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Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Historic Victorian Town Tour & Playa Dorada Beach

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    Pass By: Amber Cove Cruise Park Cruise Terminal, Puerto Plata 57000 Dominican Republic

    Meet location just outside the Amber Cove Port main gates!

    Pass By: Victorian Times, Historical Center Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata 15700 Dominican Republic

    Drive through the historic town center

    Pass By: Malecon Puerto Plata, Malecon, Puerto Plata 57000 Dominican Republic

    Drive along the Atlantic ocean boardwalk

    Stop At: Golden Beach (Playa Dorada), Playa Dorada Complex, Puerto Plata 57000 Dominican Republic

    Enjoy a complimentary lounger, complimentary rum punch and plenty of beach time! Fresh water showers and a full bar and restaurant on site!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered

    Amber Cove
    Departure Time
    45-minues after ship's actual arrival or 45-minutes from when the gangway is in place
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • A bottle of water before leaving the cruise center
    • Complimentary lounger
    • Complimentary sun beds (limited number, first-come, first-serve)
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned van or mini bus between all sights visited
    • Professional guide
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Our signature rum punch
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Beach (Playa Dorada)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities (optional for tour guide and resort service staff)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • It is recommended to bring a swimsuit, under lightweight clothing, or resort wear
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    • Not recommended for those with mobiliy issues due to the walk to the main gates within the amber Cove Port
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

    The walk to the shuttle was long and they did try and take us as far back to the cruise port as possible. We saw a couple sights and spent lovely time at the beach relaxing and swimming. Our guide was friendly and knowledge and...More

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    Reviewed November 16, 2018

    We were expecting a fun four hours. Not happening. We drove to Puerto Plata. Milton had told us how wonderful the chocolate was. We wanted to go to the store while stopped to get some and was not allowed. We had to follow the ladies...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    2  Thank Linda W
    JulesJ130, Owner at Puerto Plata Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

    Hello. For the benefit of all readers we wanted to express the following: - None of our Experiences include shopping. We do not promote or encourage shopping for commission. We are all about the Experience and information. The restroom break in town is ample but...More

    Reviewed November 4, 2018

    Not worth the cost.Tour guide, Milton. talked about how safe it was there and in the next breath told us not to speak to any of the locals selling anything. We were not allowed to look in the shops at the beach. They talked about...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank jldurand2
    JulesJ130, Fun Coordinator at Puerto Plata Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

    Hello! Milton and our entire team are disappointed that we did not exceed your expectations. While our destination is safe - as with any, mature tourist destination - there are vendors that can be a bit persistent. As I explained before your group left the...More

    Reviewed July 2, 2018

    We booked this excursion through Cruises Only during a recent Carnival Cruise. We like to see the sights whenever we visit a place for the first time. Plus, it came with a VIP Beach escape, 2 for 1 in my book! The excursion starts just...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank Don N
    Jules J, Fun Coordinator at Puerto Plata Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

    Thank you, Don! Our Puerto Plata Highlights and Golden Beach is a sweet combination. We are happy that your VIP experience at the beach along with just the right mix of our historic sites and Victorian district was a good experience. Milton and Rosie are...More

    Reviewed February 3, 2018

    Great directions in advance as to where to meet the tour. Exceptionally well organized. Great guide, Milton, and driver. Drive through tour of Puerto Plata with stop to visit cathedral and then the ancient fort. The beach stop (about 1.5 hours) was great. Bali beds...More

    Date of experience: January 2018
    Thank flash531
    Jules J, Guest Relations Manager at Puerto Plata Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

    Thank you! I remember our "Bali bed" conversation (hope your trip there is fabulous). Having you all as our guests was a sincere pleasure.

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