Hoyo Azul Lagoon Tours
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Don’t let the name fool you: Hoyo Azul Lagoon has more to offer than its simple moniker belies. This famous turquoise-water cenote (natural pool) in Punta Cana, whose unexpected existence at the base of a 200-foot (61-meter) cliff surprises and delights visitors, is one of the Dominican Republic’s top destinations for the swimming, ziplining, nature tours, and other activities based around it.
Hoyo Azul Lagoon is located in Scape Park, which itself is in Cap Cana Resort. To reach the cenote, take a guided hike through the park—learning about the native bromeliads, orchids, and ferns at endemic plant stations along the way—and reward yourself with a much-needed dip at the end. Zipline tours through Cap Cana Resort typically stop at Hoyo Azul, as well, and feature stunning views of the lush landscape, El Farallon cliff, and the Caribbean Sea. Those with an interest in nature can get a better understanding of the Cap Cana ecosystem on a full-day ecotour that combines suspension bridges, ziplines, and hiking with a trip to Hoyo Azul. Full-day tours from Punta Cana, including catamaran cruises and guided transportation, are also available for an easy day trip.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Cap Cana Resort offers a variety of tour packages that include a trip to Hoyo Azul Lagoon.
- Bring your own towel and spending cash for souvenirs and photos.
- Floating devices are available for those who cannot swim.
- Hoyo Azul Lagoon is not recommended for those with trouble walking on steep or uneven surfaces.
How to Get There
Cap Cana is located just 15 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport. Take an airport transfer, taxi, or shuttle from there for only a few dollars. Many tours of the area stop at Hoyo Azul Lagoon.
When to Get There
Budget travelers should head to Hoyo Azul during low season—from August to early December—for the best deals on accommodations and activities. Warm weather year-round means that swimming, hiking, and other outdoor activities are always an option.
Address: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Explore Punta Cana’s most thrilling landscape with full-day admission to Scape Park, with transport from your hotel. Discover the park's eight natural attractions (ticket includes three) in the 247-acre (100-hectare) park, listen to the tropical chorus of colorful birds, swim in hidden pools and see Taino pictograms as you take in this idyllic island escape. Spend the day going deep into caves and cenotes, riding through the jungle, and ziplining from tree to tree.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book Hoyo Azul Lagoon tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hoyo Azul Lagoon can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 0 Hoyo Azul Lagoon tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Hoyo Azul Lagoon 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Hoyo Azul Lagoon costs USD 129.00. Guided Hoyo Azul Lagoon tours start around USD 129.00 per person. See all 0 Hoyo Azul Lagoon tickets and tours on Viator.
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