The North Coast of the Dominican Republic will satisfy travelers wanting both a relaxing beach vacation and one filled with ecotourism adventures. Mountains and sugar cane fields serve as a backdrop to sunny coastlines with the best conditions for water sports in the world. Cofresi and Playa Dorada are the main tourism enclaves located near Puerto Plata city. In Cofresi, Ocean World Adventure Park Marina and Casino is one of the most important attractions. Here you can interact with marine animals, including swimming with the dolphins. Playa Dorada, 10 minutes to the east of Puerto Plata, has the largest number of hotel rooms in the north. This vacation compound includes 12 low-rise resorts built in a “U” shape that share a common gold sand beach and the Playa Dorada Golf Course.