Things to do in Playa Dorada
Puerto Plata as a destination has history and beautiful places to enjoy, whether visiting the unique cable car in the Caribbean the Puerto Plata Cable Car, exploring the historic city with its emblematic Victorian houses, adventure into the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua, a day with dolphins and sea lions in Ocean World, or just relax in the turquoise waters of Sosua beach.
At the feet of the beautiful Isabel de Torres Mountain and the majestic Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Plata is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. It offers spectacular mountains, beaches and exuberant landscapes that also feature great historical and entertainment value.
This charming city of about 328,000 inhabitants, built on the site of the original Spanish settlement dating back to the 1500s, has the best weather in the region.
Its priceless historic legacy includes the stunning San Felipe Fort, dating from the XVI century. Additionally, you can experience the La Isabela ruins, which was the first Spanish settlement in The New World founded by Christopher Columbus.
The charming houses in Victorian-style, the central park and its roundabout, the iconic cable car and a magnificent seafront that reaches out along the Atlantic all combine with the warmth and friendliness of its people. With the promise of terrific activities that everyone can enjoy, Puerto Plata easily becomes the most complete tourist destination in Dominican Republic.