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If snorkeling is a priority, be sure to visit Puerto Plata. Flights go directly to the Puerto Plata airport and shuttle buses provide a quick drive to pristine beaches. Breezes Resort and Spa is an all-inclusive resort located in Puerto Plata-offering a reputable golf course, tennis court and kid’s club.
Take advantage of daily catamaran cruises departing from Puerto Plata and enjoy a day of snorkeling in the sun. The cruise takes passengers to the Bay of Sosua-known for spectacular fishing.
Cabarete beach is just a short cab ride from Puerto Plata and is known for good windsurfing and surfing conditions year round. Due to its prime location on the northern coast of the island, Cabarete is a magnet to swell in the winter season-October through April. A break known as Encuentro is popular among surfers and in close vicinity to surf camps and low-priced restaurants.
Playa Dorada is also known for waves and convenient accommodations. With the Paradise Beach Club and Casino situated on the white sand of Playa Dorada, visitors can enjoy immediate relaxation and strolls on the beach.
Samana and Punta Cana
Some additional popular spots include Samana-known for whale watching. Samana is considered to be a breeding sanctuary for humpback whales, which visit the bay annually from January through March. The beaches of Punta Cana are known for a wide variety of luxury resorts. Although most resorts are all-inclusive, it is recommended to visit the nearby towns and eat at local restaurants.
Take your time and travel the coast; surely you will discover a beach that fits your perfect vacation criteria in the beautiful Dominican Republic.