Cabarete Eats: Vagamundo Coffee and Waffles

Cabarete Eats: Vagamundo Coffee and Waffles Delicious and unique food with a good cause Coffee and waffles (and great wifi) is the perfect combination, so how about a café focused on serving just that! Vagamundo Coffee & Waffles is the new restaurant on the block but has already earned an exceptional reputation. Located just opposite of La Rosa Supermercado (next to the gas station), this charming little café will have you feeling tranquilo the instant you step inside. Once you have a moment to shake off the awe of the interior, you can focus on the menu. The professionally trained baristas and locally grown coffee are evident in the taste. From their award winning 7 Summits signature coffee and refreshing […]

Things To Do When It Is Raining In Cabarete

Raining In Cabarete? Don’t let it spoil your vacation, just go with it! Cabarete, Dominican Republic is located in the heart of the Caribbean islands, and although we don’t know a thing about cold weather, we are familiar with rain. A few weeks out of the year, moody skies and the pitter-patter of the raindrops on our palm leaves mingle with the sunshine. Honestly, we don’t mind too much because the showers feed our tropical flowers and lusciously green surroundings. Not to mention, although it may be raining, it’s still warm! So, don’t let a little precipitation rain on your parade. Get out there and enjoy your vacation. Here are a few things you can do when it is raining […]

Cabarete Taxi Guide

Cabarete Taxi Guide Learn about prices, where to grab one, and local’s tips. Cabarete, Dominican Republic is a fun little town with lots of exciting places to visit. The size makes it simple to navigate, and incredibly affordable with our various modes of public transport. However, for families or those needing extra room for equipment or baggage, we understand that guaguas, motoconchos and carritos aren’t always suitable. Therefore, taxis are a great alternative since they’re spacious, comfortable, and relatively affordable. Around here, a taxi often comes in the form of a van, usually something along the lines of a Toyota Previa. Drivers tend to take a lot of pride in their ride, so you can expect the rig to be […]

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2016

Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2016 Event information, times and locations The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival has been bringing locals and tourists together to enjoy some of the World’s best Latin Jazz groups and musicians for 19 years. This year marks the 20th consecutive year, upholding its title of longest running jazz event in the Dominican Republic, and is sure to be spectacular! Taking place in various locations such as Santo Domingo, Santiago, Puerto Plata and Cabarete, this free 5-day festival is bursting with rhythm, culture, flavor and color! With over 12,000 people attending last year, the 20th edition is set to break records. The 20th anniversary is being celebrated never before by dedicating the festivities to women and women jazz […]

Local Food Spotlight: D’Chino Pica Pollo

Menu, opening times and prices D’Chinos Pica Pollo, located just inside Callejon De Loma, has been feeding the community for over eight years! Current owner Robyn prides himself on serving quality authentic food at an affordable price. Its popularity is most evident during lunchtime when the restaurant becomes flooded with locals and tourists alike. Being owned and run by local Dominicans, the typical mouth-watering flavors of the Dominican Republic are present throughout every dish. D’Chinos Pica Pollo offers a mix of local food and mainly, you guessed it, pica pollo. Pica pollo is a dish of fried chicken (pollo frito), with fried plantains (tostones), which is incredibly popular here. However, D’chinos fried chicken is like no other, well renowned for […]

Diving in Cabarete

Diving in Cabarete, Dominican Republic Discover the underwater world in ideal conditions.   The underwater world is a magical and mysterious place where many dream of exploring. The warm, crystal clear waters of Cabarete and the surrounding area provide the perfect conditions to delve deeper into this seemingly surreal environment. There are various beaches, from right at our doorstep to a little further, that offer diving conditions for first-time and experienced divers alike. Cabarete has three main diving and snorkeling reefs: Cabarete Bay, Kite Beach, and Encuentro, all of which are within 5 minutes of each other. However, most of the action takes place in the sheltered waters of Sosua, just 15 minutes away from our condos. Sosua Bay is […]

Video: 2016 MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational Recap

2016 MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational Recap and activities guide   The WKL MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational has left a lasting impression worldwide! The professional kiteboarding event was a collaboration between the newly formed World Kiteboarding League and MaiTai Global that gave our local kiteboarders an incredible and rare opportunity to make their mark on the professional kitesurfing world on their home turf! They did just that when locals Adeuri Corniel and Luis Alberto Cruz made it into the final, thus shaking up the rankings of the top male kiteboarders in the world. A new competition format made it easy for the riders and spectators to follow the live scoring system, creating an intense atmosphere on the beach, and through the […]

6 Reasons Cabarete is Awesome for Family Vacations

6 Reasons Cabarete is Awesome for Family Vacations Fun in the sun is just the beginning! Quality family time can be tricky with the stresses of everyday life. Vacations provide the perfect escape allowing you to focus on what’s truly important. Whether your family is older, younger, living on opposite sides of the world, Cabarete offers the perfect location for family time, reuniting and relaxing. No Distractions We often get bogged down with daily life, school runs, appointments, work and with time being limited, it’s hard to wind down with the family. Here in Cabarete, there is no schedule, no distractions, just you, the family and the beautiful beaches of Cabarete. A family vacation gives you time to appreciate the […]

Fun Things To Do Near Cabarete: Teleferico Puerto Plata

Fun Things To Do Near Cabarete: Teleferico Puerto Plata Photos, History, and Map   Want to see the Dominican Republic from a different perspective? The Teleferico Puerto Plata offers spectacular views from the top of Mount Isabel de Torres. Located on the south side of Puerto Plata, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding landscape as you ride on one of few cable cars in the Caribbean! Once you reach the top of Mount Isabel de Torres, you will be awestruck by the mountaintop which is designated an official Nature Reserve. The abundant variety of wildlife, flora, tropical gardens, hidden caves, natural springs and streams which flow within the mountain are like the stories told […]

Fun Things to Do In Cabarete: Horseback Riding

Fun Things to Do In Cabarete: Horseback Riding Lessons, Tours, and Tips   Galloping across golden sandy beaches with the wind rustling through your hair sounds like something off of a hair care advert or the cover of a romance novel, but in Cabarete, you can make those types of scenes a reality. Whether you want to learn to ride horses or just explore our beaches from a different point of view, horseback riding in Cabarete is the perfect day out with friends and family. You can rest assured the facilities, guided tours, and extra tips we have included in this post will make your experience a safe and unforgettable one. Cabarete Horseback Riding Lessons Located just west of Cabarete, […]