When visiting Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, there are many activities to do that the whole family will enjoy. With adventure parks, museums, spas and city tours, Puerto Plata has something for everyone.
For the dolphin-lover, Puerto Plata is home to Ocean World, the largest man-made dolphin habitat in the world. A day pass to Ocean World includes both snorkeling and a dolphin swim, as well as many exhibits and shows.
Anyone who is visiting Puerto Plata for the first time will enjoy a professionally led city tour. A tour gives visitors an in-depth look at the history of Puerto Plata, as well as an opportunity to see some sights. One stop on this tour is the Amber Museum, home to an exquisite collection of Dominican Amber, a very valuable substance.
The Jarabacoa Waterfalls are a breath-taking sight that visitors can explore on foot or even on horseback. There are places to swim near the waterfalls as well. A guided tour of the falls gives tourists the opportunity to explore the Dominican countryside as well as the waterfalls.
When visitors have had enough site-seeing and are ready to relax, they can head to the Spa and Wellness Centre for a massage, a swim in a natural pool, and a mountain retreat filled with relaxation.
Both experienced and novice fishermen will enjoy a deep-sea fishing excursion. Tourists head out in a boat to try to find a catch of the day.
Puerto Plata has a wealth of history, relaxation, and natural wonders waiting to be explored.