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2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: July 2019
Awful. Too crowded. Not child friendly. DON'T GET A CABANA! We got it because it was advertised as being air conditioned and it was supposed to get very hot and humid. You know what does not work well with AC? If you remove the ... Read More
Awful. Too crowded. Not child friendly. DON'T GET A CABANA! We got it because it was advertised as being air conditioned and it was supposed to get very hot and humid. You know what does not work well with AC? If you remove the giant doors from the cabana (you could see where the hinges once were) and then so that one whole side is open to the heat. Also, who doesn't provide towels with a cabana? Also, if I am going to pay $300+ for a cabana, do you think you could trust me to not take the key? They did not warn us that there would be a $20 deposit, so we did not bring any cash with us. Read Less
Sail Date: July 2019
Very beautiful lots of shopping but only a pool area, no beach which was disappointing. If you wanted to go to the beach you had to pay $50 per person for cab to take you there for two hours
Very beautiful lots of shopping but only a pool area, no beach which was disappointing. If you wanted to go to the beach you had to pay $50 per person for cab to take you there for two hours Read Less
3 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: July 2019
Great time with Fausto at the beach horseback riding adventure! Definitely recommend
Great time with Fausto at the beach horseback riding adventure! Definitely recommend Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: July 2019
The pool, water slide and Sky Bar were great. We exited the ship quickly and were able to find a few chairs next to the pool. We rented a couple umbrellas and 5 El Presidente beers were only $20. What a price!
The pool, water slide and Sky Bar were great. We exited the ship quickly and were able to find a few chairs next to the pool. We rented a couple umbrellas and 5 El Presidente beers were only $20. What a price! Read Less
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: July 2019
Big and clean pool. Wish we can see the beautiful beaches there be but the cruise ship leaves at 2:30 so no time to check other areas.
Big and clean pool. Wish we can see the beautiful beaches there be but the cruise ship leaves at 2:30 so no time to check other areas. Read Less
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: July 2019
Seemed nice but with the recent deaths we decided to just stay in the Carnival controlled area and didn't eat or drink on the island. Would have been nice to go to another port while the issue was getting resolved.
Seemed nice but with the recent deaths we decided to just stay in the Carnival controlled area and didn't eat or drink on the island. Would have been nice to go to another port while the issue was getting resolved. Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2019
Paid for a 20 ish waterfall, slides. After a 40 minute bus ride which was fine we got to location. I had pulled up the excursion and read about attire. No where did it say we had to have closed toe shoes so we wore our chacos. We get there ... Read More
Paid for a 20 ish waterfall, slides. After a 40 minute bus ride which was fine we got to location. I had pulled up the excursion and read about attire. No where did it say we had to have closed toe shoes so we wore our chacos. We get there and have to rent shoes for $8 a piece. Really need to be in good shape. This is a tough climb for someone that does not exercise. However our tour guides were awesome. Read Less
Sail Date: June 2019
Did the waterfall excursion. Had a blast. Kinda got swindled on the photos the company took. Bought a USB of all pics for $55. Every pic the guy took was on there, so all other people in grp were included. Literally on 4 pics of each ... Read More
Did the waterfall excursion. Had a blast. Kinda got swindled on the photos the company took. Bought a USB of all pics for $55. Every pic the guy took was on there, so all other people in grp were included. Literally on 4 pics of each group in our group. All posed, no pics of the jumps or slides. If I would have known what was on there, I wouldn't have purchased. Read Less
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: June 2019
Our first port was Amber Cove, DR. The 25 acre port complex developed by Carnival is secure and quite comfortable. We did not plan an outside excursion, opting to stay in the Amber Cove Aqua Zone, with swim-up bar and lazy river. Being ... Read More
Our first port was Amber Cove, DR. The 25 acre port complex developed by Carnival is secure and quite comfortable. We did not plan an outside excursion, opting to stay in the Amber Cove Aqua Zone, with swim-up bar and lazy river. Being one of the first to disembark, we found loungers in the shade of a palm tree. Umbrellas were available to rent for $20, but if you are early, you can find shaded seating. There is the usual port shopping, but the nice thing is there are no ‘locals’ trying to get you to but their T-shirts or take a tour to see their cousin’s chicken farm. Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
AMAZING beaches and great tour guide, Logan. We had a blast just hanging on the beach. I do think maybe should reconsider the DR just due to recent deaths of american travelers but we never felt unsafe. We took a open tour truck that ... Read More
AMAZING beaches and great tour guide, Logan. We had a blast just hanging on the beach. I do think maybe should reconsider the DR just due to recent deaths of american travelers but we never felt unsafe. We took a open tour truck that was a 45 min drive to the beach. Getting to sight see and see how the DR folks live was amazing! I really enjoyed this. Read Less
6 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
Private excursion with Iguana Mama to the Damajagua Waterfalls. Did 12 waterfalls. The hike will be tough if you're out of shape like I am but my husband, daughter and boyfriend had no trouble at all. Had a blast jumping and sliding ... Read More
Private excursion with Iguana Mama to the Damajagua Waterfalls. Did 12 waterfalls. The hike will be tough if you're out of shape like I am but my husband, daughter and boyfriend had no trouble at all. Had a blast jumping and sliding once we got to the top. Read Less
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
we did the waterfall excursion, was given a 3 on the list of how hard it was. should have been a 4. there were alot of steps up hill few people were stopping to rest more then once. would not do this one again
we did the waterfall excursion, was given a 3 on the list of how hard it was. should have been a 4. there were alot of steps up hill few people were stopping to rest more then once. would not do this one again Read Less
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
Very nice place I loved the Dominican republic I took a tour of Porta Plata and we went by bus it took longer than expected but it was very fun very cool place and nice people
Very nice place I loved the Dominican republic I took a tour of Porta Plata and we went by bus it took longer than expected but it was very fun very cool place and nice people Read Less
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
Took the Outback Adventure and had a blast. Seeing how the people in the villages live is an eye opener. I took some dog bones to give to stray dogs and all but one didn't know what to do with the bones. So sad. The children were ... Read More
Took the Outback Adventure and had a blast. Seeing how the people in the villages live is an eye opener. I took some dog bones to give to stray dogs and all but one didn't know what to do with the bones. So sad. The children were so cute and if you buy the outback shirts part of the money goes to the school to help the children with uniforms. I would highly recommend this tour. Read Less
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: May 2019
Would probably do an excursion next time but plenty of things at the port to keep you entertained. Enjoyed the sky bar very much!
Would probably do an excursion next time but plenty of things at the port to keep you entertained. Enjoyed the sky bar very much! Read Less

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