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Things to do in Punta Cana
The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park and Reserve is a 1500 acre private reserve owned and maintained by the Puntacana Ecological Foundation. It’s located on the grounds of the Puntacana Hotel (See map 7).
The Indigenous Eyes (Ojos Indigenas) are crystal clear, freshwater lagoons fed by the underground river Yauya. The Taino Indians referred to the lagoons as “eyes” because of their shape. They are part of a lowland subtropical forest situated on top of limestone, and home to over 500 species of plants and 100 species of birds. Read More→
We keep finding more and more interesting articles involving Grupo Puntacana – the owners of Puntacana Resort & Club, Tortuga Bay Villas and the Puntacana Ecological Foundation.
This particular video features Danny Forster, the host of the Discovery Channel’s Build It Bigger and Professor of Architecture at Harvard University, who recently brought his students to Puntacana Resort & Club to study its methods of sustainable development. Danny talks to Jake Kheel, the Director of Puntacana Ecological Foundation, about their long term plans for sustainable tourism in Punta Cana. Read More→
James Currie, the Steve Irwin of bird watching, recently visited Punta Cana to make a video about the endangered Ridgway’s Hawk. Most of it was filmed on the grounds of Puntacana Resort & Club with collaboration from the Puntacana Ecological Foundation.
Also featured in the videos are rhinoceros iguanas, the solenodon (an extremely rare, venomous shrew like creature who’s origins date back to prehistoric times ie. 76 million years ago) and the hutia (a Caribbean rodent facing extinction). Read More→
Punta Cana golf courses are some of the best in the Caribbean making it a popular destination for golfers. Punta Espada golf course is listed amongst the world’s finest and has been ranked by GolfWeek Magazine as No. 1, in both 2009 and 2010, in the Caribbean and Mexico. In March 2010 it was the venue for The Cap Cana Championship – part of the PGA Champion Tour.
Punta Espada, Faldo Legacy, La Cana and Corales are all set in spectacular coastal locations. Cocotal Golf course is located inland but is also a beautifully kept course and in the less expensive price bracket. Read More→