Puerto Plata is located in the Northern province of Dominican Republic and is surrounding by the Atlantic ocean to the north and west of the province.

The other province on the east and south is Espaillat and Santiago, Valverde and Monte Cristi.

One of the main attraction is its fine beaches. It has a total of 1,856 square kilometers. It has lots of beautiful green valleys and mountains. Puerto Plata is on the most visited province in the whole of Dominican Republic. Like I said earlier, Puerto Plata is dominated with lots of beautiful beaches and even has the Amber who is a rare and exotic stones found in only few corners of the world. It has lovely sunny weather all year round.


To get there, you can either get there by air, road and by cable car. If you intend to get there by air, the Gregorio Luperon International Airport is the closest airport which is located in the province. Other airports close by are the Las Americas International Airport and the Cibio International Airport which are not located in Puerto Plata.

If you intend driving, the Duarte Highway will take you approximately 2.5 from San Domingo to get to there. For those taking the cable car, your journey will start from Isabel de Torres which is high above a hill and you will get to see the beautiful city of Puerto Plata. Hours of operations is between 8am to 5pm all week.

Here are few places you can see and visit while you are at Puerto Plata.

National Park Isabel de Torres Hill: This is one of the most beautiful parks in Dominican republic. It is located on a hill that reaches about 799 meters. In the park, you will find a botanical garden, a statue of Christ and cable car.

Amber Museum: Lots of tourist who come always pay a visit to the museum. It show cases a wide variety of Amber which is very rare around the world. There are many variations of Ambers in different colors.

The beaches are listed as the best around the world. There are variety of things you can enjoy. You can indulge yourself in scuba diving, deep sea fishing and other forms of water sport.

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