The beach at the Punta Cana resort currently occupies the eighth place among the “Top 25 Beach Destinations in the World,” according to the “Traveller’s Choice 2012” awards.
These top beach destinations were chosen by the users of TripAdvisor, a popular travel website. The beach at Bayahibe, situated some 30 minutes east of the eastern city of La Romana, came in at number seven on the list of the best beaches in the Caribbean.
The Punta Cana beach, located on the eastern region of the Dominican Republic, is ranked number eight in the selection. It also came in as number four amongst the 10 best beaches in the Caribbean.
The recognition by “Traveller’s Choice” is granted by TripAdvisor, based on the opinions given by some 40 million travelers who use the travel site (www.tripadvisor.es/travelerschoice).
The Punta Cana beach is located some eight kilometers from the Punta Cana International Airport, and is the ideal spot for excellent diving and water sports.
Punta Cana boasts 50 kilometers of picture-perfect beaches. The longest of these beaches is “Bavaro Beach,” declared a national treasure by the Dominican authorities due to its impressive natural beauty and the variety of its flora and fauna.
Bayahibe beach is located near La Romana, the eastern city situated less than two hours from Santo Domingo.
It is just a few minutes away from the Eastern National Park. Fast-speed passenger boats and catamarans depart daily with tourists to visit the islands of Saona, Catalina and the Eastern National Park.