What Is Punta Cana Village? How Do I Get There?

Punta Cana Airport

People often ask about where is Punta Cana Village as well as how to get there. Travelers often want to learn more about the local area and to see what it offers. There is a Dominican ecological reserve, sponsored by the Punta Cana Foundation, close to Punta Cana Village.

You might also visit one of the nearby shops. Known as a very secure area, it is close by to the airport.

Punta Cana Village is also called Puntacana Village

Puntacana Village is a residential area; it was developed by the Puntacana Resort and Club. What is more well known is the shopping mall, just two kilometers from the airport. Bavaro Beach and a variety of hotels are less than 35 kilometers from this area.

The area is known for its safety and luxury; apartments and homes have been developed recently.

Shopping and Dining


Among the shops is an eclectic variety. Shop at the supermarket, called Nacional, or at one of the international stores. Restaurants, some open until 11 p.m., are numerous and include a choice of cuisine:

  • Dominican
  • Asian
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Spanish

Coffee shops are where you can relax with friends; enjoy bagels and coffee at Brot. Fast foodies can find a Wendy’s and Baskin Robbins. Find out more about the restaurants.

There are a pharmacy, clinical lab, and educational center as well as banks and a health center. Art lovers will be pleased to find an art gallery in the Galerías Puntacana.


At Playa Blanca, there is volleyball happening. Also scheduled is a Farmers Market where you can buy fish and exotic foods.

Punta Cana Ecologic Reserve

Natural Reserve of Punta Cana

Near the village, you can visit Ojos Indígenas or “Indigenous Eyes”, another name for the nature reserve. It features approximately 100 varied birds; some of them are endemic to the country.

Within the park, you’ll also find an iguana farm. The reserve is open daily. It is located south of the Punta Cana International Airport and Punta Cana Village.

How to Get to Punta Cana Village

Punta Cana Village is directly south of the Airport and is located on Carr Aeropuerto. If you stay at a hotel there, they have a shuttle to take you to Playa Blanca. A shuttle can also take you to the airport from the hotel.

You can also find out more by visiting this website or the one of the Village. If you want to see more of Punta Cana restaurants and shopping or visit the Ecological Reserve, then a trip to Punta Cana Village should be on the list of things to do.

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