If you like to have fun in the water, there are many options among the Punta Cana water sports; it goes from sailing to windsurfing. Punta Cana is one of the places to experience such different activities. Sailing in catamaran is one of the most joyful excursions ever. The excursion takes around half a day or a complete day to do. In Punta Cana the common destination for catamaran is the isle of Saona.
Before getting to the catamaran you have to take a boat to it, since is anchored a bit away from the coast.
Once in there you have the chance to take a quick swim in the waters to relax for a moment. When the catamaran is ready to sail you hop in and start enjoying the sea breeze of the Caribbean.
Free drinks and snacks await in the catamaran to make the little time there a more merry time with a soft touch of nice Caribbean music for anyone that feels like dancing. Just like before getting to the catamaran, it anchors at some distance from the coast and then the people take a small boat to the island. The trip in the catamaran last from 2 to 3 hours. A very nice feast await in the island.
Food like: rice, beans, chicken, and fish are part of the delicious food in the island.
In the island you can go to the beach, feel the breeze, swim or just simply stay in the sand for a nice tan. Even the return trip is pretty enjoyable, and it is always nice to take a break after the boat ride to swim in the sea before taking the catamaran. Almost every resort in Punta Cana offer an excursion to the isle of Saona in a catamaran and the price range goes from 65 to 75 US dollars. This is a once in a lifetime experience which is worth every penny.
Surfing is one of the favorite Punta Cana water sports. People all around the world enjoy surfing at the beaches of Punta Cana. The resorts' staff love to see their guests happy, so they dont have a problem with it.
Even though Punta Cana is a good place for surfing is not the best in the Dominican Republic.
Hardcore surfers will find that the north coast near Cabarete is one of the best places around the world for it.
The best season to surf is from December to April when the swells are stronger, but it can still be done any time of the year. Surfers of beginning to intermediate levels will find Punta Cana a great place to surf, but for hardcore and expert surfers Cabarete is their best bet. One of the best places to surf in Punta Cana is Macao beach which is located west of Bavaro beach. To get there the local bus is the economic transportation.
Taxis are expensive, but if you can afford to do it, call one. In Macao beach, there is this reef break that is located like 350 meters out that will provide you with the best waves in the area. Always exercise good judgment at the moment of surfing, for example, don't do it at night and dont take too much money with you in the trip to the beach, is better to leave the wallet in the safe at the hotel room.
Punta Cana Windsurfing
One of the most fun water activities in the world is wind surfing. There is no denying that this is a must for water lovers. In Punta Cana, windsurfing is one of the favorite sports of the people. Even when Cabarete is the prime spot for it at the professional level, beginners and intermediate practitioners can enjoy this fine activity in Punta Cana . Most resorts in this area offer the equipment and lessons necessary for the guests that wish to windsurf.
As opposed to normal surfing, the best conditions to windsurf are found in the summer because the eastern winds are stronger, near the winter the eastern winds are lower so is not that great to windsurf. During the day the winds gradually pick up, easy in the mornings and get tougher in the afternoon. Windsurfing can be quite entertaining and the cost for the gear and lessons is very affordable, so for the Punta Cana water sports fans this is a must.
Water Sports Rentals and Classes:
Macao Surf Camp: Classes for beginners and boards' rental for the advanced surfers in the Macao Beach.
Telephone Numbers: +1 809-430-9017 (Rafael)
+1 809-882-2231 (Armando)
+1 829-556-0406 (Gustavo)
______________________________________________________________________Kite Club Punta Cana: Surfing beginner lessons and equipment rental at Playa Blanca inside the Punta Cana Resort & Club. Also SUP surfing tours, rentals & lessons.
Telephone Numbers: +1 829-576-6399
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