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 […]

Golfing Near Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Golfing Near Cabarete Tee off at the most stunning courses in the Dominican Republic   The north coast of the Dominican Republic is well known for its non-stop adventures and world class watersports conditions, but did you know we also have some of the most stunning golf courses? DR truly has it all! Cabarete is a rather small town, so we only room for mini golf. Fortunately, getting around our extended town is not a problem and with two gorgeous golf courses within an hours drive, you’ll be whacking golf balls before you can say fooouurrrr! Playa Dorada Golf Course Located only 45 minutes away in Puerto Plata, the Playa Dorada Golf Course is often described as one of the […]

Video + Travel Guide: Adventure Of A Lifetime in Cabarete

Adventure Of A Lifetime Cabarete, Dominican Republic Style The north coast of the Dominican Republic has no shortage of adventures, whether it’s kitesurfing along the stunning coastline or jumping from 60ft waterfalls! In this beautiful video put together by the Big Swings crew, you can witness the fears conquered, limits pushed, and strong friendships made. We’ve compiled a little overview of each segment so you can experience the activities in the video for yourself! Beaches The video starts off with beautiful drone footage of the seemingly endless beaches in Cabarete. Walking and discovering beach after beach is not only a great workout, but you’ll also be blown away by the beauty of untouched empty beaches. It’s also free to do, […]

Canyoning Near Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Canyoning/Cascading Near Cabarete Adrenaline junkies unite! Cabarete, Dominican Republic AKA The Adventure Capital of the Caribbean beckons thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies from all around the world. Although a lot of the action takes place seaside, the vast mountainous regions combined with winding river systems have created an exciting playground for canyoning and cascading. A wide range of locations and options makes a fun day out for families and groups of all ages. Local’s Tip: The more water, the better, so these types of adventure are perfect for that odd rainy day in Cabarete! Below we’ve described some of our favorite canyoning adventures so you can decide which you’ll want to do first! Magic Mushroom If you ask anyone about […]

Whale Watching in the Dominican Republic

Whale Watching in the Dominican Republic You don’t have to go to Samana to see the whales! Every year between January and March, three to five thousand humpback whales return to the warm Caribbean waters to give birth and mate for the following year. The Dominican Republic is blessed to have one of three breeding grounds in the North Atlantic, located near the Samana Peninsula. The 2nd breeding ground is located 90 miles off the North Coast, at Silver Banks. The frolicsome males not only attract the attention of the females but our eyes too as you can see them breaching and playing from our back yard. A sight to behold, these whales have had a long journey from the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]