Punta Cana Beaches are among the most beautiful in the world and offer a recreation area for young and old to enjoy.
The beaches around Punta Cana and Bavaro, are full of white sand and beautifully maintained. The clear blue waters lined with tall palms, seem to go on forever. The calm waters around the Punta Cana area make for great swimming, especially for youngger children, and are ideal for water sports as well. All beaches offer a wide range of excursion, water sports, and beach activities including beach volley ball, boat tours, paragliding and sailing trips. Most of the beaches offer guided instructions and classes for diving and other water sports ranging from beginner courses for children and advanced training for professionals.
There are various diving packages available ranging from $ 41 for one dive with your own equipment to $ 800 for 25 dives and equipment is also available to rent on the spot. There are also diving tours available for those who prefer them. Prices of these tours may vary from $ 200 to $ 1,200 depending on the kind of package offered. Before taking part in these activities it is advised that visitors carry a doctor's note stating your fitness level.
In Punta Cana, there are a lot of large, all-inclusive resorts along the beach that seem like small, self-contained cities. Resorts like the Bavaro Beach, Paradisus, Iberostar and others offer everything from swimming and water sports activities, different restaurant and nightlife options, casinos, golf courses, spas, tropical gardens and even mini-zoos. Some resorts have fresh lagoons and provide facilities for visitors to snorkel amongst a fantastic array of sea creatures.
Some beaches are children-friendly while others have big waves, strong undertow and rocks. Visitors are advised to stick to the shore whenever in doubt. As with anywhere else in the world, the same rules apply in Punta Cana. It is best not to take a swim soon after a meal. Avoid swimming alone and leave your valuables at the hotel in order not to risk losing them.