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 little things and magical moments, like watching the sunrise and sunset as a family.

Something For Everyone

Relaxing and being the entertainer do not always go hand in hand! But have no fear! There is a huge range of activities for the adventurers, fitness fanatics, water babies, and relaxers alike! Take the family on an adventure into the mountains to gaze at the spectacular views from the Teleferico Cable Car in Puerto Plata, repel down waterfalls, or explore by hoof with horseback rides through fairy-tale rivers and streams! That’s just a few adventures, but there’s still so many on our doorstep! Cabarete is one of the top destinations in the Caribbean for kitesurfing, surfing, and windsurfing thanks to being gifted with consistent trade winds. Professionals and those seeking to delve into this water world, flock to Cabarete every year to practice and learn these exhilarating sports. With a broad range of schools offering tuition and rental, you can learn something new or hone your skills. However, we understand being splashed in the face isn’t for everyone, so you can still keep fit and active off the water with a nice selection of gyms and Yoga classes, or you can even join the circus! If just reading all of that makes you tired, Cabarete spas are the perfect place for you to revitalize, unwind, and have a much-deserved pampering! Trying something new, as a family is a great way to bring everyone closer and make the most of your precious time.

Lots of Food

It’s not just a great range of activities Cabarete is blessed with, oh no, fussy eaters? Bring them on. Cabarete has a plentiful variety of restaurants offering cuisine that satisfies all taste buds and budgets—from vegan and vegetarian to seafood, Italian, and not to be forgotten, delicious local fare. Most restaurants offer a child-specific menu, so the kids are satisfied! There’s also a great mix of delicious breakfast restaurants in Cabarete where you can load up on energy and feel ready to tackle your day!

Simple to Get Around

Cabarete Taxi
First off, getting to Cabarete is incredibly accessible from all airports with reliable taxi and bus services. Once you arrive, you will find that the town of Cabarete is quite small, making almost anything you desire within arms reach. Strolling from one end to the other normally takes 30-40 minutes, depending on how many times you stop to take in the surroundings. The size makes it incredibly easy for the family to get around, and frankly, you can get to almost any destination by foot. If walking isn’t an option, Cabarete has a variety of public transportation choices. Taxis are also popular for families since they reasonably priced, spacious and air-conditioned. Often they have a set destination price list, but just ask before you get in if you’re not sure. Our reception can book a taxi for you, but there are many taxi stops throughout town and by Kite Beach, so you don’t necessarily need to book ahead. Car rentals are also available from various companies, but often not needed given the proximity of everything.


Fully Equipped Kitchens
Finances play a huge role in choosing a holiday destination, whatever your budget, Cabarete is surprisingly affordable compared to other Caribbean Islands. Since our condos come complete with a fully equipped kitchen, cooking at home is the most economical option. With access to heaps of fresh local produce and exciting spices and flavours available at the local grocery store, you can cook up an old favourite or try something new. You’ll also find many reasonable restaurants including some local options offering delicious local delicacies like Pollo Guisado. You can even have a whirl at cooking it at home! Being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to miss out. With a number of free activities for the entire family, you can keep everyone entertained for less!


The everyday hustle and bustle can put a lot of strain on the entire families’ health. Your vacation in Cabarete will leave you feeling healthier and more refreshed than ever. There’s nothing better than vitamin D, salty air, and fresh produce, combined with a stress-free environment. It’s easy to be active in Cabarete with endless stretches of golden sand, which are popular for sunrise jogs. You don’t have to sweat it either, cooling off in the turquoise ocean is a workout and it certainly doesn’t feel like it. Cabarete is stimulating for a healthy mind too with so much to see and do. When you get home after such a refreshing family vacation, the kids will be ready to take on their schoolwork and you’ll feel ready to take on the world!

Are you a Cabarete Buff? Feel free to shout out your favourite family activities in Cabarete in the comments below.



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