Puerto Plata is known for its abundant sandy beaches, its long history, and its friendly locals. Sure, there are hundreds of things to do in Puerto Plata (), but it would be a shame to visit this little slice of Dominica without venturing outside the boundaries of this popular tourist stop. Here are some of the best day trips from Puerto Plata.
Category: Unforgettable Experiences
December 28, 2012
Made it to the Dominican Republic? Excellent! The island is currently undergoing a magnificent resurgence on the world travel stage as well as experiencing something of a renaissance when it comes to tourist activities. Having said that, there are a slew of things to do for any type of traveler, but if you’re the kind that likes to swing, jump and swim their way through a destination, the Dominican Republic has plenty of outdoor activities to tantalize you.
April 20, 2012
The Dominican Republic’s resort gateway and marine playground, Puerto Plata is your take-off point for aquatic high-jinks and beachside relaxing. Tropical mountains washed by waterfalls offer adrenaline-fueled activities in the interior, and nightlife in the resorts is an exotic medley of merengue and salsa. Whether you’ve come to chill out on the sands at Playa Dorada, dive into the surrounding reefs or set sail across a languid bay, take time to visit the interior of Puerto Plata to discover its sleepy towns and spectacular scenery.
September 23, 2011
The Dominican Republic is, according to its consulate, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean, especially for Americans. Why? It has white beaches that are actually white, and it’s near enough to prevent jet-lag or bad hair from the flight over. Unfortunately, there’s no shortage of five-star resorts and international cocktail bars to make you feel like you’re just one of many to repeat the same experiences.