How Much Should I Tip at a Restaurant in Cabarete?

How Much Should I Tip at a Restaurant in Cabarete? ITBIS, Ley, Gratuity? Oh my! All photos in this article provided by Restaurant Serenade One of the most asked questions from the visitors of Cabarete is, “How much should I tip at a restaurant Cabarete?” The short answer is 10-20% depending on the service you received. The long answer is a little more complicated. So, in this article, we will do our best to explain best practices based on what you see on your bill. Skip to: ITBIS and LEY: What do they mean? Service vs. Gratuity Where did the 28% go? How much should I tip in Cabarete then? ITBIS and LEY: What do they mean? Many people are confused […]

Cabarete Eats: Finbox

Cabarete Eats: Finbox Delicious food and drinks with great vibes Cabarete, Dominican Republic is known for its exceptional action and water sports conditions that draw in athletes from all over the globe. With this much passion and excitement in one place, you need somewhere to hang out, kick back some cold ones and talk about your adventures of the day. Finbox is the new kid on the block only opening back in April 2017. Despite this short amount of time, Finbox has become the evening hangout spot. Located at the start of town in front of Villa Taina Hotel, this nook is the Cabarete living room and encourages an awesome crowd. Whether you’re a local, regular or tourist, you get to […]

Pizza in Cabarete- Your Guide to the Pizza Places in Cabarete

Pizza in Cabarete Your Guide to the Pizza Places in Cabarete Pizza is one of those foods you can get at home, get anywhere, and for some reason even when you’re on vacation you need more of. It’s safe to say pizza is a food group. We thought it would be helpful to share a guide of all the places with pizza in Cabarete. In no particular order, here are restaurants with pizza on the menu. Local Tip: although some of these places do not deliver, you can always send a motoconcho (mototaxi) with money and your order written on a piece of paper and he will wait and deliver to you when the food is ready. Pomodoro We like […]

Las Cuevas de Cabarete – Visiting Cabarete’s Caves and El Choco

Las Cuevas de Cabarete Everything you need to know about visiting the Caves in Cabarete *Photo by Iguana Mama Tours With so many activities in Cabarete many people spend years here without visiting our natural caves. Hidden deep in the Dominican neighborhood Callejon de la Loma are gorgeous caves waiting for you to visit. We’ll go over everything you need to know about visiting the Caves in Cabarete. What are Las Cuevas de Cabarete? Behind Cabarete is a national park called Parque Nacional El Choco. This protected area is 77 square kilometers of forests, lagoons, underground rivers, and caves. There are plenty of ways explore El choco like ziplining at Monkey Jungle or bike riding. Closest to our condos, cheapest, […]

Top 5 Cafes with Internet in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Top 5 Cafes with Internet in Cabarete Best Places to Do Work! Pictured: Vitamin D Cafe Whether you’re a digital nomad or just need to tend to some business during your tropical vacation, you’ll want to know the Top 5 Cafes with Internet in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. #1 Vitamin D Cafe, In front of Agualina Hotel on Kite Beach This restaurant tops our list of places to work from in Cabarete because it’s right on the ocean. When you’re visiting a tropical country like Dominican Republic you’ll want to spend as much time as you can taking in the landscape. In the mornings on Kite Beach you’ll see a few paddle boarders on the flat water or maybe a band of […]

Nail Salons in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Nail Salons in Cabarete, Dominican Republic Use this as a guide to choose your experience Going on vacation to the Dominican Republic is the best way to pamper yourself. Getting a manicure and pedicure is one of the great ways to spoil yourself. To enter a new level of self love and relaxation, seems like a mani/pedi is the way to do it. Learn what to expect from all the Nail Salons in Cabarete, Dominican Republic and choose from the typical Dominican salon, the most cost effective, or the luxury spa. The Typical Dominican Salon – A Cultural Experience The Dominican Republic has a very unique culture that some would associate with loud music, fried food, and ice cold beer. […]

Cabarete Souvenirs: Our Three Faves

Cabarete Souvenirs Our Top Three Things to Bring Home From Cabarete   There are a lot of things we’d love to pack into our suitcases and take home with us, like the sun, the people, the head-sized avocados, just to list a few. However, these are slightly inconvenient to lug around during travel. But, there are many things you can take home with you that will hold your Cabarete memories forever! Here are a few of our favorite Cabarete Souvenirs. Dominican Rum The Dominican Republic is well-known around the world for its incredibly delicious rums. Thanks to the original and natural process of distillation and aging, Dominican rums are much smoother than other rums. Depending on your luggage space, you […]

Cabarete Eats: Mongolian Grill at Villa Taina

Cabarete Eats: Mongolian Grill at Villa Taina Consider your Wednesday night in Cabarete booked! Cabarete Beach, while beautiful by day, is magical by night making. There are candle lit tables set up on the beach accompanied by live music playing to the crowd. So, even though our condos offer full on kitchens, it’s fun to go out and experience the ambiance of Cabarete. And you might want to save your appetite for hump day because every Wednesday our neighbor Villa Taina hosts Mongolian Night, a dinner special Cabarete locals love, and visitors shouldn’t miss! The barbeque style all-you-can-eat buffet includes dessert for 690rd (this price includes tax and tip!) and starts at 7:30. What’s for Dinner? Unlike other all-you-can-eat style […]

Cabarete Date Night On A Budget

Inexpensive Date Night Ideas in Cabarete, Dominican Republic A couples holiday in the Caribbean doesn’t have to be expensive. When you stay in one of our beachfront condos in Cabarete, Dominican Republic, you are exactly in the middle of endless possibilities. All you need is an open mind and a little local’s guidance. You bring the open mind, and we will provide a little local’s guidance. Snuggle Up Beachside Grab a blanket, Presidente Grande and find yourself a cozy spot right in front of our condos to watch the glistening night sky. With little light pollution, you’ll be able to gaze upon constellations, satellites, and sometimes planets! Did you know the closest star is 4.2 light years away? Meaning it […]

Spas In Cabarete

Spas In Cabarete Relax, recharge and rejuvinate while you are on vacation So you came to vacation in Cabarete, Dominican Republic because you wanted to relax and pamper yourself in a way that your day to day life doesn’t allow. Watching the sunrise, reading by the pool and eating and drinking all sorts of delicious and exotic new things is by far one of the best parts of travelling. Add in a trip or two to the spa and you are living like royalty! Cabarete is home to several delectable spas, offering a variety of deluxe treatments and experiences. Read on to see our picks for the best spas in Cabarete. Skip To: Villa Taina Maria Spa Millenium Resort and […]