Punta Cana (Cap Cana)

Dominican Republic

Cruises to Punta Cana

Let yourself relax and experience the best of Punta Cana, where sugar-fine sands, sapphire surf, verdant green palms and the warm kiss of the tropical sun are sure to leave you in a tranquil state of mind. Ready for more action? Discover the Parque Nacional Los Haitises, which translates to "land of the mountains." It's the perfect place to kayak amid verdant mangroves, hike along beautiful waterfalls, and drink in the lush beauty of subtropical ferns, bromeliads and bamboo. Or, learn about the region's wildlife on a leisurely horseback ride through the gorgeous countryside. You may also want to explore a fascinating limestone cave, perhaps even spot ancient petroglyphs. Whatever you choose to do, Punta Cana offers something unforgettable for everyone.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Punta Cana. Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time) UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Dominican Peso (DOP). Woodcarvings, amber containing small insects, hand-rolled cigars, and Dominican rum.
    • Famous For
      Visit the turquoise waters of the HoyoAzul, a freshwater lagoon at the base of a 200-foot cliff.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Discover the art of growing and harvesting sugarcane, or go for a sail and look for dolphins frolicking alongside your boat.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Look for woodcarvings, intricate straw goods, traditional Dominican faceless dolls, hand-rolled cigars and the area’s famous rum.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Be sure to try the grilled fresh lobster, a local favourite, and some jalao, a sweet confection concocted from grated coconut and molasses.

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Keep warm over the holidays. Cruise the Caribbean.

14-Day Southern Caribbean from New York (Holiday)

Spend the holidays (Christmas & New Year’s) at sea! | Unique holiday sailing featuring new port Punta Cana.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
San Juan (Puerto Rico); St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); St. John's (Antigua); Bridgetown (Barbados); Castries (St. Lucia); Basseterre (St. Kitts); Tortola (British Virgin Islands); Punta Cana (Cap Cana) (Dominican Republic);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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