Cabarete Dominican Republic is a popular destination in the Caribbean especially for surfers.
approximately 25 minutes away from the Puerto Plata Airport (POP); the
official name is the Gregorio Luperon International Airport. This
region is actually part of the Puerto Plata Province which is located
at the north coast of the country.
El Encuentro is considered to be one of the best beaches to surf in the Dominican Republic. This beach has other surfing spots which are: Coco Pipe, Bobo's Point, La Derecha (the right), La Izquierda (the left), and Destroyer.
Cabarete has become a very well known place because of the ideal conditions to practice all kinds of water sports, including: windsurfing, wakeboard binding, kiteboarding, and surfing.
If you are just beginning you should know that there are great trainers that will help you achieve some surfing skills.
Aside from this one, there are other beaches
nearby along with Playa Grande, Playa Caleton, Bozo beach, Playa
Preciosa and Kite beach.
The places to stay in Cabarete are not like the all inclusive resorts that you will generally encounter at Punta Cana. You will see mostly beach houses, condos, hotels and villa rentals.
Just to mention a few of them: Encuentro beach
Arena villas, the Kaoba Hotel,
Paraiso del Sol
(all inclusive), Ali's Surf Camp, Villa Taina Hotel, Casa Blanca hotel.
There are other things you can do to have fun
outside the water; a wide variety of tours are offered, for example:
Ocean World (adventure park, marina, and casino), Jeep Safari, and the
Columbus AguaParque (aqua park). Among the activities
you can do is horseback
riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, you can also play
If you want to go to a restaurant, there are plenty of them to choose from. You will have a big selection: the Pomodoro restaurant (Italian), the Onno's Bar, Serenade, Alegria Bistro, La casita de don Alfredo, Blue Moon Restaurant (Caribbean), Casa del Pescador (sea food), La Vaca Loca (Dominican & international), and a lot more.
Equipment Rentals in Cabarete:
Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding
Phone: +1 809-571-0564
Kite Club Cabarete
Phones: +1 809-571-9748
+1 809-972 6609
No Work Team
Phone: +1 809-571-0820
Phone: +1 809-571-0640
If you wish to travel to the Dominican Republic and practice surfing, then you have a strong reason to visit Cabarete.