information to know about the Punta Cana tourism before traveling to
the Dominican Republic
At the vast majority of the resorts found at Punta Cana, you will find the staff to be well prepared to communicate with guests. In most cases they can speak English, French and other languages. There are exceptions of course, but the management in many places has been making an effort to improve the staff’s training in order to provide a better service to the guests in the hotels.
The Punta Cana tourism benefits greatly from the way local
handle the currency. Fortunately for the visitors of this beautiful
part of the Caribbean, most of the resorts and local businesses accept
USD and Euros for their transactions so there is no real need for
exchanging to the local currency. As a matter of fact most stores show
the price of items in both USD and the Peso.
Capital of the
Santo Domingo (Most populated city in the country.)
Roman Catholic (the official one)
Tropical maritime with an average temperature of 80-86°F
809, 829, 849
Electricity: 110 volts, 60 cycles
Once you travel to the Dominican Republic you might notice how electrical outlets can be different from the ones in your country. This is very true for travelers from the European continent which often uses 220 volts for their devices instead of the 110 used in North America and the Dominican Rep.
If your appliances don't use this kind of voltage, you will
need to get
an adapter, converter and/or
the Punta Cana Tourism: Passport, tourist
card (you will have to purchase it at the airport for 10 USD
Republic Ministry of Tourism: email@example.com
Punta Cana International Airport, PUNTA CANA INTL
Civil Aviation Organization): MDPC
Grupo Punta Cana
Ave. Abraham Lincoln No. 960
Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana
Punta Cana International
Airport: +1 809-959-2376
You are able to make calls from the
resort you are staying at, but are very costly. Another choice is to
call from the town. You can call from your cell phone, which will add
additional charges for the roaming service of your company. If you have
to call from the Dominican Republic the best option is to take with you
a local prepaid sim card to call while you are there, many companies
offer them at affordable prices; your cell phone will need to be
compatible with the frequency of the sim card.
Before you travel to Punta Cana is important to know where you can get medical attention.
Centro Medico Punta Cana: +1 809-552-1506
Hospiten Bavaro: +1 809-686-1414 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This hospital is approximately 15 minutes away from the Punta Cana International Airport, you can go there by accessing the exit highway of the airport, then take the right with direction to Bavaro.
The main part of their mission is to proportionate and guarantee the security in the country’s tourism sector.
The national police coordinate the police operations in the national area and serve as channel of communication with other departments.
If you really want to know what the Punta Cana tourism is about you have to try the delightful local cooking which is loved by many visitors.
Restaurants in Punta Cana
Eating at the hotel is ok but if you want to get a different perspective of the region’s cuisine checking the local restaurants will open your eyes. The food in the region is simply amazing so if you want to experience delicious dishes in your vacation a little trip around the area is a must.
Some of the most popular restaurants in Punta Cana are:
Captain Cook, located in El Cortecito, phone: +1 809-552-0645
Jellyfish, located between Melia Caribe Tropical Resort and IFA Villas, +1 809-840-7684 and 809-868-3040, email: email@example.com
Huracan Café, located at Los Corales, Punta Cana 1- 809-552-1046
El Pulpo Cojo, located at El Cortecito, +1 809-552-0909, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
La Yola Restaurant, located at Punta Cana Resort and Club, Punta Cana Dominican Republic, +1 809-959-2262
Another important part of the Punta Cana tourism is mingling with the locals in their activities after sunset.
There is a lot to do during the day in Punta Cana but that doesn’t mean you will get bored at night. In addition to all the shows and things you can do at the resort you are staying, there is always the alternative to go other places.
Some bars and clubs nearby:
Coyote disco bar, Bavaro
Hard Rock Café, Palma Real Village, El Cortecito, +1 809-552-0594, email: email@example.com
Areito Disco, Caribe Club Princess Hotel, Bavaro beach, +1 809-687-7788 and +1 829-222-7400, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Imagine Nightclub, Bavaro, +1 809-466-1049
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