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Cheap Flights to Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata Airport A popular Caribbean destination, the Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola. It lies next to Haiti, and is considered the largest nation in the Caribbean second to Cuba. A bulk of the nation’s 10 million people live in its capital city of Santa Domingo, with the rest scattered throughout the island.  Although not as popular as Jamaica, the Bahamas, and many other nearby, tropical hot spots, the Dominican Republic offers tourists a pleasant retreat from your typical island getaway. Along with sunny beaches, you will also find plenty of activities suited for the adventure-seeker at heart, including tropical rainforests, a vast desert landscape, and mountain ranges.

Flights to Puerto Plata

Gregorio Luperon International is the nation’s chief operating, international airport, and can be found in the city of Puerto Plata. A place known best for the famous coastal resorts Costa Dorada and Playa Dorada; the capital of the Puerto Plata province has the only aerial tramway in the entire Caribbean region. 

Following the tramway to the top of Pico Isabel de Torres, one will be greeted with a beautifully maintained botanical garden! Puerto Plata airport is surpassed only by Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, and Punta Cana in terms of flight traffic, making it one of the busiest airports on the island. 

It can accommodate every type of aircraft, including an impressive three 747-400’s (a large Boeing aircraft), at the same time in its main terminal. Approximately 800,000 foreign and domestic passengers flew through the airport in 2012, and a large number of these are tourists from the United States. Delta, jetBlue, American Airlines, United, US Airways, Southwest Airlines, and LAN Airlines offer direct flights to Puerto Plata.

What to Do in Puerto Plata?

While you are certainly free to venture to various parts of the Dominican Republic upon boarding, Puerto Plata has more enough than to keep tourists entertained for days. Reserve a room at its famous resorts and be prepared to lounge beachside! The Damajaqua Cascades is a collection of 27 waterfalls located about 30 minutes from the city, and is easily one of its top attractions. 

Ocean World Adventure Park, Marina and Casino, Sosua Beach, Key Paradise, and Golden Beach are popular points of interest to visit as well! Spanish is the official language in the Dominican Republic, but many islanders speak English as a second. The Dominican Peso is the official currency. Use Skyscanner’s top-notch airfare search engine to find cheap flights to Puerto Plata and our free hotel price comparison tool to scout a great rate on a room! 

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