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Inside Background
Downtown Puerto Plata is marked by the influence of Victorian design in...
Last edited: February 28, 2012
The port city of Puerto Plata is the capital of the province of Puerto Plata...
Last edited: February 28, 2012
Crime in Puerto Plata tends to be low because it is a heavily visited tourist...
Last edited: September 20, 2013
Puerto Plata has an engaging history, dating from the Taíno people who first...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
Planning on visiting Puerto Plata in the summer? Well, be prepared for a hot...
Last edited: May 01, 2014
One needs to be aware that this is not a "picture postcard" tropical beach...
Last edited: February 20, 2010
Inside Transportation
For international travel to Puerto Plata, there are two major airports that are...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
Established as a European colonial city in the 16th century, Puerto Plata city...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
There are many ways to get around Puerto Plata, all which are perfectly safe...
Last edited: February 28, 2012
Buses Large modern coach style buses run between the various towns and citys in...
Last edited: May 21, 2012
The following is a picture with the currently posted taxi rates from Gregorio...
Last edited: March 15, 2011
Inside Things to Do
To answer these questions, the answer is always YES! There are many great...
Last edited: June 09, 2014
Puerto Plata is an excellent destination for families, offering fun and...
Last edited: July 04, 2007
The good and the bad of Puerto Plata; Puerto Plata is really great. It has...
Last edited: September 20, 2013
Puerto Plata has an exciting nightlife filled with many things to see and do...
Last edited: July 22, 2012
Puerto Plata is known for its glimmering beaches and entertaining resorts...
Last edited: September 20, 2013
    Some of the best shopping in Puerto Plata can be found just by wandering...
Last edited: April 17, 2014
Puerto Plata has much to offer the active traveler. The Dominican Republic is a...
Last edited: January 10, 2014
If you are looking to get your scuba certification or just for some wonderful...
Last edited: January 22, 2009
If you want to buy excursions while on vacation in Playa Dorado or Costa Dorado...
Last edited: September 19, 2013
The Damajaqua Cascades (27 Waterfalls) are a series of waterfalls about 45...
Last edited: April 27, 2012
Freestyle Catamarans offer you the possibility to live as a millionaire for the...
Last edited: August 26, 2013
  You can travel to Mount Isabel del Torres in a taxi, which is always a hair...
Last edited: January 26, 2014
Inside Dining Scene
Dominican cuisine tends to center on seafood, rice, beans and meat, but Puerto...
Last edited: November 29, 2012
Sam's Bar has some good soup and food with an American flare, and is less...
Last edited: November 14, 2008
Very good local restaurant mostly locals Food is good an very reasonable full...
Last edited: July 06, 2009
Inside Dominican Republic: For Foreign Visitors
Money The best way to manage spending money for food, drinks, gifts, excursions...
Last edited: April 02, 2014
Entry into the Dominican Republic is easy!  Most nationalities will not require...
Last edited: February 19, 2014
Calling TO the Dominican Republic To call Dominican Republic from any other...
Last edited: December 22, 2012
Tipping is very appreciated in the DR, as wages are very low.  A dollar to them...
Last edited: June 04, 2013
The Peso is the National currency of the Dominican Republic. It comes in...
Last edited: February 07, 2014