Video: Zion Balbuena by Alza Cabarete

Video: Zion Balbuena by Alza Cabarete World Class Surfing in Cabarete, Dominican Republic   Technically, April isn’t even surf season in Cabarete, but that doesn’t stop Mother Nature from tossing out some bombs whenever she darn well pleases (about 300 days per year). This video was shot over a 2-hour session at our local surf beach, Playa Encuentro (just about 10 minutes from our condos) by Alaz Cabarete – our town’s local drone-aholic. It’s worth mentioning that the surfer featured, Zion Balbuena, is one of our local shredders and on any given day (actually, probably more like every single day) you can catch him smacking lips, throwing 360s, and searching out barrels in the waters of Cabarete. Thanks to his […]

Cabarete Beach Guide

Cabarete Beach Guide Learn more about the beautiful beaches of Cabarete The Cabarete Beaches have been known to woo tourists from all over the world and turn them into expats. It seems that most visitors find it hard to leave on time…or ever. So much so, they even made a song about it! Situated on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, Cabarete is a tiny, laid-back beach village with the heart of a lion. There are 5 main beaches within 10 minutes of each other that are sure to satisfy even the most action-hungry waterman or woman. To make sure you are in the know, we are going to outline the main beaches of Cabarete, show you a few […]

Drone Video: Franzi Fix Windsurfing Cabarete, DR

Drone Video: Franzi Fix Windsurfing Cabarete, DR Franzi Fix showing off Cabarete’s ideal windsurfing conditions Cabarete windsurfing has been a thing since the 80s. Thirty years later and Cabarete has evolved into wind and wave lovers paradise that beckons action lovers of all disciplines (surf, SUP, kiteboarding, windsurfing, Laser). That being said, it’s always good to pay homage to those who paved the way. Although Franzi Fix is still a youngin’ at only 17 years old, this short video proves he has the moves of a seasoned pro. That’s probably because he has been windsurfing since he was 9! In a day when most kids are onto the next new thing, Franzi does a beautiful job of making the windsport […]