The Dominican Republic, together with Haiti, is part of the island of Hispaniola, which is situated in the Caribbean. Punta Cana is located in the Southeast of the Dominican Republic. In the past, this region mainly consisted of agricultural crops such as sugar cane, and jungle. Did you know Punta Cana owes its name to the Cana palm tree that is common in this region? Today, Punta Cana is one of the most famous and visited holiday resorts in the Dominican Republic. Are you a fan of luxurious beach holidays? Then Punta Cana is the place to be.