Known as the country’s most versatile playground, the Puerto Plata province on Dominican Republic’s North Coast is an eco- tourist’s paradise set among mountains and sugar cane fields, all of which serve as the backdrop to miles of gorgeous coastline of golden- sand beaches.
A favorite with kids and adults alike, Ocean World allows visitors to get up close and personal with dolphins, sea lions and sharks. Swim together with some of the underwater world’s most majestic creatures, creating an undeniable bond.
Get down on one knee while taking in the beauty of the late 19th and early 20th century preserved Victorian homes and public buildings in the heart of Puerto Plata. Visit the Amber Museum to see this prehistoric gem that is abundant in Dominican Republic.
Built by Spaniards in the 16th century to protect themselves from intruders and pirates, this large fort is the oldest standing edifice in Puerto Plata and the only remnant of the colonial time architecture. Pop the question while peeking through the fort’s potholes.
Get engaged in the heavens, or at least pretty close, while taking a suspended cable car 2,565 feet (781 meters) up to the top of Mount Isabel de Torres at the foot of the shores of Puerto Plata. Among the magnificent views, a statue of Christ the Redeemer can be seen at the peak.
Tap into love while discovering one of Dominican Republic’s best kept secrets just south of Puerto Plata. Climb one of numerous waterfalls in order to “cascade” back down by jumping off cliffs or sliding down water chutes – an adrenaline rush not to be forgotten.
The magic of Cabarete is unveiled in a variety of delicious restaurants that draw couples seeking premier dining experiences. Incredible moonlit views of the golden sand beach make dining here an unforgettable romantic treat. The colorful array of kite surfers in the bay also adds to the magic.