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Things to do in Punta Cana
Written and photographed by guest blogger Mark from Southwest Missouri.
Punta Cana is known for its beaches and the sands in front of all-inclusive resorts are like a pedestrian highway of beach walkers. For those who grow fatigued with the all-inclusive scene, want to explore but remain near the surf, the search for public bars and restaurants is not only fun but necessary for vacation survival. The crawl could be done solo or as a couple, but it’s great in a group.
In early March 2011 our group of ten walked approximately three miles from the Ocean Blue & Sand Resort waaaaay down to Los Corales. Hunger and thirst prevailed. With all the private resorts along the way, where do you stop for food & beverage refueling? Find out here… Read More→
Driving there you pass through the little town of El Macao, and as you reach the crest of the hill you’ll see the beautiful sight of Macao beach spread out before you. Read More→
Have you ever wanted to try surfing in Punta Cana? Well you can at Macao Surf Camp!
Macao Surf Camp owners Rafael and Gustavo have been surfing in the Dominican Republic since they were youngsters. Gustavo was one of the first to surf in the Dominican Republic back in 1965 at El Chinchorro/Red Beach in Santo Domingo. Together they bring a wealth of surfing experience to Punta Cana. Read More→
Here’s a video by CNN about the importance of preserving Punta Cana’s coral reefs
gracias to DR1.com for the heads up
Here’s a beautifully shot video of the effects of Hurricane Earl on Punta Cana, 31 August – 1 Sept 2010. Hurricane Earl was a Cat 4 strength hurricane which luckily passed way north of the Dominican Republic. It brought a lot of rain but no damage was done to the island. This video shows the resultant spectacular surf swells at Macao beach, Punta Cana.
Enjoy the video