Right in the middle of the Caribbean, this is the most exact answer

But as always here we will explain to you with a little more details

Punta Cana Mexico?

You can’t imagine how many times that while I was talking with some people about their trip, we fell into the question of how they had known Punta Cana, many of them used to tell me that by reference of a friend or by a comment from a travel agent or a simple commercial on TV.

The vast majority of them had no idea where it was or how it was Punta Cana, but I was even more surprised that the vast majority of them assumed that Punta Cana belonged to Mexico.

Where is Punta Cana located?

Punta Cana is located in the heart of the Caribbean Sea, on an island called Hispaniola, which is divided into two countries, Haiti that occupies a third of the island and occupying three quarters of the island is the Dominican Republic With approximately 48,442 square kilometers, 1300 km of coasts and the highest peak in the Caribbean: (Pico Duarte), which has 3,000 m. above sea level, in addition to the first city of America (Santo Domingo)

Caribbean Sea

In its eastern region is the province of La Altagracia which is the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic, to the east end, just between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean in its coastal area is located Punta Cana.

With an approximate area of ​​420 thousand square meters, with hundreds of hotel complexes and kilometers of paradisiacal beaches

The metropolitan area of ​​Punta Cana

 Although Punta Cana is a small section near the Airport, the vast majority refers to it as the entire east coast and even as the entire Dominican Republic

This area is actually divided into the following smaller regions,

  • Uvero Alto
  • Macao
  • Arena Gorda
  • Bávaro
  • El Cortesito
  • Cabeza de Toro
  • Punta Cana
  • Cap Cana