Punta Cana Resorts Offer Family Fun, Plus Spectacular Golf

By Leigh MacKay

The Dominican Republic’s slogan is “The DR Has It All,” and I experienced three of the best venues—Barcelo, Iberostar, and Casa de Campo—on the eastern end of the island that did, indeed, have it all. With its natural beauty, tropical climate, and man-made luxury, the charms of the Punta Cana area where I stayed and played have made it an idyllic destination.

The country boasts a growing list of world-class designer golf courses—more than 25—by some of golf’s most acclaimed architects, including Pete Dye, P.B. Dye, Nick Faldo, Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Gary Player, and Nick Price. More