Punta Cana Travel Shortlist

Punta Cana for the Broke College Student

So you’re strung out from midterms and craving some sunshine. But… you’re broke. Fortunately, there’s plenty of ways you can (somewhat) enjoy some time in the tropics with friends without having to pile on the debt (because who needs that extra stress right now?) Here are some tried-and-true insider tips to help you get the most bang for your buck on a group spring break to Punta Cana, DR.


Three things to see:

  1. Sunset on Bávaro Beach
  2. Hoyo Azul


What to order at an all-inclusive resort:

  • Food
  • Drink


Cheap local places to eat:


Cool adventures that don’t break the bank:

  1. Half day safari tour
  2. Horseback riding on the beach
  3. Snorkeling cruise
  4. Dune Buggy Adventure


Hidden cultural gems:

  1. Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park
  2. ChocoMuseo Punta Cana
  3. Higuey Market


Hotels to stay at—all-inclusive vs. not?

  1. Occidental
  2. Majestic
  3. Hard Rock


Iconic cultural attractions:

  1. Isla Saona
  2. Basilica de La Altagracia (largest cathedral in the country) & San Dionisio (one of the first churches of the new world)




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