The Mariposa Foundation – Inspiring Achievement in Cabarete

The Mariposa Foundation Inspiring achievement in the girls of Cabarete since 2009 Cabarete has an uplifting community packed with inspiring, like-minded and interesting people. Many of these lovely humans do more than just lounge on the beach, take advantage of the wind, and shred the waves. They also give back to the community, and The Mariposa Foundation is a collection of selfless people who do just that. Skip to: About The Mariposa Foundation What does The Mariposa Foundation do? Academic Enrichment Experiential Learning What can I do to help The Mariposa Foundation? About The Mariposa Foundation The Mariposa Foundation Founded in 2009 by a group of volunteers who shared the mission of educating and empowering girls, therefore, creating sustainable solutions to […]

The Power of The Platano – A Dominican Staple

The Power of The Platano A cheap, delicious, and versatile Dominican staple Skip to: What Does Platano Power Mean? What is a Plantain? Health Benefits of Plantain Tasty Plantain Recipe Ideas What Does Platano Power Mean? Just as Popeye loves his spinach, Dominicans love their platanos. If you are at all familiar with Dominican culture or are even just a baseball fan, you have undoubtedly heard the words “Platano Power.” That’s because the cheap, tasty, and filling plantain is a year-round staple of the Dominican diet. It has been that way since basically forever, and according to Dominicans themselves, platanos are what give Dominicans their strength. What is a Plantain? Known in English as plantains, this close relative looks very […]

Spanish Lessons in Cabarete

Spanish Lessons in Cabarete Find out why and where you should learn Spanish in Cabarete Spanish is the official language of 20 countries, including the Dominican Republic. Coming in behind Mandarin Chinese, but beating out English, Spanish is the world’s second-most spoken native language. That being said, Spanish is the third most spoken language by total number of speakers. So, while you are here, you might as well consider taking Spanish lessons in Cabarete. Skip to: Benefits of Speaking Spanish Where can I learn Spanish in Cabarete? Useful Spanish Phrases Benefits of Speaking Spanish Speaking Spanish has a variety of benefits that will enhance your experience here in Cabarete. It’s also a great place to learn since you will undoubtedly get […]

Family Beach Games in Cabarete

Family Beach Games in Cabarete Time for some fun in the sun with the whole family this summer with our top beach activities. Whether the kids are still little tots or all grown up, family vacations are the ideal time to make some irreplaceable memories together. Our front yard happens to be the perfect place with a spacious sandy playground that the entire family can enjoy. So you can enjoy to its full potential, we’ve compiled our favorite family beach games in Cabarete that are fun, simple and won’t break the bank! Beach Frisbee Golf This is one of our favorites as it’s so easy, straightforward and will keep you entertained for hours. All you need is a frisbee and […]

Guide to Windsurfing in Cabarete

Guide to Windsurfing in Cabarete Our mini guide to the spot, history, centers and right of way rules. For over 30 years, Cabarete has offered the perfect playground to watersports fanatics from all corners of the globe. So much so that it has been named as one of the top wind sports destinations in the world. Let’s kick start this guide off with a trip down memory lane to where it all began with windsurfing in Cabarete. A Brief History Lesson If you’ve visited Cabarete before, then you’ve probably heard this story. If not, then let us fill you in on where it all began. Around the 1980’s, Hawaii was the place to be for windsurfing. It’s where everyone went to […]

21 Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel To Cabarete Right Now

21 Photos That Will Make you Want to Travel To Cabarete Right Now! Inspirational Photographs of Cabarete, Dominican Republic Hopefully, it hasn’t been too long since the last time you stepped foot on a beach, specifically Cabarete Beach. These 21 inspirational photographs are going to make you want to travel to Cabarete and dig your toes in the sand as soon as possible. If you haven’t been to Cabarete, the vibe and family/ pet-friendly atmosphere can’t be compared to other places, it’s the reason why most people keep returning and some even staying. Due to the diversity of Cabarete, each beach is different or better for a specific sport like wind sailing, kiteboarding, paddle boarding, or surfing. It’s also a fact […]

Typical Dominican Food and Its Secret Ingredient

Typical Dominican Food and It’s Secret Ingredient How to make typical Dominican Food Typical Dominican Food uses fresh oregano, cilantro, and other spices that grow wild around the country. These ingredients contribute to the yummy aromas and delicious flavors you’ll encounter.  Ask any Dominican what the number one ingredient is and they’ll say  it is amor (pronounce ah-more). Do you know what amor means? It means LOVE! You can easily make a typical Dominican dish as long as you don’t forget the number one ingredient, amor. Keep in mind that every single one of our condos has a fully equipped kitchen, so you will be able to make all of these meals (if you want) while you are here. If you […]

Join In On The Cabarete Carnaval Celebration

Cabarete Carnaval Find out more about and join in on the cultural celebration! It’s carnaval season and we can’t wait for the celebrations to come to Cabarete. Throughout the month of February, carnavals happen every Sunday in different cities in the Dominican Republic. The Cabarete Carnaval is slightly different and takes place in March, but offers a much more family-friendly, tranquilo carnaval than the others. The first of these carnavals date back to the year 1520. Since then, they’ve been an important tradition for Dominicans as a way to express their culture and identity. Each one of the costumes are handmade and brightly coloured to symbolize religious and traditional characters. You’ll definitely want to bring your camera as these costumes combined […]

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 […]

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. […]