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Located on the second largest island in the Caribbean, Puerto Plata is located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic and is considered a holiday destination steeped in history, culture and dreamlike coastlines and beaches.

Reasonably priced all inclusive holiday offers to Puerto Plata are considered the norm and it’s a popular destination for couples and families alike.

Most resorts will have evening shows with dancing, singing, costumed performers, Merengue lessons, karaoke and more. If you’re looking to tantalise your taste buds and move to the Caribbean rhythm, stray away from the resorts into a local restaurant.

There are many things to keep you occupied in Puerto Plata; take a cable car ride up to the peak of Mount Isabel de Torres, visit the 27 Waterfalls or take a boat trip to Paradise Island. To entertain the kids, visit Fun City, a go-karting track, or Ocean World Adventure Park, a complex which also features a casino, a marine park and a range of restaurants.

Location of Puerto Plata

Key Facts

  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Dominican Peso
  • Time Difference from UK: -4
  • Flight time: London: 9-10 hours
  • When to go: Puerto Plata has a tropical climate with warm and dry summers and cool and humid winters featuring showers and tropical downpours.Average temperatures year round of 25 degrees, with summer highs of 33 degrees make Puerto Plata a fantastic holiday destination most of the year.