Lagoons in Puerto Plata

Discover the best lagoons in Puerto Plata

Some of the most beautiful natural wonders of Puerto Plata are its lagoons. Not only can you take a dip and cool off here, you can also have a great time doing different activities such as kayaking or zip lining. Discover the two most popular lagoons in Puerto Plata where you can go at any time of the year.

Gri-Gri Lagoon

Hidden among dense mangroves in the village of Río San Juan, Gri-Gri is much more than an idyllic lagoon, it’s also one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the country. The best time of day to see birds is the afternoon. There are many tour operators that organize boat journeys that include a visit to the Cueva de las Golondrinas, or the Cave of the Swallows.

Dudú Lagoon

This lagoon is located in the town of Cabrera, two hours from Puerto Plata. It features turquoise waters to cool off in, kayaking, and zip lining from over 30 feet high. Take advantage and plan a getaway to some of the fresh water spots in the interior of the island.