Caves in Puerto Plata

Discover the best caves in Puerto Plata

In a country as varied as the Dominican Republic, you cannot miss the incredible caves, which are millions of years old. If you like adventure, don’t hesitate to venture into their depths for a thrilling experience. Discover the closest and most spectacular caves in Puerto Plata as well as others throughout the island.

Cueva de las Golondrinas

Located on the coast of the town of Río San Juan, to the east of Puerto Plata, the Cueva de las Golondrinas, or Cave of the Swallows, is a small cavern where you can observe interesting rock formations on the ground and walls. It’s often the second stop on visits to the Gri-Gri Lagoon.

Cueva de Cabarete

The Cabarete Cave forms part of the El Choco National Park, one of the essential places you must visit on the island. This subterranean network of chambers was formed by a process that took millions of years. The most amazing of these chambers is called the Cueva de Cristal, or Glass Cave, a chamber has a freshwater pool inside. This is certainly one of the most astonishing caves in Puerto Plata.