Discover and learn this history of this colonial city and visit a rum factory and amber museum, enjoy a great meal and then take a swim in the crystal waters of Sosua beach.
What to Expect
Discover and learn this history of this colonial city and visit a rum factory and amber museum.
A vibrant, colonial city, full of local life and characters to match!
Your half day tour includes is a fully guided walking and bus tour around this lively, colourful city in addition to lunch.
Visit the Brugal Rum Centre, which has been producing fine rum for over 100 years and buy your duty free at factory prices.
The Malecon, or seafront road will lead you into the middle of the city to the Fortaleza San Felipe, built during the 16th century to protect Puerto Plata, then later became a prison.
Your next stop is the Amber Museum, located in an outstanding example of Victorian architecture, the museum houses a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber. Experts say Dominican amber is known to be the most transparent in the world.
Time is allowed to visit the many shops in Parque Central where you can barter and haggle for local crafts and souvenir items. Then head to the crystal blue waters of Sosua Bay where you can relax, swim, or haggle in the market for local goods.
- Hotel pick up and drop off at most Puerto Plata hotels
- Drinks (soft drinks, tea, juice)
- Admission fees
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
Know Before You Go
Don't forget to bring sunblock, sunglasses, bathing suit, money to buy souvenirs (optional) and your camera. It is suggested that you wear comfortable clothing and footwear.