9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

9 days in Dominican Republic Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Punta Cana
— 2 nights
2
Las Terrenas
— 2 nights
3
Puerto Plata
— 2 nights

2
nights
Punta Cana

In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the activities along Hoyo Azul and then stroll through Bavaro Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Coralina Tropical Shop, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tee off at Punta Espada Golf Course.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Punta Cana travel planner.

Florianopolis, Brazil to Punta Cana is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Florianopolis to Punta Cana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Punta Cana sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Terrenas.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Hoyo Azul ©
Hoyo Azul

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Las Terrenas

Las Terrenas ©
Las Terrenas is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic, located in the province of SamanĂ¡. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Playa El Portillo and then admire the sheer force of Salto El Limon. On your second day here, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Playa Bonita.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Terrenas holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Punta Cana to Las Terrenas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Las Terrenas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Puerto Plata.

Things to do in Las Terrenas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Salto El Limon
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Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa El Portillo ©
Playa El Portillo

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Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata ©
Although out of fashion in the past decades, major revitalization efforts have made a trip to Puerto Plata a growingly popular option for the adventurous travelers.
Step out of Puerto Plata to go to Sosua and see Zipline, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at 27 Charcos, look for gifts at Estrella Avenida, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Isabel de Torres, and take a stroll around The Meeting Place.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Plata online trip maker.

You can drive from Las Terrenas to Puerto Plata in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Terrenas in March, Puerto Plata is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Plata

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sosua
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Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata ©
Ocean World Adventure Park, Puerto Plata
27 Charcos ©
27 Charcos
Pico Isabel de Torres ©
Pico Isabel de Torres

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