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 […]

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 […]

Five Fun Things To Do in Puerto Plata

Five Fun Things To Do in Puerto Plata Find out our favorite things to see and do in Puerto Plata Cabarete is a small but mighty town packed with fun things to see and do. Even with this impressive choice, it’s always fun to go on an adventure and explore. Our neighbouring city Puerto Plata is just a 30-minute drive away and offers an array of different attractions. In this guide, we share our Five Fun Things To Do in Puerto Plata. Fort San Felipe The Dominican Republic is rich with history and Puerto Plata is where Christopher Columbus took his first steps on the island in 1492. Fort San Felipe is the only standing remains from Puerto Plata’s early […]

Endless Summer Guide to Cabarete

Cabarete, Dominican Republic #EndlessSummerCabarete Guide Cabarete is a picturesque Caribbean village located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Lovingly labeled the Adventure Sports Capital of the Caribbean, our little island town has long been a haven for surfers, windsurfers, kiteboarders, and divers. With an average temperature of 29°C, and wind and waves 300 days per year, it’s not hard to understand why people from all over the flock to Cabarete as winter creeps in back home. But before winter comes fall, and even though Summer is technically over, “fall” is a glorious time to visit Cabarete. We can’t wait to tell you why Cabarete Palm Beach Condos is the perfect place for an #EndlessSummerCabarete vacation! Watermen/women of every […]

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 […]

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 […]

6 Reasons Cabarete is Awesome for Family Vacations

6 Reasons Cabarete is Awesome for Family Vacations Fun in the sun is just the beginning! Quality family time can be tricky with the stresses of everyday life. Vacations provide the perfect escape allowing you to focus on what’s truly important. Whether your family is older, younger, living on opposite sides of the world, Cabarete offers the perfect location for family time, reuniting and relaxing. No Distractions We often get bogged down with daily life, school runs, appointments, work and with time being limited, it’s hard to wind down with the family. Here in Cabarete, there is no schedule, no distractions, just you, the family and the beautiful beaches of Cabarete. A family vacation gives you time to appreciate the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Video: Encuentro Surf Classic 2015

Video: Encuentro Surf Classic 2015 Video of the 2015 Encuentro Surf Classic Back in November, one of the best surf contests Cabarete, Dominican Republic has ever seen took over the shores of Playa Encuentro. Encuentro Surf Classic 2015 was a weekend long event that included an array of activities including fights from Jiu Jitsu La Costa, an art market, live music at Aloha, and a huge prize ceremony/party at Punta Goleta. Videographer Joey Ciolko was on the scene to capture all of the best moments and the video he put together totally captures the vibes of the Cabarete surf scene. If you want more information on Surfing in Cabarete, <<< check out the article we put together that includes a […]