Tourism in Monte Plata - Dominican Republic
Travel guide and tourist information to visit Monte Plata and around: what to see, what to do, what to visit, which excursions... in Monte Plata.
Monte Plata - Dominican Republic
is located in the southeastern region of the Dominican Republic,
(32 milles) from Santo Domingo.
Monte Plata is one of the areas of the country with the greatest potential for further tourism development or naturalistic, because of its greenery and many natural resources. Among them, the largest is the National Park Los Haitises with an extraordinary natural beauty with many species of flora and fauna endemic to the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.
Another attraction of the city is the festivities in honor of local saints throughout the province.
Economy depends mainly on agriculture and livestock, field crops of cocoa, sugar cane and coffee.
Currently, Monte Plata experiencing the emergence of a great interest for tourist attractions it holds and for the development of ecotourism in the region.
Tourist attractions and places to visit in Monte Plata
The main festival
On January 17 in honor of San Antonio Abad.
What to see, what to do, what to visit near Monte Plata
It is an important center of pilgrimage (Santo Cristo de Bayaguana).
Park Los Haitises
One of the protected areas of the country's most beautiful and unique natural features
Vía Panorámica Ríos Comate et Comatillo.
These are two other protected areas of this province.
To enjoy a good refreshing swim. Takes the road Santo Domingo -> Samana, on the way there is an indication to get to the waterfall.
Los Saltos de la Sabana
Saltos de la Sabana is a series of 7 waterfalls that are located in the locality of Anton Sanchez. A nice excursion for nature lovers. It is the biggest attraction of the Saltos Ecotourism Complex of Sabana.