Video: A Day In The Life of a Strapless Kiter

Cabarete, Dominican Republic is well known for it’s consistent trade winds that blow 300 days a year and its dreamy warm water. It is also well known for it’s world class waves an impressive 350 days a year, but what happens when the two components come together? A whole lotta fun as our friend Oron demonstrates. You’ll often find Oron flying high above the reef or slashing waves on his strapless surfboard, but what we love most about this video, is we get to see it all from his perspective! The video was shot at 3 different Cabarete beaches, the first one a ‘secret spot’, but fortunately for us, the other well-known locations, Kite Beach and Encuentro, offer incredible conditions, […]

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 […]

Kiteboarding In Cabarete

Kiteboarding in Cabarete wind conditions, spot map, choosing a school, and right of way rules With consistent trade winds 330 days a year, Cabarete provides some of the best kitesurfing conditions in the Caribbean! With a mix of flat water and wave spots, it’s the perfect location for all kitesurfing disciplines. In the 1980’s by Canadian windsurfer Jean Laporte who was blown away (literally) by the reliable trade winds. Cabarete was on the wind map! Since then, Cabarete has hosted many kitesurfing World Cup events and attracted countless professional, amateur and beginner kitesurfers all looking to improve without having to wear a wetsuit. Cabarete Wind So when is it windy here in Cabarete? Pretty much all the time! Our warm […]

Videos: Cabarete Aquaholics

Cabarete Aquaholics Get drunk off the stoke! If you are looking for accommodation in Cabarete, Dominican Republic we think it is only fair that we warn you — our town is full of aquaholics. Below we have provided an example of each of the different types of aquaholics you might encounter when you are here on vacation. It’s good to research a location before you visit, so you know what you are getting yourself into. Kiteboarding This video was filmed by Alaz Cabarete and produced by AP Visuals for the brand DaSilva Kiteboarding. It features several young Cabarete riders: Carlo Jose Martinez, Manuel Vasquez, Suami Cavallo, and Joselito Del Rosario. There are clips from several Cabarete Beaches, but the majority […]

Video: Surf Vibes in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Video: Surf Vibes in Cabarete, Dominican Republic Short video showing off what Cabarete has to offer When we run across a good Cabarete Video, we feel compelled to share it. It doesn’t matter to us if the people who created the video stayed in our vacation rentals or not. The fact of the matter is Cabarete is our playground, so if you like what you see in the video, chances are you will like our property if we fit into what you are looking for in accommodation. That being said, Suus and Sebastian, a newly wed couple from the travel blog 1st Day of Summer, did not stay in our condos, but they pretty much nailed it when it comes […]

Cabarete Beach Guide

Cabarete Beach Guide Learn more about the beautiful beaches of Cabarete The Cabarete Beaches have been known to woo tourists from all over the world and turn them into expats. It seems that most visitors find it hard to leave on time…or ever. So much so, they even made a song about it! Situated on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, Cabarete is a tiny, laid-back beach village with the heart of a lion. There are 5 main beaches within 10 minutes of each other that are sure to satisfy even the most action-hungry waterman or woman. To make sure you are in the know, we are going to outline the main beaches of Cabarete, show you a few […]

Video: Strapless Revolution by EyeFly Films

Video: Strapless Revolution by EyeFly Films EyeFly Films showing off Cabarete’s incredible waves The very nature of Cabarete, Dominican Republic attracts creative aquaholics from all over the world. This exciting video by long time Cabarete resident, Oliver Dadswell of EyeFly Films, embodies that statement. Not only is he the man behind the cam, he can also hold his own on the waves…strapless. Take 3 minutes and 46 seconds to soak up some shred. It is best enjoyed if you pop it on a big screen and pump up the volume.  

Event: Master of the Ocean 2015

Event: Master Of The Ocean 2015 Find out more about the most anticipated watersports event of the year. Since way back in 2003 Master of the Ocean has been on the hunt for the next “IRONMAN of Water Sports”. Touted as the world’s most complete watersport competition in four categories (surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and stand up paddle boarding), this competition exists for one reason — to crown the world’s best overall water sports athlete with the coveted title of Master of the Ocean. From February 23-28 the 2015 Master of the Ocean will happen as it does every year on 3 of the main beaches in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Qualifiers will take place at Cabarete Beach. After the qualifiers, only […]

KB4girls Cabarete 2014 Event

KB4girls Cabarete 2014 Information on the upcoming KB4girls event On the weekend of December 5-6th, KB4girls will be making some waves with the women of kiteboarding in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Founded by 9x World Champion Kristin Boese, KB4girls is a non-profit that not only brings the kite chicas together, but also reaches out to women and children in need around the world through fundraising events and other programs. The weekend will be full of fun events that kick off Friday, December 5th at Dare2Fly Kiteboarding School (at Agualina Kite Resort) with a FREE surfboard wave-riding kiteboarding clinic led by Audrey Meyer at 11am. Audrey is a local professional ocean sports/fitness athlete and owner of Dare2fly Cabarete located on Kite Beach. […]

Cabarete Life October 2014

Cabarete Life October 2014 Our top Cabarete Life videos from October 2014 Many people view the Caribbean as a place to relax, unwind, and get a tan. When visiting Cabarete you can surely do that if you want to, but we have the feeling you will probably be wooed into action by the wind, waves, reef — and probably a little bit of all of the above. And while October is generally seen as “low season”, it seems a band of locals and ex-pats have unwittingly played a role in setting the record straight simply by having tons of fun and making a few rockin’ videos while they are at it. We compiled a few of our favorites and posted […]