Punta Cana Excursions

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Popular Excursions in Punta Cana

Saona Island

(This description of a private tour to Saona would be for small groups of up to 20 persons, and you have the option of getting to/from Saona by private speedboat just for your little group) or on a large catamaran with many other daytrippers. Click for a truly exclusive private catamaran tour to Saona Island for larger groups) .

Escape to Saona Island, a protected national park, universally loved for its powdery white beaches and serene turquoise waters. We embark on our speedboat from the picturesque fishing village of Bayahibe. On the island time to relax under a palm tree or bathe in the crystal-clear waters, complete heaven! Lunch (included) will be served on the beach, and includes refreshments. On the way back to the Bayahibe beach, we make an exciting stop in the “natural swimming pool”, an area of open sea where the water is only waist-deep, and where one can see many starfish. This is a truly exclusive day out and lets you experience the finest of Caribbean beaches. Pick-up from your hotel at about 7:30 am. Daily.

Saona island (shared tour)

Discover the paradise of your dreams on the spectacular Saona Island. With pristine white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and endless palm trees swaying in the breeze, travel aboard our speedy catamaran or speedboat and experience some of the world's most beautiful beaches. 

San Pedro de Macoris & Cueva de las Maravillas (half-day)

Visit to the historical provincial coastal city of San Pedro de Macoris, approx. 50 kms east of Santo Domingo. Once famous for being at the heart of the country’s sugarcane industry and for having a bustling cosmopolitan port and influx of migrant workers from other islands, nowadays San Pedro is known for its renowned university, as well as being the birthplace of many talented players in the Major Leagues. Our tour includes:
  • the Barceló Macorix rum factory
  • walk through the downtown area and central square
  • underground cave complex Cueva de las Maravillas (out of town) with pre-Columbus paintings
  • time for shopping in San Pedro
This tour can be conducted in the morning or afternoon. Pick-up from your hotel at 9 am or 1:30 pm. Monday to Friday.

Tipica country safari

Experience a thrilling adventure outside the resort area amid the stunning landscapes and culture of the Dominican Republic. From tasting exotic fruits to exploring sugar cane and tobacco plantations, the journey concludes with a horseback ride, a dip in a beach.

Private tour to Santo Domingo

Discover Santo Domingo with an exclusive, personalised tour with Cocotours. We provide a private guide exclusively for you. Explore the capital, visiting iconic sites like the Three Eyes Caves, Alcázar de Colón Palace, Calle las Damas, the Cathedral of María La Menor and the Columbus Lighthouse

Catalina snorkelling paradise

Begin by exploring the island's astounding biodiversity, home to 300 bird species and 500 unique plants.  Visit Altos de Chavón, a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village, an outdoor amphitheater which has been host to many international performing artists.

Higüey & Altos de Chavón

Higüey is the nearest population center to Punta Cana, and the capital of La Altagracia province. Most famous nowadays for its cathedral La Basílica which houses an historical painting, brought to the town by Spanish missionaries in the 15th century, and which attracts pilgrims from around the world. Our tour includes
  • Panoramic view of the rural town of Higüey
  • Visit to the Basílica
  • Drive to Altos de Chavón, the perfect recreation of a 16th century Mediterranean village, build overlooking the Chavón river
  • Visit to amphitheater which has been host to concerts by such stars as Frank Sinatra, Elton John amongst others.
  • Chapel and museum at Altos de Chavón
  • Panoramic view of Chavón river which has been used as a movie location
  • Time for shopping in the boutiques in Altos de Chavón
This tour can be conducted in the morning or afternoon. Pick-up from your hotel at 8 am/1 pm. Daily except Sundays.

Santo Domingo (group tour)

Explore the historical treasures of Santo Domingo, the first European city in America. Discover Los Tres Ojos Cave, a mysterious cave with underground lakes. Immerse yourself in the Colonial Zone, visit Alcázar de Colón, and the Primada de América. Enjoy spectacular views, a Creole lunch, and free time at craft markets. 

Punta Cana buggy adventure

Navigate along rugged paths to the lush jungle, a hidden gem. Dive into its crystal-clear waters and experience tranquility. Visit an ancient Taíno village to connect with cultural heritage. The adventure concludes in a millennia-old cave with natural pools, offering a serene and rejuvenating moment. 
Columbus palace in Santo Domingo
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Saona - a popular tour destination
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The church at Altos de Chavón
On a private tour to Saona island!

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