If you plan to go out at night in Punta Cana's many nightclubs and bars, bring appropriate clothes. You should also wear a poncho in case of rain and water shoes if you plan to practice water sports or snorkel. If you decide to hike the various mountains, fish or visit some waterfalls, you'll want to have versatile clothing. You should wear waterproof shorts or tights, tank tops and sports shoes.
Punta Cana is a small town that offers more than 32 kilometers of beach territory, golf courses and some local places to try local cuisine. Whether you're exploring Punta Cana or spending the day relaxing on the beach, the last thing you'll want to do is stop somewhere to recharge your phone or camera. The driest months are from February to April, although the driest months in Punta Cana are as rainy as the wettest months on the south coast. A trip to Punta Cana is not only endless blue waters and white sands, although they are also beautiful.
A popular destination for tourists from all over the world, Punta Cana welcomes swimmers, divers and beach lovers to enjoy its year-round tropical climate and beautiful beaches. You may decide to try your hand at kayaking, bodyboarding, or any of the many water sports you can explore in Punta Cana. Most large resorts in Punta Cana serve bottled or filtered water (free of charge) and provide bottled water in the bathrooms for brushing your teeth. Tap water in Punta Cana isn't safe to drink, but instead of using endless single-use plastic water bottles, opt for a greener option.
While Spanish is the official language, most people in tourist cities like Punta Cana speak quite competent English. Tapas may vary depending on what activities you plan to participate in, so keep this in mind when deciding what to pack for Punta Cana. If you feel a more adventurous atmosphere, climb the Bahoruco River to La Plaza, explore the iguanas and flamingos in the Oviedo Lagoon, ride dune buggies in Punta Cana or go ziplining in the mountainous jungle.