10 Romantic Things To Do In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Updated 2022

romantic things to do in punta cana

With the tourism industry being on the rise and ease of access to secluded destinations, couples these days are increasingly seeking private experiences to drown out the crowds and take in the true beauty that the destination has to offer whilst spending some quality time with their better half. The beautiful coastline of Punta Cana offers just that and more, which makes it a preferred choice for couples the world over. With its perfect combination of ultra-luxury resorts and pristine nature, here is a list of top couple activities that this town has to offer which will make you fall in love all over again. Read on to learn about the romantic things to do in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

1. Indulge in a moonlit couples beach massage (from USD 364.0)

Punta Cana has a bountiful of blue beaches to pick from. As a couple, we recommend you book into one of the more private, adults-only resorts with an ocean-view room to escape noisy environments and catch a well-deserved break from the bustling city life. Indulge in endless walks by the crystal clear beaches, followed by a candlelit dinner or indulge in an ultra-romantic moonlight massage by the beach for you and your boo, for a truly memorable experience.

Romantic Punta Cana Moonlight Beach Massage for Two

Duration: 2 hours

17 reviews

2. Sunset horseback riding for the adventurous duo (from USD 77.0)

Ride your way into the beautiful sunset on this two-hour long horseback ride along the Punto Cana country-side and beach. Soak in some breathtaking views and a glimpse of the local life as you gently gallop through town as a couple. This activity is perfect for couples looking to explore the more serene & quaint side of this town and makes for lovely photographs at the lesser known but exquisite spots.

Sunset Horseback Riding Tour from Punta Cana

Duration: 2 hours

210 reviews

3. Explore picture-perfect beaches at the Saona Island (from USD 114.0)

Saona island is the Dominican Republic’s largest coastal Island and it is known for its pristine shores making it ideal for couple photography. Enjoy making photographic memories whilst sipping on a drink and immersing yourself in nature’s pure bliss in the form of the unique marine life that this island has to offer. The island is especially known for its abundance of starfish which are visible in its crystal clear shallow waters.

Saona Blue Paradise from Punta Cana

Duration: 9 hours

4. Plan your dream wedding or renew your vows in this tropical paradise (from USD 192)

If you’re looking to tie the knot, Punta Cana is the ideal location to do so with its idyllic true blue beaches and natural romantic setting. The resorts here have perfected the art of wedding planning, making it easier to bring together the arrangements within a specified timeline. A little planning, keeping in mind the ideal weather, budget, guest arrangements and type of wedding you are envisioning can go a long way in having that tropical wedding you have always dreamed of.

Dreams Punta Cana

Wifi Available

Address: Playa De Uvero Alto Provincia La Altagracia
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

5. Preserve sweet memories with a private vacation photography session (from USD 399.0)

You’ve had a wonderful time together in Punta Cana, so it’s only right to capture these memories in high-quality images than just selfies. Your dedicated photographer & concierge team will curate the best spots and routes as per your liking. For those of you who are looking to pop the question, a private photography session including proposal photography can be arranged as well as an additional price. This way you can ensure that the memories you make here last a lifetime.

Private Vacation Photography Session with Photographer in Punta Cana

Duration: 1 hour

6. Take a refreshing dip together in the turquoise waters of the Hoyo Azul (from USD 129.0)

Explore the most thrilling landscapes that Punta Cana has to offer at a full day excursion to the Scape Park. Get adventurous together by trying out any of the multiple activities such as cave exploration, snorkeling, riding through the jungle and zip-lining, ideal for the thrill-seeking couple. A dip in the cold waters of Hoyo Azul is a must to top the experience.

Scape Park Cap Cana Full-Day Admission with Lunch

Duration: 7 hours

366 reviews

7. Try your couples' luck at the hottest casino in the Caribbean (from USD 943)

Get lucky with your beau at the legendary Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana! This hotel promises to provide an all-inclusive experience with its spacious suites, astonishing spa resort cradled within the most pristine beaches in the Caribbean and relentless action in the form of its 45,000-square-foot (4180-square-meter) Casino which also features an exclusive gaming lounge to give you the ultimate VIP gaming experience. Complete with top-shelf wines, liquors, hand-rolled cigars and hand-crafted cocktails, this place will make you feel like a couple right out of a Bond movie!

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Boulevard Turistico del Este Km 28 #74
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

8. Float above Punta Cana and the Bavaro Coast aboard a hot-air balloon (from USD 286.0)

Jump in a hot-air balloon with your special someone, in the wee hours of the morning, for a majestic view of the sunrise and a birds-eye view of the town from up above. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the morning while being afloat sugarcane fields and grazing cattle. Top it up with a wholesome breakfast and a champagne toast post-landing to celebrate the moment!

Punta Cana Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride, Champagne Breakfast

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

15 reviews

9. Champagne night flights over Punta Cana (from USD 149.0)

Reignite your romance with this exclusive 15-minute helicopter flight over Punta Cana. Snuggle up in-flight as you take in sunset views of this tropical paradise from way up above with your significant other, whilst sipping on a glass of the finest. This exclusive excursion is a sure shot way to surprise your partner.

Champagne Night Flights Over Punta Cana

Duration: 2 hours

1 review

10. Relax in the most exclusive marina in the Caribbean Sea (from USD 88.0)

If the two of you are looking to spend a relaxed, sun-soaked afternoon together, get on-board this exclusive double-decker catamaran in the Caribbean Sea. Head towards an exclusive resort in Cap Cana and snorkel your way into some memorable marine life along the way. The icing on the cake is when the marina makes it way to the sandbar of Cap Cana where the two of you can spend some quality time together in the waist-deep waters of Juanillo beach along with a few beers. This surely makes for a perfect recipe for some afternoon fun in the sun with your hun!

Cap Cana Sunshine Cruise by Catamaran

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Romance and Punta Cana go hand in hand

Punta Cana is a couples’ paradise catering to every couples’ needs. Whether you’re looking for some quiet beach time, an adventurous afternoon filled with activities or an exclusive candlelit dinner followed by a luxurious moonlit spa, the beauty and versatility of this destination will leave you mesmerized and create the perfect setting to draw you closer to each other.

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