Punta Cana is probably the most popular destination in the Dominican Republic. Known for its beautiful white sand beaches, Punta Cana has everything to please you and offer you a dream vacation! For those who like to go on adventures, the nature of the region will charm you with its offer of activities such as hebertism tours or scuba diving.

Currency

The official currency of the country is the Dominican Peso (DOP). US dollars and credit and debit cards are also accepted in tourist centers. Do not forget to give the dates of your stay in the Dominican Republic to your bank if you plan to use your cards at your destination.

Health

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends to consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations against the following diseases: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and cholera. Please note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required to fly from Canada and to cross the United States border.

Passports

Your passport must be valid for the duration of your stay in Dominican Republic.

Weather

Month Max Min Prec.
January 28 °C 24 °C 49 mm
February 28 °C 24 °C 36 mm
March 29 °C 24 °C 42 mm
April 29 °C 25 °C 72 mm
May 30 °C 26 °C 184 mm
June 31 °C 26 °C 189 mm
July 31 °C 27 °C 173 mm
August 31 °C 27 °C 142 mm
September 31 °C 27 °C 172 mm
October 31 °C 26 °C 166 mm
November 30 °C 25 °C 112 mm
December 29 °C 24 °C 61 mm

Language

The official language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish, but in the tourist areas, most people can also communicate with you in English. Before you leave, learn a few words and phrases in the local language. You’ll impress the locals!

Things To Do In Punta Cana

Horseback Riding

Make a dream come true by riding a horse on the beach and in the Dominican countryside!

Hebertism

Explore the rainforest in a whole new way. Fly through the trees on a zip line, walk along beautiful trails and enjoy breathtaking views from the treetops.

Golf

There are several golf courses in Punta Cana. Ask your travel consultant for more information.

Coco Bongo

Nightlife lovers? Don’t miss the Coco Bongo! Partygoers will tell you that they already know the prestigious Coco Bongo in Cancun, the original. But the one in Punta Cana is even more modern and has much more space than the one in Cancun. For a very well put together show and a successful dance party, the Coco Bongo will definitely please you!

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