Diving: See the wonders of the sea in Cap Cana

By / 16th July, 2018 / Adventures / No Comments

Scuba diving is one of the adventures you should try while visiting Cap Cana. It is an exciting experience for divers from amateurs to professionals. Punta Cana has the longest coral reef system in the Dominican Republic, and the crystal turquoise waters let you explore the coral passages, caverns and the wrecks that are a short distance away. For these reasons, you will definitely have an amazing scuba diving experience in Punta Cana.

Where to dive

You will find a great variety of dive environments at Punta Cana. From deep wrecks to shallow reefs and caves, there is always a place that will suit your demands. Most of the dives sites are shallow, which allows new divers to get some experience. You can also try some night diving, a popular excursion near the reefs area.

Famous wrecks

There are some historical wrecks nearby. The Astron Wreck is one of the famous nearby where you can see the Caribbean and Atlantic fauna. The stern of the Astron is very impressive as you can see the bow on the boat ride to the dive site. The Monica wreck is known also for its coral and sea life, and you can see masses of squirrelfish while diving there.

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The Monica wreck is known also for its coral and sea life, and you can see masses of squirrelfish while diving there.

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Caves

La Cueva is a popular place for its cavernous features, with depths between 26 to 43 feet (8 to 13m). You will be able to see stingrays and nurse sharks when diving in La Cueva.

Reefs

The amazing and extensive reef system in Punta Cana offers marvelous corals and beautiful passages to watch. The most famous reefs are the Coral garden, Rondana, Batato, Paradise, Park Reef and El Ancla.

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When to dive

If you want to hear the underwater song of a humpback whale and to see the splash of its tail at sea, you should consider diving between December and May. This is the time of the year the island hosts humpback whale who migrate from the North Atlantic, and whales offer a great show of splashing and rearing.

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However, at summer months, seas get calm to the northern coast. Thus, from June to November is the best period of time to dive in Punta Cana.

Diving and the sea life

Small sharks and rays, as well as game fish, are a common sight while diving in Punta Cana. Nurse sharks are very common inhabitants of this area and you will find them hiding in the caverns and wrecks. Turtles, eagle rays and a variety of tropical fishes are very numerous and very easy to watch on the coral reefs.

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If you want to enjoy diving in Punta Cana, here you have some of the best dive centers among the area:

Dressel Divers: Dive Center & Shop

Sea Pro Divers

Scuba Dive Dominican

Blue Vision Adventures

Mariana Caribbean Sports

We hope you consider this wonderful adventure and enjoy the wonders of the sea in this Caribbean paradise.

Best places to watch the sunset in Cap Cana

By / 13th June, 2018 / General / No Comments

One of the privileges of Dominican Republic is its amazing coastline. Its strategic location in the Caribbean allows Dominicans and tourists to enjoy the most breathtaking sunsets and sunrises of the Caribbean. Here is a list of the best places to watch the sunset in Cap Cana.

Best places to watch the sunset and sunrise in Cap Cana

You can see the sunrise and sunset from almost every part of Dominican Republic. However, watching it from the beach is an unforgettable experience, and no one shouldn’t miss it! Cap Cana has the most amazing spots to watch this spectacle of nature. No matter if you want to share the experience with others or just enjoy it on your own, there is always a special place where you can enjoy this connection with nature.

You can see a colorful landscape of yellow, orange and pink lights all over the sky near Marina Cap Cana.

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If you love taking a walk on the beach and watching the sun rises, Playa Juanillo might be a great place to visit in Cap Cana.

If you are a golf lover and wants to practice it near nature, you should go to Punta Espada golf course. You will find a marvelous landscape to watch while the sun sets. You will see how the sun paints the sky with the most beautiful colors.

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Time to watch sunrise and sunset in Cap Cana

The sunrise and sunset time varies during the year. The sunrise usually starts between 6.00 and 7.00 and the sunset around 18.00 and 19.00. You can check websites that offer accurate and detailed information to keep track of sunrise and sunset time per day.

If you are planning to visit us, you should consider take some time on your agenda for relaxing and see nature. Come and witness the wonderful and beautiful sunrises and sunsets in our Caribbean paradise. We are blessed by the sun.

Top 3 Beaches to visit while vacationing at Cap Cana

By / 17th May, 2018 / General / No Comments

You have decided to get the vacation you deserve and you are finally here! Besides of giving you a warm welcome, we would like to keep you informed of the best beaches to visit while vacationing in our properties. Cap Cana is located on the eastern shores of the Dominican Republic where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic. This privileged position gives us straight access to some of the best beaches you can enjoy at the Dominican Republic. Here is our top 3 list of dream beaches:

Playa Juanillo

Located 8 minutes far from our apartments is Playa Juanillo, one of the most beautiful beaches of white and powdery sand in the Dominican Republic. It is a beach with blue turquoise waters, immaculate sand, coconut trees and most importantly quiet and uncrowded. It is considered by many the best beach of the East Coast. If you want to relax and enjoy the beauty of a peaceful place, this is the place to visit in Cap Cana. It is a great beach to visit while vacationing with kids for its tranquillity and little waves. There are some beautiful beach restaurants at Juanillo with beach lounge sofas where you can enjoy a variety of food that satisfies all tastes. And if you decide to get there, don’t forget to take a picture next to the colourful Volkswagen van of Little John, which has become an icon of Juanillo Beach.

 

Playa Blanca

If you still want to enjoy beauty and peace but with a touch of adventure, Playa Blanca is the right place for you. Calmed waters and green palm trees are part of the landscape at Playa Blanca which makes it a great photo spot. This white sand exclusive beach is perfect for practicing Kitesurf, Paddle and Windsurfing. It is also great for taking kids due to its shallow water beach area. There is also a very nice restaurant there where you can enjoy the wonders of the Caribbean cuisine. This beach is located 14 minutes far from Punta Cana Apartments.

 

Playa Cabeza de Toro

Going north on the shores of Punta Cana and 24 minutes away from our apartments, you will find Playa Cabeza de Toro, a perfect place to see the mix of the tourism with the local community. You can find nice beach restaurants and small stores with souvenirs and local crafts. Also, it is surrounded by the natural forests and wildlife of Punta Cana. You can take a horseback riding excursion through the forests or if you love diving, you can visit the natural pool. Besides, you can enjoy a great postcard landscape of the tropical green palm-trees which line the white, fine sandy beach with its deep turquoise clear waters.

If you have not planned your next vacation yet… what are you waiting for?  You should take into consideration these beautiful and dreamed spots at the Dominican Caribbean.

 

Punta Cana Car Rentals

By / 20th August, 2014 / General / No Comments

Car Rentals near Punta Cana Resort & Hotel can make your vacation more comfortable. Whether you’re venturing around the city or going to travel through the country. Renting a car is one of the best things that you can do to enjoy your traveling to the max. When you sit behind the wheel of your rental car, you can forget about hailing taxis and memorizing public transportation schedules. With access to a car rental in Punta Cana, you’re free to travel where and when you want.

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Weather in Punta Cana

By / 15th August, 2014 / General / No Comments

Punta Cana is located on the Dominican Republic’s small east coast and forms a line of beautiful white sand, palm-lined beaches. The Dominican Republic lies in the middle of the Caribbean region and makes up the eastern two thirds of the island of Hispaniola which it shares with Haiti to the west.

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Pizza in Punta Cana

By / 15th August, 2014 / General, Restaurants / No Comments

What follows are the best Pizzerias in Punta Cana & Bavaro. we put together some of the best pizzeria in the area. we hope that this information help you find what you are looking for during your search for the best Pizza during your visit to Punta Cana.

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High End Restaurants

By / 4th August, 2014 / Restaurants / No Comments

Finding a high end Restaurant in Punta Cana is never going to be a problem for you, every resort in Punta Cana offer a variety of restaurants to go to, but If you are in Punta Cana and want to eat the perfect meals elsewhere this is the place to check out.

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Shopping in Punta Cana

By / 29th July, 2014 / Uncategorized / No Comments

No matter what you’re looking for, whether it’s American-style shopping malls or authentic Dominican markets, you’re sure to find it while shopping in Punta Cana. There are a few thing as enjoyable as shopping, and in Punta Cana that is something that you can add to your list of things to do. Punta Cana has a variety of fantastic places to go shopping.

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By / 23rd July, 2014 / Aventuras / No Comments

Cap Cana

By / 23rd July, 2014 / General / No Comments

This is an exclusive gated community, master-planned with beautiful white sand beaches, a spectacular marina and Jack Nicklaus Signature design golf course. It is an oasis of luxury and an inspiration of tranquility. It is located adjacent to the Punta Cana international airport on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean.

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