Punta Cana is synonymous with paradisiacal white-sand beaches and endless hours spent splashing in crystal-clear tropical waters.
The coastal destination’s reputation was confirmed recently after Bávaro Beach was voted among the best in the Caribbean by Travel + Leisure.
With nearly 5 million monthly leaders, the travel magazine is one of the biggest names in the industry, providing travelers with the latest insight into the world of travel.
And with Punta Cana trending as one of the hottest destinations of the year, many travelers are keen on experiencing its many spectacular beaches.
With that in mind, here’s why Bávaro Beach is considered by many to be one of the best in the world.
New Ranking Confirms Punta Cana’s Position As Leading Beach Destination
Punta Cana and the Dominican Republic are breaking travel records across the board this year; last month, over 500,000 travelers set foot in the sun-soaked country and set an all-time record for the island destination.
Punta Cana, a stunning resort hotspot in the eastern tip of the country, continues to welcome the lion’s share of all travelers who flock to the Dominican Republic. From its award-winning resorts to its stellar safety record, the coastal destination is a hit with travelers.
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This year, Punta Cana is trending – among other things – for its spectacular white-sand beaches. With around 90 kilometers of powdery white sand coastline, the tropical hotspot is one of the best places to experience everything that makes the Dominican Republic so popular.
Earlier this year, Bávaro Beach, undoubtedly the most popular attraction for sun-seeking travelers, was named one of the best beaches in the Caribbean by Travel + Leisure.
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According to the leading travel and lifestyle magazine, the idyllic beach, measuring dozens of kilometers in length, is lined with palm trees, giving it an iconic tropical vibe that is hard to beat. Its soft sands provide the perfect backdrop for an amazing vacation, complete with countless hours spent sunbathing under the sun.
Travelers can also find dozens of top-rated all-inclusive resorts along Bávaro beach; from family-friendly choices to adults-only retreats, the beach is a great destination for all types of travelers.
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Some of the best properties in the area currently include Iberostar Grand Bávaro. The beautifully designed 5-star resort boasts 273 rooms, swim-up bars, and an array of restaurants.
Bávaro is also home to some of Punta Cana’s best wellness resorts, including the 5-star Meliá Punta Cana Beach Wellness Inclusive. As travelers increasingly seek rejuvenating retreats, Punta Cana is proving an irresistible choice for many tourists thanks to its calm ambiance, quaint views, and laid-back culture.
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Punta Cana Racking Up More Travel Awards
There’s no denying it – Punta Cana is a rising star when it comes to Caribbean destinations. The coastal destination is currently ranked among the safest in the region, prompting many travelers to choose it over places like Cancun or Jamaica.
Its resorts are also gaining worldwide attention due to their unparalleled luxury, hospitality, and design. Cap Cana, an exclusive gated community near Punta Cana airport, is home to a handful of leading resorts, including Secrets Cap Cana and Hyatt’s Zilara Cap Cana.
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Meanwhile, Punta Cana International Airport was recently voted the best medium-sized airport in Latin America. The airport, which currently handles some 8 million passengers per year, recently underwent a massive renovation to boost its capacity and amenities.
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