Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2014

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2014 Find out more about Dominican Republic’s favorite Jazz Festival For 17 years a beautiful mix of locals and tourists have been coming together to listen and dance at The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival. Touted as longest running jazz event in the Dominican Republic, 2014 marks the 18th consecutive year for the festival! Happening November 6-9 with four nights of concerts in the north coast towns of Puerto Plata, Sosua, and Cabarete, the event is a free, multi-day festival full of rhythm, flavor, and color. Last years event saw record-breaking attendance with a combined audience of over 10,000 people. This year is slated to attract even more jazz lovers! In addition to featuring some of the World’s […]

How to Get to Cabarete from Santiago

How to Get to Cabarete from Santiago Best transport options from Santiago to Cabarete and local’s tips Photo by: flyskyhoppers.net This is the third article in a 5-article series we have been writing on how to get to Cabarete from the different international airports in the Dominican Republic. We will focus on getting to Cabarete from Cibao International Airport in Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI), but first let us highlight some important points from the last 2 articles: Puerto Plata International Airport (POP) is the closest airport to Cabarete. Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is the farthest airport from Cabarete. For many speculative reasons, the Puerto Plata International Airport may have fewer flights coming in, and/or may be a bit pricier […]

How To Get To Cabarete From Punta Cana

How To Get To Cabarete From Punta Cana The best transport options from Punta Cana to Cabarete This is the second article in a 5-article series we are writing on how to get to Cabarete from the different international airports in the Dominican Republic. The first article focused on getting to Cabarete from the Puerto Plata airport (POP) because it is the closest. That being said, it isn’t always the least expensive, which can lead vacationers unintentionally to a part of the country that is VERY far from their intended destination of Cabarete. Punta Cana seems to be the biggest offending airport, thanks to lots of advertising and cheap flights. So, this article will focus on getting to Cabarete from […]

How to Get to Cabarete from Puerto Plata

How To Get to Cabarete from Puerto Plata What to expect when you land, local’s tips and transport options. When planning your trip to Cabarete, one of the first things you will do is look for a flight. There are several international airports in the country of the Dominican Republic, but Puerto Plata International Airport (POP) is the closest to Cabarete, 20-30 minutes away. To keep things simple, this article will focus on getting to our condos from the Puerto Plata Airport, but we will take some time in future articles to explain how to get here from the other airports, namely Punta Cana, Santiago, and Santo Domingo. Local’s Tip: You might be wooed by the prices these other airports […]

What Can I Buy with One Dollar in Cabarete?

What Can I Buy With One Dollar In Cabarete? Find out how far one US Dollar will go in Cabarete. In this article we hope to answer the question: How far will ONE US Dollar go in Cabarete? We realize if you are planning a vacation, then you are also sorting out some sort of budget for your stay. We thought we could help by giving you some references as to what every day items will cost when you are here. It is important to point out that the the legal tender of the Dominican Republic is the Dominican Peso, written RD$. Today you would be able to exchange 1 U.S. Dollar for about 50.08 Dominican Pesos. We only chose the […]

When Is It Windy In Cabarete?

When Is It Windy In Cabarete? Discover the best times to book your windy vacation. When is it windy in Cabarete? This is the question we get asked most. The short answer: It’s pretty much always windy here in Cabarete. If you landed on this page, you are probably planning some sort of vacation that includes some sort of wind sport—because that is what our town is now known for. We decided to write this article so you can plan your trip accordingly. A Little History Since the mid-80s, Cabarete has been touted as one of the best destinations for anything with a sail. It all began when a windsurfer from Canada named Jean Laporte was introduced to the Dominican […]