The name Punta Cana became such a successful story, that over the past decades it grew to become the name of the entire east coast region of the Dominican Republic, now extending from Uvero Alto in the north to Cap Cana in the south. This page only includes hotels and resorts in the original “Punta Cana” area just minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. You will find more amazing resorts and hotels in our Punta Cana Hotel Guide, where we explain the destination in more detail.
Punta Cana is an area of high ecological value; carefully and beautifully planned into a resort, residential and business community with pristine white sand beaches, championship golf courses, shopping malls, great infrastructure, very clean and safe. Punta Cana International Airport is just 5 minutes away from everything.
Punta Cana is on the southeast, the water is calmer than the northern beaches with pristine white sand, no crowds, breathtaking scenery, gorgeous turquoise water, and Ecological Eyes Nature Reserve. The beaches of Punta Cana are never crowded since beach access is through the resort gates, enjoyed by guests and registered visitors. Guests at the following resorts can relax, take long romantic walks on the beach, resorts offer activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, among others. Playa Blanca, a gorgeous beach inside the luxurious PuntaCana Resort & Club is very popular for kitesurfing.
As we previously mentioned another perk of staying in Punta Cana is the convenient close proximity to the airport, you won’t waste any precious vacation time after arrival. The best shopping mall in the Punta Cana tourist region, the Blue Mall is just minutes from the resorts below.