Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

On the northern coast of the Dominican Republic is the large city of Puerto Plata that is home to several clusters of affordable resorts that are very popular with Europeans and Americans.

Why Visit Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata Facts

Population 150,000
Area 150,000
Timezone UTC-4
Currency Dominican Peso

Things To Do In Puerto Plata

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Puerto Plata

Local BreakfastBoth inside and outside of your hotel you'll find local breakfast specialties including mashed platanos, a banana like fruit. $2.50 - $5.00
Local LunchFish and other meats are a lunch time favorite served in soups and sandwiches. $4.00 - $7.00
Local DinnerFish soup is a great dinner choice if you're looking to try a local dish. $8.00 - $14.00
BeerPresidente, the local beer is found at most dining locations including all-inclusive resorts. $2.50 - $4.00
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BEST TOURS in Puerto Plata

WHEN TO VISIT Puerto Plata

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January83684.4
February83671.4
March85682.8
April86711.7
May88721.5
June90740.6
July91741.6
August92741.5
September91741.5
October89731.9
November86714.0
December85693.2

Puerto Plata WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:43am6:51pm
21 Jun6:04am7:19pm
21 Sep6:28am6:37pm
21 Dec7:07am6:08pm

Where to stay in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata Hotel Seasons

Puerto Plata Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar-
starstarstarstarstar29.00 - 72.00
starstarstarstarstar38.00 - 143.00
starstarstarstarstar60.00 - 125.00
starstarstarstarstar280.00 - 280.00
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Puerto Plata Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed-

Getting to Puerto Plata

GETTING AROUND Puerto Plata

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER