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Explore nature in Punta Cana and in other parts of the Dominican Republic

At BOP we just love the nature that surrounds us. Yes, Punta Cana is filled with great restaurants, hotels, resorts, and other cool spots, but there is also a whole lot of nature to be explored. It’s everywhere. Just follow us as we take you on a tour through nature in Punta Cana and the…

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July 2, 2019

Is it safe to travel to Punta Cana?

A woman was beaten at a resort. Three tourists that mysteriously died of a heart attack in the same hotel. People using the minibar in resorts and collapsing. Big Papi -David Ortiz- shot in Santo Domingo! Just a few headlines that have been dominating the news in regard to the Dominican Republic. The times where…

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June 13, 2019

Swim in a cave or in a lagoon

Swim in a cave or in a lagoon! This is something you must experience when you are in Punta Cana. One of the many things that make Punta Cana special are the natural miracles that are present in the area. We selected 3 places you can visit if you want to see these natural phenomena…

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May 14, 2019

Discover tranquil Uvero Alto

Another week, another neighborhood! Right on the north side of Macao, there’s a small and tranquil area called Uvero Alto, full of activities for you! Whether you’re just going for an exclusive lunch or a horseback ride along the shore, Uvero Alto has something for everyone. The secret of Uvero Alto? It’s less crowded, less…

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April 22, 2019

Punta Cana on a budget: 5 tips

While Punta Cana is often known for its lovely, luxurious resorts and hotels, it has plenty to offer for those who have a smaller budget. Take advantage of it: it gives you the chance to get to mingle with locals and get to know the real Dominican Republic. Read along for some great tips that…

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February 25, 2019

Get secluded and discover Cap Cana

This week’s neighborhood is a bit out of the way, but no less beautiful. In fact, it might be that exact location that makes it a little bit more secluded and exclusive.. We’re talking about Cap Cana! Where nature gives you the most stunning beach in Punta Cana. Walk with us and discover Cap Cana!

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February 18, 2019

See Humpback whales in Punta Cana!

Did you know that you can see humpback whales in the Dominican Republic every year? It is true and they are here right now! Whale season starts in January and ends in March. What many people do not know that you can actually spot them in Punta Cana!  Whales in Samaná In our article in BOP places, we talked about the waterfalls in Samaná. Samaná is also the first thing people mention when talking about whales in the Dominican Republic. Why? The humpback whales that appear every year are on their way from the cold polar regions of the North Atlantic to the warm Samaná Bay to mate and give birth.  A trip that takes them months to undertake. Humpback whales have been going to Samaná for centuries. Cave drawings made in National Park Los Haitises reveal that the original inhabitants of the Dominican…

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February 6, 2019

Free activities in Punta Cana – experience PC for free!

So, you’ve spent all your money on your hotel or day trips and want to just roam around Punta Cana for free for a day. Might sound like an impossibility, but luckily, we have your back! What’s more, there’s actually plenty of freebies to have a few carefree days in town. Here’s to the skint,…

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July 9, 2018

Experience International Picnic Day in Punta Cana

Monday the 18th of June is International Picnic Day. ‘Is that necessary?’ We can hear you say. Well, yes – it’s the perfect opportunity to show that life IS indeed a picnic. Luckily, in Punta Cana the weather’s almost always good. No reason not to picnic! What to bring to International Picnic Day Picnics bring…

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June 18, 2018

See and help animals in Punta Cana

Even though Punta Cana is full of beautiful resorts and luxurious restaurants, it’s still a town in the middle of stunning nature. This means there’s plenty of opportunities for animal lovers to go running with horses or spotting whales in the wild! Want to know all the ways to interact with animals in Punta Cana?…

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June 11, 2018

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