The North Coast Places


Puerto Plata and Playa Dorada


Dressel Divers. One of the best of the area dive centers, Dressel Divers is on the beach in front of the Iberostar Costa Dorada. Spanish-owned, it has an international staff and PADI five-star rating. Dressel offers it all, from one- and two-tank dives in the region's best dive spots, such as Sosúa Bay, to night dives, instruction, and advanced certification. Each morning nondivers can rent snorkeling gear. The company will arrange a pickup at resorts other than Iberostar. Playa Costa Dorada, Carretera Luperón, Km 4, at the beach of Iberostar, Marapica, 57000. 809/320–1000 Ext. 1364.

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