El Choco National Park

Just one part of the nation's massive national park movement, El Choco National Park features a varied landscape that will not want to be missed by any nature tourist.

El Choco offers a variety of activities that generally include hiking in some way. However, the main attraction are the caves that are found in the park. Considered by some to be a national monument, the caves are a very popular attraction in the region, and part of their pride.


El Choco National Park is found 2.2 miles south west of Cabarete, a town in the vicinity of Puerto Plata; it is 17 miles (27 and a half kilometers) to the east of Puerto Plata.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this nature preserve. The most frequented nearby eatery to El Choco National Park is Acuarela Bar & Grill, which serves Caribbean dishes. It's just about two miles away from the nature preserve, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Bliss and The Burger Joint are a couple other restaurant options close to this page's attraction. At The Burger Joint you and your party might test out American cuisine and enjoy the Dominican Republic scene.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find other places of interest nearby, including Monkey Jungle, which is within traveling range in Cabarete. Also, you might think about heading over to Cuevas De Cabarete, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Dominican Republic's attractions as possible, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near El Choco National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Monkey Jungle Other Attraction 2.2 mi. (29.0 km) NE Cabarete
Cuevas De Cabarete GeoFeature 2.5 mi. (30.6 km) SE 19.0 mi. East-Southeast of Puerto Plata
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa Museum 6.0 mi. (17.8 km) WNW Sosua
Jewish Museum of Sosua Museum 6.0 mi. (17.8 km) WNW Sosua

More Information


There is an admission price of about 50 Dominican Pesos per person, which converts to be less than $2 USD.

Location: Off Route 5, the vicinity of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


(809) 571-0609


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