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  My good friend Joe owns and runs this fantastic resort and I highly recommend it. He also offers the ONLY racquetball court on the north shore of the island! A fantastic restaurant and bar: “Play it Again, Sam’s Bar” is located here too!

This website has excellent information about everything to do in Puerto Plata. Filled with recommendations at their site under the heading BLOG.

They also SPECIALIZE in renting Luxury

 

here in Puerto Plata.

  • SPEEDY RODRIGUEZ TAXI TOURS

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    Airport pick ups.. We do Santo Domingo, Santiago, Punta Cana, and more. Samana and La Romana are common as well for people travelling to Cabarete, Sosúa or Puerto Plata.

     

    Waterfalls – Visit the legendary 27 Charcos (Waterfalls) of Damajagua, Puerto Plata. Our tours visit this area as well as some of the smaller, lesser known waterfalls. The countryside is covered with them and they are all beautiful.

Puerto Plata Housing Solutions

Looking for an apartment or home… to rent or buy…

short term or long term?

My friend Belkis Martinez, MBA is a specialist in this area.

I highly recommend you call or email her with your needs.

belkismartinez4@gmail.com

 

First Class Villa- Available for Rent

Owned & Opperated by my friend Stephanie

Costambar, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

A luxury villa in the beautiful gated community of Costambar, Dominican Republic

My friend Stephanie

owns this beautiful villa

and rents it out

by the week or month.

Please visit the website:

 

www.VillaReyna.com

If you’re thinking about a warm place to live or spend the winter, and you are considering buying a home somewhere, take a look at this website of my friends,

Cristina and Frans Doorman.

They’ve got two beautiful homes for sale, ten minutes outside of Puerto Plata, in a nice quiet, natural enviorment

with a spectacular ocean view.

They also sell lots, for you to build your own home or they can build it for you.

This is a fantastic home for sale from one of my friends. When you go to the website,

take the Virtual Tour for sure.

Top-notch accommodations

We amplify our guest's experience,

from the modern aesthetic of our luxury villas and suites to our pampering amenities and personalized services

Highly recommended is

sailing on WhiteWing

with Capt. Herman

Currently docked in Luperon

Visit the website

TOURS BY JAMES

When you ate in Puerto Plata and thinking on going on a tour or excursion, my good friend James is the experienced man to talk to.

He has been in the Caribbean Tour business for years.

James is licensed and insured too Visit his website

There, he offers recommendations and good advice when visiting Puerto Plata

 mercury200efi@yahoo.com

A Fantastic Restaurant that I highly recommend. Located just outside of Puerto Plata in Costambar.

Just a 10 minutes drive / taxi ride

Your Hosts, Mark and Louise invite you to try “Food with a difference”

Open daily at 5 p.m.

Visit their website or, you can call them at: 829-712-8189

Follow all the fun of the North Shore of the Dominican Republic every month online!

My good friends Colin and Cindy run, print and post this magazine

View Costambar Monthly website

To see our Reviews on TripAdvisor:

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