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The Best Bars In Puerto Platav

Picture of Sophia Mills Francis
Updated: 9 February 2017
The eighth largest city in the Dominican Republic and a hot tourist destination, Puerto Plata is home to an amazing nightlife. If you are planning an excursion in the area, check out our guide to some of Puerto Plata’s best bars.

Bavaro Sunrise, Dominican Republic ©Joe deSousa

Bavaro Sunrise, Dominican Republic ©Joe deSousa

Big Lee’s Beach Bar

Big Lee’s is located right on the beach, with proper wooden decking and is the ultimate beach bar. It has tables and chairs surrounding the kitchen area which is sectioned off. The drinks and food are tasty: try the hamburgers and grilled cheese, fish sandwiches or fish and chips.

8 Casetta on the Malecon, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic +1 829-868-0017

Tropical Bar

Tropical Bar is an excellent place to enjoy the beach with a drink in your hand. Relax in the comfy seats during the day and party at night- there’s karaoke too.

Modulo 3, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Ocean World Terrace

Located at the Ocean World Adventure Park, listen to great music and enjoy reasonably priced, tasty drinks after a day watching the marine shows. A highly recommended spot for anyone visiting the Puerto Plata area, this is the perfect place to have a drink with friends at night, and offers splendid views of the marina.

3 Calle principal Cofresi, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic +1 809-291-2237

Cocktails on the beach ©Steven Zwerink

Cocktails on the beach ©Steven Zwerink

Vena Beach Bar

If you are looking for a relaxing place to just sit and listen to some music, and have a cold beer or a few cocktails, try Vena Beach Bar. You’ll find lots of tasty drinks, great tunes and friendly and helpful staff. There are views of the breathtaking Atlantic coast, and there is also a lovely beach to walk along. You can also have fun with the karaoke.

2 Caseta on the Malecon, San Felipe, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic +1 809-215-2410

Stragos Bar

Stragos Bar is a nightclub for fun, good music, and impressive drinks deals. It makes for a great and memorable night out.

Puerto Plata San Felipe, 34 Av. Luis Ginebra, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Vivonte Cigars

The perfect place for cigar smokers, you can also have all sorts of drinks and a good breakfast at Vivonte Cigars. This bar sits near the beach and has TVs and comfortable seating, perfect for watching your favorite sports event.

5 Calle Jose Del Carmen Ariza, Esquina Mella, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic +1 8095865257

Bottles Club

For beers, wines, spirits and a whole range of drinks, go to Bottles Club. There are national and international drinks and the atmosphere is infectiously enjoyable.

Av. Luis Ginebra, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic