Punta Cana is located right on the easternmost region of the Dominican Republic. The name of the stunning resort is originated from the cane palms in the area and it has been popular as a holiday resort among tourists for decades. Travelers can enjoy white sandy beaches with palm trees around and furthermore, the crystal clear water stretches out to 32 km long beaches - surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Punta Cana is one of the most stunning areas of the Dominican Republic and officially owns one of the best beaches of the world!
In his first trip to the stupendous region, Christopher Columbus noted the silver-tipped appearance of the area’s prominent mountain. As “plata” is Spanish for “silver,” Columbus christened it “Monte de Plata,” and the city became known as Puerto de Plata. Since then it is referred to by its abbreviated name—and it continues to draw curious and adventurous visitors. Luring vacationers much as it had Columbus, Puerto Plata is one of the Dominican Republic’s most renowned cities. Lending to a bright culture of friendly people and recreational activities, Puerto Plata will exceed even your wildest and greatest of expectations.