Punta Cana is considered one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic. This lovely Island was discovered in December, 1942 by Christopher Columbus on one of his first voyagers He described it as a beautiful Island, paradise with great mountains and valleys. Aside from all the beauty that it has to offer, the Island is one of the best travel destinations in the world. There is plenty of fun, fine dining and rich culture to take in when you visit Punta Cana.
Recent water temperature for Punta Cana is: 81°F
Best time to visit Punta Cana
If you are going on vacation, it is suggested that you visit between, the months of December and May as temperatures are hot, yet moderate and there is hardly any rain. The Island experiences high rainfall and is quite humid between the months of June and October.
The chances of witnessing a hurricane between July and October is also extremely high. So take these points into consideration when you deciding when to go. The best way to get here is to take a flight directly to the Punta Cana International Airport as it is also very close to major hotels and would be very convenient for this reason.
Weather Forecast for Punta Cana
Chance of Rain82°/72°
Chance of Rain84°/70°
Chance of Rain84°/68°
Activities around Punta Cana
You can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving here as the water remains considerably shallow even as you go far out.Punta Cana water temperature is warm for most of the year, especially during December and May.
There are many excursions available to take you to various locations on the Island. You will discover ship wrecks and amazing coral reefs on these excursions among other adventurous activities.
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