The Dominican Republic has 27 climatic zones, so the weather can vary, is located in the Caribbean and the temperatures are warm throughout the country throughout the year. Some have even called the time in this place “The Endless Summer.”
The northern coast of the Dominican Republic has historically been one of the safest areas of the country and the Caribbean with respect to hurricanes, in fact, current statistics show that more hurricanes of category 3 have affected the country, however for north coast there was no damage.
PUERTO PLATA “The Bride of the Atlantic” is a beautiful coastal city, located in the northern part of the island of Hispaniola, washed by the waters of the Atlantic and the tropical heat of the sun, surrounded by beaches and excellent climate make it one of the main tourist attractions in the Caribbean.
Puerto Plata is a city with a wealth of attractions and options.
Key highlights: The beaches, clear waters and white sand as in the case of Playa Sosua and Cabarete Cofresi, Isabel de Torres mountain a thousand feet high and the summit, the Cristo Redentor. In Puerto Plata is also the Amber Museum, the fort of San Felipe and the Malecon, with major activities during the day and night.
The city of Puerto Plata has an airport, the Airport Gregorio Luperon, allowing easier access for travelers who want to enjoy the packages offered by the city. Puerto Plata has a modern communication and transportation, as well as several restaurants.
Puerto Plata’s economy is based on agriculture and tourism industries, major food and alcoholic beverages.
The main tourist areas of Puerto Plata are: Sosua, Cabarete, Playa Dorada and San Felipe de Puerto Plata.
Sosua is a small village 25 kms east of the city of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, on the Atlantic coast, the capital of the province of the same name, and 15 km from the International Airport Gregorio Luperon. Its climate is tropical moist forest determined by the winds and low temperatures of the Atlantic, its tourist development originates in the late nineteenth century. It was a great center of production of bananas, when the United Fruit Co. (USA) was established here.