Punta Cana Travel Blog | LPC Tours - Part 2

Minister of Tourism: sector recalls normality after Maria


The national tourist industry recovered its normality hours after the passage of hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic and the visitors who are located in the different accommodations already have started to develop their activities of amusement.

This was announced by the Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García, who greeted the good behavior of tourists and the Dominicans people to face the atmospheric phenomenon that threatened to severely hit the country.

He announced that the tourist infrastructure of the Dominican Republic, including hotels, airports, marinas and highways, has not suffered major damages due to the passage of Hurricane Maria this Thursday.

A proof of the fact the damages were minimal is that the Punta Cana International Airport, in the eastern region of the country, resumed its operations several just few hours after the passage of the hurricane

He said that the most important thing is that no tourist, more than 50 thousand, who were housed in hotels and other accommodations, suffered any type of damage.

EXCURSIONS: From today some tours are already running as usual while most of them (specially water tours) will start running properly from next Monday.

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Hurricane Maria approaching the Dominican Republic in the next couple of days


A new, category 5, storm Maria is hitting Caribbean Islands. After Irma, Maria brings new threat to the Dominican Republic. Forecast predict the hurricane hitting the island of Puerto Rico on Wednesday and the Dominican Republic on Thursday.

Excursions are running regularly till tomorrow. From Thursday will probably be stopped due to the alert. Customers with excursions booked for the weekend will be full refunded as always. For a real-time forecast please check windy.com

God bless us

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Punta Cana resorts and tourism undamaged after Irma’s passage

Punta Cana resorts and tourism attractions are all up and running following the Irma’s passage on Wednesday night. DR experienced no damage from the hurricane. All transportation and communication systems, airports, tourism businesses and medical facilities are operating smoothly. From tomorrow excursions as well will run regularly and can be booked from our website.

Let’s keep praying for the other countries on Irma’s path.

Dominican Republic braces for Hurricane Irma


Islands of the northeast Caribbean, including Dominican Republic, are bracing for impact as Hurricane Irma churns its way over the Atlantic Ocean.

The powerful Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 180 miles-per-hour has slightly intensified and is expected to strengthen through Wednesday night in Punta Cana, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The NHC advised since Monday that islands farther north, including the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, should monitor the progress of Irma.

Forecasts predict that the center of Irma will pass over or near Punta Cana by Thursday, with the potential to cause “life-threatening surf and rip current condition,” the NHC said.

During these days all the excursions will be cancelled for safety purpose. Customers who had already booked a tour with us will be receive the full refund on their cards.

Please be safe! Stay at your resort and don’t go out for any reason!

God bless us

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US Band Maroon 5 arriving in Punta Cana next month


US band Maroon 5 will be performing on Saturday September 9th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana, Dominican Republic at 8:00 PM.

The group led by Adam Levine, three times Grammy Award-winning, promises an amazing show, where he will present his greatest hits and perform songs from his new album, “V”. The songs like “This Love”, “She Will Be Loved”, “Makes Me Wonder”, “Moves Like Jagger”, “Payphone” and “One More Night” had great successes in many countries.

The band, that has sold about 30 millions of albums and 48 millions of singles worldwide, comes to Dominican republic under the production of SD Concerts, directed by the businessman Saymon Diaz. Most recently, Maroon got his 12th “Hot 100 top 10″ with his latest single “Do not Wanna Know” recorded together with Kendrick Lamar, placing them as the most successful group in the history of this listing.

Maroon 5’s latest album, “V”, debuted as #1 on the “Billboard’s Top 200″ chart and its hits “Maps,” “Animals” and “Sugar,” all ranked # 1 on the “Top 40″ . The music video for the hit single nominated for GRAMMY “Sugar” has achieved more than a trillion reproductions by the moment.

“V” marks the return of the original keyboardist Jesse Carmichael, reuniting with the leader Adam Levine, guitarist James Valentine, bassist Mickey Madden, drummer / drummer Matt Flynn, and keyboardist PJ Morton after two years of separation.

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Spa Massage in Punta Cana for 45 USD per person!

Fancy a 45 minutes massage in Punta Cana for you and your partner? Brankika Spa is now offering 2 relaxing massages for just 99 USD! Massages are 45 minutes long and you have three oil choices: orange, coconut or chocolate.

But deals are not finished yet! LPC Tours readers have a 10% extra discount!! When you get there you just need to say you saw the advertising on our website and claim your 10% extra. So for 2 massages you’ll spend just 89 USD, less than 45 USD per person!!*




Brankika Spa is located in the Avenida Alemania, Plaza Artistica, 2nd level – Bavaro, Punta Cana (close to the resort Sunscape Dominican Beach). They offer different kind of massages and treatments (manicure, pedicure, mask, exfoliation and many others).

*offer does NOT include round trip transportation to/from the Spa.

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Punta Cana Food and Wine Festival is coming again!!!

Uno de los platos del restaurante Lorenzillos
4-6 August, 2017

Dear foodies, take note! The 5th edition of the Official Gastronomic Festival of Punta Cana is coming soon with a lot of innovations. The #PCFW17 will open with a dream event, from one of the newest and most spectacular restaurants in the area: Lorenzillo’s, located in Downtown Punta Cana.

Lorenzillo’s restaurant, with the presence of the special guests Darnell Holguín, will open its doors on August 4 to all festival attendees, with its majestic facilities and its live lobster ponds.

The evening will be magically enlivened by the tastings of the best dishes of the restaurant, the opportunity to taste the special guest’s favorite cocktail, and with the music provided by Barceló Imperial.

Lorenzillo’s Punta Cana, located in Downtown Punta Cana, is open to the public 365 days a year from 1:00 PM to 12:30 AM, with a wide offer of seafood and traditional food for 450 diners, a spectacular cava with 4,000 bottles and more than 200 labels of all the countries of the world, two independent terraces, three bars, main hall and a first level service to make every moment special.

Program of activities PCFW 2017 and cost of tickets

– It Was All A Dream: A special night to open and celebrate in one of the newest and most spectacular spaces of Punta Cana, where you will enjoy tastings of the best dishes of the restaurant, accompanied by a “bar superstar” and his award winning cocktail “It was All a Dream”. This is Darnell Holguin, from “Bar 50″ in New York City. Good music and a unique atmosphere will make the night memorable at the start of #PCFW17.
Presented by Barceló Imperial and Lorenzillo’s.

Friday, August 4 at 8:00 PM.
Restaurant Lorenzillo’s, Downtown Punta Cana.
Cost per person: US $ 30.

Chilling and Grilling: A grilled cooking experience on the edge of one of the most dazzling beaches of the Dominican Republic, hosted by chef Kelvin Fernandez, head chef in one of the most important restaurants in Upper Manhattan In New York. Resident chefs of the LITTLE JOHN restaurant will cook for the guests, an unforgettable experience on the beach. Live music and good atmosphere will enliven the evening. Presented by Cerveza Presidenet and Supermercados Nacional.

Saturday, August 5 from 7:00 PM.
Restaurant Little John, Playa Juanillo.
Cost per person: US $ 40.

For more information, reservations or groups, please contact this number: +1 829-249-6343.
Event tickets are available for immediate purchase by visiting www.puntacanafoodandwine.com

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Justin Bieber “Purpose” World Tour 2017

Canadian singer Justin Bieber will arrive at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana on Saturday April 15, 2017, as part of his “Purpose World Tour” tour of Latin America.

The concert is organized by SD Concerts, by entrepreneur Saymon Díaz, AEG LIVE and LIVE NATION. The Dominican Beliebers will have the opportunity to enjoy the unforgettable concert with all his successes and the most recent of his production “Purpose”, with which Bieber proves that his lyrics have matured and his style has evolved, but its essence remains the same.

This album also became number one in more than a hundred cities and singles like “What Do You Mean,” “Sorry,” and “Love Yourself” were positioned on the world charts one after another.

Info & Tickets

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Catamaran Booze Cruise (with Open Bar) 55USD !!!

Best Prices for Private Charters
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booze-cruise-punta-canaSimply the MOST popular and successful excursions in Punta Cana. Our catamaran party boat is only for people who love good music, friendly people, delicious tropical rum cocktails and a relaxing cruise under the tropical sun! An awesome catamaran passes along the Punta Cana coastline with splendid views of locals hotels, white sands and swaying palm trees.

snorkelingThe catamarans bar is well stocked with an endless supply of traditional Dominican drinks such as rum, mamajuana, local beer (drinks are included and UNLIMITED*), fresh fruit and nachos are also provided while the stereo will have the catamaran rocking with great music.

natural poolWhether you want to drink, dance, swim, snorkel or just relax on the crystal clear Punta Cana sea, this excursion will transport you to paradise. No other attraction or sightseeing tour can beat the fun and excitement of this booze cruise. So if you’re on a vacation, spring break, or just need to kick back in Punta Cana be sure to come aboard the best cruise in Punta Cana.

And don’t forget…it’s an OPEN BAR excursion*!!

– Duration: 3 hours

– This excursion is available: Daily

– Price 55US$ p/person (Children 4-12 yo 30US$)
– every 2 adults 1 child is free


What is included:
– Round trip hotel – excursion point – hotel. (Transportation may not be available or may be subject to an additional fee from some hotels).
– 3 hours tour including coastal cruise, snorkeling, stop at the natural pool, rum, beer, soda, water, snacks and fruits.
– Snorkeling equipment.
– Life jackets.
– Floating devices.

What to wear and/or bring:

– Wear comfortable clothes and bathing suit underneath.
– Wear beach sandals.
– Wear/bring sun lotion.
– Wear/bring sun glasses.
– Wear/bring a hat.
– Bring a beach towel.
– Bring your camera.
– Bring money for souvenirs.

Booking in advance is recommended. Private charters are available on request.

Have a lot of fun!!


(We ask just 10 usd per person in advance to keep the spots and you can pay the difference in cash the day of the tour. For Hotels located in Uvero Alto pick up available only for the afternoon tour.)

Choose this tour if you’re looking for: RELAX, SIGHTSEEING, FUN. Check also Marlin Party Boat. (This 2 companies offer basically the same itinerary  but Marlin is more focused in the party activity and offer a slide too).

* alcohol will be provided after the snorkeling activity for safety purpose.

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Jewel Punta Cana New Season 2017

The perfect place to party like a VIP

Jewel is simply Punta Cana’s premier VIP disco and #1HiP Pop night. Get ready to live the ultimate VIP Experience


Wednesday: Latin Night (salsa, merengue, bachata, dembow, reggaeton)
Thursday: Ladies Night (ladies drink free!)
Friday: Friday Night Fever (old school party, ’60s,’70s,’80s,’90s)
Saturday: Saturdays Night Live with Dj Flow
Sunday: Liv your life (Punta Cana’s #1 Hip Pop night)

Doors open at 11 PM
No cover


Celebrate you Birthday or special occasion in style!
Free cover, free table and your name on the big LED screen in bright lights! More cake, hookah and Champagne included in any package.

Birthday packages starting from 150USD!
VIP Tables starting from 100 USD!

For Melia and Paradisus guests free entry and free national drinks before 12:30!!!

Contact us for more details

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