Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Puerto Plata

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Puerto Plata. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the beaches, local tours and waterfalls. Fort San Felipe and Pico Isabel de Torres are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Puerto Plata

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like horse riding and snorkelling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Puerto Plata a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ocean World Adventure Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Malecón De Puerto Plata (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Puerto Plata Cable Car (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Los Mangos Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lorilar Ranch (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Playa Dorada Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Puerto Plata

Travellers enjoy Puerto Plata for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, June, July, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 34°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Plata

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Puerto Plata is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pico Isabel de Torres (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Playa Dorada (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Long Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Isabel De Torres National Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • 27 Waterfalls (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Playa Alicia (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Puerto Plata

Fly into Puerto Plata (POP-Gregorio Luperon Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Santiago (STI-Cibao Intl.), which is 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Puerto Plata?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,972 holiday rentals around Puerto Plata. From 622 villas to 189 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Puerto Plata is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Puerto Plata?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Puerto Plata:

  • Costambar: 39 holiday homes
  • Residencial El Doral: 26 holiday homes
  • Los Maestros: 35 holiday homes
  • LAS CAOBAS: 28 holiday homes
  • Costa Dorada: 31 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Puerto Plata?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Puerto Plata. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Museum of Taino Art: 1,875 holiday rentals
  • Mount Isabel de Torres: 1,920 holiday rentals
  • Puerto Plata Cable Car: 1,701 holiday rentals
  • Playa Dorada Golf Course: 1,972 holiday rentals
  • Lorilar Ranch: 1,963 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Puerto Plata listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Puerto Plata?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 622 Villas in Puerto Plata. Our other popular types of Puerto Plata holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 189 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 139 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 797 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Puerto Plata?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,541 holiday homes with pool available in Puerto Plata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.