

Views from Playa Bávaro, in Punta Cana

Playa Bávaro is the one that stands out the most, deemed one of the best beaches in the world by UNESCO, whose unique environment sets it apart from the busier surrounding beaches. Those who visit it can dive into turquoise waters, discover its barrier reef or take a walk through the jungle. Being in Playa Bávaro is to feel as if you’ve reached paradise on earth, and it’s perfect for travelling as a couple, with family or friends, because in addition to being able to relax in the sun or go for a refreshing swim, it offers endless activities for everyone.



The fusion between relaxation and leisure that Punta Cana offers makes it a unique destination in which the enjoyment that comes from hanging out on the shores of the Caribbean is only interrupted by the exciting activities and excursions. Sounds good, right?

In Punta Cana, you’ll find a wide variety of excursions, most of which are recommended to do as a couple, with family or with friends. Some of the most exclusive and essential experiences during your trip to Punta Cana include visits to nearby islands, like Saona Island or Catalina Island. Just imagine yourself enjoying the journey to go visit these islands, sailing on the Caribbean Sea. There are also other options where you can visit important urban centres such as La Romana or Santo Domingo, two cities that have been witness to the country’s history and that have rich cultural heritage worth visiting.

But not all the activities have to be day trips. Those who love water sports such as snorkelling or diving find Punta Cana to be a true paradise. And for those who aren’t necessarily as passionate about these sports, many times their interest is sparked when they come here. Take a look at our article on the best places to go scuba diving in Punta Cana to start getting an idea of how incredible the experience can be. An original and stimulating way to discover the hidden wonders of the underwater wildlife.

snorkel in Punta Cana


If Punta Cana stands out for being home to the most exuberant all-inclusive hotels and resorts, then Playa Bávaro is probably among the most acclaimed beach area by those who want to have a truly incredible and unique experience.

Views from Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort

Playa Bávaro has some of the most luxurious resorts, which go above and beyond the all-inclusive concept, and which manage to find harmony between nature and what the hotels have to offer, such as the Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort, Spa & Casino. But this resort goes even further and represents a much more exclusive experience with spaces such as The Boulevard, a leisure and shopping area with more than 30,000 square metres that will only make your holidays in Punta Cana that much more special.

Interior view of the Lopesan Costa Bávaro hotel

There’s no doubt that Punta Cana is one of the most stimulating destinations in the Caribbean for going on holiday. If only for its selection of relaxation and leisure experiences offered by its beaches and surrounding areas, it is a destination that’s not only worth visiting, but going back to from time to time so you can continue to fall in love with this little slice of paradise on earth.

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  • Lisa
    Posted at 15:58h, 22 July Reply

    This destination looks like a paradise.

    • Lopesan Costa Bávaro
      Posted at 13:41h, 24 July Reply

      Dear Lisa,
      Thank you for your comment. Indeed, Punta Cana is unique among other neighbouring regions in the Caribbean. We hope you can enjoy this place one day.
      Best Regards,

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