Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Punta Cana

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Punta Cana. Well-liked for its beaches, seaside and bars, this city is both relaxing and romantic. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Punta Cana

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Punta Cana a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bavaro Adventure Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Downtown Punta Cana (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Corales Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Catalonia Caribe Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Dolphin Explorer (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • La Cana Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Punta Cana

Travelers speak highly of Punta Cana for its snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Punta Cana

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Punta Cana is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bavaro Lagoon (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Dolphin Explorer (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Cabeza de Toro (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Punta Cana Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Bavaro Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Punta Cana

Fly into Punta Cana (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into La Romana (LRM-La Romana Intl.), which is 36.1 mi (58.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Punta Cana?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,542 house rentals around Punta Cana. From 437 Villas to 168 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Punta Cana is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Punta Cana?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Punta Cana:

  • Bávaro: 967 vacation rentals
  • El Cortecito: 742 vacation rentals
  • Cap Cana: 404 vacation rentals
  • Punta Cana Village: 34 vacation rentals
  • Verón: 42 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Punta Cana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Punta Cana. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Los Corales Beach: 1,548 home rentals
  • Punta Blanca Golf Course: 1,546 home rentals
  • Iberostar Golf Course: 1,559 home rentals
  • Corales Golf Course: 1,519 home rentals
  • Punta Espada Golf Course: 1,519 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Punta Cana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Punta Cana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 437 Villas in Punta Cana. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Punta Cana include:

  • Houses: 168 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 834 lodging choices
  • Resorts: 41 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Punta Cana?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,199 vacation homes with pool available in Punta Cana.