Amber Cove, Dominican Republic.
Amber Cove, a port for cruise lines such as Holland America, Princess, Carnival, and Fathom–has a lot of the things that are typical of a cruise port in the Caribbean. Amber Cove is about 20 minutes drive west of Puerto Plata, where you can explore many of the regions attractions, like Fort San Felipe, the Amber Museum or shopping along the Malecon.
Amber Cove things to do
Puerto Plata is better known for its Atlantic coastline with more than 60 miles (100km) of beaches, coastal villages and hotels. The beach towns of Sosua and Cabarete, would famous for its windsurfing and kiteboarding, are less than half an hour away.
Ocean World Adventure Park Marina and Casino
Explore the Caribbean’s largest adventure park and take the opportunity to learn about sharks, sea lions, stingrays and dolphins. Dolphin Swim at Ocean World is a 20 minute swim section with two playful dolphins in deep water. The experience begins with a brief orientation; enter the water to learn about dolphin’s behavior. Enjoy hugging; kissing, dancing, and feeding the dolphins. A dorsal pull by two dolphins, foot push and swimming with dolphins will be the highlight of your trip to Amber Cove Puerto Plata.
The Damajaqua Cascades are one of the most thrilling sights and experiences in Puerto Plata. Better known as the “27 Waterfalls,” the cascades are just that — and have been set up as a national monument for tourists to canyon through.
Outback Terracross Adventure
Strap yourself into the driver’s seat of a 4-wheel-drive Terracross buggy and prepare for a thrilling, off-the-beaten-track adventure in the outback. You will explore countryside trails well off the beaten track.
There’s a unique way you can sail to the Caribbean and take part of some unique things to do in Puerto Plata with a new initiative by Carnival Corp. Sailing from Miami, Fathom social Impact cruises promote community projects that focus on improving the conditions of the unemployed, impoverished locals. Cruisers select an impact focus–educational, environmental, or economic–and take part of shipboard orientation and training in those areas.