Sands and spas
Punta Cana holidays offer you the pristine white sandy beaches and crystal clear Caribbean Seas the Dominican Republic’s Coconut Coast is so well known for. It’s the perfect destination for couples who want to relax in style on a romantic break, with historic towns and tropical islands thrown into the bargain. Families will find 5-star hotels with all the amenities and facilities they need for an active holiday, while those wanting to explore can head into the tropical rainforests and mountains behind the town.
Spend your days soaking up the warm Caribbean sun on the soft, white sandy beach, enjoying refreshments, and snacks brought straight to your lounger. Backing the beaches are chic bars and restaurants where you can indulge in fresh seafood and locally grown produce delicately spiced with local flavours. If you want to explore the culture, take a day trip to Santo Domingo, which is one of the oldest settlements in the New World.
Luxury holidays in Punta Cana give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and picture perfect setting the Caribbean is so well known for. It’s home to some fantastic luxury hotels and resorts where you can spend your days in the spa, on the white sands of the beach, in your elegant guest room or soaking up the sun by the swimming pool. When it comes to activities book a romantic boat trip to some of the area’s most idyllic desert islands, or try some of the watersports available.
Choose Sovereign for your luxury holidays in Punta Cana and relax into holiday mode, knowing we’ve taken care of all the little details. We’ve selected some of the very best hotels in the area, including Zoetry Agua Punta Cana. This upmarket hotel is located right on the beach and set out in the style of a Caribbean village, with thatched roofs, rustic guest rooms, and pretty waterways winding through luscious gardens.
Flight time from the UK to the Dominican Republic is around 8 hours 30 minutes.
Transfer time from Punta Cana airport to Punta Cana is approximately 20 minutes.
The Dominican Republic benefits from a year-round tropical climate. The driest months on the island are December through to April, when average highs are around toasty 29 degrees. May through to November are the hottest months, with highs in the low 30s, however with the heat comes rainfall - rain storms do pass quickly, however.
British citizens will require a tourist card (US$10) – you can get these on arrival at the airport.
Most hotels and restaurants add a 10% service charge to the bill. Taxi drivers will expect 10% of the total fare.
The official language of Dominican Republic is Spanish. English is widely spoken around the resorts of Playa Bayahibe, Punta Cana and Uvero Alto, too.