Punta Cana is located in the east of the Dominican Republic. The area is best known for its beaches, facing both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic.
The Punta Cana area houses an estimated population of 100,000 habitants. The closest city, the 500-year-old provincial capital of Higüey, is 45 kilometres away. Many European hotel chains have locations on the beaches of Punta Cana.
The area offers water activities, such as racing speedboats, catamaran sailing, party boats, deep sea sport fishing, discovery cruises, floating spas, private yachts, swimming with dolphins, snorkelling, cruises, swimming with sharks and stingrays, whale watching, reef exploring and visiting small islands like Catalina and Saona.