Silver port with magnificent beaches
Puerto Plata, which means “silver port” in Spanish, owes its name to the dazzling silver colour of the Atlantic Ocean. Situated on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, this holiday paradise is extremely popular among young people, families, sun worshippers and water sports fans alike.
A magnet for beach-holiday fans, the sandy shores near Puerto Plata also attract scuba divers, kiters and surfers. Puerto Plata is also an ideal starting point for excursions of all kinds.