Where to stay around Puerto Plata?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,195 holiday lettings near Puerto Plata. From 398 villas to 240 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Puerto Plata is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Puerto Plata?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Puerto Plata:

  • Costa Dorada: 17 holiday homes
  • Playa Dorada Beach & Golf Club: 26 holiday homes
  • Playa oeste: 24 holiday homes
  • Los domingues: 36 holiday homes
  • Cerro alto: 59 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Puerto Plata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Puerto Plata. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Playa Cofresi: 1,326 holiday lettings
  • Lorilar Ranch: 1,599 holiday lettings
  • Playa Dorada Golf Club: 1,597 holiday lettings
  • Los Mangos Golf Course: 1,326 holiday lettings
  • Amber Museum: 1,542 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Puerto Plata listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Puerto Plata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 398 villas in Puerto Plata. Our other popular types of Puerto Plata holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 240 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 192 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 180 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Puerto Plata?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 730 holiday homes with pool available in Puerto Plata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic your home away from home

    Located mid-way along the north coast of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Plata is magnificently scenic, with thick tropical forests opening out to reveal turquoise seas and idyllic white sand beaches. The attractions in Puerto Plata are numerous, from the stunning beaches to the awe-inspiring mountain backdrop, the charming restaurants to the sense of isolation, and all this with flights to Puerto Plata Airport landing you within minutes of your rental apartment. Although this is a remote part of the island, fluency in Spanish is not essential, despite the rich culture still dominating the village.

    Things to do on holiday to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Puerto Plata is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Dominican Republic, partially due to its fantastic beaches. Christopher Columbus once announced Puerto Plata to be the ‘fairest land under heaven’ due to its combination of coastal mountains, perfect beaches and lush forests, and little has changed since then. Lazy days in the beach are a constant attraction to a Puerto Plata apartment, with the soft sand beaches blessed with many hours of sunshine a day throughout the year. The warm Caribbean waters are easily warm enough for a dip at any time of year too, even if you like your swimming waters warm!

    There is plenty to do away from Puerto Plata’s beaches too. Among the most popular attractions in Puerto Plata are the Amber Museum, which displays a fascinating range of specimens caught in fossilized resin, the Columbus Aquaparque and the Brugal Rum Factory. Puerto Plata is an old town, presenting many historical attractions along side the international beach facilities it is known for. The beautiful Iglesia de San Felipe Church is certainly worth a visit from any self catering Puerto Plata apartment, and the many little craft shops and restaurants that litter the town make a days exploration a genuine delight.

    Activity is never far away from life in a Puerto Plata apartment either. The soaring peak of Mont Isabel de Torres offers visitors wonderful views from the summit, and if you don’t feel like climbing it on foot, there is a seven minute cable car which will do the hard work for you! The botanical gardens and summit restaurant are certainly worth making the climb for, not to mention the unsurpassed views across the sea and the island.

    Places to visit on holiday to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    The beaches of Costambar and Playa Dorada are fantastic attractions from Puerto Plata apartments. Surrounded by crystal clear waters and numerous little restaurants, these two beaches are also home to some of the islands few golf courses. There are two golf courses on Playa Dorada and a further 9 hole course at Costambar, perfect for a swift round from a Puerto Plata apartment. If you are in need of some excitement at the end of a lazy day on the beach, the Playa Dorada casino provides endless hours of entertainment.

    Weather in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Puerto Plata’s attractions are in full swing all year round as the area has a remarkably constant yearly climate. Monthly average temperatures only fluctuate by 1˚C or so throughout the year, always remaining between 26˚C and 32˚C.

    Travel to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

    Puerto Plata Airport, the Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) is a huge asset for anyone wishing to rent a self catering Puerto Plata apartment, villa or beach house. There are numerous direct flights to Puerto Plata Airport from the UK, including regular services from Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX) and Bristol (BRS).

    Activities and attractions in and around Puerto Plata

    Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like horse riding and snorkelling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Puerto Plata a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ocean World Adventure Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Malecón De Puerto Plata (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Puerto Plata Cable Car (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Los Mangos Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Lorilar Ranch (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Playa Dorada Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Puerto Plata

    Travellers enjoy Puerto Plata for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, June, July, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 34°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Plata

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Puerto Plata is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pico Isabel de Torres (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Playa Dorada (4 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Long Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Isabel De Torres National Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • 27 Waterfalls (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Playa Alicia (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)