Puerto Turístico Amber Cove

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Dominican Republic Amber Cove 

Amber Cove Cruise Port in PuertoPlata has become one of the best Carnival Cruises destinations in the Caribbean, featuring one of the richest landscape and historic value regions in the Dominican Republic. Its centermost location is a ship hub that connects the whole Caribbean region. The two-berth port was estimated to be a $65-85mm investment, built on 25 acres; equipped to dock 2 ships simultaneously, each with more than 4,000 passengers and 1,000 crew.

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Discovering new sights is one of the beauties of travel, and that couldn't be more true when it comes to AmberCove®, Dominican Republic. In this world full of information on just about everything, Amber Cove is a throwback — it’s the kind of quiet little spot you won’t find on most maps. But you will find it — brimming with bars and pools, plus opportunities for lounging and shopping — to be the gateway to island paradise, Dominican-style.

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Enjoy one of the best, most refreshing top tours in PuertoPlata, immerse yourself in the crystalline waters of the Damajagua, come with your family or friends to cool off in this incredible adventure in the water.


7 Waterfalls 


Active, adventurous travelers will love this action-packed three-hour tour to the 27 Waterfalls of Damajagua. 

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Visit the page of Amber Cove Amenities for a complete list of all the amenities including all the restaurants, bars, shops, swimming pools, kids areas and much more. The Cruise ports guide in this website is a complete source for all information related to the port, Puerto Plata and its amenities and excursions.

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Beyond Amber Cove is Puerto Plata city, a town that began life as the first European settlement in the Americas. Its founder? Oh, just a guy named Christopher Columbus… so you know that arriving by sea is the ultimate way to get here. Whether you're looking for a day at the beach, some Dominican Republic adventure or just a little poolside me-time, Amber Cove is just the ticket. 

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Where is ambercove

The Caribbean’s newest destination, ambercove Cruise Center, is located in the Dominican Republic on the Bay of Maimon near PuertoPlata in the country’s North Coast.The new facility represents one of the largest cruise industry investments ever made in the Dominican Republic. 

The project is designed to re-establish the Dominican Republic’s North Coast as a popular cruise destination.  The last cruise ship to call at Puerto Plata was nearly 30 years ago.

The new two-berth Amber Cove Cruise Center will be able to accommodate up to 8,000 cruise passengers and 2,000 crew members daily. 

A transportation hub allowing visitors easy access by land and sea to the surrounding destinations and attractions will be included, as well.

Where is amber cove located

Where is Amber Cove Cruise Port?:  it's in Maimón, Puerto lata, Dominican Republic. The port is next to the Maimón Bay, taking advantage of a prime location less than 20 minutes from where passengers can walk the old city center with its many attractions, restaurants, sightseeing and shopping local.

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The city of PuertoPlata was first discovered by Christopher Columbus in one of the famous explorer’s trips to the Americas in the 1490s. The town, designed by Columbus, was the first settlement established in the Americas, naming it La Isabela. In 1540, the first fort in the New World was built, Fuerte de SanFelipe, and the port became a stop for traders between Europe and this area.  To date, San Felipe Fort is one of the oldest military colonial period fortresses in the region.

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In the 1600s, the Spanish moved their posts to neighboring islands, such as Puerto Rico and Cuba, and the Spanish destroyed much of the existing city. In the 1740s, Spanish families emigrated from the Canary Islands to Puerto Plata and decided to rebuild the city. The area thrived on its natural port and the tobacco boom of the era. The area continued to grow into the biggest city on the North Coast and in the 1970s tourism became an important aspect of the area, with numerous options for visitors and it remains so today.

PuertoPlata 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.  The popular Ocean World Adventure Park is on the outskirts of the city, about 20 minutes north of Amber Cove.  Damajagua Falls is just a 30 minute ride south. 

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can you walk to the beach in Amber Cove?  

Yes, you can walk inside the port and in the city of PuertoPlata.

How do you spend a day in Puerto-Plata Dominican Republic?

You can enjoy the nearby beaches or you can walk and visit the museums and restaurants in the area.

How far is the beach from Puerto-Plata cruise port?

The beaches are very close, just 25 minutes away, walking, download the applicationand pay attention to the distances.

Is Puerto-Plata and Amber Cove the same port?

They are not different ports. Amber Cove is located in Maimon outside of Puerto Plata and Taino Bay is in Puerto Plata.

Is Taíno Bay the same as Puerto Plata?

Puerto Plata is the name of the city where the Taino Bay Tourist Port is located.

Is the pool at Amber Cove free?

Yes, it is part of the facilities of the place.

What are the two ports in Puerto Plata?

Taino Bay and Amber Cove.

What dock does NCL use in PuertoPlata Dominican Republic?

Amber Cove is a new cruise port located near Puerto Plata along the North Coast, which is home to an abundance of outdoor activities, expansive beaches and historical attractions.

What is PuertoPlata best known for?

Due to its tourist attractions, culture, gastronomy and its people, the majority of tourists who come return many times to buy a house.

What is the best excursion in PuertoPlata?

The Best Puerto Plata Shore Excursions is 7 Damajagua Waterfalls

Which cruise lines go to Amber Cove?

  • These excursions are for cruisers arriving to Taino Bay IN PuertoPlata on:
  • Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, MSC Cruises, Virgin Voyages
  • AND cruisers arriving to Taino Bay on Marella and Regent Seven Seas ships.