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First time at Amber Cove...how crazy is port pool?

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This will be my first time at Amber Cove...

From what I see,there is NO fee?

How is getting a spot by the pool?

Is it like the craziness of Grand Turk? (GT just to many people:()

 

Thanks for any insight with this port! :)

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Amber Cove pool is huge. If you go directly there, off the ship, it is no problem getting a good chair by the pool. You pay $20 for the umbrellas for the day, but they cover 2 chairs, so really big. You pay at a booth, then a guy comes and sets it up for you.

 

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The chairs on the right side in this photo are reserved for those buying cabanas for day.

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Huge umbrellas, but chairs are right next to each other.

The pool have several fingers, running off from the Main swimup bar area. Walk around to find you best spot.

 

robin

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Gets busier as the day goes on but it is huge. vibe by bar is like Grand Turk but you can find quieter chairs a little further away

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Just got back from a visit to Amber Cove. This was our first time there. We went straight there for a pool day. Found 2 loungers easily and the pool was clean and well-cared for. There are waiters that travel around and will deliver drinks, as well as a swim-up-bar.

 

There is a separate pool that small children can use, but many were in the larger pool with adults. Neither was an issue. Easy slopes or steps into the water. Built in benches and even loungers in the water. Clean bathrooms available. There are two waterslides for all ages. Many lifeguards and also supervision of the slides. 

 

We had no regrets choosing a pool day there. Be sure to bring sunscreen!

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7 hours ago, HealthyTouch101 said:

Just got back from a visit to Amber Cove. This was our first time there. We went straight there for a pool day. Found 2 loungers easily and the pool was clean and well-cared for. There are waiters that travel around and will deliver drinks, as well as a swim-up-bar.

 

There is a separate pool that small children can use, but many were in the larger pool with adults. Neither was an issue. Easy slopes or steps into the water. Built in benches and even loungers in the water. Clean bathrooms available. There are two waterslides for all ages. Many lifeguards and also supervision of the slides. 

 

We had no regrets choosing a pool day there. Be sure to bring sunscreen!

Thank you for sharing your experience.

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Pool is free, chairs are free...umbrellas were $20 for day and cover 2 chairs, as I recall.  There is a booth where you pay cash, and they bring the umbrella to you and set up.  That is where you pay for zipline also.

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Are there change rooms and wash off showers to use by the pool?  Thanks

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As I recall, that long gray and white building in background is the bathroom facility.  I am pretty sure there are showers and changing rooms in there.

 

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On 12/24/2018 at 9:56 AM, HealthyTouch101 said:

Just got back from a visit to Amber Cove. This was our first time there. We went straight there for a pool day. Found 2 loungers easily and the pool was clean and well-cared for. There are waiters that travel around and will deliver drinks, as well as a swim-up-bar.

 

There is a separate pool that small children can use, but many were in the larger pool with adults. Neither was an issue. Easy slopes or steps into the water. Built in benches and even loungers in the water. Clean bathrooms available. There are two waterslides for all ages. Many lifeguards and also supervision of the slides. 

 

We had no regrets choosing a pool day there. Be sure to bring sunscreen!

So, no charge if you don't want an umbrella?

 

 

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On ‎2‎/‎21‎/‎2019 at 1:24 PM, Butterbean1000 said:

So, no charge if you don't want an umbrella?

 

 

Correct...

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Has anyone done the zipline there? Cost? I know my DH is going to want to do it. 

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1 hour ago, Yanicka24 said:

Has anyone done the zipline there? Cost? I know my DH is going to want to do it. 

$20 unlimited when we were there... such a great time to just spend the day at the pool!

and go for the umbrella another $20 or so.

it was so worth it!!!! We were the only ship in port!...seemed like we had the whole place to ourselves. And they keep the area sooooo clean!

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On 2/21/2019 at 12:24 PM, Butterbean1000 said:

So, no charge if you don't want an umbrella?

 

 

The waiters are payed in cash or does amount go on your sail card?  Happen to have menu photo? Thanks.

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On 4/2/2019 at 3:43 PM, arubanut said:

$20 unlimited when we were there... such a great time to just spend the day at the pool!

and go for the umbrella another $20 or so.

it was so worth it!!!! We were the only ship in port!...seemed like we had the whole place to ourselves. And they keep the area sooooo clean!

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What is the perk for getting a cabana?  And how many people does it fit?  (We aren’t booked on a cruise currently, but this caught my eye.)

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