Puerto Plata is located in the north coast of the Dominican Republic and it is one of the best tourist destinations on the island, both if you wish to enjoy a resort vacation with idyllic beaches or if you want to experience adventures and nature.
Known as the Atlantic Girlfriend, and also as the Amber Coast due to the great amount of amber deposits, it is a true paradise where you can find white sand and turquoise water beaches, green mountains, natural springs and waterfalls where you can enjoy all sorts of outdoor sports. Additionally, its colonial history makes it a truly attractive destination from a cultural point of view.
Local time is east Caribbean (GMT-0400) with no variation throughout the year.
Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the New World, is a sophisticated historical and cultural city.
Spanish is the official language although hotel associates have a good level of English, French and German, among others.
Electricity used in the Dominican Republic operates at 11 volts/ 60 hertz just like in North America.
The Dominican Peso or RD$ is the official currency of Puerto Plata, in the Dominican Republic.
Minimum legal age for the consumption of alcoholic beverages is 18 years old.
Leisure and culture in Puerto Plata
in Puerto Plata
Puerto Plata is a top natural destination and as such, there are endless possibilities to practice outdoor activities. From diving to kitesurf or windsurf courses in its delightful beaches to discovering its rainforest to go hiking or visiting its cocoa fields. Discover what to do in Puerto Plata.
Nature in Puerto Plata
in Puerto Plata
Gregorio Luperón International Airport 25 km
Cibao International Airport (Santiago de los Caballeros) 105 km
Several car hire companies operate in the hotel.
They can be requested in the hotel.