Punta Cana Dominican Republic

Discussion in 'General' started by Tonyp425, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. Tonyp425

    Tonyp425 Well-Known Member

    Anybody on here been? I'm headed there second week of December anything I should for sure check out or do.
  2. kiggy74

    kiggy74 As useful as an...

    Was there for my weddingmoon in 2011, was a lot of fun. Definitely get out to do some excursions. We visited coffee, sugar, cocoa, tobacco plantations. All very touristy but was still a nice break from laying around the pool listening to corny music all day.
  3. wingsonwheels

    wingsonwheels Well-Known Member

    If you want to go into the city, skip the tours. Hire a reputable cab for the day. cost only a few bucks more than a tour and you get a private driver. Ours was awesome, took us all around and was a cool dude. We went down into the local market. I bought two 2-ft long cinnamon sticks for 50cents...shits expensive here...haha

    The dune-buggy/go cart tour was fun. I would do that again as well. The zipline thing was ok, nothing special.
  4. renegade17

    renegade17 Well-Known Member

    Do the go cart tour that ends up at the blue hole (swimming hole) at the end. It was pretty awesome
  5. Mot Okstef

    Mot Okstef Scrolling all day long on RRW.com

    Is josh7owens the E-Cart champion driver on the tour? :crackup:
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  6. duc995

    duc995 Well-Known Member

    What kind of hurricane damage did the location you are planning to go to sustain?
  7. scottn

    scottn Well-Known Member

    I think they were well south of the storms.
  8. peakpowersports

    peakpowersports Well-Known Member

    I've been but the extent of my exploring was only walking the beach a few miles in each direction. Its a nice place, but everyone is hungry for tips/money, unlike in Mexico where they don't usually ask, they are a aggressive asking for $$.
  9. Tonyp425

    Tonyp425 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for all the info guys
  10. duc995

    duc995 Well-Known Member

    Nope. The Googled news reports say it got pummeled.
  11. scottn

    scottn Well-Known Member

    Damn, wrong again.
  12. Crybaby™

    Crybaby™ Well-Known Member

    Pummeled or Puerto Rico'd? I got the feeling that it wasn't any worse than other hurricanes. Hoping it's back to normal before February
  13. duc995

    duc995 Well-Known Member

    Maybe the news reports I read were “fake news”? Ha...ha...ha...
  14. Tonyp425

    Tonyp425 Well-Known Member

    Very light damage in Punta Cana other side of the island is in really bad shape
  15. Phl218

    Phl218 Lemme ask my wife

    ze Germans love their Dom Rep!!!
  16. Scotty87

    Scotty87 Lacks accountability

    GF and I went in 2015. Absolutely loved it. We stayed at the Iberostar.
  17. TLR67

    TLR67 Well-Known Member

    We stayed at the Paradises... All inclusive is the way to go for sure...
  18. sdiver

    sdiver Well-Known Member

    Loved it in Feb but not so much to do off resort. On resort is fabulous! We stayed Secrets Royal Beach.
  19. nhammond54

    nhammond54 Hammond Brothers Racing

    I went in February and had kidney stones for 5 days!! It was great!! Lmao
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  20. Tonyp425

    Tonyp425 Well-Known Member

    Yea it's a company paid all inclusive trip from my wife's work. I believe we are going to charter a boat one day also. Chase some pelagics
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2017
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