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Puerto Plata Travel Guide

The ultimate beach vacation can be found at Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. This paradise city is loved for its stunning white sandy beaches and clear blue waters. There are also tons of fun attractions in Puerto Plata besides the beautiful coastline. Explore by cable car, hike to a waterfall, or visit the museums and historical fort to learn about the city's past. When it comes to shopping, you browse souvenirs down on the beach, as well as art local markets. For eating, there's everything from Caribbean cuisine to American favorites.

Things to Do in Puerto Plata

Top things to do include spending the day at Golden Beach or Playa Dorada. The stunning beach is where visitors can sunbathe and swim, as well as a market for shopping. Over at Key Paradise, there's the option to go snorkeling, take a boat ride or relax at the bar. If you're an avid photographer, ride to the top of Mount Isabel de Torres on the Teleferico Puerto Plata Cable Car for amazing views over the city. There's also a lagoon and botanical garden at the top, as well as the Christ the Redeemer Statue. For fun with all of the family make your way to Ocean World Adventure Park, with dolphins and other amazing animals to discover.

Best Time to Visit Puerto Plata

The most popular time to visit Puerto Plata is from December to April. For cheaper accommodation, the best months of the year are May and June.

Price and Availability Index in Puerto Plata

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Puerto Plata is in May, while the cheapest month is in September. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Puerto Plata is in the high season in February. Puerto Plata has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Puerto Plata tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Puerto Plata tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Puerto Plata

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Puerto Plata. The hottest month in Puerto Plata is May, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is April, when temperatures drop to 58 ˚F. The wettest month in Puerto Plata is December with 29.55 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 2.47 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Puerto Plata

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 3117 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Puerto Plata ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Puerto Plata can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $8.5 per night. A typical accommodation in Puerto Plata costs on average $155 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Puerto Plata can pick from 1248 places to stay that provide WiFi. 445 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 647 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Puerto Plata by car, be sure to choose from 992 accommodations that provide parking. 800 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

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