Punta Cana was selected as one of the top ten favorite destinations to escape from the cold winter weather. The country’s most popular tourism destination is featured in the “Scape from the Cold: Ten Destinations Where You Can Take In The Sun”, presented to the users of the popular website Trip Advisor, specializing in travel and tourism issues. Some 40 million participants from around the world consult the website regularly.
This particular tourism region has become one of Trip Advisors most popular searches. Last June the website received some six million hits, an all-time record of people trying to obtain information on Punta Cana. It even surpassed more traditional tourism destinations such as Cancun and Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Sharm el Shjeikh (Egypt); Marmaris (Turkey); and Key West, Maui, Myrtle Beach and Miami Beach (the US).
Punta Cana averages some 7.7 hours of sunshine a day and a temperature of 28 degrees (Celsius). It occupies a preferential spot in the list of preferred tropical destinations where the average temperature ranges from 18 to 31 degrees and sunlight hours go from 5.3 to 9 hours.
Punta Cana was selected by Trip Advisor users as one of the best destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean in 2011. Some of its hotels have been selected as being the best in the region. Featured in the “Scape From the Cold: Ten Destinations Where You Can Take In The Sun”, the site lists the best hotels in Punta Cana, such as: Turtle Bay; Iberostar Grand Bavaro; Zoetry Agua Punta Cana; Gran Bahia Principe Esmeralda; and the Magestic Elegance Punta Cana.
A Description of Punta Cana
Trip Advisor describes this tourism destination as follows:
Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, is exactly what the picture-perfect Caribbean postcards reflect. Forty miles of white sand, swaying coconut trees and more than 35 tourism resorts, this by law cannot exceed the height of a regular palm tree. European tourists long ago discovered Punta Cana, which is now becoming a very popular destination amongst Americans. At this affordable tropical getaway, most guests choose to stay in “all inclusive” hotels. The city itself is an important tourist attraction. The main goal in travelling to Punta Cana is to enjoy a relaxing vacation by the sea.