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

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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…

Discover Los Haitises National Park with BOP Travel Service

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Did you know that the Dominican Republic has the most northern rainforests in the world? They belong to the most diverse ecosystems in the Caribbean, which makes it a unique spot to visit. Discover Los Haitises National Park in the Northwest of the Dominican Republic with BOP Travel Service! What is a rainforest? Rainforests are…

Las Dunas de Bani – chill in the dreamy dunes

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A dreamy weekend away, or a few days of nature devotion: the Dominican Republic has space for it all. Where we talked about cenotes, mountains and paradises before, this week we’re focusing on another natural spectacle: desert grounds. Las dunas de Bani are beautiful sandy dunes in the south of the island, and you definitely…

Ashlee: “Punta Cana is like a black hole, when you move away you always return”

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In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Ashlee, who spends her weekends on the beach looking for glass gems between rocks in order to create jewelry. BOP spoke to her about her creative side and taking life as it comes…

Seaweed in Punta Cana

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“Is there still seaweed in Punta Cana?” This question haunts many of you. We understand, because who would want to spend their holiday on a beach covered in algae. That is why we dedicated this post to inform you about this natural phenomenon. Just to answer your burning question as we begin this post. Yes,…

Visit stunning Lake Enriquillo and count the crocodiles

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Time to explore the South West of the Dominican Republic! While it’s on the opposite side of Punta Cana, there’s no reason not to visit this stunning piece of the country if you’re here for a while. Very different from the obvious beauty of turquoise waters and pearly beaches is the mysterious Lake Enriquillo (Lago…

The impressive Cascada de Las Golondrinas waterfall and surroundings

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Dominican Republic, Cascada de las Golondrinas featured on Best of Punta Cana. View of the waterfall.

Continuing our enthusiasm for waterfalls, it’s time to highlight another beauty! We’ve written about the Cascada Lulu, El Limon and Miches.This time we want to take you to the spectacular Cascada de Las Golondrinas in the Hermanas Mirabal province. Visiting this place gives you a rejuvenating experience and a pleasant break from the beach or…

Support ecotourism in Punta Cana by sleeping in nature

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Punta Cana is a town full of variety. Many people seek it out to find relaxing times, good food and a ton of sunshine. This time, we want to show you a great time a lil bit closer to nature. Since ecotourism is a trend, we’ll be patient followers. Ecotourism What is ecotourism? Ecotourism is…

Waterfall experience Cascada Lulu

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You’ve probably noticed that here at BOP, we’re besotted with waterfalls. These beauties make you feel fresh and humble all at once, escaping from the Dominican heat for a while. At the same time, they make you feel like you’re in a music video. That versatile! We’ve talked about El Limon and the tallest waterfall…

Hotels: connect with nature and sleep in peace

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In sleep with BOP we select the most beautiful hotels, resorts, and bed and breakfasts in Punta Cana where you can rest your head. Sometimes you are looking for hotels or small Airbnb´s where you can hear crickets chirping, roosters crowing in the morning and cows booing in a nearby field. A spot where those…