Dominican Republic Puerto Plata. Puerto Plata Facts. Founded In 1502 Puerto Plata has a tropical climate with hot, dry summers and warm, very wet winters. Puerto Plata is known for its many resorts . There are a total of 100,000 hotel beds in the city .
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Puerto Plata Facts • Founded In 1502 • Puerto Plata has a tropical climate with hot, dry summers and warm, very wet winters. • Puerto Plata is known for its many resorts. • There are a total of 100,000 hotel beds in the city. • Spanish is the official language, however, you’ll be surprised by the fact that the majority of employees in hotels and tourist destinations speak relatively good English, French, German and Italian. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Plata_(city)
In 1863, during the War of the Restoration, the city was razed completely. Beginning in 1865 the current Puerto Plata began to be built. This explains the Victorian style of much of its current architecture. By the end of the 18th century Puerto Plata had become important for its cultural, social, maritime, and economic development. History Of Puerto Plata The Battle Of Puerto Plata Harbor U.S. Marines landed on the island and attacked a French ship and Fortaleza de San Felipe. After capturing the French privateer Sandwich and spiking the guns of Fortaleza San Felipe, US forces retired victorious. This was during the Quasi War, an undeclared conflict between France the United States from 1798 to 1800. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Plata_(city)
Top 5 Things To Do In Puerto Plata • Fort San Felipe – Historic Tour, Where The Battle Of Puerto Plata Took Place. • The Damajaqua Cascades-One of the most thrilling sights and experiences in Puerto Plata. Natural Wonders / Waterfalls. • Playa Dorada- THE beach in Puerto Plata. One of the most visited place in Puerto Plata. • Ocean World Adventure Park, Marina And Casino -Just like the name implies, there is something for everyone at Ocean World Adventure Park Marina And Casino.You can swim with stingrays, sea lions, dolphins and sharks, or enjoy an interactive "encounter" with Ocean World's Bengal tigers. You can also gamble with your money by visiting the complex's marine-themed casino. There's Vegas-style shows (the exotic Bravissimo Show is popular with recent visitors) and three on-site restaurant/bars. • Mount Isabel de Torres-You can take a taxi to the base of Mount Isabel de Torres southwest of Puerto Plata, and from there, a cable car to the peak. Awaiting you is a massive statue of Christ, a botanical garden and some spectacular views of the city. http://travel.usnews.com/Puerto_Plata_Dominican_Republic/Things_To_Do/
Information For Tourists Sites For Further Information: • http://www.puertoplata.com/ • http://bookit.com/caribbean/dominican-republic/puerto-plata/?adid=Ps_33749&s_kwcid=TC|14035|puerto%20plata||S|p|15053595485&gclid=CJLj_tejvrYCFUzhQgod2AoA_Q