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Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitian
"The historic tour starts when your tour guide picks you up in your Hotel in a 4x4 car to transport you to your first stop - the City of Milot. At this stop visit the ruins of the Sans Souci Palace the Residence of King Henry Christophe. Your guide will give you some history on the ruins before moving on to the next stop. You will be driven to the parking car of the Citadelle. The road is paved by limestone; the access to the fortress can b while your guide explains the story behind this majestic fort. You will also visit the artillery museum  with the unique concentration of 18th century cannon in the continent. Going down from la Citadelle enjoy a delicious Haitian-style lunch at a restaurant located in Milot. Listen to Haitian folklore and see a Tambour show while eating. After Lunch you will be drive back to Cap Haitian for a short visit before heading back to your hotel."""
From $180.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Provincia de Puerto Plata

A wild jeep ride into the jungle

The Outback Safari Jeep excursion was a blast! It is a full day of driving thru a lot of the local towns, a short trip to a fruit plantation...very interesting, a dip in the river as well as a boat...
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cherylll
Nov 23, 2006

Eat local fish in Maimon

If you're close to Puerto Plata, don't miss Maimon and its numerous local restaurants specialized in fish and seafood. The food is delicious and really cheap. All the restaurants are located along the...
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Monoii
Nov 02, 2005

Haitain Boarder- Dajabon area

We took a excursion off to Dajbon and Montechristi. It is a 4 hour trip but a good adventure. The Haitian market in Dajabon is so crazy, people bring all these goods in from Haiti and sell them in an...
AlexH2004
Dec 07, 2004

Moped

The best time we had was visiting the city of Puerto Plata with the Moped. It is worth it if you like adventure. We also went on the back roads where we went horseback riding. It was fun but there was...
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jennijeans
Jun 20, 2004

Pick your own coconuts

This guy was actually getting some for the resort, with the chef in his white outfit standing under the tree, catching the ones being dropped, and directing the guy where to go.They arrived on a...
Grootpiet
May 10, 2003

There are a lot of nice places...

There are a lot of nice places to see and to go. People are very nice and you will love the way they are standing infront of you camera. You wil also love the views in the Domincan. At home you can...
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002
 
 
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There are a lot of things you...

There are a lot of things you can do, but most of all i think is diving. You can get a free lesson in the pool and if you like it then you can go with the master to take a dive in the sea. I did not...
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002

Hire a taxi driver for a...

Hire a taxi driver for a couple of hour to show you around in the area..it is safe and the best of it all the car has air contitioner! :)The taxi driver show you very intersting things, and he can...
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monica78
Oct 04, 2002

The best way to meet...

The best way to meet dominicans is to go int the campo's outside the main roads. Follow a small trail and you will meet these happy guys in their natural homesites. They are not rich but they are...
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Franberu
Oct 04, 2002

Check out the alien plantlife

This seems to be part of the palmtree, and I saw some of these sticking out of the newly opened fronds. Looked interesting though, and would not seem out of place in a movie with Sigourney Weaver... ...
Grootpiet
May 10, 2003

somewhere, during a daytrip....

somewhere, during a daytrip. Isn't this a lovely little girl?
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myriam_c
Oct 04, 2002

When you visite the homes of...

When you visite the homes of the real Dominican you will be surpriced what the house is like....This is a kitchen !
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002

We visite a farmer and he had...

We visite a farmer and he had fruit like bananas and pineapple....never thought this was growing like this....see picture
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002

Many tourist only stay inside...

Many tourist only stay inside the all inclusive areas.... It is great to travel around on the island and see how 'the real life' is...
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monica78
Oct 04, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Provincia de Puerto Plata

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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. So I made an arrangement for a non-cruise excursion with Marysol...
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Sosua Beach

Sosua beach felt great, got superb looking scenery, clear water and can snorkel without going too far. It has some vendors but they were good people, awesome. The restaurants serve sea food, cerveza,...
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Explore the Port

Although the Amber Cove website says it: " encompasses 30 acres of waterfront property and will feature a welcome center with myriad of retail and entertainment", there really isn't that much to do. ...
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Brugal Rum Distillery

First we went to the Casa Brugal distillery. Being a poor speller, I associate a name like this with the painter Pieter Bruegel. But the rum people spell it differently. The Brugal Rum factory is...
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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. There were zero wheel chair accessible tours. Of the easy activity...
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Victorian Architecture

Our guide tried to tell us about why there were so many wooden houses in central Puerto Plata. He said something about paying the governor (or government) if you had a house of the more usual...
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amsterdam_vallon

"The Dominican Republic"
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Umfufu

"**Umfufu's Puerto Plata Page**"
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Hermanater

"Christmas Vacation 2006"
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"School's out, welcome Puerto Plata !!!"
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