Are you looking for something fun for you and your guests to do on your vacation? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the top ten activities for your wedding week in Punta Cana!
#1: Zipline and Visit Hoyo Azul
Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then a zipline adventure and visit to Hoyo Azul may just be the perfect activity for your wedding week in Punta Cana. Hike through the natural forests of Punta Cana, and then ride eight different zip lines all along the face of a cliff. The longest line goes 1,500 feet and reaches a maximum height of 250 feet above the ground!
At the end of your zipline adventure, you’ll enjoy some lunch and then stop at the otherworldly Hoyo Azul. It’s a hidden lagoon of stunning crystal clear water. Jump in and cool off from your day of adventure. Punta Cana Tours offers this excursion as well as several others to fill up your wedding week.
#2: Helicopter Tours
Would you like to see Punta Cana from a completely unique angle? Then try a thrilling helicopter tour. Fly over the coast and catch a glimpse of your resort and all of the gorgeous blue water down below. It’s a gorgeous sight, and truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience! This is an excursion suited best for you and your new husband (or with a couple of close friends) as the max is 4-6 pax. Check out Helidosa Excursions to book this adventure.
#3: Playing Golf
Punta Cana Resort & Club is a great option for you and your guests if you’re hoping to get a few strokes in during your trip. Well, maybe more than a few… This resort has 45 holes! Six of them are right on the ocean. And 14 holes have an ocean view. Not only will it be fun, but the scenery will make it incredibly relaxing and the perfect addition to your wedding week.
Gone Fishing in Punta Cana is a great choice for your deep-sea fishing excursion. They offer private charters that hold up to twelve people. The staff is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. They provide the fishing equipment, bait, water, soda, beer, rum, and lunch if you will be attending an all-day charter. This is a great option for the groom and his groomsmen while the girls get pampered at the spa.
#5: Spa Treatments
Punta Cana offers a wonderful variety of spa treatments that can calm any pre-wedding jitters or help you relax after the big day. Some recommended treatments include a couple’s massage by the ocean or special therapies that include a chocolate bath and hot stone massage.
The couples massage caters to a unique his-and-her experience. Request a private spa with a full body massage and a relaxing facial. Another great option is to get a moonlight massage by the beach before going to bed.
The special therapies focus on different techniques to relax your mind and body. The chocolate massage offers a truly relaxing experience that removes dead cells from your body and restores your skin to its original freshness. The hot stones use heat to diminish the tension from your muscles combined with a massage to get rid of stress. Doesn’t that sound heavenly?
Check out your resort’s spa for package deals. Or venture off the resort to the Spa Natural Center in Bavaro for a unique and completely relaxing spa experience.
#6: Punta Cana Party Boat
If you’re ready to really party with your guests, then The Punta Cana Party Boat is an entertaining activity for your wedding week in Punta Cana. Take full advantage of the open bar and get dancing as you ride along the coast. This boat takes you on a ride around some of the most beautiful beaches that Punta Cana has to offer. You’ll get to jump in the water to snorkel and feed tropical fish! The Party Boat also takes you to the natural pool which is one of the top tourist locations in Punta Cana! Hang out in the middle of the ocean, where the water is crystal clear and only reaches up to your waist. And yes, the drinks are flowing the entire time. It’s an all-out celebration! This is a wonderful option for a bachelor or bachelorette party.
#7: Outback Adventures
Outback Adventures has been providing the most talked about off-road adventures in the Dominican Republic for a while now. Their award-winning Outback Safari excursions are known as a family-friendly option, educational, entertaining, and so much fun. It’s suitable for all ages so this is a great excursion if you have kids on your guest list. The scenic tour takes you past picturesque landscapes, the spectacular countryside, and local villages on the way. All while the tour guide shares their extensive knowledge of the Dominican Republic. You’ll head up the mountains to a ranch for a delicious Dominican lunch, finishing the day at Macao Beach. This is an excellent activity for you and your guests, before or after your wedding!
If you are looking for a different option, maybe the Jungle Rally in a 4×4 Jeep would be better for you. All Outback Adventures Tours are professionally guided and well-planned.
#8: Visit the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
The Hard Rock Casino and Hotel has a lot to offer when it comes to daytime activities and the nightlife. They offer a luxurious spa, a beauty salon, and a golf range to check out during the day. As well as a great variety of restaurants and bars to keep even the most high-maintenance couples entertained. If you’re looking for a night out, head to the casino to test your luck or dance the night away at ORO Nightclub. Stop by (or stay a few nights) and enjoy great music, wonderful food, and a relaxing time all around.
#9: Coco Bongo
If you are looking for another nighttime adventure – one full of music, dancing, and drinking – then check out Coco Bongo. Coco Bongo is located in downtown Punta Cana, and it is one of the top-ranked nightclubs in Punta Cana. This is an experience unlike any other! It’s like a nightclub, Vegas-style show, and full-out party all rolled into one. It’s hard to explain, but once you live it, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about it. It’s so worth it! Just prepare for a late night because the show starts at 10pm and keeps going until 4am.
#10: Off-Road Tours
Jeep Safari Punta Cana has the highest ratings on Trip Advisor for off-road tours. This trip is loaded with adventure and magnificent scenery. You’ll drive a jeep to an unexplored beach, try natural cacao, zipline, and ride horses. They’ll even show you how to make your own Dominican cigar! Even if you don’t smoke, it would be a fun keepsake to remember your wonderful time here in Punta Cana.
#Bonus! Saona Island or Catalina Island
Why is this one a bonus? Because it’s in a different city… but tours depart from Punta Cana every single morning. Saona Island is the ultimate day trip for couples and their guests. You are taken to one of these islands in a speed boat or catamaran across the clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Drinks are flowing, and you’ll stop in the natural pools to cool off. You may even see a starfish or two if you’re lucky! Just don’t pull them out of the water, please!!
When you get to the island, you can swim in the beautiful water, drink from the open bar, have some lunch, and relax in the sunshine (or under the shade of a palm tree). You can play fun beach games like volleyball and eat authentic Dominican food! Visiting Saona or Catalina Islands is sure to be an unforgettable experience!
We hope you enjoy your wedding week in Punta Cana!