They say that Christopher Columbus was the first tourist who hit the shores of the Dominican Republic in 1492. It is now one of the world’s premier family-friendly destinations with upscale resorts, pristine nature, sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with the warmth of the Dominican people.
“Punta Cana has something for every family member to explore, from luxurious spas to a swim with dolphins, to challenging golf or relaxing beach time,” said MagalyToribio, the DR Ministry of Tourism’s Vice Minister of International Promotion.
With direct international flights from many of the United States major cities, it is now easier than ever before to travel to the Dominican Republic. Moreover, it is always a good time to go because the weather in the Dominican Republic is excellent all year round. During the summer when the kids are on vacation, the temperature can range from 90 F 70 F in the morning to 90F at midday.
Safe and clean beaches
Punta Cana has ten beaches, all boasting clean sand. Several beaches are certified as among the world’s best by the Blue Flag organization, recognized for its high environmental and water-quality standards. The popular Cabeza de Toro beach offers kid-friendly snorkeling in the shallows. Playa Arena Gorda whose name translates as “fat sand,” meaning “wide” is one of the widest beaches. Arena Gorda has a gentle slope into shallow, usually calm water, making it a perfect beach for swimming and relaxing with the kids. So, you will find only the best beaches in Dominical Republic.
Punta Cana amazes all with its rich and multicultural history. See the cave drawings by ancient Taino Indians or learn to dance merengue and bachata at the resorts or local nightclubs. You may further consider spending time on your family vacation exploring the cultural life of the Dominican Republic.
Eco-adventures in Punta Cana are great for kids of all ages. Familiarize yourself with the flora and fauna of this island nation, swim with the dolphins at Dolphin Island Park; hike through the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park; spend an afternoon watching animal show at Manati Park, or rent a beach buggy to one of many secluded beaches.
For the best golf in the Caribbean, Punta Cana boasts dozens of golf courses designed by golf’s most acclaimed architects, including Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, and Pete Dye. These elite, full-service courses are set on dramatic coastlines and graced with year-round warm weather providing golfers with breathtaking scenery and challenging plays, and with kid’s clinics available, everyone will be sure to enjoy quality time spent there.
Choosing to stay at an all inclusive Punta Cana resort is a sensible decision for anyone to make as it is one of the most budget-friendly Caribbean destinations.
With a huge array of all-inclusive resorts, most that specialize in kid friendly vacations and the numerous daily nonstop flights, a budget friendly stay in Punta Cana is more accessible than ever.
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