Things to do in Punta Cana

Thing to to in punta cana

Things to do in Punta Cana outside the hotels

There' s a lot of thing to do in Punta Cana outside the resorts, Punta Cana is an excellence touristic area, known in the worldwide for its typical white sand beaches and crystal clear waters that seem Caribbean postcards. With over 40 miles of white sand beaches, palm trees, a turquoise sea and the luxurious and spacious resorts, its infrastructure make it the most visited tourist destination in the Caribbean with resorts located directly on the beaches to make an unforgettable holiday.

The beaches around Punta Cana are some of the best in the Caribbean, and without doubt the most spectacular beaches of the entire Dominican Republic. Ask anyone who's been to Punta Cana, and they will tell you that the beaches are among the most picturesque that they've ever seen.

Most resorts in Punta Cana have nightclubs, themed restaurants, Spa, clothing and gifts, many of them also have casinos, golf courses.

But many people wonder "beyond its magnificent resorts and splendorous beaches of Punta Cana, Bavaro and Cap Cana, what other things could I do outside the hotel ?

Colonial Tour and Travel offers a complete tours and activities program departing from your hotel in Punta Cana that you can buy and schedule online prior to your arrival to Dominican Republic.  In Punta Cana there is much to do, there are a vast amount of activities that Colonial Tour and Travel offers for its clients either being in the hotel or booking our tours online. The most popular tours from Punta Cana are: tours to Isla Saona, Catalina Island, Santo Domingo city tour, Jeep Safari 4x4, Dolphin Explorer and swimming with dolphins , Bavaro Splish Splash in speed boats, Marinarium Punta Cana and swim with sharks and manta rays, a spectacular night at the Coco Bongo Downtown

In Punta Cana, Bavaro and Cap Cana there are also an incredible variety of theme parks, stores, restaurants, casinos, discos, bars, shopping centers and attractions you can visit

Attractions and Theme Parks in Punta Cana

Colonial Tour and Travel tours and adventures

Tours & Adventures

Colonial Tour and Travel offers an attractive and complete program of Tours & Activities throughout the Dominican Republic picking you up from all the hotels in Punta Cana, Bavaro and Cap Cana, enjoy our beautiful exciting tours, cultural, adventures, ecological, marine... :.

Saona Island tour

Saona Island

The Saona Island is the Pearl of the Caribbean, has an incredible natural beauty, this is the most attractive tour of the East of the country, Colonial Tour and Travel includes pick-up from your hotel, catamaran, delicious lunch, multilingual tour guide...

Bavaro Adventure Park

Bavaro Adventure Park

It's an entertainment park with 9 challenging attractions with 1,100 acres of virgin nature land, less than one mile from the spectacular Caribbean Sea and close to the Bavaro and Punta Cana hotel zones. The park offers the newest and best adventure attractions in .....

Marinarium Punta Cana

Marinarium Reef Explorer

Marinarium Punta Cana is a beautiful park that invites you to discover the wonders of the reef and the marine life. The park offers an exciting half-day excursion cruise during which you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel with stingrays and nurse sharks. Snorkeling is followed by a beautiful..

Scape Park Cap Cana

Scape Park Cap Cana

Scape Park's main Palapa is located just in the heart of Cap Cana and bellow the dramatic Farallon cliff, which sits 265 feet above sea level. Scape Park promotes all the touristic, sports, cultural and entertainment activities in Cap Cana..

Dolphin Explorer

Dolphin Explorer

Dolphin Explorer is the best place in the Caribbean to swim with dolphins.
Come to Dolphin Explorer with Colonial Tour and Travel and enter a beautiful unique tropical environment where you will discover that contact, and swimming, with dolphins in natural surroundings....

CoCo Bongo

CoCo Bongo Downtown

If you want to spend a complete vacation in Punta Cana, you can't miss CoCo Bongo, the largest disc of Punta Cana, with breathtaking live shows, unlimited drinks where disco club and show theater combine to give you an unforgettable night. Enjoy live musicals like "The Mask"..

Marina Caribbean Platinum

Marina Caribbean

Marina Caribbean VIP Platinum is a beautiful tour in Punta Cana, ideal for those who want to spend a spectacular day in one of the most beautiful beaches of the world in a exclusive beach club, including a ride on a catamaran, snorkeling, a delicious lunch...

Manati Park

Manati Park Punta Cana

Manati Park is a fun theme park situated in Bavaro-Punta Cana, an incredible setting with lush gardens overflowing with orchids and tropical plants. At the park you can enjoy nature in direct contact with the flora and fauna of the Dominican Republic.
During your visit to Manati...

Restaurants in Punta Cana

Marina de Punta Cana. Punta Cana. TEL: 809-959-2262. Enjoy AAA Three Diamond Award-winning La Yola Restaurant, serving the freshest Mediterranean cuisine and seafood in an elegant setting. Modeled on a fishing boat, La Yola restaurant perches on the sea at the Puntacana Resort & Club Marina, with magnificent views of the sparkling turquoise waters.
Hours Lunch - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Dinner 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm. Happy Hour from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Restaurant Capitan Cook
Captain Cook Restaurant is on the beach in Cortecito, next door to Palma's Sand Bar & Restaurant. Captain Cook specialises in seafood.

located close to one of the best commercial areas in Punta Cana, the Plaza San Juan Shopping Center.
The restaurant concept is based on creating a warm environment in which diners can enjoy a reasonably priced meal and have a memorable experience. The restaurant is known for the variety of choices on its menu, its atmosphere, and its good food, all found in one place. The main vision of Noah Restaurant & Lounge is to always offer the best of the best to customers, and to exceed their expectations as much as possible.

The restaurant is appropriate for all age groups, and appeals to every taste, but the common denominator here is the high quality of food. The extensive menu offers international gourmet cuisine including such things as wood oven pizzas, sushi, or a local dish of goat stew. Noah provides this fusion of modern cuisine in an environment that encourages not only good food but also a rewarding experience. Noah Restaurant & Lounge features a wood stove that is used not only for the 20 kinds of pizza available on their menu, but also for preparing fish, pancakes and meats.

Av. Estados Unidos. Bavaro. TEL: 809-468-4116 TEL: 809-468-4646
The restaurant Cappuccino Mare is specialized in Italian food, assorted menu of pasta, pizza, meats, fish and seafood. 

Plaza San Juan. Local D3. TEL: 809-466-0505/809-466-0909
GARUM Gastronomic space with gourmet cuisine ready to go, located in San Juan Shopping Center close to Caribbean Cinemas and  Supermercado Pola

Located in Eden Roc Boutique Hotel
Cap Cana tel 809-469-7469. Showcasing Mediterranean specialties, Eden Roc at Cap Cana's main restaurant presents an unparalleled dining experience for culinary enthusiasts who appreciate the intricacies of fine cuisine.

Inspired by years of research, the menu exudes a journey of flavors and ingredients from Mediterranean cultures and blends local elements with specialties flown in from artisanal suppliers in Europe.

Breakfast offerings include an appetizing buffet spread with traditional favorites and local staples. In the evening, Mediterraneo presents an impeccable menu for four courses.

Cap Cana. Club de Playa Caleton TEL: 809-469-7593
Fish and seafood prepared to perfection, sumptuous gnocchi, linguini, Sushi and fusion cuisine created by our team of culinary experts from Italy and the Dominican Republic. All this along with the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea at every turn will make your experience unforgettable. No wonder that La Palapa by Eden Roc, located in the Caleton Beach Club, is lauded as one of the best restaurants in the Punta Cana area.

Playa Blanca Restaurant is located beach side on the Caribbean sea. This tropical restaurant and bar serves fresh local seafood, grilled meats, and cocktails for lunch and dinner daily. Live music by local musicians featured weekly. Horseback riding, Segway Touring, Kite/ Wind Surfing, bicycle, and golf cart rentals are available onsite. Playa Blanca is also a unique venue for a private event or wedding to remember.
Hours: Lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm; Dinner 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bar is open from 12pm - 10:30pm
Tel : (+1) 809 959 2032


With an spectacular view of the Cap Cana beach in the beautiful cost of with sand, enjoy assorted dishes, drinks , tropical fruits
Tel: (+1) 809- 469-7727

Galerias Punta Cana. Local 31. Punta Cana. TEL: 809-959-0161
International cuisine
Located at Punta Cana Village, just 5 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, Acentos Bistro is the fulfilled dream of owner and chef Miguel O. Roques, known to everyone as Cocay.

Cocay dreamed of creating a high quality Mediterranean restaurant in the Punta Cana area. He wanted to serve the best food in an elegant and classic atmosphere that would be warm and welcoming and created a fabulous restaurant that appeals to adventurous food lovers who want a taste of a European bistro right in Punta Cana.

Balicana is a quaint little Asian restaurant located in Los Corales, just 3 mins walk from the beach the restaurant is next to a pool Los Corales and sits amongst lush vegetation in a pretty, Mediterranean style residential area.
Reservations : (1) 809 802 2712 o (+1) 829 898 4479 Los Corales - BAVARO

This new Italian restaurant in Palma Real Shopping Center, has an excellent quality / price ratio .
A varied menu to try!
Palma Real Shopping Center
Hours : 11:00 am - 11:00 pm .
Tel : (+1 ) 809-455-7828

Chez Mon Ami
With different ideas of the conventional restaurants, the French cuisine has sympathetic & Bar illuminates your creative city Bavaro / Punta Cana.
NAUTICA Square ( Crossing Ave & CORTECITO Germany ) 23000 Bavaro ( Punta Cana )

Restaurant Mamma Luisa.
Located at Plaza Bowling serve lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday , telephone 809-959-2013 . Located in the only shopping center in Punta Cana specialties are Italian dishes . We recommend you order fish prepared in Mediterranean style.

Rincon de Pepe.
Located in Bavaro Shopping Center serves lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday , telephone 809-552-0603 . Located on the ground floor of the shopping center Plaza Bavaro, specialties are the typically Spanish dishes. Note that also prepares paella with seafood or Valencian style , with rabbit, pork and chicken.

Restaurant Jalapeno.
Located in Plaza Las Brisas serving breakfast lunch and dinner , telephone 809-552-1033. Mexican food where you can enjoy burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, tacos and chimichangas Tijuana .

Bars at Punta Cana

Punta Cava , PuntaCana Village
Wine , Tapas and More . Entertainment venue located in Punta Cana. It's a bar you must visit if you are in Punta Cana where you can find an excellent atmosphere of the whole area .
The nights are characterized by the best and most chic Punta Cana where you come for a good drink and you can move to one of the best nights of your life.  An extensive menu of wines, domestic and imported drinks and delicious tapas menu. Located in: Punta Cana Galleries , PUNTACANA Village

La Enoteca
The unique wine bar , worthy of the name ! To be consumed on site ( moderate) or take out.
( Bavaro - Palma Real Shopping Center)
Tel .: 809 552 60 04
Fax: 809 735 . 5023

Steve's Corner Bar
A bar full of enthusiasm, with many beautiful local girls, sporting events broadcast live.
Well, if you're single: Don't miss !
Monday Through Sunday : 9am until 3am
Avenida Espana & Calle Italia
Bavaro / Dom Rep
Tel ; (+1) 829 282-3531

Onno's Bavaro
New restaurant , Music bar in front of the sea open until 4.00am.
Atmosphere and clientele very friendly. Test it, you'll see !
Live DJ Every night from 10pm-4am Serving a variety of food from Tapas to pizza.
Abiertos: De Lunes a Domingo a partir de las 5pm
Monday Madness
Mexican Nigh todos los Miercoles
Ladies Night todos los Jueves
Kick back Sundays 5pm-2am
Happy hour todos los dias 5pm-8pm

BAR & LICOR STORE / Music & Dance Floor The Most famous BAR & LICOR STORE !
Local Music , Dance Floor & DJ's
Adress: Plaza RIVIERA, Av. Espana, Bavaro
Opened every day till 4:00 am

Shopping in Punta Cana

Armani Exchange is the youthful label created by Italian designer and entrepreneur Giorgio Armani. A|X Armani Exchange is accessible Armani, inspired by street-chic culture, fashionable dance music and everything that signifies freedom and personal style.
Palma Real Shopping Village,
Bavaro - Punta Cana
Phone: (+1) 809 552 6042

Royal Palm Plaza Bavaro
This brand is very recognized internationally for his designs of jeans, casual wear and most innovative supplements. One of the keys to its collections is the aim of discontinuing any prescribed fashion, is a touch of innovation and radical without losing attention to detail , quality of materials and production techniques .

KB Stores
KB Stores are a chain of retail accessories for women
influenced by the latest fashion trends (Fashion , Jewellery , gift ..) .
San Juan Shopping Center.
Bavaro / Punta Cana : (+1 ) 809 466 2037

Shop original designs , youth , fresh and fun , especially for women , the line also boasts of Agua Bendita swimwear and Desigual , the Melissa shoes and Indy Hippy designs .
Royal Palm Plaza Bavaro .

Artisan Square Bibijagua
Bibijagua Artisan Square
Playa Bavaro , Punta Cana , Dominican Republic
Office : 809 552 6011 - Mobile: 809 707 3228

The Beard and Chikita
Plaza Bavaro , Local 15
Punta Cana , Dominican Republic
Tel : 829 298 9420 / 364 7909
Specializing in Coral, Larimar , Amber and other varieties
Beautiful and Wood Craft in general

Shop " chic" gifts Punta Cana memories.
If you do not want to give a gift to their classic back, here is the place to do it .
The store has been renovated (price too ) , but the products offered are original , but good quality .

Palma Real Shopping Center
Bavaro - Punta Cana
Dominican Republic


Palma Real Shopping Village
Bavaro - Punta Cana
Dominican Republic
With a wide range of shops and restaurants of world-renowned brands , entertainment venues , banks , pharmacies, beauty salons and aesthetic clinic , messaging and cinema among others. illage . Restaurants and bars open until late at night .

This modern business center is located in the heart of Bavaro, with 83 stores, a supermarket,
7 cinemas Caribbean Cinemas, Drug stores, banks, shops of the most famous brands
Dress in an area of ​​shops , like the gastronomic part offers a variety
options for visitors : Garum Espacio Gourmet , Pizza Hut, Haagen - Dazs
and a gallery with different options for everyone in the shopping area.

Just minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport , Puntacana Village offers a safe, family atmosphere with all the comforts and amenities of a modern urban area. Puntacana Village has both residential and commercial real estate in Dominican Republic , an international school , a Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, great shopping and restaurants in Punta Cana , churches , financial institutions, medical facilities, and a gym top level .

Disco at Punta Cana

JEWEL Disco Club
The "Jewel Disco Club" is located in Palma Real Center (Bavaro, Punta Cana).
In this new Disco Club, there are three different areas on 3 floors!
An impressive show lights, different DJ's with reasonable prices.
Opened every days since 11.00pm to
For Information & Reservations : (+1) 829.839.3371

3 Dance Floors with all types of Music.
Fairly large nightclub frequented by many tourists.
Weddings , Corporate Events on request on : (+1) 809 466 1049
Carretera Arena Gorda &
Cruce Coco loco (Plaza St Juan).
Tel: (+1) 809 466 1040

ORO Night Club
ORO Nightclub has 35 VIP tables distributed in 3 levels , with a international selected areas.
Open from Wednesday to Saturday only .
One Big Event" each month with Famous DJ'S
Inside the "Hard Rock Casino"
Blvd. Turistico del Este, km 28.
Macao / Bavaro (Punta Cana)

Features two lower floors with Latin music and disco for up to 400 people and on top MANGU known SKY ( Temple of Techno House in Punta Cana / Bavaro ) .
Check Hotel Flamenco
Bavaro ( La Altagracia , DR )
Mon - Dim: 23:00 to 5:00
Tel: (+1 ) 809 221 8787

Pacha Disco
The Pacha nightclub is located in the RIU resort complex . It also has two rooms of music, Latin and international . The atmosphere is very good and local Dominicans are mixed , most of the hotel's workers and close , along with the tourists . Good cocktails and drinks are served all tastes . Entertainment shows 2 times per week are presented. The disco is open at 11pm and close at 4am.

The club is a fun Areito private club is located in the Caribe Club Princess Punta Cana. The name Areito is a term that comes from the Taino Indians in their language meant " dance of the gods." That is why the club is decorated with different objects and materials aspect of the Taino Indian . It has a large screen where music videos are projected throughout the night . The atmosphere is fantastic .

Spa in Punta Cana

Flavio Acuna. Medicina Natural.
Los Corales de Bavaro
Bavaro. Dominican Republic

SPA Center - Golf Suites
Especialistas en Peluqueria / Manicure / Salon de Belleza y Masajes / Beauty center / Centro de Estetica y Tratamientos Corporales Golf Suites - El Cocotal (frente a la Palma Real Shopping Center). Bavaro - Punta Cana . Tel : (+1) 809 552 8803 Mob :(+1) 829 996 6035 Mail :

Advanced Medical Institute Specializing in these professional services : Beauty Salon HEALTH , Medical Spa for Laser treatment, Nutrition, Laser & Cosmetic Revitalization. Address : Av. Alemania, Plaza Artistica . El Cortecito, Bavaro, Dominican Republic Hours : 9-1.00pm to 3-6:00 pm Phone : (809) 552-1653

Golf courses in Punta Cana


Tel : +1 888 554 3215
Iberostar Bavaro Golf & Club , created by the famous designer PB Dye, is distinguished by its severe undulations and holes crosswind , you'll enjoy a unique design. A journey that will delight any lover of the sport throughout his 18 spectacular holes .

Tel : 809 688 5587
Of the five golf courses at Cap Cana, three are designed by Jack Nicklaus. The first field in Cap Cana, Punta Espada, is already included among the best in the world .
Punta Espada enjoys a privileged environment to have all 18 holes overlooking the Caribbean Sea and 8 of them facing the sea, making it an irresistible field for golfers . Its design incorporates the natural features of the landscape topography : the cliffs , the beach, the creeks and greenery , ensuring the enjoyment of golfers of all levels, including those who participate in world championships . With its exceptional clubhouse including Hole 19 Bar, the Bella Vista Restaurant, spacious changing rooms and lockers, a super equipped Pro Shop and a relaxing lounge entertainment .

Tel : 809 730 6765
Designed by Jose Pepe Gancedo, six -time European champion , Cocotal Golf day today is undoubtedly regarded as the best course in the area of Bavaro.
Cocotal Golf & Country is a championship golf course with 27 holes , defined as a route of lakes and strategically placed sand traps , artfully crafted and full of pleasant surprises.
A clubhouse , a pro -shop , a snack bar and Restaurant ( Hole 19) , Dressing Room, Lockers, Golf Academy, Driving Range , Putting Green and Golf Carts .

Tel : 809 959 2262
The wonderful ocean view from La Cana Golf Course will captivate the most discerning golf design connoisseurs, while its rich greens challenge the toughest competitors. After one round, avid enthusiast and player, as well as the more casual , you will understand why Golf Magazine has compared La Cana to Pebble Beach and declared it the number one golf course in the Caribbean. Designed by PB ​​Dye , La Cana boasts fourteen ocean view holes with four right on the edge of the water, and Paspalum grass of the sea art allows the maintenance will have minimal impact on the environment. No player who is serious can take a vacation and play golf in the Caribbean without testing his punches in this wonderful country