Playa Blanca Punta Cana - Best Beaches in Punta Cana
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Playa Blanca Punta Cana

Playa blanca Punta Cana

Playa Blanca Punta Cana

Among the beaches that surround Punta Cana, Playa Blanca is one of the most special due to its sand is whiter than normal. Then, you will realize this fact if you compare it with other beaches like Bávaro or Juanillo.

Playa Blanca is an excellent place if you are looking for privacy and relaxation. Also, it is a great destination to be in family due to its waters aren’t deep at all, so you can walk few meters from the shore and still you will see the water on your hip. 

It should be noticed, this tropical beach is known for its restaurants, and the different water activities that you can do on the shore or even in the sea. Also, it is important to highlight this beach is within the private tourist complex “Punta Cana Resort & Club”. However, they have public service, which makes your stay very exclusive and hassle-free.

Playa Blanca Punta Cana

Where is Playa Blanca located?

Playa Blanca is located 5 minutes to the Punta Cana International Airport, and 20 minutes to the Bavaro zone. So, if you are staying in Bavaro and you want to rent a car, it will be a great idea come to this beach.

How to get to Playa Blanca?

You should know to come to this beach it is necessary do it by car or taxi. Due to it is located within a private complex, and public transportation doesn’t have access. Once, you are there, you just need to show your ID to the guard that’s it.

Things to do in Playa Blanca Punta Cana

You have several things to do in Playa Blanca Punta Cana. Actually, this beach is known for practicing kitesurfing, paddle boarding or snorkeling, because some parts of the beach, the wind and the sea, are ideal for practicing these water sports.

In addition, you can visit its restaurants which offers you a great variety of menus and gastronomy. Also, on this coast always make events, weddings, and different activities.

Nevertheless, if you prefer get relax, you can stay on the chaise longues and just admire the Caribbean beauty and its colors.

A couple posing on the beach

Playa blanca Punta Cana or Bavaro beach

The beaches of Punta Cana have in common the color of the turquoise water, white sands and sparkling palm trees. However, some of those beaches will like it more than others.

In the previous post Playa Juanillo Cap Cana we made a comparison about Bávaro beach vs Cap Cana, and the answer remains the same. It all depends on what you are looking for.

Bavaro beach is surrounded by popular hotels and apart-hotels. That means you will find many things to do, such as visiting bars on the seashore or trying some restaurants. Also, you can walk along the “Los Corales beach” and getting to know the area by yourself and seeing how the local people live.

On the other hand, Playa Blanca Punta Cana is surrounded by private complexes. Which means the beach is more exclusive and the people you will find there are property owners or just tourists staying in hotels around the beach.

So, basically the type of activities are more dedicated to families or tourists such as events and water sports.

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