Fun things to do in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata is commonly referred to as the place where all the tourism of the Dominican Republic began, and no wonder why, this Caribbean paradise has some of the best beaches in the world.

Puerto Plata, or San Felipe de Puerto Plata, its original name, is the capital of the province of Puerto Plata, located on the coast of the North Atlantic region of the Dominican Republic. This city is worldwide known due to its beaches, like Playa Dorada, a gorgeous place where the best Puerto Plata hotels are.

Let the marvelous natural wonders of this magnificent place blow your mind away, its spectacular and extensive landscapes combine sea, green valleys, rivers, mountains and several gorgeous beaches. Its fertile soil creates cocoa and coffee plantations, while beneath the earth lies the lightest amber in the world.

One of the key points of visiting Puerto Plata are its attractions, so here´s a small list of places you can visit for having the most fun time of your life:

27 Charcos de Damajagua

This is biggest tourist attraction in Puerto Plata, offers you a day of hiking through a gigantic dense forest, passing hanging bridges and discovering numerous species of plants, before reaching the top of a rocky hill from where your descent will begin either jumping or sliding down a series of waterfalls.

The Airport Wall   

This the natives favorite spot for doing some diving. Considered by many as one of the best and most beautiful places for diving in the Dominican Republic, this place has some gorgeous coral reefs and the depths go from 10 to 30 meters so it’s suitable for any person.


This touristic city located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic it’s a bay guarded by a coral reef. This place is perfect for practice kite surfing and other water sports due to its weather conditions.

Stay in a Puerto Plata hotel and prepare to feast your eyes with some dream landscapes.