In Punta Cana, over 80% of the year is rain free. Like most tropical climates, you can be strolling in a pleasant early morning shower, then the rain will stop, and before you know it, you’re dry. December to April is known as the Caribbean’s cool season, with midday temperatures in the mid-eighties. It can be windy, and get as cool as the low-seventies. One of the main worries of many visitors is about hurricane season. The Dominican Republic is in the natural pathway of storms during hurricane season, however, it doesn't get many direct hits.
While you're at Punta Cana, you may decide you want to do some shopping. Fortunately, Punta Cana has a variety of fantastic places to go shopping. No matter what you're looking for, whether it's American-style shopping malls or authentic Dominican markets, you're sure to find it while shopping in Punta Cana.
Getting from the Punta Cana airport to area hotels is a snap and it does not have to cost an arm and a leg. Planning for transportation in advance can sometimes save travelers a bit of money, but many visitors can also do well by simply grabbing a taxi at the airport. It is a great idea to research the rates offered by Punta Cana taxis before even leaving home. Travelers can arrange to be picked up by a local taxi service in advance, or rely on one of the many taxi services that will be waiting outside the airport (although this can be the priciest option).
The Dominican Republic's hot tourist spot, Punta Cana sits on the easternmost tip of that country, drawing visitors with its twenty-five miles of pure white, sandy beaches, soft breezes, tall coconut trees and dancing palms. Punta Cana, within the province of Altagracia is about 1 thousand acres, and borders both the Caribbean and the Atlantic Oceans.
Shuttles between Punta Cana airport and all nearby hotels run every day around the clock. The transfer shuttles are available to Uvero Alto, Punta Cana, and Bavaro. Tourists interested in the transfer bus service need to first notify a tour operator of their travel details, including hotel and flight information. From there, the operator will give instant confirmation and provide travel vouchers that act as tickets to ride the bus.
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