New Shopping Malls Turn Punta Cana into a Fun Shopping Destination

Aside from its world-class beaches, glorious sunshine, excellent hotels, top-quality restaurants, an exciting nightlife and many recreational activities, Punta Cana is also home to some of the country’s largest shopping malls.  National and international visitors visiting Punta Cana, on the country’s eastern region, will be able to shop to their heart’s delight in some of the town’s best shopping malls. The malls also feature all national banks, telephone companies, supermarkets, restaurants and bars, art galleries and many other facilities.

Puntacana Village

This beautiful and very accessible outdoor plaza, just minutes away from Punta Cana’s international airport and across the street from the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, is known for its colorful Caribbean-style architecture and excellent restaurants.

It is an outdoor plaza in the very heart of one of Punta Cana’s most beautiful residential areas.  Visitors to the plaza truly enjoy the pleasant outdoor atmosphere, the tropical gardens and the many stores situated in the plaza, including a large supermarket.

The plaza offers a variety of shops, commercial banks, courier services, art galleries, a pharmacy, beauty salons, ice cream parlors, pizzeria, decoration shops, medical facilities, and a gym top level.  Also, excellent restaurants including “El Tablao,” “Acentos Bistro,” Restaurant Zen, Mamma Luisa, “El Burrito,” “El Carbon,” Brot Bagel Shop, just to mention a few.

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San Juan Shopping Center

This shopping center, situated in the tourism destination of Bavaro, features 69 shops and restaurants, and provides fun and entertainment for the entire family.  The center features a natural park, a children’s park, a small waterfall and many other attractions, as well as a pharmacy, supermarket, ATMs, shops, telephone companies, commercial banks, bars, restaurants and seven movie theaters.

The “Las Americas” store offers visitors many Dominican-made artifacts and local cultural items.  Restaurants include the Blue Marlin Bar, Fonchos Coffee Shop, “El Churro Charro,” Garum and Chef Pepper.

Hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – Midnight

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Palma Real Shopping Village

Also situated in Bavaro, just steps away from the Paradisus Palma Real and Melia Caribe Tropical Hotels, this shopping center offers a wide range of shops and restaurants from which to choose from.  Visitors will find jewelry stores, gift shops, banks, pharmacy, beauty salons, beauty clinic, foreign exchange agency, museums, and movie theaters.

Restaurants provide tourists with the best Spanish, Mediterranean, Italian and American cuisine, aside from national and international franchises such as “El Agave,” Segafredo, “Gustosos,” and Outback.

The plaza also features high-end boutiques of such famous designers as Armani AX, Adolfo Dominguez, Billabong, Quiksilver, Swarovski, Paul & Shark, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Nautica, Trends, Guess, Converse, Puma, “Desigual,” Aldo and Zingara, among others.

There is also the Hard Rock Cafe, Cigar Country, and Jewel.

Hours: Daily, from 10 a.m. at 10 p.m.

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