A vacation package is a great way to save you time by taking out the hassle of searching through a multitude of websites to find all the best deals. It also helps to save you money with specially negotiated rates on hotels and flights that are not even available direct from the companies themselves. Punta Cana is known for its beautiful weather and sandy coastlines. Highlight destinations include the likes of Hoyo Azul, a natural sinkhole filled with crystal clear water, and Isla Saona, which is a government protected nature reserve.
The ideal time to visit Punta Cana if you are looking for a balance between price and weather is from March to May. Book in March and you will also get to experience the colorful and vibrant Punta Cana carnival, which is full of flamboyant costumes, traditional dancing and live music. If you are looking to maximize the potential of your budget October, November and December offer some of the cheapest prices and the smallest crowds.
Offering one of the best all-around experiences, the Majestic Elegance Punta Cana boasts a wealth of amenities including spa tubs, swimming pools and various bars and restaurants. The hotel can be reached in just under 30 minutes by taxi from the international airport by travelling along the Carr Aeropuerto.
The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real is situated in the idyllic tropical surroundings of Playa de Bávaro. It is a boutique style resort that offers something for everyone, including families, couples and individuals. The hotel is a 23-minute drive from the airport along the Av Barceló.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a great choice for families and is located in the vibrant Turístico del Este district of Punta Cana. The resort has everything a family needs to keep every member comfortable and entertained. The hotel is a 30-minute drive from Punta Cana International Airport.
Situated in a prime location between beautiful gardens and the exciting Playa Bavaro, the Iberostar Bavaro Suites are a family-friendly resort that boasts a children's playground and babysitting services. The hotel is located roughly 7 1/2 miles from the resort.
Tortuga Bay Hotel boasts an on-site nature reserve and a scuba diving center to get your romantic getaway off to an exciting start. The hotel is located a short 7-minute journey from the airport.
For those looking for time away from the kids, Portblue Le Sivory Punta Cana is an adult-only hotel located in one of the most remote stretches of Punta Cana. It's situated just 40 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport.
For those looking for luxury, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is a must, consisting of 34 freestanding suites offering stunning views and private pools. Amenities extend to full-service spas, a private beach club and even a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. It can be reached from the airport in under 20 minutes by heading southeast on the Cap Cana.
If you want to keep close to the beach and enjoy a spectacular ocean view, the Paradisus Palma Real is a five-star luxury resort located on the world-famous Bavaro Beach. The nearest airport can be reached by driving southwest along Avenida Alemania and Av Barceló for 25 minutes.
Located in the Calle Marcio Veloz Maggiolo a mere 2 minutes from the nearest beach, the Riviera Punta Cana Eco Travelers is considered one of the best value-for-money hotels in Punta Cana. It features a barbecue, children's playground and an on-site bar.
The B and B Playa Mattila is another budget-friendly hotel that offers quality. It is located just a 14-minute walk from Dolphin Island Park and boasts a private beach area, non-smoking rooms and free wifi.
Both locations are within 25 minutes of Punta International airport.