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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
 
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 Warnings and Dangers in Provincia de Puerto Plata

Don't run a bar tab outside of the resorts!

Although the Dominican Republic offers some beautiful resorts and beaches, and some nice people, the island also has more than its fair share of poverty and some folks (too many unfortunately) who...
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allenk_007
Apr 04, 2011

WATCH YOUR KIDS !!!

This is something that makes me sick. This is not a place specific concern. While at the pool I notice a little girl about 2 ? 3 yrs old. She had water wings on and was in water over 5 feet deep....
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Hermanater
Jan 10, 2006

girls alone??? be carefull

If you go somewhere as girl alone make sure not being to drunk and well on your gard because the boys over there have a verry easy way with women, i mean by that, there is 11 girls for one boy so they...
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serge_fortin2001
Nov 14, 2002

The weather is great but when...

The weather is great but when you go in october there can be heavy rain. They fall like showers and there is warm water coming down. But you have to be aware of it otherwise you are in the pool and...
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002

If there is a hurrican stay...

If there is a hurrican stay away from the sea... Do not go closer than 1 km.... Some years ago a lot of people was killed because of the hurricans. The electricity can also be away for days if it...
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monica78
Oct 04, 2002

The only warning I'm gone give...

The only warning I'm gone give you are applying everywhere in the world. Dress without rich appearance leave your jewels at home. Be sober and friendly and stay out of the places where prostitution...
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Franberu
Oct 04, 2002
 
 
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There it’s a lot to do about the risks at the Dominican Republic. When you arrive over there, be alert for pickpockets and real violence when you go outside the resort, and sorry to say that, it is...
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Ronald_T
Sep 12, 2002

Traffic!!!! They drive like...

Traffic!!!! They drive like hell, and 70 persons is killed everyday in the traffic on the Dominican Rep.Also be aware of the food and water...you can get trouble with your stomach..
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monica78
Oct 04, 2002

There is a lot of tarantulas...

There is a lot of tarantulas and snakes on the island... But they are not dangerous!!!! There is no animals you have to be aware of on this island.... Is not that great????!!!!
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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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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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