The Puerto Plata Report: news and travel info from the Dominican Republic's north coast

RSSArchive for January, 2012

Japan helps relaunch Puerto Plata region’s tourism

Japanese representatives began to implement a sustainable tourism program in Puerto Plata, with the participation of the public and private sectors, to relaunch the country’s north coast as a tourism destination.

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Whale season Jan 15 – March 25

Humpback whales wow visitors in Samana. Each winter The Dominican Republic plays host to a huge number of North Atlantic humpback whales that spend January to March mating and calving in the wide, sheltered Samana Bay. Whalewatching pioneer Kim Beddall runs daily boat trips