There’s nothing quite so wonderful in the world than a vacation along the exquisite Caribbean Sea in the Dominican Republic, and those who want the very best luxury experience should plan to head directly to stunningly beautiful Cap Cana. Here you’ll find the ultimate in high-end luxury vacation villas, world-class golf, glorious beaches, epic water activities and endless opportunities to enjoy all that the great outdoors has to offer. One of the best ways to explore Cap Cana and the surrounding area is with some time spent at any of these incredible natural theme parks, and you can count on an incredible experience for those of all ages.
Cap Cana Theme and Adventure Parks
A unique jewel of Cap Cana, Scape Park is a natural theme park that takes you away from the average theme or water park attractions and offers all of the best natural experiences that can be found on the island. You may choose adventures that include a swim in the startlingly clear waters of a cenote hidden high on a cliff, a thrilling zipline ride through the trees that includes a splash into cool waters or a horseback ride through all the beauty of nature. Other options include a cave expedition, a boat ride with snorkeling and a lovely waterpark area with several wonderful activities. Come prepared to spend the entire day, and you’ll enjoy a nice lunch at the onsite cafe during your visit.
Punta Cana Theme and Adventure Parks
Those vacationing in lovely Cap Cana often head over to nearby Punta Cana for its many excellent offerings. It’s a short 20 minutes away, and you’ll discover all of these wonderful parks.
Bavaro Adventure Park
More great outdoor adventures await at this well-established park that has been showing visitors the time of their lives since 2011. There are nearly 20 different attractions available, and there’s something fun for every age group. Engage your friends and family in a fast-paced exciting game of paintball, or perhaps you would prefer spending some time with the entire family at Dino World, which features 22 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs with natural sound and movement.
You may also take the challenges offered at the Climbing Garden, take to the air in the amazing flight simulator, relax in the lovely lagoon beneath the waterfall or choose a tour that involves horseback riding or dune buggies. The smallest visitors are sure to enjoy their own special playground that features two mini ziplines, a hanging bridge, tightropes and a safe climbing wall.
La Hacienda Park
Thrilling outdoor adventures await, and you may like to start with a freefall of some 65 feet with the appropriate safety equipment of course, and that should wake you up so that you can enjoy a safari into the heart of the island where you may swim in the pure waters of the Anamuya River, see native plants and animals and discover the sugar cane, coffee and cocoa plantations. Other activities include ziplining, a beautiful ride high in the chairlift, relaxing horseback rides and adrenaline-producing off-road buggy rides. You’ll definitely want to stop by the park restaurant for an authentic taste of the Dominican Republic as well, and popular menu items include pumpkin soup, twice-fried plantains and fresh fish in coconut sauce.
This is the park that you’ll want to visit if there are any animal lovers in your group, and you can be comfortable in knowing that the park is devoted to caring for each animal’s wellbeing and works hard to educate the public and encourage the preservation of each species through a variety of workshops, projects and educational seminars. This park has been delighting locals and visitors alike since 1996, and you may expect to observe more than 150 species of your favorite animals in their natural habitats.
Be sure to bring your bathing suit because you are welcome to relax or play in two large natural pools and swim with the dolphins if you like. You can also get up close to the sea lions and see their antics, watch an impressive horse show, be amused by talkative parrots and cockatoos, visit the iguana reproduction center and explore the native village of the Taino people where you’ll enjoy a demonstration of their dances, ancestral customs and artwork.
Don’t Miss Out on These Great Parks
Those staying with us here at Exceptional Stays won’t have to worry about missing a thing because our dedicated concierge team is available to make all of the arrangements for your participation in any of the activities at these wonderful natural theme parks along with everything else that Cap Cana has to offer. Just let us know what you’re interested in when you make your reservations for your luxury vacation home, and we’ll take care of everything including transportation to and from each activity.