Visit Castillo de San Felipe, the oldest military fortification in the Americas. Tour the Amber museum and admire its splendid neoclassical architecture and its collection of ancient fossils and pieces taken from the amber mines in the Northern Mountains. Ride the Puerto Plata Cable Car Located on the top of Mount Isabel, 2555 feet above sea. A botanical gardens and the iconic statue of Christ await for you on top of the mountain. Discover the secrets of the finest Dominican Rum at the Brugal Distillery, which produces about a million and a half liters of white and dark rum each year.
Samaná is the perfect place to watch the North Atlantic Humpback Whales who overwinter in the warm marine sanctuary of Samaná Bay before they begin their long migration to their summer grounds - as far away as Greenland and Iceland!