Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Whether for a honeymoon, a family escape, or just one of those rare getaways, Puerto Plata is a versatile paradise that allows travelers to choose their own adventure. Appealing to a wide variety of vacationers for its all-inclusive accommodations and value-packed entertainment options, visitors with a little more time on their itineraries will want to play the holes on the Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed golf course, or stake a claim to one of the sprawling beige-sand beaches. Families can take a cable car to the peak of Mount Isabel de Torres, or let the kids explore the 16th-century San Felipe Fortress. No matter your vacation preference, you’ll surely have an adventure you’ll never forget in Puerto Plata.
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Spotlight on Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Puerto Plata has it all
Almost anything you can think of doing on vacation, you can do in Puerto Plata. There are plenty of beachfront hotels along the soft sands of Costa Dorada and Cofresi Beach. Playa Grande is popular among those looking to ride waves, whether it be surfing, windsurfing or kitesurfing. Along the way, you can also take a trip to cultural landmarks and museums or do something a little more extreme like ziplining through the rainforest. Everything you need is there for your choosing.
Grab a board and ride
Puerto Plata is a premiere place for catching waves and it’s full of options. Puerto Plata has hosted the Professional Windsurfing Association World Cup several times and now runs the yearly Cabarete Race Week for those who want to compete in windsurfing. In general, the Cabarete area is suitable for wave lovers of all levels, including those who may be looking for introductory classes; advanced surfers, kiteboarders and windsurfers will feel at home in Playa Encuentro.
Try something new at Cabarete
The small beach town of Cabarete offers different experiences that will round-up your vacation perfectly. During the day, action-packed watersports like surfing and kiteboarding await, while at night, the beach transforms into a big party full of music, drinks, food and dancing. And of course, the beaches here are as amazing as you would expect.
Ocean World Adventure Park, Marina & Casino
The name says it all. Ocean World is both a water park and a casino, making it perfect for families of all age groups. Here, you’ll enjoy a full day of action-packed events, dining and sightseeing. The sea lion and shark attractions are great learning opportunities, and the whole group can swim with the dolphins for the experience of a lifetime. Once the day is over and night falls, adults can head to the bars and win big at the casino.
Things to do
This full-day adventure takes you on 6x6 safari-style trucks to roar over the lush landscape before you zip line over the canopy and ride horseback.
You'll spend an hour up close with real dolphins, building memories about which most people only dream.
Take the Puerto Plata city tour and get a glimpse into the island’s vibrant history as a friendly bilingual guide points the way.
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