Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Puerto Plata, DO that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $55 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Puerto Plata. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Puerto Plata is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Puerto Plata. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the beaches, bars and surfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Puerto Plata

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like surfing and horseback riding. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Puerto Plata a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Playa Dorada Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Laguna SOV (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Mundo Acuático (26.4 mi / 42.5 km)
  • Los Mangos Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Lorilar Ranch (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Fun City (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Puerto Plata

Travelers enjoy Puerto Plata for its surfing and kitesurfing. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Puerto Plata

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Puerto Plata is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Playa Dorada (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Cofresi Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • 27 Waterfalls (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Playa Alicia (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Sosua Beach (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Encuentro Beach (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Puerto Plata

The nearest airport is in Cibao Intl. Airport (STI), located 27.9 mi (44.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Gregorio Luperon Intl. Airport (POP), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Puerto Plata?

Whether you're looking for an intimate escape for you and your love or someplace spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Puerto Plata. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • "Affordable Luxury At 6 Bedroom Fully Staffed Caribbean Vacation Villa" is a popular choice. Around 3 miles from Puerto Plata, it has 6 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including games and shopping.
  • Another top choice is "Villatracey 4br/4ba Luxury Sosua Ocean View", which is around 12 miles from Puerto Plata. Offering 4 bedrooms, a separate dining area and an outdoor pool, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Puerto Plata vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Puerto Plata?

Nothing beats a short trip away to lift your spirits. If you're ready for some fun and relaxation, these popular weekend getaways in and near Puerto Plata make an excellent base for a mini break:

  • Book a couple of nights or more at "Great Location, Right Downtown Puerto Plata", around 1 mile to the southwest of Puerto Plata, and you've got yourself the best kind of weekend break. You'll have nature spots like Playa El Castillo and Isabel De Torres National Park close by and conveniences like a nearby beach and a hair dryer to make the most of.
  • Also consider "El Más Completo Y Seguro Con Vista Al Mar. Wifi Gratis Fuera Del Alojamiento", which is around 1 mile southeast of Puerto Plata. After a day of discovering nearby sights like Playa Dorada and Museo de la Comunidad Judía de Sosúa, put your feet up in your rental and make use of a stovetop, an in-room safe and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Puerto Plata?

Typically small in size, affordable and conveniently located, it's easy to be charmed by a studio apartment. Get comfy in one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of Puerto Plata up close:

  • Unpack your bags at "Great Location, Right Downtown Puerto Plata". Amenities including optional golf privileges and a TV will help you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "New Garden Bungalow In A Tropical Setting", which offers conveniences such as a free nearby fitness center and a pool.

There are plenty of highlights around Puerto Plata you won't want to miss. Satisfy the culture vulture in you by visiting Candido Bido Art Gallery and Museum and Catedral de la Concepción.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Puerto Plata?

From cozy studio apartments to extravagant houses, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are some of our top picks in and around Puerto Plata:

  • For an awesome weekend away, settle in at "Melody Village With The Best View All Around The North Coast". It's close to the center of Puerto Plata, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • "Experience True Paradise In Puerto Plata At This All" is also well located. Put your feet up here and find out why lots of guests rate this getaway highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Puerto Plata?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Puerto Plata that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of nights of passion at "Affordable Luxury At 6 Bedroom Fully Staffed Caribbean Vacation Villa". Located approximately 3 miles from Puerto Plata, it comes with plenty of nice touches, like a villa and beauty services.
  • "Villatracey 4br/4ba Luxury Sosua Ocean View" is another retreat that's bound to impress. It's about 12 miles from Puerto Plata and comes with massage services and a villa.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Puerto Plata?

If you're seeking somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, why not make it extra special? These mansions for rent in or around Puerto Plata will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Situated approximately 12 miles to the east of Puerto Plata, "Sosua Bachelor Party 14 To 16 Bedrooms Hollywood Style Mansion" is the perfect place to relax and unwind in luxury. Nice touches here include concierge services and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, score Brownie points with your crew with a stay at "Sosua 7 Bedroom Mansion Bachelors Allowed + Bonus". It's located 12 miles to the east of Puerto Plata and offers amenities like a swimming pool, a garden and more.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Puerto Plata?

Whether you're planning a shindig like a birthday party or a vacation with family and friends, we'll help you find the perfect space to fit your group. Bring together your gang and explore these large vacation rentals in or near Puerto Plata:

  • "14bd Guest - Friendly Complex, Sea Views": With 14 bedrooms accommodating as many as 30 people, space isn't an issue at this welcoming option. A beach view and an ocean view are a few of its considerable amenities.
  • "Cozy And Clean 1 Bedroom Royal Suite 5 Star Amenities": Offering comfort, space and privacy, this impressive property houses up to 60 people in its 1 bedroom. A swimming pool and a kitchen are among the features that'll help keep your guests comfortable and content.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Puerto Plata?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Puerto Plata and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable break at "New Lovely House At Walking Distance From Beautiful Sosua Beach". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a kitchen island and a TV.
  • "Private Modern Studio - Private house in the Spanish style with a large swimming pool" is the sort of place you go to get away from everything and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A microwave oven and a stereo are also on hand to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

Unsure how to pack your bags for your Puerto Plata break? This leading destination has a tropical rainforest climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 75 ºF and 85 ºF. Check out our selection of Puerto Plata vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Puerto Plata?

You'll always have more fun sharing the great times with the folks that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family reunion or catching up with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your needs. These are two of our best in and around Puerto Plata:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "Affordable Luxury At 6 Bedroom Fully Staffed Caribbean Vacation Villa", which has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 18 guests. This getaway is located 3 miles to the northwest of Puerto Plata and comes with amenities such as childrens activities and a TV.
  • Another popular choice is "4 Contemporary Units, Free Breakfast And Airport Shuttle Minutes To Marlins Park". This large rental is 12 miles east of Puerto Plata and comes with a DVD player, childrens activities and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

When it's time to leave the house and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Salto Baiguate Waterfall, Salto Jimenoa Dos and Kaskada Agua Park should be at the top of your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Puerto Plata?

Family time is the best time, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Puerto Plata and make memories with the ones you love:

  • "Shipping Container Cabin At The Mountains Of Pedro Garcia" - Approximately 12 miles south of the center of Puerto Plata, this family-friendly escape comes with cable/satellite TV services and a swimming pool.
  • "Cabin - All For You Beautiful Casita" - Another excellent option, this cabin comes with cable/satellite TV services, a TV and more. You'll find it around 19 miles to the east of Puerto Plata.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Puerto Plata vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.