Explore Punta Cana

Punta Cana is known for its gorgeous beaches, tall palm trees and clear waters, but outside of the resorts, there is also a plethora of food, entertainment, adventure, and shopping destinations to ensure that you will never run out of things to do here at Punta Cana! Step outside of your comfort zone, immerse yourself in the local culture, and discover the gorgeous habitats in Punta Cana to your vacation experience an unforgettable one. 

Tours and Excursions

Visit a Nexus Tour Representative on-site to learn more about the activities and tours offered, or visit their website here.  

Restaurants and Bars


Punta Cana is a town full of culture, with something for all types of palates. Every day is a great opportunity to try a new restaurant! From Italian cafés to Japanese cuisine, the mix of international cuisine found here will leave you speechless. 

Huracán Café & Bistro

Located in Los Corales Beach, Bavaro, this Italian café is the perfect setting for romantic dinners next to the beach, private events, and groups who are simply looking for a relaxing evening. With its amazing view of the beach, this café also serves as a popular wedding venue. 

Pearl Beach Club

The Pearl Beach Club in Cabeza de Toro Beach is the premiere beachfront venue in Punta Cana for live music, great food, and luxury fun. The restaurant here offers an assortment of Mediterranean and Caribbean fusion dishes, combining the rich flavors of the region. Find out more here

Little John Beach

Located on the outskirts of Cap Cana on Juanillo Beach, Little John Beach is known for its unique ambience, tropical beach, cold drinks, creative meals, and good music. This restaurant offers delicious Caribbean and international cuisine - try one of their fresh seafood dishes! 

Pranama Restaurant

Discover authentic, homemade Indian food at this intimate restaurant in the middle of the town in Bávaro. Specialties here include rice dishes, samosas and pakoras – discover the full menu here. 

Attractions


Discover inner sense of adventure and explore all that Punta Cana has to offer! From protected nature reserves to magical lagoons, there is much to see all around.

Hoyo Azul

Hoyo Azul is Punta Cana’s most renowned cenote, with a stunning lagoon of crystalline, azure waters at the base of a towering limestone cliff. Take a dip in this natural pool, or take an eco-tour around Hoyo Azul to discover the amazing ecosystems in the Dominican Republic. 

Bavaro Adventure Park

The park offers the newest and best adventure attraction in open-air adventure parks in the world, with a flight simulator, a climbing garden, and a waterfall pool among the many attractions offered here. This park will push you to your limits, and you can experience the thrilling sensation of overcoming your own challenges. Find out more here.  

Isla Saona

Saona Island is a popular destination for tourists from all over the Dominican Republic, as fleets of catamarans and small motorboats arrive on organized excursions every day. This island is known for its beaches, and has been used on numerous occasions by directors as an exotic desert island setting for movies and commercials. 

Canopy Adventure Zip Line

Take the dare to have some fun with bold zip lines in the Anamuya jungle! Located next to the Higuey village, Canopy Adventure Zip Line offers amazing bird’s-eye views of the Punta Cana landscape and tropical greenery. Take a walk along the jungle trails to learn about the beautiful flora and fauna of the natural habitat, and have fun on the eight zip lines offered at this attraction. Learn more here.  

Entertainment


At night, Punta Cana comes to life with nightclubs and live shows, ready to fulfill all your entertainment needs! Venture into town and discover the best there is to offer with unique performances, live music, and amazing venues for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Coco Bongo Show & Disco

You won’t believe your eyes when you walk through the entrance of this entertainment paradise. Coco Bongo Show & Disco is a combination of Cirque du Soleil, a concert, a theatre, a disco, and everything else! Dancers, trapeze artists, gymnasts, and famous movie scenes all combine to create unique performances that will leave you feeling amazed. Find out more here.

Imagine Disco Night Club

This multi-roomed cave will leave you breathless from the moment you walk into this incredible club. Dance the night away, savor one of their signature cocktails, and be entertained by their fire-breathing bartenders. Learn more here

Shopping


Take a tour around the main shopping centres in Punta Cana! These are great places to stock up on coffee, cigars, beer and Dominican treats. Take home locally-made souvenirs to surprise your loved ones and to remember your vacation in paradise.  

Plaza San Juan Shopping Center

San Juan Shopping Center, located in the heart of Punta Cana, is a unique plaza with more than 69 shops and multiple spaces for fun and entertainment. Here, you can find parks, bars, restaurants, local shops, and brand name stores. Find out more here.

Palma Real Shopping Village

Palma Real Shopping village is the most exclusive shopping mall and entertainment centre in the Dominican Republic. Located in Bávaro, it is best known for its high-end stores, local artisan crafts, and restaurants. Learn more here