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Puerto Plata Highlights and Golden Beach Escape

Price: $60.00
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You will be met directly at the cruise center with a refreshing bottle of water then whisked away in air-conditioned comfort to paradise.

At the feet of the beautiful Isabel de Torres Mountain and the majestic Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Plata city is located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, full of considerable contrasts of mountains, beaches and exuberant landscapes, but also with great historical and entertainment values. As you drive through the bustling city of Puerto Plata, your excursion host will provide you with interesting information regarding the history and culture of Puerto Plata and the Dominican Republic. There will be brief photo stops along the way to Playa Dorada (Golden Beach). Make a stop at Fort San Felipe for photos, then continue to Malecon Beach where you can see the statue of Neptune positioned on a small island. Make your way next to Parque Independencia for a brief history of the Victorian era architecture and for photos.

Only a short ride from Amber Cove is the region's most popular beach. Born as the first tourist destination in the country, Playa Dorada is located on the north coast of the country, surrounded by many interesting and diverse attractions. The coastline is one of the most beautiful in the entire Atlantic Coast, meeting all environmental requirements necessary to merit the recognition of quality, both locally and internationally.

Once at the beach you will be greeted with a complimentary seasonal, specialty beverage and warm hospitality. Secluded and romantic, Playa Dorada promises an unforgettable day of swimming or relaxing on the golden sandy beaches along the "Blue Riviera." Beach loungers will be reserved for your convenience while beach beds are on a first come, first serve basis. Additional beverages or a bite to eat are available at the beach bar and restaurant (at an additional charge).

After this relaxing time away at the beach you will return to the cruise center in comfort.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
An approximately 12 minute walk from the cruise ship. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Water, Welcome Drink
Recommended Dress
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing over a swimsuit. Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and beach towel.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair or walker accessible, and cannot accommodate guests with mobility issues, or those who have difficulty walking or standing. The minimum age to participate is 12 years old.
5 Stars5Based On 13 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsWonderful tripMarch 07, 2019

Reviewer: Robert
We had a really nice excursion. The meeting point was easy to find. Our guide, Rosie, did an excellent job, talking about the history, culture and the main sights of the city. After a short city-tour of Puerto Plata with photo-stops, we were taken to the beach, where we had a relaxing time, it's a pity that we had only a halfday in Amber Cove. Hope to return in the future!

5 StarsWonderful tripMarch 07, 2019

Reviewer: Robert
We had a really nice excursion. The meeting point was easy to find. Our guide, Rosie, did an excellent job, talking about the history, culture and the main sights of the city. After a short city-tour of Puerto Plata with photo-stops, we were taken to the beach, where we had a relaxing time, it's a pity that we had only a halfday in Amber Cove. Hope to return in the future!

5 StarsAmazing timeFebruary 18, 2019

Reviewer: Sung girtler
Crew members was amazing and professional! Loved it.

5 StarsTour and beachDecember 28, 2018

Reviewer: The Carter's
Our tour and beach visit was amazing. Our tour guide Henry was the best. He should be the model for what a tour guide should be.

5 StarsGreat ExcursionAugust 28, 2018

Reviewer: Sonia Graham
Even though it was a little hike to get to the van, it turned out to be a great trip. Beginning with our driver (Focunda) and our host (Milton) & free wifi. We were given a great trip through the town's key points and then taken to a great beach where we were provided with beds and great service throughout the rest of the day. Thanks for a great day!

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