Dolphins and stingrays and sharks, oh my! No, this isn’t a new version of the Wizard of Oz set against a tropical background—although, after you’ve had a rejuvenating spa treatment at your resort, you might want to rename your masseuse the Wizard of Ahhs. You’re not in Kansas anymore (or wherever it is that you call home). Instead, you are in the “Land of Rest and Relaxation,” more commonly known as Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. In between deep tissue massages, cleansing mud baths, and aroma therapy sessions, you can hop into the teal waters and swim with the dolphins, pet a stingray, and interact with a shark (if you dare). And when you purchase an all-inclusive package in Punta Cana through Travelocity, all of these aesthetic and aquatic activities can be a part of the plan. Plus, you won’t need to follow the Yellow Brick Road to find things to do in Punta Cana, either. Instead, you might find your courage on a zip line on an eco-adventure, your heart at a romantic dinner at your resort, your brain on a birdwatching tour at Laguna de Bávaro, or your home on a hammock suspended between two coconut palms making you wonder why you didn’t book you all-inclusive Punta Cana vacation sooner.
Booking one of the Punta Cana package deals though Travelocity is easier than a relaxing afternoon counting sailboats drift by where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea. The dates are all pre-selected. You just need to pick a plan that bundles the flights, resort, excursions, and amenities you most desire—like golf at nearly a dozen nearby courses, or a guided horseback ride along Macao Beach.
One of the best things about Punta Cana all-inclusive packages is that many offer unlimited food and drink from your resort. You can sample some Dominican delicacies like sancocho (7-meat stew), tostones (twice-fried plantains), and bizocho Dominicano (Dominican pineapple cake)—and, wash it down with a morir soñando (milk and orange drink). Just click your heels three times and say, “there’s no place like Punta Cana, there’s no place like Punta Cana, there’s no place like Punta Cana.”