Breathless Punta Cana is a gorgeous luxury resort on the beautiful northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. Here you’ll enjoy access to 11 dining venues, 8 chic bars, lively entertainment and activities, and unparalleled beaches.
Breathless is one of the best Punta Cana resorts. Yet, you can’t visit Punta Cana and never leave the resort!
So here’s a list of the top excursions you can take part in while staying at the Breathless resort.
Day Trip to Saona Island
Hands down, one of the most popular excursions in Punta Cana is a trip to Saona Island.
You’ll fall in love with the powder white beaches, the azure blue water and the lack of any urban developments. It’s truly a day in paradise.
But the fun starts before you even arrive! Aboard the boat to get there and back, you’ll enjoy music and dancing. Before you arrive, you’ll stop at a unique natural swimming pool right in the middle of the ocean.
Then once you arrive on the island, enjoy a buffet lunch, volleyball, the natural fauna, and flora. Keep in mind that Saona Island is a natural preserved site
This all-day trip is an incredible experience that you don’t want to miss.
Bavaro Splash Speedboat Tour
Looking for excitement and thrills during your stay in Punta Cana? A speedboat adventure is just the ticket.
On this day trip, you will hop on a speedboat and take in the beauty of the coats of the Caribbean.
You also have the option to explore the magic under the sea with snorkeling and Snuba add-ons. What’s Snuba, you ask?
Snuba takes the best parts of scuba diving and makes it more accessible. You will get a 20-foot air hose, mask, and a floating platform. You can go as deep as you feel comfortable with.
Enjoy the coral reef and swim with a variety of tropical marine creatures.
One of the best things about this half-day trip is that it is private compared to many group excursions. You can choose from a single or double-occupancy speedboat. Your trusty local guide will help you explore the coast of Punta Cana in an unforgettable way.
Visit Santo Domingo
Whenever you stay on Punta Cana resorts, a trip to the town of Santo Domingo is a must. Santo Domingo is a top destination for history and architecture buffs. As the oldest European-settled city in the Western Hemisphere, there is so much rich history and culture to discover.
Santo Domingo is about a 2.5-hour drive from Punta Cana, so wear comfortable shoes for a full day out.
On this day trip from Punta Cana, you will explore the Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone) which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Colonial-era relics and landmarks are aplenty here! You’ll also visit the oldest cathedral in the Americas.
Your informative tour guide will give you all the historical and cultural background information you need to truly appreciate the sites.
Then, the day will only get better as you visit a 50-yard open-air limestone cave called Los Tres Ojos (The Three Eyes). This site was used by the indigenous people of the Dominican Republic for spiritual rituals.
Bring your camera because there is so much to see on this popular tour from Punta Cana.
Coco Bongo in Punta Cana
If you’ve never experienced Coco Bongo, your stay at Breathless resort is your perfect chance. Coco Bongo is a one-of-a-kind mix of dance, acrobatics, gymnastics and famous movie scenes played out to dance music.
Coco Bongo has been featured on MTV, CNN, Rolling Stone Magazine and more.
If music and dancing is your thing, Coco Bongo is a night to remember as you enjoy the performances as you dance the night away. You may just find the need to enjoy this excursion more than once.
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to live it up at Coco Bongo.
Punta Cana Zip Line Tour
Adrenaline thrill-seekers, rejoice! The Punta Cana zip line tour offers you a chance to fly over the lush rainforest canopy in the Dominican Republic.
During this four-hour adventure, you will zip from platform to platform amidst the trees in the tropical forest. You’ll see plenty of flora and fauna as you soar at high speeds above the treeline.
Cables run parallel to each other so that you can experience the breathtaking views with a partner.
For anyone who loves to get their heart pumping, this zip line tour is not to be missed.
Ready to get dirty on an incredible off-road adventure? Punta Cana Buggies offers you laughs and fun on this 4-hour excursion.
You and a friend will share a Macao Buggy and explore the dirt roads in the countryside. Along the tour, you will see the real Dominican Republic with colorful houses, banana plantations, and farms.
You’ll have a chance to visit a Dominican home to sample exceptional Dominican coffee. You’ll get to explore a natural cave and learn all about the history of the area.
Then, you’ll arrive at Macao Beach where you can wash off in the crystal clear water or soak up the sun under a palm tree.
To end the day, you’ll visit Tours Point Ranch. Here you’ll meet local farmers who will teach you about Dominican agriculture of coffee, cacao, and tobacco.
On this day excursion, you will get dirty and you will have a blast – guaranteed!
We hope this list of excursions you can do while staying at Breathless Resort in Punta Cana inspires you.
And this list is not all we offer! Check out all our other Dominican Republic tours you can enjoy.