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, […]

7 Restaurants Serving Breakfast in Cabarete

7 Places To Eat Breakfast In Cabarete Something to satisfy everyone!   Villa Taina Breakfast at the Serenade Restaurant at Villa Taina never disappoints. The $10 USD all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet with fresh fruits, pastries, yogurt, fruit juices and coffee you certainly won’t leave hungry. You can also request made-to-order omelettes, eggs (however you like them done) and crepes, which are the best in Cabarete (from the crepe connoisseur). Despite being a “help yourself” arrangement, the staff are always bringing out fresh food and on hand with a smile to help you with anything you may need. Hours: 7:30am – 10:30am (serving breakfast, the restaurant is open until 11pm daily) Claro Café Located at the east end of town, offset from […]

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 […]

Surf Shops In Cabarete

Surf Shops In Cabarete Information on local surf shops in Cabarete Cabarete is a small town with a large selection of surf shops that stock hardware, water wear, lifestyle apparel, and accessories. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or someone else, you’ll find what you are looking for, and this guide will give you an idea of where to start looking.   Carib Wind Cabarete Carib Wind is the biggest and probably most well-known surf store in Cabarete. Only 28 years young, Carib Wind is located at the East end of Cabarete and is easily recognizable by the blue roof with a surfer on top! They have a vast range of stock from the latest fashion to specific hardware. If you’re […]

Communicate like a Dominican Without Saying a Word

Communicate like a Dominican Without Saying a Word Dominican gestures that will make your trip a lot more fun! Every culture has its own dictionary of silent gestures that are used to communicate, but the people of the Dominican Republic are particularly expressive! Just like with language, some things don’t exactly translate into other cultures, so we created this visual guide of gestures that you will probably see during your vacation to Cabarete, Dominican Republic. We hope you find it useful (and fun!). Over There THIS IS NOT A SOMEONE ASKING FOR A KISS. It actually means “over there”. Many cultures think pointing with the index finger is very rude, so Dominicans have taken up pointing with their lips instead. […]

Cabarete Public Transportation Guide

Cabarete Public Transportation Guide Learn how to get around Cabarete and how much you should pay. Cabarete is a fun town to navigate; not only are there tons of cool places to go, but you can actually get around easily! Public Transportation in Cabarete is excellent for a small town, and tourists have many options for getting from A to B. We’ll outline the three most common modes of transport in this Cabarete Transportation Guide, with a few tips to make sure you are gettin’ around like a seasoned vet. Motoconcho $RD50-200 Motoconchos are basically motorcycle taxis. Many motoconchos have permits and it is best to catch a lift with a permitted driver. Some have permits hanging around their neck, […]

The Unconventional Guide to Cabarete

The Unconventional Guide to Cabarete we have much more than  just beaches Are you the kind of traveler that likes to get off the beaten path and find an authentic experience? Prefer hanging out with locals and quietly exploring beautiful, natural vistas? Well you have come to the right place and we are happy to share our ideas for some of the best unconventional activities in Cabarete, Dominican Republic for you and your family! Fresh water lagoon in the Callejón The Callejón is a Dominican neighborhood in Cabarete, and about 5 minutes from the main road there is a gorgeous, cool, fresh water lagoon. It is a refreshing break from the wind swept beaches and is the perfect spot to […]

Cabarete Gift Giving Guide

Cabarete Gift Giving Guide Our top gift ideas from Cabarete If you are lucky enough to call Cabarete, Domincan Republic home for the holiday season and want to pick up a few nice little gifts for your loved ones, you are in luck! Cabarete is home to some very talented artisans and there is no lack of beautifully hand crafted goods to choose from. We have compiled our list of a few of our favorite artisans and businesses to buy gifts from in Cabarete below. Mojito Bar has a great market on Monday evenings, and Lax/Ojo has one Sunday night, so you can stroll around and pick out a few gifts, then enjoy something tasty to eat and and drink. […]

Surfing in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Surfing in Cabarete, Dominican Republic Learn more about the breaks, schools and right of way rules Cabarete is widely known as a wind-lovers paradise because of the seemingly endless wind. But did you know that surfing in Cabarete is just as popular? Thanks to a consistent Atlantic swell, the north shore of the Dominican Republic is blessed with waves 350 days a year (mas o menos), attracting surfers from all around the world. Located about 10 minutes west of our condos is Playa Encuentro, Cabarete’s main surf beach. Encuentro has several breaks suitable for kids, beginner, intermediate and advanced surfers. There is a nice batch of qualified surf schools that offer private lessons and board rental. Generally speaking, the waves […]

5 Fun Things To Do With Kids Near Cabarete

5 Things To Do With Kids Near Cabarete Cabarete is awesome an awesome town for a family vacation! Widely known as a mecca for adventure loving sun-seekers, Cabarete is also a perfect vacation destination for travelers with children. There are all sorts of fun and social activities catering towards the under 40kg crowd that parents will actually enjoy, too! We have highlighted 5 things to do with kids in Cabarete so you can spend less time planning and more time enjoying! 1) Surf Lessons at Playa Encuentro Pahuana Surf School is located in Playa Encuentro and offers a full menu of lessons, programs, and competitions for children. They are also well known for their super fun Summer and Christmas surf […]