The bride of the Atlantic, this is how it is known to this picturesque coastal city of the North coast of Dominican Republic. Discovered this territory by Cristobal Colon in 1943, the city was newly founded in 1502. This fact makes that puerto Plata is one of the most traditional cities of America and one of the most extensive histories. It will be necessary then, take advantage of any of existing travel deals so you don’t miss a minute of the paradise Caribbean Sun. Colourful and simplicity characterize this city. The beaches are truly of your dreams, with palms, fine white sand and a turquoise sea that becomes transparent for bathers.
The local geography is dominated by what is known as the loma Isabel Torres, a mountain of 1000 meters high whose promontory stands a statue called Cristo Redentor, which can be accessed by funicular. Traditionally this area as the Amber Coast, is known for the abundance of a precious stone, vegetable, from origin of the fossilization of remains conifer. Incredibly, the amber floats in the sea. It is, in fact, a resin of plant origin, with one age of not less than 300 million years. Dominican amber has the property of being in a deep blue color, making it one of the most beautiful gemstones in the world. Puerto Plata economy relies greatly on tourism, so the branch of tourist services is widely developed. Precisely, the variety of options in terms of resorts and hotels is profuse, which allows you to schedule a vacation of your dreams at a truly affordable price.
Vacations to puerto Plata offerings usually include everything (food and accommodation). The city has an international airport, Gregorio Luperon, which greatly facilitates the transfer. One of the most important attractions of Puerto Plata is the presence of humpback whales, species in danger of extinction, that seeks local warm waters to reproduce. Sightings of these whales is highly appreciated by the tourists, given that this species likes to do tricks and jumps on the sea surface, offering the opportunity to take a truly spectacular photos. For the lovers of natural life, an Ocean Park, where usually offer shows with dolphins and other marine species there are in Puerto Plata.