Known for its pretty sandy beaches, Puerto Plata is a popular resort destination as well as a great place to meet Dominican people and to shop in local commerce.
Gregorio Luperón International Airport (also: Puerto Plata Airport). Daily flights to most North American cities. POP is located about 15 minutes east of downtown Puerto Plata.
As with other airports in the Dominican Republic, a $10USD (December 2011) fee for a tourist card will be required upon arrival. You’ll buy it at one window and immediately turn around and hand it to an attendant to be scanned and dropped into a box. A $20USD departure tax is collected when you fly out.
- Caia Paraiso
- Montecristo National Park
- Sosua – Ten minutes from Puerto Plata airport, this town has a nice beach, a wide selection of hotels and restaurants, and a notorious nightlife.
- Cabarete – Located a short distance to the east, this town offers a massive number of resorts and some of the best kite surfing and wind surfing in the Caribbean.
- Las Cascadas de Damajagua – A set of 27 waterfalls on the Damajagua river located on Hwy5, past the city of Imbert, see the sign on the left. Climb as many falls as you like with the help of a guide, who will equip you with a life vest and helmet. $280RDS for 1-7 falls. Slide down the chutes into the pools below or jump from the rocks! Photos are taken and you have the opportunity to buy.