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  • 1. Playa Grande

    Beach–Sight

    This dramatic, mile-long stretch is widely considered to be one of the top beaches in the world. Many a photo shoot was made at this picture...Read More

  • 2. Casa del Arte de Sosúa

    Arts/Performance Venue

    The new cultural center of Sosúa, inaugurated with much celebration by Mayor Llana in 2013, continues to "grow up." Open to the public and free...Read More

  • 3. Casa Museo General Gregorio Luperón

    House/Mansion/Villa

    A long time in the making, this modest, wood-frame house is where Puerto Plata's famous son, General Gregorio Luperón, spent his last years...Read More

  • 4. Cofresí Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Cofresí Beach offers a long stretch of golden sand that's good for swimming, but some wave action as well provides some surfing opportunities...Read More

  • 5. El Saltadero

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    Past the towns of Abreu and El Bretón, just west of the entrance to Cabrera, this 50-foot cascade empties into the icy pool at the bottom. You...Read More

  • 6. Fortaleza San Felipe

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    The only remaining vestige of the colonial era in Puerto Plata was built in the mid-16th century to defend the city against pirates bent on...Read More

  • 7. Kite Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Named for all the kitesurfing that goes on here, Kite Beach is therefore fairly hazardous for those who just want to swim. On the sand you'll...Read More

  • 8. La Casa de Cultura

    Museum/Gallery

    This impressive, three-story Victorian building right on the central square is a multidisciplinary space that the Ministry of Culture provides...Read More

  • 9. Lago Dudú

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    This memorable natural wonder is a small complex of three natural features a few miles west of Cabrera. It has recently evolved and has been...Read More

  • 10. Laguna Gri Gri

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    In the town of Río San Juan is this river-fed estuary leading to the ocean. Greeting you at the water is a picturesque collection of fishing...Read More

  • 11. Mt. Isabel de Torres

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Southwest of Puerto Plata, this mountain soars 2,600 feet above sea level and is notable for its huge statue of Christ. Up there also are botanical...Read More

  • 12. Museo de Ambar Dominicano

    Museum/Gallery

    In an opulent, galleried mansion, restored to its former Victorian glamour, the museum displays and sells the Dominican Republic's national...Read More

  • 13. Museo Judío Sosúa

    Museum/Gallery

    Sosúa is not a destination known for its sights. However, this museum stands as one of the exceptions, chronicling the immigration and settlement...Read More

  • 14. Ocean World Adventure Park

    Zoo/Aquarium

    This multimillion-dollar aquatic park in Cofresí has marine and wildlife interactive programs, including dolphin and sea lion shows and encounters...Read More

  • 15. Orchid Bay Beach

    Beach–Sight

    Orchid Bay Beach is the large public beach within Orchid Bay Estates. It's seldom used by anyone but the residents of Orchid Bay villas, but...Read More

  • 16. Playa Cabarete

    Beach–Sight

    This is the main business district of Cabarete. If you follow the coastal road east from Playa Dorada, you can't miss it. The beach, which has...Read More

  • 17. Playa Caletón

    Beach–Sight

    This small, 500-foot-long beach about 2 miles (3 km) east of Río San Juan has virtually no waves in its shallow water. Its clear, protected...Read More

  • 18. Playa Diamante

    Beach–Sight

    Playa Diamante is an estuary, formed where an underground river delivers freshwater into the ocean bubbling up through the clayish sand. The...Read More

  • 19. Playa Dorada

    Playa Dorada | Beach–Sight

    Playa Dorada is one of the island’s most established resort areas. Each hotel has its own slice of the beach, which is covered with soft sand...Read More

  • 20. Playa El Bretón

    Beach–Sight

    Close to Cabrera within Parque Nacional Cabo Francis, Playa El Bretón is near a perfect beach for swimming, playing, searching for seashells...Read More

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