In the northern region you will find several cities and towns that offer the visitor infinity of possibilities of leisure, eco adventure, history and the delight of the varied nature that characterizes this region. From rafting in Jarabacoa, to windsurfing in Cabarete or immerse yourself in an exciting adventure by jumping through the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua in Puerto Plata. In addition to cooling off and sunbathing on the island of Cayo Levantado de Samaná or Cayo Arena of Monte Cristi, enjoy the mighty rivers of Jarabacoa or Zipline between the Samaná Mountains or over the sea in Puerto Plata. You will surely find more than one option to do in our northern region
Santiago de los Caballeros. The Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration is a distinctive landmark of the city both nationally and internationally. The sole purpose of the monument is to honor and glorify the civil and military heroes who joined forces in the liberty process. It is located on the top of a hill
There are two waterfalls named Salto de Jimenoa. “Uno” is more developed for tourists, closer to Jarabacoa. It has lovely hanging bridges on a short path over the river leading to the waterfall. “Dos” is on the way to Constanza. It is a rustic, less developed site, leading to a magnificent waterfall amid large cliff rock formations.
Constanza is one of the towns that act as an anteroom for the highest summits of the Caribbean and along with Jarabacoa, this place is thought of as a Little Switzerland in the Caribbean, because of its temperate climate that makes it so different from the rest of the country. The Zone’s biggest distinctive is that it registers the lowest temperatures of the Caribbean region.
The Magic Mushroom (Hongo Magico) is one of those secrets that hide the hills of Espaillat in the Dominican Republic. El Hongo Mágico is located in Moca, Espaillat province, Dominican Republic. This place should not be visited without rappelling equipment and an experienced guide.
Located in the Espaillat province, specifically in the community of Los Bueyes, in Villa Trina, it is one of the great attractions of the area. Its crystal clear waters invite you to immerse yourself in them. It is three kilometers from Bayaguana, Monte Plata Province, and an hour and a half from Santo Domingo.
This peaceful town is situated in the Cordillera Central at an altitude of 540 meters, 1,740 feet above sea level, has a fabulous spring like climate with an average temperature of 21 degrees Celsius, 70 Fahrenheit and is surrounded by exuberant coniferous vegetation that resembles the many slopes in the European Alps. This beautiful destination is known as “The City of Eternal Spring”.
It is a protected area with the greatest biodiversity in the Caribbean and where you can take a number of excursions in boats and on foot to visit the dozens of caves that are found in the innumerable hillocks.
Playa Rincon is located at a distance of about 25 kilometers from the Port of Samaná. It is very separate from the resort and hotel of this point in the country. Playa Rincon is characterized by fine white sands and turquoise blue water, but the most surprising thing is that it is surrounded by exotic vegetation.
It bears this name because from its shore where you can admire three cays whose shape resembles the backs of a whale. It is located on the opposite side of Punta Popy and Playa Portillo, in the province of Samaná. It has many beachfront hotels; you can enjoy the beautiful and magical union of the sea with the river.
This small town, known as the Dominican Saint Tropez, part of the Samaná Peninsula is set right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean where every year, thousands of humpbacked whales parade the bay’s waters in search of a mate at the end of their migratory journeys. Las Terrenas is a very special location in this country, the harmony of its individual and captivating atmosphere will make your visit one of life’s simply unforgettable experiences with its white sand beach that stretches for approximately 15 kilometers, over 9 miles, and the almost transparent water that allows good diving, snorkeling surfing as well as windsurfing.