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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
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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
 
27 Waterfalls of Damajagua
"At 8:30am the tour will depart from all hotels in Puerto Plata by bus to the base at the Monster Truck Safari Outback. This truck sits 14 people comfortably in the rear to enjoy the outdoors while taking pictures and videos of splendid the first 15 minute stop is at the plantation of fruit coffee and cacao and to toast drinks for the journey. The second stop is at Barabas where you we will see the manufactured souvenirs and some savage animals such as snakes and birds. Observe how the process of coffee goes from the dry grain until it is ready to drink. It will show you how people live in the field. You will also see typical lunch buffet. You will then return to your hotels in Puerto Plata by bus at around 4pm."
From $78.00

Most Viewed Shopping in Provincia de Puerto Plata

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Rainbow Gift Shop

The next stop was the Boutique Rainbow Gift Shop and Factory where we had a shopping opportunity. The guide Jesus said we could bargain. The sign on the door said Larimar Amber Gold Silver...
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Dockside Shops

There are, of course, shops at the dock. The usual suspects are here Dufry Diamonds International TI Watch & Design Effy Jewelers There are also some local type shops Dominican Things Island...
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Souvenir Sellers at the Fort

There were a load of tables outside the fort with people selling things. They came up to the van where I was sitting. I wasn't going into the fort as it was not handicapped accessible. But I did...
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Vivonte Cigar Factory & Lounge

After the demonstration of making a cigar, we could try one (smoke it) and we could buy a cigar. You can also buy on-line. Their website says: The flavors unique to Vivonté’s carefully selected...
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Brugal Rum Distillery

After the factory tour, there was an opportunity to taste and buy rum. There were five or six different flavors of rum available for sale and tasting. They also had other items for sale, such as...
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Plaza Las Americas

We were told by Susana with hotel activities to go to this pawn shop to buy jewelry. So we decided to give it a shot. Well we imagined a dingy little pawn shop in the seedy side of town. When we...
AlexH2004
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Joyeria Las Americas

When we asked our taxicab driver where we could get good deals on gold jewelry he took us right to this fancy-looking, big white building called Plaza Las Americas. Thinking we were walking into a...
Gino0972
Feb 01, 2009

Puerto Plata downtown or Sosua

Well I was just looking basically for rums, and coffee. Our local friend "Carlos" took us to a grocery shop somewhere in downtown POP. Here I bought coffee for almost $4.75 vs $20.00 at the compound...
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madmary71
May 20, 2008

Brugal Rum Factory

At the end of the factory tour, you have an opportunity to buy various gifts including rum. While it may be cheaper at the supermarket, $4 for a bottle of rum is still very cheap. Nice hats were $4....
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Hermanater
Mar 24, 2006

Shopping at the Plaza

Although there will be a gift shop at your hotel, your best bet for convenient shopping nearby is the plaza. It is two-level large mostly indoor complex, complete with restaurants, pubs and a toddler...
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toontown
Dec 25, 2005

Anywhere

Go at the market place, you'll find everything Bring back something special from Dominican Republic, pure vanilla extract that taste great and absolutely good aged rhum at low cost (Brugal for an...
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lewistfo
Mar 08, 2004

Playa Dorado Mall

An open-air mall consisting of grocery stores, medical supplies, doctor, tour operators, souvenirs shops, bars (Cheers, Hemingways) fast food places (Pizza Hut and Archies) and world renowned...
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amsterdam_vallon
Dec 24, 2003

Playa Dorada Mercado

Mercado is a bunch of little shop offering some souvenirs.DON'T FORGET TO DEAL WITH THE SELLER. (It's part of the dominican culture to deal with the seller) If not, you will be ripped. The cost of...
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amsterdam_vallon
Aug 05, 2003

Cigars & Drinks

When shopping at the airport, wait until you get to the departure hall, and don't buy from the guys outside, they're more expensive, not a lot, but still. Found some nice cigars, and whiskey. Watch...
Grootpiet
May 07, 2003

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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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Top 5 Provincia de Puerto Plata Writers

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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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lewistfo

"School's out, welcome Puerto Plata !!!"
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AlexH2004

"Puerto Plata"
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