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

RSSArchive for October, 2014

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JetBlue starts Boston-Puerto Plata nonstop service

The new, seasonal route will run once a week on Saturdays from Logan International Airport.

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Professional lifeguards from Canada train young Dominicans

Instructors from the Royal Lifesaving Society Canada provided training in Cabarete. Photo: Adan de Miguel

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Spring completion expected for new cruise port

The project is designed to re-establish the North Shore as a popular cruise destination.

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Columbus’ cursed colony 500+ years later

Historic site near Puerto Plata was the first European town in the Americas. Photo: Matt Bokor

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18th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival coming to North Shore

Free concerts will take place Nov. 6-9 in Puerto Plata, Sosua & Cabarete.

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Master of the Ocean competition returns Feb. 23-28, 2015

Elite competition showcases the best athletes in four watersports disciplines.