The beautiful beaches of Punta Cana are considered some of the best in the world. Upon arrival, tourists are faced with a paradise of white sand, palm trees, crystal clear waters, and multi-colored reefs. In addition, the resorts offer exceptional service so that guests fully enjoy their stay.
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Bavaro Beach is one of the most visited, as it stretches alongside the largest area of resorts. It is located 17 kilometers away from the Punta Cana International Airport. Surrounded by coral reefs, its turquoise water invites you to enjoy a relaxing bath.
Within the beach, several segments are operated by the tourist complexes. Playa Bavaro, Melia Caribe Beach & Punta Cana Beach, Playa Bavaro Paradisus Palma Real and Playa Bavaro Complejo Barcelo all have the Blue Flag award. The Institute of Environmental Law of the Dominican Republic indicates they have an amphibious chair, lifeguard and first aid service.
According to the information provided by the Accessible Tourism Guide of the Dominican Republic, Bavaro Complejo Barceló and Bavaro Palladium also have accessible trails for people with reduced mobility.
LAGUNA DE BÁVARO
Laguna de Bávaro is a beautiful protected natural area that can be accessed from the Cabeza de Toro area. Many resorts organize a kayak tour, which is accessible to people with reduced mobility. We invite you to check with your hotel.
The renowned Viajeros Sin Limite blog commented on the incredible experience of discovering this lagoon with abundant flora and fauna. The trails are flat, the visitor center is accessible, and the kayaks are equipped with a high backrest and are stable.
ARENA GORDA BEACH
Arena Gorda Beach is located in the east of the country, in the province of La Altagracia. The airport is 26 kilometers away. Its sand is whiter than the rest of the beaches; its waves, slightly more agitated.
The Arena Gorda Barcelo Punta Cana and Arena Gorda Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana areas also have information panels and access for people with reduced mobility.
Runners Adventures offers you an exceptional adventure in Punta Cana. Meet the friendly squirrel monkeys and interact with them. Delve into a beautiful botanical garden and see the spectacular native flora. Taste exotic fruits, roasted coffee and cocoa.
This 5-hour accessible tour begins with a visit to a typical house in the area, where you will learn about the food grown in its rich and fertile lands and delight your palate with exotic tropical flavors. Then you can explore the botanical garden populated by native plants and flowers.
To complete the experience, for 45 minutes you will be able to visit Monkey Land and have fun with the squirrel monkeys. These friendly animals are used to human contact, so they like to sit on the shoulders of visitors and enjoy their company.
Put on comfortable clothes, bring your camera and get ready for one of the best recognized tours in the Dominican Republic.
ART OF DIVING
Explore the depth of the Caribbean waters. The underwater world is more accessible thanks to Art of Diving, which offers training for everyone.
Its Try Scuba Diving program is oriented to those who want to start diving. It is divided into two parts. The first does not require special skills, where the dive will take place at a maximum depth of 2 meters. Participants are encouraged to partake in its second part after having acquired initial skills.
You may also be interested in its scuba diving program, where you will be accompanied by a professional diver and have the option of earning a certification.
It is proven that diving improves physical and mental health. Many people with reduced mobility feel barriers are eliminated in the water given the proper conditions. Art of Diving will allow you to enjoy this incredible experience in Punta Cana.
Accessible Beachfront Hotels in Punta Cana
It is essential that during your trip you can adequately move to all the places you want to visit. To find out how to do it, don’t forget to take a look at this shortlist with information on transportation and mobility equipment rental.
- Scooters DR and Handicap Travelers DR. Rental of scooters, wheelchairs, amphibious chairs, walkers and other mobility equipment.
- Dominican Limousine. Accessible transportation service to the airport.
- Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism – Getting Around. Description of the different transportation options throughout the country.
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