Puerto Plata Travel Guide

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Puerto Plata Overview

Puerto Plata, or the Bride of the Atlantic, as is also Known. Is a great little location of warm sun, soft rain, great friendly people and food all year long.

Puerto Plata is located in the Northern Coast of Dominican Republic, facing the Atlantic Sea. It beaches host the most famous Surfing destination in the Country and in the caribbean. Many International competition happens every years in its famous beaches. The city is also famous for resorts such as Playa Dorada and Costa Dorada, located east of San Felipe de Puerto Plata.

The only aerial tramway in the Caribbean is located in Puerto Plata. With it, one can ride up to Pico Isabel de Torres, a 793 meter high mountain within the city. The top of the mountain features a botanical garden and a replica of Christ the Redeemer, the famous statue in Rio de Janeiro.

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