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|Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): 1 km from city centre|
If youÃ¢ÂÂre looking for a spot to enjoy a beach vacation, look no further than Punta Cana, the jewel in the Dominican Republic's crown. Start planning your trip to Punta Cana with cheap flights to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) onboard Jet Blue, American Airlines, US Airways, Copa Airlines, among others.
The weather is fine practically year-round with the hottest months falling between April and November. Luckily Punta Cana is never more than a few hours away, so you can even find cheap last minute flights quite easily to the Dominican Republic.
A non-stop flight to Punta Cana from New York takes 4 hours.
Punta Cana is home to some of the world's most glorious white sandy beaches. It's no wonder this place is so popular! When you're not at the beach, be sure to plan trips to visit Santo Domingo, Manati Park and Altos de Chavon with a rental car.
Manati Park: There's so much to do at this family-friendly attraction including swimming with dolphins, riding horses and visiting the aquariums to see dozens of varieties of tropical fish.
Altos de Chavon: Take a trip back in time to this artist's village that looks just like a 16th century Mediterranean village. It's located on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Chavon River. Tour artist studios, attend a craft workshop and enjoy some traditional Dominican cuisine.
Santo Domingo: This is the first European settlement in the Western Hemisphere and the city has carefully preserved a number of its colonial buildings. The first Cathedral of the Americas still stands, as does the remarkable Alcazar de Colon.
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Resorts are definitely the way to go when you're searching for a hotel in Punta Cana. Resorts can organize day trips for you and offer the best when it comes to nightlife. Prices tend to rise drastically between December and March so book early!