Beaches in Puerto Plata

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Puerto Plata is the most popular tourist destination in the Dominican Republic.  But, why?  The beaches, of course.  There are at least half a dozen worth mentioning in this port town, and tourists generally spend their days split between their resort, the restaurants, and the beaches.

Beach Choices In The Area

You will discover a handful of beaches to enjoy in the area. Click on each beach name for more detail concerning that section of the coast.

Dorada Beach

If you are hoping to go snorkeling, a place with that option is Playa Costambar. With calm water, clean sand, and a wall of trees separating the beach from the road, Playa Costambar creates an aurora of peace and tranquility despite the proximity to the city.

A second place to consider is Dorada Beach. This beach is located just east of Puerto Plata.

The beaches in Puerto Plata are displayed down below.

Beaches In Puerto Plata
Name Location Coast
Cofresi Beach 3.5 mi. Northwest of Central Puerto Plata North West
Cosita Rica Beach 1.3 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Puerto Plata North
Dorada Beach Playa Dorada, 3.4 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata North
Long Beach 1.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Puerto Plata North
Playa Costambar Costambar, 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Puerto Plata North-Northeast
Playa Dorada Costa Dorada, 2.1 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata North-Northeast

Bear in mind that you'll find additional kinds attractions available. You can go to this article about even more attractions if you'd like to find more information.

 

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