Punta Cana Day Trips

At Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, we want our guests to experience all that the magnificent east coast of the Dominican Republic has to offer. This Travel Tuesday, we’re highlighting the exciting nearby attractions to visit during your stay!  Visit for a few hours or take a day trip to explore this historic area.

History enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to Altos de Chavón, a fascinating recreation of a 16th century Mediterranean village on a cliff overlooking the Río Chavón. Walk along cobblestone streets and enjoy the detailed craftsmanship as you take in the architectural grandeur of the past. Other historical spots to visit include Santo Domingo, the capitol city of the Dominican Republic and Higuey, a small historical town renowned for its large Basilica honoring the Virgen de la Altagracia, patron saint of the Dominican Republic.

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Altos de Chavón is an easy day trip from Breathless Punta Resort & Spa. Photo credit: http://casadecampoliving.com 

Day-long excursions are perfect to add some excitement to any vacation. Take a catamaran, sail or speedboat to the scenic island of Isla Saona, located off the south-east tip of the Dominican Republic, where you can experience the incredible turquoise water and beauty of the limestone cliffs. Or visit Isla Catalina, a small offshore island located approximately 1.5 miles from the mainland. With an incredible coral reef, it’s perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving.

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The stunning natural beauty of Isla Saona. Photo credit: Dominican-guide.info. 

For superior golfing, beautiful beaches and a luxurious shopping area, visit La Romana, located about 1.5 hours southwest of Punta Cana. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic, it’s sure to keep you entertained all day long.

Book your stay at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa today and discover the adventures that await you!

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