Punta Cana: excursions and much more
When visiting the resort Barceló Punta Cana, guests find themselves in the midst of one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations in the Caribbean. Located on the eastern shore of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is surrounded by white sand beaches, crystal blue water and ancient rain forests.
What is important to know about Punta Cana excursions? The area is convenient to pristine coral reefs, natural preserves, mountains and forests. The nearby cities are filled with both modern and ancient wonders. There are even underground caves and ruins to explore!
Things to do in Punta Cana
There are many things to do in Punta Cana. To help visitors fully enjoy this wonderful place, the Barceló Punta Cana offers its guests a unique selection of tours. These provide experiences that help to create memories for a lifetime.
A great place to start is with a trip to Saona Island. Another great option is the Altos de Chavón, a unique place that recreates a Mediterranean town of the XVI century on the shores of the Chavón river to scale.
After, why not catch a bus to the bustling city of Santo Domingo? More than 500 years old, this city, with about one million residents, is the oldest city of North America colonized by the Europeans. The city’s architecture is a very important part of its appeal, and the boom of its economy also attracts visitors who want to enjoy luxury shopping, first class entertainment and innovative cuisine.
Guests at the Barceló Punta Cana also have a large selection of options to explore the natural wonders of the area.
Jeep safaris, 4x4 tours, driving a buggy and also tours by helicopter, offering guests the possibility of seeing the mountains, the beaches and the tropical forests both from land and air. For those guests who love water activities, there are tours that offer underwater spearfishing, scuba diving in the coral reef or even swimming with dolphins.
At the Barceló Punta Cana hotel we really hope to share the magical atmosphere of the Dominican Republic with our guests. Our tours in Punta Cana offer something for every traveler, from a trip by sea, land or air, a zipline tour through the old jungle, a picnic next to an impressive waterfall, or simply a horse ride along the beach.
Enjoy the Caribbean from the moment you land!
Book the transfer service you want directly at Barcelo.com. You don't need to worry about anything, you just need to arrive here in this paradise and we will take care of all the rest. To do so, we provide different transfer services that you can reserve in step 3 of the booking process, after selecting your room type.
We offer private transfer from and/or to:
- Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 45 (each way in a bus for up to 6 passengers)
- Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 195 (each way in a bus for up to 6 passengers)
Fares each way: One to 6 people.
We offer shared transfer from and/or to:
- Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): US$15 (Price per person per trip)
- Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 120 (price each way per person)
Fares each way: up to 2 people.
In order to reserve your transfer, include the following information in the Requests section when you make your hotel reservation:
- Name and surname of the guests
- Arrival and departure flight number. Once the transfer has been selected, we will contact you to confirm the arrival and departure date.
If you have any questions about the airport transfer service, please contact: email@example.com
Leisure and entertainment at the hotel Barceló Punta Cana
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Saona Island and Altos de Chavón
Altos de Chavón will take you back in time to 16th century Mediterranean Europe. With spectacular views of the Chavón River, this village has become a mecca for artists with its famous amphitheater. Live the unique experience of riding a speedboat across the Caribbean Sea, where you can enjoy the transparent waters of the natural swimming pool. On a catamaran and to the rhythm of 'vitamina' and 'merengue' - those who love sailing, the sea and nature will round up a wonderful day. A tailor-made excursion.
Opening hours: 7 am - 6 pm Tuesdays and Saturdays
Price: USD 99 (Adult) - USD 50 (Children)
Santo Domingo Bus
Use this opportunity to explore the oldest city in North America and visit its best cultural treasures. Stroll through its colonial streets, as well as its historic and cultural monuments. We will visit the first cathedral in the New World, a fine example of 16th century architecture, Las Casas Reales Museum, among others. Also with a panoramic view of the modern city.
Opening hours: 7 am - 8 pm Wednesdays and Fridays
Price: USD 85 (Adults) - USD 43 (Children)
Going off the beaten path in 4x4s is the perfect way to discover areas deemed inaccessible to any other type of vehicle. Sugar cane fields, coffee and cocoa plantations, cockfights, mountains, horse rides, beaches and orthographic changes, make this excursion a 'must' to really get to know the country.
Hours of operation: 7.50 am - 6 pm Daily
Price: USD 99 (Adult) - USD 50 (Children)
This adventure exceeds the limits of the unknown where your dream world becomes intertwined with reality. Horse ride, walk through the jungle. And descend into one of the world's largest caves. Discover the beauty of the darkness of its colorful tunnels and the magical whisper of its subterranean rivers. Endless adrenaline!
Hours of operation: 7 am - 6.30 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Price: USD 155 (Adults) - USD 110 (Children)
Spend an entire day in the mountains on an adventure safari. If you've ever had a fantasy about navigating through tropical beaches and rainforests, traversing rivers and climbing mountain tops, let us make your dreams come true!
Hours of operation: 7.50 am - 5.30 pm Daily
Price: USD 90 (Adults) - USD 60 (Children)
Join us on a fascinating adventure that lets you enjoy the sun and the sea while rowing your own boat to the coral reef. We'll provide all the snorkeling equipment you need once there.
Hours of operation: 8.30 am - 11.30 am Daily
Price: USD 75 (Adults) - USD 50 (Children)
Discover the eastern coast's most picturesque spots that range from mangroves and coconut palms to beautiful Atlantic beaches. Enjoy a half-day excursion.
Hours of operation: 8.30 am - 11.30 am Daily
Price: USD 59 (Adults) - USD 30 (Children)
Explore the Dominican Republic's prettiest coast and become awestruck by its lush vegetation, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and the most important hotel chains in Punta Cana. A panoramic view that will exceed anything you can imagine.
Hours of operation: 9.45 am - 11.30 am
Price: USD 89
Manati Park Entry
Experience the thrill of seeing and touching exotic animals, participate in exciting shows and don’t miss your chance to swim with the dolphins. An experience of a lifetime.
Hours of operation: 8.30 am - 10.30 am
Price: USD 35 (Adults) - USD 20 (Children)
Swim with the Dolphins
Schedule: daily Price: USD 125
Deep Sea Fishing
We'll catch the biggest fish together In the country's best area for fishing! A relaxing day in the sun.
Hours of operation: 7.30 am - 12.30 pm
Price: USD 110
Any nature lover's dream will come true. Feel the beauty of our country's most wonderful places, where nature is the star. Enjoy a walk through the mountains, get refreshed on famous "Bacardi Island" and culminating in a wonderful walk towards the Limón Waterfalls with its spectacular setting. The only tour that includes: land, sea and air.
Hours of operation: 7.50 am - 6.30 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Price: USD 285 (Adults) - USD 214 (Children)
Enjoy this new way to discover the gorgeous landscapes and incredible beauty of Samaná over land by crossing Samaná Bay on a boat from Miches. You will travel through mountains, visit Cascada El Limón (El Limón Waterfall) and spend time on Bacardi Island or Cayo Levanto.
Price: USD 189 (Adults) - USD 95 (Children)
Exploring the marine world has never been easier or more comfortable
Hours of operation: 8.30 am - 1 pm
Price: US$105 Companion USD 75
Zip Line Canopy
Adventure awaits the entire family on this incredible excursion aimed to trigger new sensations while discovering and exploring nature. We can offer you the incredible and thrilling sensation of flying through the trees and enjoying the spectacular view. The unforgettable sensation of flying!
Opening hours: 7.50 am - 1 pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Price: USD 89 (Adults) - USD 45 (Children)
Enjoy the incredible experience of swimming with dolphins and learn more about one of the most intelligent mammals in the world inside a structure that floats in the sea. There you will have the chance to touch them and even get a tender kiss. An unforgettable experience!
Hours of operation: 8.30 am - 1 pm Daily
Duration: 3.5 hours
Three programs give you the chance to have fun with these incredible creatures:
1. Dolphin Experience: a 15-minute dolphin interaction program on one side of the structure in water that is 2.5 - 3 feet deep. Price: USD 115 per person. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet
2. Dolphin Action: a 25-minute program that includes contact with dolphins on one side of the structure, interaction with 1 dolphin in the central part of this structure and a swim with sharks and sting rays. Price: USD 155 per person. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet 7 inches
3. Dolphin Royal: a 45-minute program that includes contact with dolphins, interaction and swim with 2 dolphins and a ride on their dorsal fins. Price: USD 195 per person. Minimum height requirements: 4 feet
Children between 5 and 7 years old may participate if they are accompanied by an adult. Children over the age of 8 may go unaccompanied. Pregnant women are not permitted on any program.
If you are adventurous and live for an adrenaline rush, you will definitely enjoy driving your own buggy through the countryside and stopping for a swim at a spectacular, unspoiled beach in Macao. This adventure must be part of your vacation!
Hours of operation: 7.30 am - 1 pm Buggies in Macao: USD 65 (Adults) - USD 33 (Children)
A first-class tour for lovers of sun, sea, coral reefs and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean in an atmosphere for those looking for exclusivity and peace and quiet. To finish, we will go for a ride along the Chavón River where you can enjoy the natural beauty.
Hours of operation: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Wednesdays.
Price: US$145 (adult) – US$73 (child)
Imagine Night Club
Visit the Bávaro area's famous, spectacular dance club deep inside a cave where you can enjoy different atmospheres. Imagine, designed to satisfy all music tastes.
Hours of operation: 11.30 pm Daily
Price: USD 40 (Basic Package) - USD 60 (Open Bar)
Ideal for the entire family, this 100% eco-friendly excursion on one of our Segways offers you a unique way to explore Bávaro. We will ride through one of the most exclusive residential areas in Bávaro, passing through one of the 100 top golf courses in the world. La Cana We will stop off at the Ojos Indígenas (Indigenous Eyes) Ecological Reserve. We will finish off with a wonderful swim in Playa Blanca.
Hours of operation: 9.20 am - 1 pm Daily
Price: USD 79
Marinarium invites you to discover the marvelous world of coral reefs and marine life and gives you the chance to snorkel with sting rays and nurse sharks. Enjoy the spectacular scenery sailing along the Cabeza de Toro and Bávaro coasts.
Price: USD 106 (Adults) - USD 53 (Children)
Bávaro Adventure Park
Dare to enter a world full of adventure and emotion. Bávaro Adventure Park, the first and only adventure theme park in the Dominican Republic offers 11 attractions in on place: ZIPLINE / ZIPLINE PRO / BUNGEE DOME / FLIGHT SIMULATOR / CLIMBING GARDEN / SEGWAY / ZORBING / PAINTBALL / MOUNTAINBIKE / PUMP TRACK and our exclusive and spectacular JURASSIC WORLD with over 20 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs.
Drive a mini convertible while you enjoy the Caribbean sun and take in the beauty of the Dominican Republic's eastern side. Visit the Altos de Chavón and a cigar factory of international renown.
Coco Bongo Disco Show
Coco Bongo is a world-class show with over 40 artists on stage that combines acrobats, concerts, dance routines and famous scenes from movies. It creates a fun-filled atmosphere full of energy and excitement. Coco Bongo will make you experience a magical, unforgettable night!
Price. Regular entrance: Wednesday and Thursday US$65.00, Friday and Saturday US$75.00, Sunday US$70.00.
Gold Member Tickets: From Sunday to Thursday US$115.00, Friday and Saturday US$125.00.