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Spectacular Samana and Amazing Things to Find There!

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One of our favorite places to visit in the Dominican Republic is Samana! Samana is a peninsular on the north east of the island, and includes the beautiful Samana bay. There is a little of everything here, beautiful beaches, lush rainforest, and mountains. Here we explore some of the amazing things you can find there!…

Where can I get a COVID PCR Test in Punta Cana?

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You’ve made it this far and you’re sitting with the sand between your toes on the beaches of Punta Cana. All thoughts of 2020 and pandemic have disappeared as you watch the waves. The air is fresh and the salty breeze dances on your sun kissed skin. You’re in paradise! There’s only one thing in…

Travel Update January 2021

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Happy New Year from the BOP team! As we look forward to new adventures in Punta Cana in 2021, we bring you the latest travel update for the Dominican Republic, with all information on new regulations, which are in effect until January 10: New Curfew Hours: Extended curfew hours are now in effect. The new…

Amazing Places to Visit on Your Dominican Republic Vacation – Part One

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Although Punta Cana is the most famous place in the Dominican Republic, the whole island is an incredible place to explore! It’s the most geographically diverse island in the Caribbean, and there’s much more than just white sand beaches! Here is part one of our guide to some of the most amazing places to visit…

Christmas and New Year 2020 Travel Update

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The Dominican Republic is open to new visitors with 235 flights programmed to arrive in Punta Cana this week! This is amazing news for the area after a difficult year due to the COVID19 pandemic, which has hit the local people who rely on tourism extremely hard! Welcoming visitors of course must still be done…

December Travel Update for Punta Cana

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Christmas is coming and with it one of the busiest months for tourism in Punta Cana! COVID-19 has prevented travel for much of the year, although the Dominican Republic re opened its air borders back in July. The government of the Dominican Republic have been working hard to ensure the island has safety and virus…

Health Benefits of a Punta Cana Vacation

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Now more than ever, we need to focus on our health. Many of us have been working from home for months, which is amazing for cutting out that nasty commute and spending more time with family! However, we have also fallen into less than healthy habits as a result. Sitting too long and not going…

COVID-Safe Experiences and Tours In Punta Cana!

We’re all excited about traveling to Punta Cana after such a difficult year! Now we know more about how to control the virus we are able to start exploring again! The virus hasn’t gone away, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy your vacation in a safe way. A recent article by the U.S…

We’re Finally Ready for a New Season in Punta Cana!

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No one could have guessed that 2020 would change travel so much! Here in Punta Cana, the usually busy international airport has been quiet, and hotels were shut down seemingly overnight. With many relying on tourism to feed their families, it has been a difficult few months for the local people. Despite all of the…