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Take a Funicular Ride to the Top of Monte Isabel de Torres

A mountain called Monte Isabel de Torres is located in Puerto Plata. The National Park with the same name is located on it. It is a Botanical garden. You will be able to get here by funicular. It consists of 2 cabins designed for 15 passengers. The funicular is open from 8:30 to 15:30 from Monday to Saturday.
This town was founded in 1496, and its name can be literally translated as "Silver Port". If you make a walk at sunset along the coast, you will understand why this name has been chosen. As … Open
You can enjoy beautiful views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean during your trip. You can explore the natural attractions once on the top of the mountain. You will walk along numerous paths among subtropical plants. You should also look at the bronze statue of Christ. It is a copy of the sculpture that is installed in Rio de Janeiro.

Horse Ride along the Atlantic Coast

There is a Rancho Lorilar between the cities of Cabarete and Puerto Plata. If you come here, you will be able to make a trip along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean accompanied by a guide. You can rent a quiet horse or a fast horse, depending on your riding experience. The walk will last several hours. One of the ranch employees will give you a briefing before it. You can treat your horse to a banana and take a memorable photo while riding. Copyright
Puerto Plata features scenic beaches with white sand that will impress any traveler. The total length of the region’s sandy coastline is about 120 kilometers; in many parts of the … Open

Spend Time in the Marine Park

If you like to observe the inhabitants of the underwater world, you can spend time in Ocean World Adventure Park. It is located west of the city. If you come here by taxi or car, you can take a picture with a parrot and see the performance of mammals that live in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. You will also see various birds there. You will also have the opportunity to swim in the company of two dolphins or a sea lion, playing with them. If you want more thrills and can overcome your fear, you will get the opportunity to splash around with sharks for half an hour.
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Go Karting at Fun City Amusement Park

If you want to enjoy high speed, you can visit the Amusement Park “Fun City”. It is built near Puerto Plata. There are various attractions in its territory. It is also equipped with a go-kart track with several tracks. This is Sprint 500, Cyclone, and Grand Prix. You will be able to test your ability to drive a car while driving a single or double cart.
Most popular hotels in Puerto Plata are concentrated near the coast; many of them are of high quality. Casa Colonial Beach & Spa situated in a short distance from the bustling center of the … Open

Surfing and Kitesurfing on the Beaches of Puerto Plata

You may be interested in surfing and kitesurfing on the coast near Puerto Plata. For example, you can go to the secluded beach of Playa Encuentro. The ocean waves are not very high there. There are sports equipment rental points on the beach. Novice surfers come here to be trained by one of the instructors working at the Encuentro School.
It is open from 9 am to 6 pm every day. But if you are already confident on the board, you can spend time on Cabarete beach. There are the most suitable conditions for kitesurfing on the sandy beach of El Chaparral. A strong wind constantly blows there because of the proximity of the equator. The Kite Legend School is open there. It is open from 09:00 to 18:00 daily.
This town was founded in 1496, and its name can be literally translated as "Silver Port". If you make a walk at sunset along the coast, you will understand why this name has been chosen. As … Open

Scuba Diving in the Waters of Puerto Plata

Do you want to explore the underwater world of Puerto Plata? You can contact the Diwa Dominicana School. It is open from 8 am to 5 pm from Monday to Saturday. Its staff will provide training, equipment rental, and a trip to Sosua beach. The trip will take 10 minutes. You will be able to take instruction and scuba diving once on the beach. If you want to dive with a mask and fins, you should contact the Diwa Dominicana center. It is located in Sosua. Its specialists will arrange a morning, evening, or night cruise to the picturesque lagoon. You can dive from a boat during the cruise.
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Notable celebrations and festivals in Dominican Republic

The population of the Dominican Republic is multinational and multifaceted. Every Dominican community necessarily has its own festival dedicated to the patron saints. However, most national religious events combine Catholic traditions with African voodoo culture. A festival in the northern city of Puerto Plata is held in October. Here, during the magnificent carnival with dancing, fairs, and African traditions, music is performed by the best merengue, jazz, and blues musicians. … Open
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