Summer is in full effect and with that comes an increased demand for breathtaking beach destinations. The call for beach-filled vacations is so high, that it’s now surpassing pre-pandemic levels by a record amount.
Most people have been cooped up in their homes for nearly 2 years, one can easily see how people have the urge to make their way to a beautiful sandy beach.
Most travelers are eager to travel to the breathtaking beaches of the DR in July. This comes as travel booking website Expedia announced with a detailed list of most-searched beach destination for the month of July is Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
There is a reason this tourist destination is going to be a hot spot this summer. And it’s not just the breathtaking water and affordable drinks.
Punta Cana is home to one of longest white sand coastlines in the entire Caribbean. In fact, there are over 30 miles of coastline.
Punta Cana is truly a slice of heaven made for relaxation and beach views.
Punta Cana is conveniently located right where the Caribbean meet the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the perfect location that creates just the right environment for all-inclusive resorts to set up shop to wine and dine tourists from all over the world.
You can find these hotels up and down the entire coast, from the northern tip, all the way down to the southern Cap Cana.
Punta Cana has something to offer to everyone! From family friendly vacations that allow for relaxation while entertaining kids in water parks and media centers.
On the other hand, you have an environment that is extremely welcoming to couples and honeymooners. They can engage in all types of activities, from remote boat excursions to candle-lit dinners, to couples’ massages.
What is so incredibly remarkable about Puna Cana is not just the sandy beaches and calm blue waters but it’s also a top destination for golfers.
Yes, golfing in Punta Cana is really a thing. There are 10 courses mapped out throughout the island that are a golfer’s dream.
Punta Cana also has a wellness center for relaxation and rejuvenation.
No matter where you are in Punta Cana, you will be able to come across one of the 11 Blue Flag certified beaches. These beaches are awarded with a label of eco-friendly excellence meaning their environmentally friendly and sustainable for tourism.
Punta Cana is home to hundreds of shopping centers, shops and beachfront bars.
If you find yourself wanting to take a break from the soft-sandy beaches, there are plenty of adventures that will welcome you.
Relax at Ojos Indigenas where you can cool off in fresh water lagoons and even find access to zip lines and are able to go on caving expeditions.
Explore the countryside by joining a safari tour. On the way you’ll become witness to fantastic meat shops and authentic Dominican sugar cane plantations.
It is clear that in Punta Cana there are more than enough things to do during the day, but what about nighttime activities?
The youthful ones can dance the night away in Punta Cana’s modern nightclubs. On the other hand, people who are in search for a calmer evening, have the opportunity to wine and dine at marinas and upscale lounges. Here hand-rolled cigars await travelers.
Getting to Punta Cana
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is your best option when determining how to fly into Punta Cana. PUJ is the most-connected airport in the Caribbean.
It receives flights from 26 countries and helps over 2 million travelers each year connect to their destinations.
The region is also a cruise ship destination all because of Marina Cap Cana, which now welcomes small exotic cruise ships.
The Oscar de la Renta highway is the best way for travelers to get to La Romana’s beaches and a range of attractions, Santo Domingo and its Colonial City is also near by and accessible with this highway. It only takes 2 and a half hours to make your way to the capital.
Expedia’s list of the top three most-popular beach destinations for July has another few editions as well. This includes includes Cancun and Turks and Caicos.
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