medium_Zoetry_Agua_Punta_Cana_1007c3307abe5ad87fba66360d8108d4Ready to get away? Start planning your winter escape to the warm weather paradise of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, or DR as the locals call it. Punta Cana along with its neighboring Bavaro comprise a 30 mile stretch of screensaver worthy perfection. This beach-dominated atmosphere has grown from the leisurely vacation experience to now offer a variety of excursions including ATV’s, snorkeling and much more. Head over to Isla Saona to swim in the pristine waters of the Piscina Natural, snorkel or just relax on the beautiful beaches.

Looking for something a little more cultural? Take a day trip to the capital of Santo Domingo. Here you can visit museums, historical sites and get involved in cultural activities. Such as dancing, which is part of daily life in the DR. Try out your skills with the meringue, bachata, or the guloyas. Don’t be nervous if you aren’t skilled, the locals love to see tourist take part in their culture.

tumblr_mt8j69KOH61spdy26o1_1280Regardless of if you are looking for a relaxing beach vacation, excursions to fill your days or a culture rich vacation, Punta Cana has a lot to offer. Make sure to try out signature food and drinks of the country. One of the most famous beverages is the mamajuana, which consists of rum, red wine, honey and herbs. Are you more of a beer person? No worries, try out an El Presidente, which is an official beer of the DR. Want to try a signature dish of the DR? Well don’t be scared when locals ask if you want to “eat the flag.” This is a traditional dish served with red beans, fried plantains, shredded marinated beef and white rice (which encompass the colors of the Dominican Republic flag).

Overall the DR is a great travel destination, as you can see it offers an array of activities for all types of travellers and would be a great escape from the cold come this winter season. If you are interested in learning more about Punta Cana or the DR in general give us a call at 920.236.7777 or visit our website to schedule an appointment today ambassadortravelltd.com

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