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
Learn about the history of Puerto Plata visiting Fort San Felipe, its Victorian buildings or the Las Américas temple.
Visit the Amber museum, Jewish museum, La Sabela Archaeological museum or the Gregorio Luperón museum.
Delight yourself with the best views of Puerto Plata in a journey across the sky in the one and only teleferic in the Caribbean.
Taste exotic and tropical fruits, tasty fish and the legendary coffees, rums and cocoa of the island.
Golf lovers will find several golf courses where they can practice their strokes.
Get ready to dance latino rhythms in the popular bars of Puerto Plata and the resort clubs.
A vacation is not the same if you do not take souvenirs back home. Make the most of it by going shopping and purchase original presents.
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
More than 55 kilometers of coast: Sosúa, Cabarete, Cofresí, San Felipe, Maimón bay, among others.
El Choco national park is a rainforest and fresh water lakes paradise to go hiking and cycling.
Islands and Keys
Arena Key, a white sand promontory surrounded by turquoise waters, is one of the most beautiful islands in the country.
The 27 waterfalls of Damajagua are the most famous springs on the island, which lead to natural ponds.
Enjoy the Gri-Gri or Dudú ones practicing activities such as kayak or zip-line, in a landscape of mangroves.
Discover the inside of the Cabarete and Golondrinas coves and others less known but equally beautiful.
in Puerto Plata
Puerto Plata has several festivities throughout the year. The San Juan festivities and, most of all, the famous Puerto Plata carnivals which take place during February and March are some of the events that attract the most visitors and that you should not miss.
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.