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Highlights include new tourism attractions of Puerto Plata

PUERTO PLATA – . This historic province of Puerto Plata is characterized by its many tourist attractions, identifying locations within the area as ” The Bride of the Atlantic.” Victorian houses , the cable car , amber museum , beaches and Central Park , among others, are some of its main attractions, outside the resort. However, recently, Puerto Plata has developed new spells, which are already demanded by tourists who come here on vacation.

Among the new offers that should already be included in your visits to Puerto Plata , is the Marine Mammal Sanctuary Estero Hondo. Located in a protected area of 48.36 square kilometers of ocean – land territory and is the second place in the Dominican Republic where Manatee ( Trichetus manatus ) lives. If you visit this sanctuary, you will realize that it is surrounded by the largest area of ​​mangroves and are best preserved of all the coastline of Puerto Plata: red mangrove , white mangrove , button mangrove and black mangrove .

Also the Cabarete caves is in the Natural Monument Lagunas Cabarete and Goleta ( Choco ) and it takes approximately one hour and fifteen minutes to get there from POP. A cave system formed by more than 30 caves of which 3 can be visited:  the ” Voodoo Cave ” , the “Cave Museum ” and ” Crystal Cave ” . This cavernous formation is approximately two million years old, and it is a home to thousands of bats that eat fruit and insects.

For those who like to get in touch with the rural side , Puerto Plata has the Chocolate Basin Altamira ( The Chocal is a project run by 22 women belonging to the Network of Rural Women ( REMURA ) in the Altamira municipality engaged in the development of organic by-products of cocoa. With 25 cocoa products and other fruits harvested with special care , there are also wines , liquors , cookies , cocoa and chocolate are extracted.

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

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