Spring break is coming round any time now. There’s usually only one question on everyone’s mind: where’s the best place to spend it?


Enter Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. In recent years, it has started to become the new spring break central for college students. This gorgeous Caribbean hideaway attracts people from all over, due to the fact that it offers a plethora of beautiful places, activities, and things to try. Due to its popularity, it’s become a fun-filled and happening place when spring break rolls around.


A change in both environment and attitude is essential to relaxing. Punta Cana’s beautiful weather, calming beaches, Mediterranean vibes and relaxing pools offer just that.


So here’s what there is to see and do, and what you need to know. We also recommend traveling with Lifestylez as they provide the best college spring break tours and packages – at the most affordable rate. 


The costs

Getting the most bang for your buck is an important aspect of the spring break experience. The reason there’s such a sudden boom in Punta Cana’s popularity among spring breakers is because of how affordable it is.


Usually, it costs a fortune to go anywhere in the Caribbean which isn’t something that most college students can afford. But the prices over in Punta Cana are well within any spring breakers’ budget.


Simply put, it’s smart business making a typically expensive experience affordable. There’s no doubt that by focusing on the student demographic, business is booming for Punta Cana.


Breathtaking Beaches

The endless coral beaches in the Dominican Republic are some of the most beautiful on earth. This is especially so in Punta Cana.


The warm soft sands mixed with the stark blue tides make walking along Punta Cana beaches unforgettable. The beaches in Punta Cana appear endless with over 21 whole miles of beach to traverse. There’s so much beach to explore that a lot of the places down by the beaches are actually pretty uncrowded.


There are even places where the beaches remain untouched by development southward of the La Cana Golf and Beach club.


There are also tons of diving and snorkeling opportunities, which are perfect for exploring the longest stretch of coral in the world (19 miles!).


Whether it’s a game of beach volleyball, relaxing in the sun, or exploring the untouched areas, Punta Cana’s beaches have got them all.



When in Punta Cana, having a good time becomes second nature, thanks to the multitude of activities available.


Kiteboarding is one of the most notable of these awesome activities. In fact, Punta Cana is world renowned for being the kiteboarding capital. Punta Cana beaches are ideal for the sport with its soft waves and gusting winds. Giant waves form far from the shoreline, allowing kiteboarders to smoothly glide along the water with ease.


Lessons are offered to both beginners and experts and are provided in most places in the region. So don’t worry about not being able to try this sport out.


Feeling lucky? Punta Cana is known for its many casinos for you to get your poker face on.


This destination also has crazy massive zip lines to try out that give splendid views of the region. There are places where if you line up the ziplines end to end, they stretch well over a mile of zipline coverage.


Resorts and Cruises

No one does cruises better than Punta Cana when it comes to the Caribbean. Their luxury party cruises are phenomenal, providing top quality service and breathtaking views of the region. Whether it’s for the party, or for seeing the places, these crazy party cruises give people the freedom to sea fare for either.


Luxury resorts are aplenty in Punta Cana. Their poolsides are fantastic and extremely calming in the Caribbean sun. That along with endless food and bottomless drinks makes resorts in Punta Cana the place to be.


Some resorts even offer their guests complete control of the music at pools. You can plug in your phone to control the music.



Punta Cana has some of the craziest nightclubs in the Caribbean. You’ve got your standard dance clubs with amazing drinks and craft beers created by the community. But then there are some that offer live acrobatic performances and shows. Be prepared to be surprised when you’re out about town.



Punta Cana has proven itself to be the ultimate go-to for spring breaks. With its quality service and legendary kiteboarding, this destination has attracted many spring breakers far and wide. There’s no doubt that Punta Cana knows how to show its visitors a good time.


Trying to describe Punta Cana in words does this destination absolutely no justice. Experiencing this phenomenal destination with friends yourself is really the only way to do this place justice.