Our Favorite Airport

Puerto Plata Airport (POP)

The cheapest and fastest way to get to the Balaji Palace is to fly to Puerto Plata Airport (POP) aka Gregorio Luperon International Airport, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Puerto Plata Airport is actually about 1 hour, 15 minutes from The Palace.

Miami, JFK, Chicago, Newark, San Juan has direct air into Puerto Plata.

Other Airports Nearby

Santa Domingo Airport (SDQ)
2 hours, 15 minutes from The Palace
Over 45 U.S. cities fly into Santa Domingo and there is a new “American-style” super-highway that connects the north coast with south Dominican Republic. Great access!

Santiago Airport (STI)
2 hours from The Palace

The Private Airport
El Catey airport near Samana. Symbol (AZS) 40 minutes from The Palace
This Airport is closest to the Palace and offers a beautiful scenic drive.

By Helicopter

By Helicopter

No matter which of the four airports in the Dominican Republic that you fly into you always have the option to fly to The Palace at Playa Grande by helicopter. The Palace has it own private Helipad on resort grounds and waives the landing fee for resort guests.

From Puerto Plata Airport (POP), a helicopter transport for up to 3 passengers with light or carry on luggage is $1500 USD each way. Check with Balaji Palace on helicopter flight fees from the other airports.

Taxi & Shuttle Transfer

Taxi & Shuttle Transfer

  • Puerto Plata Airport – $120.
  • Santa Domingo Airport – $250.
  • Santiago Airport – $250.
  • El Catey Airport – $150.

Rates are in USD for each way. The vehicle rental holds up to 6 people.

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