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Summer is in full swing and comes with an increased demand for breathtaking beach destinations. The call for beach vacations is so high that it is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels by a record amount.
Most people have been cooped up at home for almost 2 years, you can easily see how much people long to go to a nice sandy beach.
Most travelers can’t wait to hit the DR’s breathtaking beaches in July. It comes as travel booking site Expedia announced with a detailed list of the most searched beach destinations for the month of July is Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
There’s 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 the longest white-sand coastlines in the entire Caribbean. In fact, there are over 30 miles of coastline.
Punta Cana is truly a piece of paradise made for relaxation and beach views.
Punta Cana is ideally located where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic Ocean. It is the perfect location that creates the perfect environment for all-inclusive resorts to set up shop to welcome wine and food tourists from around the world.
You can find these hotels all along the coast, from the northern tip to just south of Cap Cana.
Punta Cana has something for everyone! Family vacations that allow you to relax while entertaining the children in the water parks and multimedia centers.
On the other hand, you have an extremely welcoming environment for couples and honeymooners. They can indulge in all kinds of activities, from remote boat tours to candlelit dinners to couples massages.
What is so incredibly remarkable about Puna Cana is not only the sandy beaches and calm blue waters, but it is also a top destination for golfers.
Yes, golfing in Punta Cana is really a thing. There are 10 courses laid out all over the island that are a golfer’s dream.
Punta Cana also has a wellness center for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Wherever you are in Punta Cana, you can discover one of the 11 Blue Flag certified beaches. These beaches are rewarded with a label of eco-responsible excellence signifying their respect for the environment and sustainable for tourism.
Punta Cana is home to hundreds of malls, boutiques, and beachfront bars.
If you feel like taking a break from the sandy beaches, there are plenty of adventures waiting for you.
Relax at Indigenous Ojos where you can cool off in freshwater lagoons and even find access to zip lines and be able to go on caving expeditions.
Explore the countryside by going on a game drive. Along the way, you will become a witness of fantastic butcher shops and authentic Dominican sugar cane plantations.
It’s clear that in Punta Cana there is more than enough to do during the day, but what about nighttime activities?
The youngest can dance the night away in the modern discos of Punta Cana. On the other hand, people looking for a quieter evening have the option of wine and dining at the upscale marinas and lounges. Here, hand-rolled cigars await travellers.
Getting to Punta Cana
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is your best option when determining how to get to Punta Cana. PUJ is the most connected airport in the Caribbean.
It receives flights from 26 countries and helps more than 2 million travelers connect to their destinations each year.
The area is also a cruise destination due to Cap Cana Marinawhich now hosts small exotic cruise ships.
The Oscar de la Renta highway is the best way for travelers to get to the beaches of La Romana and a range of attractions, Santo Domingo and its colonial city are also nearby and accessible with this highway. It only takes 2h30 to reach the capital.
Expedia’s list of the three most popular beach destinations for July also has a few other editions. This includes Cancun and Turks and Caicos.
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