Visitors to Punta Cana, on the Dominican Republic’s easternmost region, will find an international airport that handles flights from 98 cities from around the world, three miles of white-sand beaches, championship golf courses and three superb hotels with a staff ready to accommodate their every wish.
The Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is on the list of the world’s top 100 airports with the highest flow of international tourists.
Last year the airport facility, situated in the country’s easternmost region, handled some 2.6 million foreign visitors, that is 64% of all tourists that visited the Dominican Republic.
To date, the airport is currently the best connected facility in the Caribbean, with regular incoming/outgoing flights from most major cities in Europe, North, South and Central America and the Caribbean.
Officially opened in 1984, the Punta Cana airport is the first facility of its kind built and operated by a private company.
The facility has two runways and a modern control tower featuring cutting-edge technology. During the high tourism season, the airport handles some 400 weekly flights.
Tortuga Bay Hotel
The Tortuga Bay Hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World, and is the only hotel facility in the Dominican Republic included in the Five Diamond category of the American Automobile Association tourism guide.
Located in a completely private area of the Puntacana Resort & Club, the Turtle Bay features 13 beachfront luxury villas, as well as the best five-star service around.
The one-two-three-four bedroom villas are situated on one of the region’s most beautiful white-sand beaches.
The Turtle Bay features an Oscar de la Renta boutique, the first of its kind built in a tourism resort. The one-thousand square foot boutique store is located steps away from the villas.
The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club is located just minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, in the beautiful “Playa Blanca” region.
The 200-room and 16-suite facility features ample meeting and social events social areas, a large outdoor swimming pool, poolside bar-b-q grill, lobby bar, cigar bar, kids club and walking trails. Also, a full spa, a 24-hour business center and a WORKOUT brand gymnasium.
The Four Points by Sheraton at Puntacana Village is located in Puntacana Village, just steps from local shopping centers, fine restaurants and various entertainment facilities.
This 124-room facility is situated next to the Punta Cana International Airport and the Puntacana Resort & Club.
All rooms feature the extremely comfortable Four Points brand beds, as well as spacious meeting rooms for corporate events and conferences, a 24-hour business center with WI-FI service, and wireless internet access.
Excellent Golf Facilities
The “Corales” and “La Cana” golf courses have been included on the list of the 20 best golf courses in the world, according to the American Airlines “Celebrated Living” magazine.
The magazine also included the Puntacana Resort & Club on the list of the Caribbean’s top 20 resorts. The “Corales” golf course was designed by Tom Fazio and “La Cana” by famed golf course architect P.B. Dye.