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Loma Isabel de Torres

Discover Loma Isabel de Torres, its famous and beautiful hill and its Christ the Redeemer

Isabel de Torres National Park takes its name from the popular Loma Isabel de Torres (Isabel de Torres Hill), an 800 metre-high promontory in Puerto Plata.

This 15 km² park has a magnificent natural beauty that turns it into the most visited National Park in the Dominican Republic. Its main attractions are Loma Isabel de Torres and the Christ the Redeemer.

There is a cable railway that ascends from Puerto Plata, during the ascend it offers great views of the city and its coast. In the top of the hill, you can go for a walk in the peaceful botanical gardens and discover its natural biodiversity. This natural reserve has a number of animal and vegetal species; most of them are endemic like the palmchat, woodpeckers or Cuban kites.

Isabel de Torres National Park is a place not just for having fun but also to relax. If you are looking for the purest nature and tranquility, do not miss the chance to come and visit it.

Cable Railway, Puerto Plata

Ascend by Puerto Plata’s incredible railway to Isabel de Torres Hill and discover its Christ the Redeemer

It is a must-do to board in Puerto Plata’s cable railway during your visit to the Dominican Republic. This particular transport has turned into a symbol of the city, because it is one of the most famous and visited places.

This cable railway ascends to Isabel de Torres Hill, an 800 meter-high hill in the south of Puerto Plata. During your journey you can enjoy impressive views of the city and its coast. In the top of the hill, you can find the lush botanical gardens, where you can go for a nice walk, moreover, Christ the Redeemer is also on the top of this hill.

Central Park, Puerto Plata

Enjoy the unique Central Park of Puerto Plata, a reference in Puerto Plata’s leisure and social life

The Central Park of Puerto Plata has turned into the most popular meeting point in Puerto Plata. This beautiful park is also known as Independence Square.

Thanks to its history, this park is a national symbol, it was constructed as a tribute to general Luperón, who offered this beautiful park to the city of Puerto Plata, when it was the Dominican capital city.

Another attraction of the park is its privileged location, because it is surrounded by historical buildings like St. Philip the Apostle Cathedral, the House of Culture or the City Council. It must be taken into account that the park is encircled by a wide range of restaurants and bars, where you can have a refreshing cocktail or “tostones”, the typical Dominican snack.

Puerto Plata’s Central Park is the perfect place to discover the Dominican culture and customs, because it is the most lively and bustling area.

Imbert, Puerto Plata

Imbert is a little district located in the province of Puerto Plata, in the Dominican Republic’s northern coast. In this welcoming, beautiful northern district the majority of its inhabitants live in rural areas. As it is far from the coast, there are not many tourists. On the one hand, the village’s most important monument is a beautiful Christian church called Home of God.

On the other hand, in Imbert’s surroundings it is emplaced one of the most incredible natural and adventure circuits, that you can take during your holidays in the Dominican Republic. This circuit goes through the Twenty Seven Damajagua Waterfalls, there, you can swim in the beautiful natural swimming pools or climb up the waterfalls.

It is easy to access Imbert by bus from Puerto Plata, Santiago or Luperón.

Sosúa

Sosúa is a beach town in the Puerto Plata province of the Dominican Republic. Located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) from the Gregorio Luperón International Airport in San Felipe de Puerto Plata, the town is accessed primarily by Camino Cinco, or Highway 5, which runs much of the length of the country’s North coastline. The town is divided into three sectors: El Batey, which is the main tourist section and on the east side of the main beach (Playa Sosúa), Los Charamicos, on the west end of the beach and past that, heading north toward the airport, is Sosúa Abajo.