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Things to do

Hi all. Can anybody recomend good thing to do In bavaro/pc. Things like a good restaruant or shopping places. This will be our third trip and we have never left the resort. Is it safe to go out and about??

Any info would be great.

Cheers Ash ;)

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1. Re: Things to do

We have never gone off the resort to eat while in PC, but did go to Manati Park and enjoyed it.

There is also the dolphin experience and several other opportunities. If you click on "things to do" on your left, there are descriptions and reviews by other board members of other opportunities.

Enjoy.

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Yikes, Manti Park and the Dolphin excursion are the two thing i WOULD NOT recommend doing in PUJ.

It is afe to go off the resort. I would recommend you do a tour with PCMIKE--he will give you the DR experience and take you to all the sights to see plus will also take you shopping.

Cheers, Lance

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Google "manati park cruelty" to make your own decision as to whether to visit or not.

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Yes it's safe to explore off resort in Punta Cana.

For some tour info see the post "Need help planning Punta Cana...1st time family vacation"

shopping: there are many beach vendor stalls all over Punta Cana. There is also Palma Real Shopping Village puntacanatv.com/punta-cana-shopping.html (prices here will be comparable, if not higher, than in the US).

restaurants and bars: in the areas called Cortecito and Bavaro you can find many. For restaurants on the beach: Jelly Fish is popular as is Bar Noir, Soles Chill Out Bar and El Pulpo Cojo. Good off beach restaurants: Chez Mon Ami, Balicana, D'Angelos Pizza.

Great Dominican food can be found at any "comedor" - Comoma is a good one. There is also La Yagua - restaurant tipico opposite Plaza Bavaro, inland from Occidental Grand (see map 4 from the link below).

See http://puntacanatv.com for maps and info on dining, bars, things to do etc

Have fun exploring!

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Highly recommend PC Mike's tours - excellent! It is perfectly safe to venture out, just use common sense. As to Manati Park and dolphin excurions I would have to ditto what Lance said and give a big Yikes - everyone has their own opinion but I could not and will not support that kind of cruelty.

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Thanks for the info and links peeps. Were not into the animals things coz we always say that it's cruelty.

Again thanks

Cheers Ash ;)

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Yumi brought a good selection of good restaurants nearby for off resort dining or lunch on a beach, PC Mikes Tours are great and highly recommended, there are Buggy Tours and Catamaran excursions likeTropical Storm or Marinarium or the ones offered at The Punta Cana Excursions Corner, 2 companies for zip-lining available etc etc.

lots to do around PC

enjoy it

Mike

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