Whats more? Punta Cana has developed a reputation as the Caribbeans most gay-friendly destination, thanks to its friendly and open-minded locals and the Caribbean Pride held here each year! Gay travel to Punta Cana still, however, is all relaxation and recreation, so dont expect gay nightlife to match Puerto Vallarta, Mykonos, Phuket, or hell, even the nearby capital Santo Domingo.
No, a trip to this vibrant Carribean jewel is all about escaping the hustle and bustle over everyday life in swim-up bars, plush spas, decadent suits, or on sun-lounger with the sounds of waves crashing nearby.
In fact, with the close of Mares Lounge, there are now no gay bars in Punta Cana although there are a few nightlife spots popular with the LGBT crowd looking to escape their resorts for the night. For a romantic getaway with drinks, gorgeous bodies, sun, affordable luxury and gay-friendly vibes Gay Punta Cana could be just the answer!
Obviously, being gay does not define which attraction most of us will want to see in each city, and most queer travelers will simply want to check out the top things to see in Punta Cana during the day! There is not as much to do here as you would expect. Most gay travelers prefer to indulge at their lux all-inclusive hotels or explore the nightlife by night. However, if you are looking for some activities to spice things up, these are our favorite options!
Take a break from sipping cocktails poolside to visit the idyllic Saona Island, a small speck of sand and palm trees peeking out from the light blue Caribbean. Hop aboard a small speedboat for the thrilling ride out with a brief stop at a natural swimming pool then spend the day discovering, wandering along the beach, or go for a relaxing swim in the azure waters. Oh, and did we mention the open bar and Traditional Dominican lunch? Learn the foundations of scuba diving in the crystal clear waters of the Carribean coast on this PADI certified scuba diving course in Bayahibe. Pack some extra adventure into your next trip to the Dominican Republic and master the basics of scuba diving on a two-day PADI course. Located in the lonely housewife dating apps free Del Este National Park, this introduction to scuba diving combines all the essential theory with two discovery dives to some of the worlds most biodiverse marine sanctuaries. If you want to add some cheap thrills to your relaxing gaycation, why not ride a 4?4 off-roading adventure through the Dominican countryside? While you are at it, you might also learn something as you pop by a country farm to see how chocolate, cinnamon, and coffee are processed!
Discover the real beauty of the Dominican Republic on this astonishing adventure that pairs horseback riding and zip-lining for the ultimate day of adrenaline-junkie fun! Walk, trot and gallop through Punta Canas most impressive scenery along the Anamya River before stopping off at a cigar plantation where you soar through the treetops on a marvelous zip line ride. There is even real-life cattle drive fun to be had if you want to live out your gay cowboy fantastic but dont want to go all the way to Denver, Austin or Nashville! Sightsee around the oldest city in the Americas with a local guide to show you around some of the 15th-century colonial monuments including Las Damas Street and Diego Columbus Alcazar, the first cathedral constructed in the new world. You should not miss the National Presidential Palace, with its fantastic views of downtown, the local markets hidden along with cobblestone streets, and of course, lunch at a traditional Dominican restaurant.