Punta Cana is the ultimate Club Med experience for an all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic. Cocktail by the pool, siesta under the palm trees, circus and games for the kids - absolutely everything you could wish for to ensure you of that holiday magic.
Our resort in the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is famous for beautiful beaches, tropical forests and the majestic Mt. Pico Duarte. You can learn the merengue in the dance halls of Santa Domingo, explore a piece of the country’s history at La Aurora Cigar Factory, or savour some delicious Dominican rum at one of the many distilleries. Venture outside the cities, however, and you’ll discover a picture-perfect tropical paradise, from the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua, to the hidden forests and caves of the Three Eyes national park, to the magical blue waters of Hoyo Azul.
Club Med is the perfect springboard for your Dominican Republic holiday. When you’re not on our family dolphin adventure or enjoying the luxuries of our crayfish cruise, you’ll enjoy exquisite cuisine, world-class sports and sea activities, and excellent kids and teens’ clubs packed with fun, all in the beautiful and serene surroundings of our all-inclusive family holiday resort ready for your Caribbean Holiday!
Caribbean charm comes as standard during your stay in the Dominican Republic
From tropical excursions to lobster tasting on the beach and the rhythms of bachata, there’s everything you need to take the time to sit back and relax. Plan your stay in the Dominican Republic at your own pace.
Enjoy nature at its most luxuriant during your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic. From fine sandy beaches to tropical forests, the country’s landscapes are as different as they are fascinating. In the South-East, venture amongst the exotic foliage of Cotubanamá National Park and explore the exceptional marine fauna with its manatees and dolphins. Just opposite, on the island of Sanoa, you can play at being a modern-day Robinson Crusoe on the white sandy beaches, lined with coconut trees. The clear waters are all yours along with a tranquillity that will truly make you feel like a castaway. Finally, to round off your adventure, take a horseback ride through the forest and cool off in the refreshing waters of the El Limon waterfall, 50m high.
After recharging your batteries in the heart of nature, take a walk in the footsteps of the first inhabitants and go back in time in the Indigenous Eyes ecological park of Punta Cana. Its dozen clear-water lakes make this site a paradise on earth.
Continue your all-inclusive holiday and set sail for a cruise aboard the Club Med 2 to discover the cultural mix of the Dominican Republic. In Santo Domingo, visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Incarnation, which dates back to the time of the conquistadors.
Conclude your all-inclusive stay in the Dominican Republic as you relax to the beat of bachata or merengue. Born here on the island, you’ll love these dance rhythms with their enchanting cultural mix.
An all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic means taking it easy and slowing down the pace. After a swim in the turquoise waters of the Hoyo Azul cenote, head for Punta Cana beach and enjoy a tasty plantain banana soup called sancocho, or a marinated lobster. With renewed energy courtesy of your tasty meal, treat yourself to a round of golf at Corales, while enjoying the calming sound of the waves that meet the shore just a few metres from the green.
As you look up at this imposing building, you’re standing in front of the oldest cathedral in the New World, where Christopher Columbus lay until 1992. Built in the 16th century, the site’s architecture takes you to the heart of the Spanish Renaissance, and is just a 2-hour drive from your Punta Cana Club Med resort, or a place to stop off during a relaxing cruise. Once inside, in the cool of the nave, there are statues, stained glass windows and impressive vaulted arches to marvel at.
A horseback excursion to this natural site takes you into the heart of the rainforest, 300km from your Punta Cana Club Med resort. At the end of your hike, you reach a lush setting where the cascade flows in a truly spectacular curtain of water: a unique place to admire this pair of falls, one 10m, the other 50m high. Dive into this pure, refreshing water and leave the rest of the world behind...
The Dominican Republic is one of the most popular destinations for golf enthusiasts. On site, close to your Punta Cana Club Med resort, put your skills to the test on this technically demanding course. In the kind of setting only the island can offer, take on this challenging 18-hole course while enjoying views of the Caribbean Sea from up on the cliff tops. Will you make it past the "devil's elbow"?
Gourmets and food lovers from the Dominican Republic are familiar with Avenida Duarte of Santo Domingo, just 2 hr 15 from your Punta Cana Club Med resort. In the heart of Chinatown, you’re transported into the middle of teeming Asian life. It’s an opportunity to get off the beaten track and treat yourself to some steamed ravioli before heading to the Mercado Modelo, the town’s other must-see market.
Once you’ve settled into your Punta Cana Club Med resort, you’re just twenty minutes from one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Its translucent water and white sand will dazzle you as you lay your towel in the shade of a palm tree. It’s what makes your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic a true heaven on earth. This is the perfect opportunity to go and explore a coral reef and swim through schools of tropical fish.
Take a family holiday in the Dominican Republic: adventures guaranteed!
Between the waves and coconut palms, discover the secrets of this paradise island on a family holiday.
During your family holiday in the Dominican Republic, enjoy both the sun and the turquoise sea together on the island of Sanoa by taking a boat trip out to visit the amazing natural pools and enjoy the fine sandy beaches and the crystal-clear water.
Then swim with the dolphins at the Dolphin Island water park nearby. If you haven't had enough of the water just yet, in Bayahibe, keen snorkellers can admire moray eels and lobsters in their natural environment.
The Club Med Punta Cana resort is the perfect base camp for an adventure to discover the origins of the New World as you stroll through the streets of Santo Domingo. Deep in the heart of the colonial district, take your family to discover the first church built in America: the cathedral of Our Lady of the Incarnation.
During your family holiday in the Dominican Republic, lose yourself in the heart of Altos de Chavón. The kids will be fascinated by this reconstructed medieval Italian village. Cobbled alleyways, majestic fountains and a large amphitheatre make it a full-scale playground.
Things to do in the Dominican Republic
Young and old alike will love this original place located just an hour from your Punta Cana Club Med resort. Take an excursion and stroll through this cultural and artistic centre which reconstructs a Mediterranean village of the 16th century. As well as its art school and pre-Columbian archaeological museum, you can visit a Roman amphitheatre which hosts artists and musicians all year round. After strolling through the narrow lanes with their local craft shops, head down the river Chavón by boat.
Between Bayahibe and Boca de Yuma, just an hour from your Punta Cana Club Med resort, discover this highlight of Dominica’s heritage. Consisting of two islands, Saona and Catalina, the park was set up to protect endangered species. From cave to underground river, cenote to thick forest, this natural sanctuary, home to a hundred species of birds, is a great place to explore. A must-see during your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic.
Who hasn’t dreamed of swimming among the dolphins? At Dolphin Island, just 25 minutes from your Punta Cana Club Med resort, your dream can finally come true. Near Bavaro Beach, it’s a place unmatched anywhere else on the island. Take your family into the dolphin pool and watch them play. Let the kids swim with these affectionate marine animals for a special moment to remember always.
Set among 18ha of tropical nature, it’s a great place to witness the country’s environmental diversity for yourself. Just 15 minutes from your Punta Cana Club Med resort, you and your children can discover the "ojos", these freshwater lagoons which are a great place to cool off. Then explore the paths and their many types of flowers, offering 500 species of exotic plants for you to discover. The site is a genuine floral arch that delicately perfumes your all-inclusive stay in the Dominican Republic.
It’s one of the most wild and spectacular places in the Dominican Republic. You can discover this site, just an hour from your Punta Cana Club Med resort, with an organised excursion. Bring your family to feel the sea spray on one of the island’s pristine beaches. A getaway in the heart of nature with coconut palms and "Hawksbill" turtles (with scales) – a highlight of your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this idyllic island awaits you in the south-east of the Dominican Republic, just 1 hr 15 from your Punta Cana Club Med resort. Catalina is famous for its seabed, so grab your mask and snorkel and take the children for an introduction to an aquatic environment of truly amazing biodiversity. You can also rent a kayak and explore the shores of the island, or spend time at the living museum of the sea, an underwater playground where you’ll find the remains of Captain William Kidd's ship...
Discover the heart of tropical nature and thrill your family during your all-inclusive holiday in the Dominican Republic. An eco-tour just 20 minutes from your resort, during which you’ll come across cactus, orchids and other varieties of colourful plants. Climb up to the bridge above the canopy to enjoy a natural wilderness far from human influence. The highlight of your visit comes at the end with a dip in the cenote, the site’s natural pool.