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Holidays in Dominican Republic

Great weather, outstanding activities and carefully selected child-friendly accommodation make family holidays in the Dominican Republic unforgettable. This varied holiday destination has it all – glorious beaches, breathtaking natural beauty and unmistakable colonial heritage.

Stay at the Dreams Palm Beach and take advantage of the excellent activities and entertainment for younger kids and teenagers. Children will love the fun slide at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and the rock-climbing wall at Now Larimar Punta Cana Resort and Spa. Choose an All Inclusive resort and take the stress out of your holiday – the kids club activities will keep little ones occupied for hours. Stay at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe for its convenient family accommodation and Pirates Island Water Park or escape from it all at the relaxing Dreams La Romana.

Top tips for family holidays

Top tips for family holidays.

Top tips for family holidays

Look for hotels that include resort credit in your holiday price, we’d recommend Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe or Hard Rock Punta Cana – why not put it towards meals or activities in resort. Guest rooms in Punta Cana are usually generous in size – some sleep up to four people or offer interconnecting rooms. We think the Family Deluxe and Family Duplex room types at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe are ideal. Our recommended family friendly hotels offer children’s entertainment and kids club facilities – some even cater to teenagers and provide babysitting services. Book early and take advantage of our early booking offers. Secure a great holiday price with our affordable online deposits or choose an All Inclusive resort that represents great value for money.

Our favourite Punta Cana experiences

Make your holiday unforgettable by adding one of our carefully selected experiences

Punta Cana Seaquarium underwater adventure.

Suitable for everyone aged 8 years and over, the whole family will love The Seaquarium Underwater Adventure. Discover a submarine wreck, reefs, sting rays, sharks and a great variety of colourful fishes – all without getting your hair wet. There is no easier way for you and your family to explore below the surface and discover what lies beneath the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Slip on the helmet, attach the air tube and you are ready to start exploring.

Pre-book the Seaquarium underwater adventure

Adventure day at Scape Park Cap Cana.

Enjoy a thrilling eco-tour at Cap Cana's Scape Park. Drive a two-person buggy, zip line through the canopy or combine each two-hour option for the ultimate jungle adventure. Follow your guide down back roads on your ATV beach buggy - with a pit stop at a beach to enjoy the beautiful Caribbean scenery. Or soar through the canopy on eight zip lines and climb a suspension bridge. If you opt for a combo tour, you'll have six hours to spend, including lunch.

Enjoy a Scape Park adventure day

Punta Cana day cruise with snorkelling.

Take to the Caribbean waters off the coast of Punta for family fun in the sun. Enjoy a slow and relaxing sail from Punta Cana - over the crystal clear aqua waters of the Caribbean, along the stunning, white sandy coastline of Bavaro. Visit the wreck of the Astron, a sunken freighter which lies in shallow water close to the shore. Then cruise to a natural swimming pool where you will have time to relax, swim or have fun on the biggest slide in Bavaro.

Try snorkelling on this Punta Cana day cruise

Punta Cana Reef Explorer: power snorkelling, paddle boarding and kayaking.

The whole family will enjoy this half-day excursion to Punta Cana's Reef Explorer. At this large floating 'island' you'll have access to lounge chairs, a beautiful coral reef and an assortment of fun activities at your fingertips. Spend your morning or afternoon power snorkelling, paddle boarding, kayaking or sunbathing. Swim with reef sharks and come face to face with stingrays as you propel yourself through the water with a handheld, motorised power snorkel.

Experience the activities of the Punta Cana Reef Explorer

Bavaro Splash speedboat ride.

Explore the waters that surround Punta Cana on this adrenaline-filled aquatic adventure. Fly across the waves as you drive your own speed boat - follow the leader along the beaches of Bavaro and end your journey at a snorkelling platform. The conditions here are excellent and all equipment is included – so simply dive in and see the underwater coral, fish and sealife that lies beneath. Expert instruction is available for those who need it and the speedboat ride is supervised by professional guides at all times.

Experience the thrills of the Bavaro Splash speedboat ride

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