Senior Travel in Punta Cana

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Punta Cana is located in the Dominican Republic, and with its luxurious beach resorts and miles of beautiful beaches, it takes full advantage of all the Caribbean has to offer. The resorts are really the main draw of Punta Cana. There are dozens of them and most are very upscale, with all-inclusive packages, multiple swimming pools, and more. Punta Cana can be a great place for seniors to have a vacation. Because there is so much to offer on the resorts, you don't have to travel a lot, and the atmosphere is very relaxing and enjoyable. If you are a senior considering a trip to Punta Cana, there are a few things you should consider to ensure that you experience the most out of your vacation.

The Resorts

Punta Cana is filled with beach resorts. One of the advantages of having so many is that you can really take your time and find one that fits with what you want out of your vacation. Many resorts have on-sight casinos, others have included golf courses or spas. If you are looking for peace and quiet, you might want to avoid family-oriented resorts. Another thing to consider is ease of transport. Many of the resorts and very large, so if you don't fancy walking everywhere, make sure you pick a resort that has golf carts or some other means of transportation around the grounds. If you find one that perfectly fits with what you want to do, you will have a better vacation and will probably save money.

Things to Know

Punta Cana is a very safe tourist destination. There are a number of medical clinics in the city, as well as a couple of pharmacies, some of which will even deliver to your hotel. Generally speaking, Punta Cana has a very high standard of cleanliness, however it is still not advisable to drink from the faucet during your stay there. Most people tend to go to Punta Cana during the fall and winter, when the sunny climate is a nice break from the weather to the north. Even if it does not feel extremely hot, it is important to stay hydrated, particularly if you are spending a lot of time on the beach. If you want to find shopping for cheap goods and souvenirs, you should be able to find shops on the beachfront right outside your resort. 

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January 09, 2010 new by cjr236

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