However if you delve deeper you will discover romantic colonial architecture, beautifully restored monasteries, charming cobblestone streets, timeless rural villages and lively fishing ports. There is also a friendly, informal hospitality that invites relaxation and it is undoubtedly the warmth of the people here that keeps visitors returning year after year.
We will stay on the popular north coast (Costa Dorado) of the island by the beautiful golden beach of Playa Dorada - one of the most stunning beaches in the Dominican Republic. Just ten minutes east of downtown Puerto Plata, this reef-protected beach boasts stunning, wide golden stretches that are Blue Flag certified for their water quality and user-friendly conditions. During our stay we will enjoy an excursion to the charming seaside town of Cabarete - the kite and windsurfing capital of the Dominican Republic, a coastal tour to the secluded Gri Gri Lagoon and a tour to Haitises National Park with a scenic boat ride and stroll through a mangrove forest. We will also visit Ocean World Park for an exciting Dolphin Encounter where you can meet these amazing mammals up close.
Our hotel is the First Class Sunscape Puerto Plata Resort. This All-Inclusive property is perfectly situated on the beach with manicured grounds of palm trees and tropical gardens. Make yourself at home and enjoy the tranquility! Amenities of the hotel include endless dining options: four à la carte restaurants, a buffet, a grill, two snack bars and a café. The 24-hour dining options allow guests to enjoy late night bites. The variety of bars and lounges on the resort serve unlimited international and domestic brand beverages. Our bright and spacious Deluxe Pool View guest rooms include air-conditioning, coffee / tea maker, in-room safe, minibar, and terrace or balcony.