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Everything You Need to Know About Dominican Amber and How to Find It

Everything You Need to Know About Dominican Amber and How to Find It Amber is a fossilized tree resin valued for its beauty and healing properties. It is used as a gemstone to make jewelry and decorative objects. In alternative and folk medicine, amber is praised as a cleanser of the body and spirit.  But did you know that the Dominican Republic is home to some of the world’s most valued amber? Even better news? You can find gemstone quality amber right on the beaches of Cabarete — your condo’s backyard! Keep reading this blog post to get all the details.  How Is Amber Formed?  Trees produce resin to heal from injuries and protect their trunks from insects and parasites. Under favorable […]

Four Delicious Dominican Snacks That Will Spoil Your Tastebuds

Four Delicious Dominican Snacks That Will Spoil Your Tastebuds We are all about the snacks here at Cabarete Palm Beach Condos. We snack after kiteboarding at Kite Beach, surfing at Encuentro, and whenever we crave a little comfort food. It’s hard not to become a professional snack-eater here in the Dominican Republic! But what are Dominican snacks that make our toes curl? Keep reading this blog post to find out!  Empanada You can find empanadas in many Spanish-speaking countries, but this popular dish’s Dominican adaptation is especially dear to our heart. Affectionately known as empanaditas, Dominican empanadas are crispy and savory. It’s just what you need when you crave something comforting and filling!  The dough is deep-fried and stuffed with […]

‘Tis the Season: A Guide to Holiday Celebrations in the Dominican Republic

‘Tis the Season: A Guide to Holiday Celebrations in the Dominican Republic  Here at Cabarete Palm Beach Condos, we got a festive spirit. But what holidays does the Dominican Republic celebrate? We created a comprehensive guide for you. Keep reading to find out what to expect from a Christmas meal, how to make your kids extra happy this holiday season, and what to do to drive evil spirits to leave your house. Getting to experience Dominican culture is one reason why vacationing in Cabarete is better than staying at an all-inclusive hotel. And celebrations are a big part of what makes the Dominican Republic so unique. So, grab a festive beverage and read about the seven biggest holidays in the […]

Beachfront Bars in Cabarete

Looking for the best beachfront bars in Cabarete? Use our guide to find out more about where to go, happy hour specials, and when everything gets poppin’.