Puerto Plata allows you to immerse yourself in Dominican culture and history. With beautiful stretches of beaches and plenty to venture off to see Puerto Plata can be yours for less with Netholidays.ca.
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If you love adventure than take a ride on the wild side as you tour up high on a cable car. Atop Mount Isabel you will see the picturesque world of Puerto Plata down below. If you aren’t up for the complete adventure that comes with a cable car ride than a perfect way to see Puerto Plata from up above is with a helicopter ride.
El Morro National Park is awaiting you. As you walk through this park you will see many unique species of birds. A popular place to visit is the Brugal Rum Distillery located just on the outskirts of Puerto Plata. Once there you will dive into lessons on how rum is created and purchase some rum for the way home at a cheaper rate. Netholidays.ca recommends going on an ecological tour where locals will take you through a tropical oasis and show you the natural beauty that Puerto Plata has to offer. Travel up to the peak of the mountain, Isabel de Torres as the famous Christ a la Rio de Janiero statue stands, you will truly be mesmerized by this picturesque view. Another popular activity to partake in is heading over to the cigar factory where you will once again learn the history of cigar making and be able to purchase some cigars. On the way to Santiago this is a sure hit for those who know what a good cigar is. The beaches here are endless but Netholidays.ca highly recommends traveling to the city centre and the Amber Museum. Dive into a history lesson of Puerto Plata here or at the San Felipe Port where you will see the only vestige of Puerto Plata’s colonial past. Dolphin encounters, safari rides, and much, much more, Puerto Plata has any adventure you can think of for less!
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Puerto Plata is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic, and with good reason. Located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, and described by Christopher Columbus as “the fairest land under heaven” when he first landed on the island in 1492, Puerto Plata has pristine, golden beaches, verdant green valleys and beautiful mountains. You can experience all this and more with the best cheap Puerto Plata vacations, vacation packages and flights from Netholidays.ca.
Things to do on Puerto Plata Vacations
While all of Puerto Plata’s beaches are the ideal location for rest and relaxation, Playa Dorada is probably its most well known beach. Playa Dorada is home to two golf courses, casinos, a shopping mall, and over 15 miles of beaches. Although most of the property in Playa Dorada is private and exclusive to the all-inclusive resorts in the area, the beach itself is open to the public.
With the gorgeous golden beaches, casinos and over 15 world-class golf courses set in Puerto Plata’s serene surroundings, there is no shortage of things to do on Puerto Plata vacations. The watersports scene is at its best on the North Coast with snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, and sailing are all available, and many may be included with Puerto Plata all-inclusive vacations or packages.
Puerto Plata is often referred to as the North Coast due to its location or the Amber Coast due to the large quantity of amber deposits in the area. Downtown Puerto Plata has numerous stores specializing in amber jewelry and beautiful crafts including ceramics, art, woven goods, masks and carvings. There is a 16% sales tax in the Dominican Republic.
One of Puerto Plata’s most well known tourist attractions is the Amber Museum, which features collections of fossilized resin, some dating back thousands of years. Tourists interested in the drink of choice for North Coast Dominicans can take a tour of the Brugal Rum Factory, or if you’re in the mood for a trip, you can take a cable car ride up the 2,600 foot Mount Isabel and visit the remarkable botanical gardens at the top.
Restaurants and Nightlife
There are many delightful dining options included in all-inclusive vacations in Puerto Plata, or you can venture out to downtown for a variety of eateries. Restaurants offering Caribbean, Mediterranean, Italian, Chinese, Tex-Mex and Dominican cuisines can all be found. At night the local casinos are very popular and many of the hotels have their own nightclubs.
Things to Know
Flying time to the Puerto Plata from:
Toronto: About 4 ½ hours
Montreal: About 5 hours
Calgary: About 6 ½ hours
Vancouver: About 7 ½ hours
Spanish but English is widely spoken
Sub-tropical; average temperatures range from 25° C (77° F) in January to 30° C (86° F) in July
Same as Canada and the U.S.
Canadians entering the Dominican Republic on vacations to Puerto Plata must purchase a tourist card, at a cost of $10 US, which is valid for 30 days. It is strongly recommended that all Canadians be in possession of a valid Canadian passport while abroad as well. For direct air travel to the Dominican Republic for Puerto Plata vacations, Canadian tourists are only required to be in possession of valid official photo ID and proof of citizenship as well as a return airline ticket.
All other nationalities going on Puerto Plata vacations please consult a vacation specialist or the Dominican consulate at 1-888-494-5050.
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