Punta Cana is one of the best destinations in the world. It is a land of relaxation for those who are looking for a place to ease their minds and bodies. This is where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean, and it is dotted with all types of resorts offering modern comforts right at the beach. Here are some of the must go to beaches Punta Cana has.  

  • Playa Cabo Engaño

This is one of the most easily accessible beaches because of its nearness to Punta Cana International Airport. This beach gives you access to over 64 kilometers of uninterrupted beaches that extends to the southeastern part of The Dominican Republic.  Playa Cabo Engano stretches for about 2 kilometers and is mainly a quiet beach with almost no presence of resorts and tourists. It experiences ideal temperatures all through the year making it a perfect place for enjoying the waters and having fun.  

  • Playa Bavaro

Playa Bavaro was named as one of the best beaches in the world by UNESCO. This is because of its crystal clear waters and fine, white sand. It spans an area of about 40 kilometers is part of what is called “La Costa del Coco.” It is an important and popular beach because of the presence of big resorts.  

  • Playa Macao

This beach is situated away from most resorts giving it a less touristy atmosphere when compared to other beaches. It has the biggest waves in Punta Cana, making it perfect for surfers who want to enjoy the sea. Local people can be commonly found on this beach enjoying themselves. This beach has perfect terrain for those driving enthusiasts who love off-road Punta Cana tours.

  • Playa El Cortecito

A large part of Playa El Cortecito is privately owned and restricted to hotels and resorts in the area. However, the beach also has a public zone. The beach is close to village El Cortecito that has small bars, restaurants, and shops. It is an ideal place to enjoy different activities like aerobics, beach volleyball, salsa lessons, games and water sports.

  •  Playa Cabeza de Toro

Playa Cabeza de Toro means the place where the sun rises and it was named after its characteristic geographical shape. This beach is never crowded, and it’s the best place to go to if you want peace and relaxation. You can try out several scrumptious tropical drinks and different types of crepes to make your holiday more pleasant and sweet.

  •  Playa de Arena Gorda

As the name suggests, Playa de Arena Gorda is one of the widest beaches in the Dominican Republic. It is an ideal place to relax and sun bath all day or engage in some water sports. Public access to this beach is limited and you have to stay in one of the resorts to access this beautiful white, sandy beach.  

With all the beauty and Punta Cana tours, it is impossible for anyone to get bored. You can enjoy looking at the unique coral reefs, snorkeling or diving. Punta Cana has some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Take time to visit some of these amazing beaches and have beautiful memories of your holiday. You will definitely want to come back again to Punta Cana for your Holidays.  


Published by Rosie Joy