Destination guide: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is a beautiful beach resort on the coast of the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean and near to Bayahibe and La Romana. Each year, hundreds of tourists visit this paradise, drawn by its tropical beaches, palm trees full of coconuts and coral reefs. In Punta Cana, you will find a wide choice of hotels and resorts that guarantee you a wonderful stay, as well as waterparks and natural reserves where you can find dolphins, parakeets, iguanas and sealions.

  • Punta Cana - Practical Information

    Currency

    Dominican Peso

    Language

    Spanish

    Timezone

    UTC/GMT -4

    Visas

    The majority of would-be foreign travelers in the Dominican Republic do not need to obtain visas prior to arrival. Tourist cards are issued for US$10 upon arrival to visitors from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA, among many others. Whatever your country of origin, a valid passport is necessary.