Punta Cana

What makes Punta Cana so special?

Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is a great choice for those seeking the perfect beach location. Wide beaches with white sand and turquoise water make this a beautiful setting for a destination wedding. Honeymooners will enjoy the laid back feeling and romantic setting of this destination.

Preferred club beach area at Dreams Punta Cana

Preferred club beach area
at Dreams Punta Cana

The secret of this beautiful destination is out and more couples are choosing this destination for their Caribbean wedding. Whether you prefer a sunset, beach or tropical garden location, most resorts can accommodate any of these choices. A moonlight beach lined with tiki torches can provide a romantic setting for your wedding reception. Tropical flowers and palms will add to the natural beauty. Your wedding guests will find time to relax and enjoy family and friends. They will thank you for sharing in your special day and all the memories made. You should plan your wedding six months in advance, if possible, as there are paperwork requirements and translations to complete. Don’t worry though, that’s what we are here to help you with!

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This area is made up mostly with all-inclusive resorts that cater to families and couples. There are sightseeing tours available and water sports, but this destination is more for those looking for a relaxing, get-a-way from it all vacation.

Sunrise at Riu Palace Bavaro

Sunrise at Riu Palace Bavaro

Paradisus Palma Real

Paradisus Palma Real

Beach at Now Larimar

 Beach at Now Larimar

The weather in the Dominican Republic is consistent year-round. They have about 300+ party sunny days a year. You may experience a brief shower at sunrise or later in the afternoon, but typically they only last 5 minutes. May-June are typically the wettest months with rain also more likely in October and November. August and September will be the hotter months with temperatures reaching 90-94°F. December-April will be cooler with lows in the mid-60’s and highs in the low 80’s. The water temperature averages 80-82°F! Although the Dominican has been hit by hurricanes, it is rare. In the past 80 years, they have only experienced 11 hurricanes.

You will find nightly entertainment at most of the all-inclusive properties. Off-site there are few nightclubs. There are some bars in the shopping center and there are four casinos in the area, the largest being
the Hard Rock.

If you are looking for activities, there are a good variety of championship golf courses. If you prefer the water sports, try snorkeling at the coral reef, scuba diving by a shipwreck, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, glass-bottom boats or parasailing. Couples may want to take a horseback ride along the beach. For those looking for more adventure, there are ATV tours,
zipline and jeep safaris.

For those looking for a unique day trip, travel to Altos de Chavon in La Romana. It will be about a two-hour drive. Altos de Chavon is a re-created 15th century Italian-Spanish village set alongside the Chavon River. It is an artist’s village with cobblestone streets, quaint architecture, charming shops, fine restaurants, bars, workshops, an amphitheater and a church.

Dreams Punta Cana reception

Dreams Punta Cana reception

Amstar swim with the dolphins1

 

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