Provincia de Puerto Plata Things to Do

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Provincia de Puerto Plata Things to Do

  • 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua

    Puerto Plata Things to Do

    Damajagua Cascades are 27 waterfalls (some small and some big) about 30 minutes drive from Puerto Plata. There are two different tours: One where you climb all 27 falls (one of them should be very high!), and one where you only climb the first 7 falls. I was a chicken, so I only climbed the first 7 falls... First you climb up through the...

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  • Shopping in Sosua along the beach

    The best shopping for great Dominican souveniers is in the small town of Sosua. Drive right down to the beach, thru the main part of town, park and as you walk towards the beach you will see a very long strip of small shops and vendor's (they all pretty much sell the same stuff, but it was a great place to haggle them down and, yes, you can get...

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  • 27 water fall, Das Mahagua

    It is one of the most challenging fall I climbed so far. Very virgin, dangerous, thrilling. Avoid if you have health problem. Go early in the day and also avoid going in if there is a chance of rain - the flow of water can become so strong - there is no provision to get any help .

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  • Whale Watching.

    The Carribean sea meets the Atlantic ocean on the east coast of the Dom Rep, and this meeting point is also a place in which Whale watching can seen, there are plenty of tour companies running these trips so looking round and see who`s cheapest.

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  • Wacko Jacko.

    Dominican Republic is where Michael Jackson married Maria Presley, they got married here because if you marry in the Dominican you can divorce 24 hours later. You can visit the church they got married in it`s about 45 minutes west of Peuto Plata and overlooks some amazing views of rainforestr and river as it is situated high on top a mountain,...

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  • Saona Island.

    If your staying in the North side of the island an excursion to Saona island can be exspensive as it requires a flight down to the South side and also a speedboat ride as well but this island is totally worth it, you can go there and get the local`s to climb a tree and pick you a fresh coconut and the white untouched sand with the crystal clear...

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  • Visit the "Parque Central"

    Like most Spanish - Latin American type of places, most towns have a central park. Puerto Plata is no different. Next to the park is an old church. Outside this church there was a nativity scene set up. It was very nice. Every street around the park had street venders selling everything. Some people will walk up to you and start talking. When they...

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  • Fuerte de San Felipe

    The fort was built in 1540, becoming the first fort in the "New World". The resulting port became the stopping place for traders between the New World and Europe.This fort is quite small.This fort use to also be a prison. The cells were very small with very low doors. The view of the sea is remarkable. The brown stones against the blue sea......It...

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  • Snorkeling...Coral reef everywhere

    The hotel allowed us to use the gear for free each day for 1 hour. There was alot of Coral around the beach at the resort but most of it was dead. There was few fish but we did find shells and star fish. My son enjoyed it alot.

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  • Hit the waves in the Kayak

    I have never been in a kayak before. Neither has my son. We went out into the water to the point where the waves would break over. With the tip of the kayak pointed into the waves, we would get thrown around and a face full of water each time......My son giggled the whole time.This was one of our highlites of the trip. We were allowed 1 hour of...

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  • Horseback riding betwee Sosua and...

    For a wondeful time of horseback riding you will meet nice hosts at Gypsy Ranch (8kms from Sosua) in front of Coconut Palm Hotel.Prices are reasonables and poeple very sociable. The trails gives you the opportunity to have a variety of panoramas.

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  • Sosúa

    Sosúa town has not much to offer. A sexual haven years ago, now prostitution is still there butgoign down due to a lack of clientele (basically Eastern Germans). The town has its origins in a United Fruit Company waterfront town created as a plantation base. After that it was populated by 400 Jew families brought by Dictator Trujillo from prewar...

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  • Sosúa - Playa Sosúa

    One of the finest beaches on the northern coast, beautiful bay with a reef, crystal clear water and golden sands. However, too noisy, full of hawkers, and hanky-panky gigolós. Forget about going there on a Sunday. Try the restaurants on the beach, but don´t pay too much. Skive off sellers and don´t miss snowkeling on the reef.

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  • Cable Cars!!!

    There is a little "mountain" near Puerto Plata called Torre de Isabel, or something very similar. The mountain was named after a Spanish Queen Isabel the second. You can catch a cable car up to the top and walk around. Not much to do up there but there is a nice view, when the peak is not covered in clouds. Also there is a small replica of the...

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  • El mercado - the market

    There is a market downtown Puerto Plata where you can find souvenirs, jewels, real vanilla and rhum. It is very nice to go there and you will be welcome by the nice people of Puerto Plata.Ask the wawa driver to tell you when to step down of the bus (wawa) and give you indication where it is.

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  • Neptune Statue

    Lost on an little island near the Puerto Plata coast, you can find a statue dedicated to Neptune. The statue lost his fork during the 1993 ouragan.

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  • General Gregorio Luperón Monument

    General Luperón was one of the Dominican Republic's greatest heroes; in 1879, under his leadership, the country was reorganized and set on the road to economic recovery.There is a great statue in is honnor.

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  • Museo Del Amber

    Amber is a fossil tree resin from the Miocene age between that sprouted out of trees many years ago, entrapping smal insects and vegetal pieces on its way, most of wich have been well preserved until today.

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  • Parque Nacional Isabel Torres

    Baptized by Columbus as "Queen Elizabeth ot the Towers" during the Conquest times, this hill is one of the highest points of the northern mountain chain. Its 800 meters (570ft) stand grandly as one of the city's natural limit. While lying close to the sea, Isabel de Torres is almost permanently covered by clouds.The park may be accessed via a cable...

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  • Puerto Plata Cathedral

    In the center of Puerto Plata we can found the cathedral. With is spanish architecture it is a great place to visit.And it's free to visit.

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  • COCO Fighting

    What the best way to be part of the repuplican republic culture?Go bet on some coco fighting!!! Cover charge : 30 pesosOne large Presidente beer : 25 pesosBet for the day : 100 pesosEat the chicken that you bet on : pricelessyou can see more in my COCO fighting travelogue

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  • Paradise Island

    Have you ever been to Paradise??? I guess no! I've been there... It's called Paradise Island. This Island is 50 feets by 30 feets of white sand. There's a lot of tourist there but it worth the price to go do snorkling, drink some rum.the price may seems expensive 50 $ us but wait to see what's waiting for you!!

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  • Brugal Rum Factory

    Get behind the Famous Brugal Rum by visiting the factory. It's not a very long visit, you're on a bridge over the worker and you see the million and million bottles get fill!!! You can even be a little drunk by only smelling!! The visit finished, let's go take one or two shots on the degustation table...The best way to start your day...or get over...

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  • Hop!

    With the all include, you can make a hour of horse back riding in Puerto Plata. Thats good. And at the hotel, you can also doing scubadiving, playing volley ball and some others activities

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  • water ??? so get on board

    The area offers you a lot of trip by the waterfishing, paradise island, cathamaran, scuba diving etc.

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  • horse back ride, and a trip to paradise...

    I could not beleive my eyes when we finaly arived to this island. absolutly marvelous............Look at the picture""""""""

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  • when you're in the north of...

    when you're in the north of the island you can easily visit the peninsula of Samaná with the beautiful Playa Las Galeras

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  • There is a lot to do in Puerto...

    There is a lot to do in Puerto Plata. Just get in a cab and let you drive around. They will not ask you a lot of money (make the deal before you go) and you can have a look all day around the neighbourhood. Just a short list : Rumfactory of Brugal, The mountain, The Ambermusea, Fortaleza San Felipe, Playa grande and more and more.In the Dominican...

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  • Fort Felipe...There was an old...

    Fort Felipe...There was an old man telling us all about the fort.Great. All we had to pay was some money for rum, well thats okey.

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  • The rumfactory, this is a...

    The rumfactory, this is a great 10 minute excursion and on the end you will get a rum from the fridge. Very nice Yammie !!

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  • The Cigarfactory, is great you...

    The Cigarfactory, is great you will learn how they make cigares and you will learn how to smoke one. The people who are working there may smoke as many as they want....even the woman and grandma's.Buy cigarese overthere, they are a litlle more expencive but very nice !

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  • visit a sigar fabric, very...

    visit a sigar fabric, very interesting!!Here you can have a closer look how cigars are made, you can smell the tobacco smell...and maybe have a smoke if you is lucky!

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  • The beaches

    There is a lot of fantastic beaches in the Puerto Plata area! It is just to lay down and relax and just enjoy life!

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  • Take the cablecar from the...

    Take the cablecar from the city center and up at the mountain...From the top you will have a fantastic view of Puerto Plata and the surroundings. You can take a walk or sit down at the restaurant and enjoy a cold beer.

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  • There are so much to see in...

    There are so much to see in Dominican Republic and time is so short for holidays! If you like nature you will be serve with Pico Duarte, Los Haitises, Samana Peninsula, caves everywhere, and many others like Saona Island.For example, in the Samana Peninsula you can find quietness, whales in season, Limon Falls, the national park Los Haitises where...

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  • There are plenty of activities...

    There are plenty of activities to do while at a beach resort. My favorites include scubadiving, the banana boat rides, or just plain relaxing under the sun. At night, the restaurants and discotecs are a must!

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  • Sail if you are on the Beach!...

    Sail if you are on the Beach! If you like to have fun, and like everyday adventures, then try this!It's a lot of fun!

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  • There are lots of activities,...

    There are lots of activities, but they change it every year and season. You can go horse riding, at the woods with quads and lots of other things . There is something interesting to do for eveyboby.

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