Places of Interest
Puerto Plata hotels
Puerto Plata is a popular resort city on the Dominican Republic's northern coast. World-class resort areas Playa Dorada and Costa Dorada are home to hundreds of Puerto Plata hotels and accommodations. Guests at the hotels in Puerto Plata enjoy sandy beaches and popular water sports like diving, snorkeling, and windsurfing. The Ocean World Adventure Park and Casino complex is a top destination in the Dominican Republic.
Puerto Plata Quick Picks and Tips
Major Point of Interest
The Teleferico, an electric-hydraulic cable car that takes guests 2,555 feet above sea level to the peak of Isabel de Torres, offers the most stunning views of Puerto Plata. It's the city's highest point and where Christ the Redeemer holds watch over the Botanical Garden.
Restaurants in Puerto Plata, Cabarete, and Sosua are worth trying, with many located right on the beach. The traditional dish bandera makes for a hearty meal after swimming, and habichuelas con dulce is a sweet treat.
Most of Puerto Plata's sports are outdoors, from windsurfing to deep sea fishing. Golf enthusiasts should visit the famous Robert Trent Jones golf course, one of the top 100 golf courses in the world.
Many of the hotels Playa Dorada offers are self-contained complexes with facilities for meetings and conferences, such as the Grand Paradise Playa Dorada.
Bring home a souvenir items from the many specialty shops surrounding Puerto Plata hotels. The best suggestion is around Playa Dorada Plaza.