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 […]

Video: 2016 MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational Recap

2016 MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational Recap and activities guide   The WKL MaiTai Cabarete Freestyle Invitational has left a lasting impression worldwide! The professional kiteboarding event was a collaboration between the newly formed World Kiteboarding League and MaiTai Global that gave our local kiteboarders an incredible and rare opportunity to make their mark on the professional kitesurfing world on their home turf! They did just that when locals Adeuri Corniel and Luis Alberto Cruz made it into the final, thus shaking up the rankings of the top male kiteboarders in the world. A new competition format made it easy for the riders and spectators to follow the live scoring system, creating an intense atmosphere on the beach, and through the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Videos: Cabarete Aquaholics

Cabarete Aquaholics Get drunk off the stoke! If you are looking for accommodation in Cabarete, Dominican Republic we think it is only fair that we warn you — our town is full of aquaholics. Below we have provided an example of each of the different types of aquaholics you might encounter when you are here on vacation. It’s good to research a location before you visit, so you know what you are getting yourself into. Kiteboarding This video was filmed by Alaz Cabarete and produced by AP Visuals for the brand DaSilva Kiteboarding. It features several young Cabarete riders: Carlo Jose Martinez, Manuel Vasquez, Suami Cavallo, and Joselito Del Rosario. There are clips from several Cabarete Beaches, but the majority […]

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 […]

Video: Surf Vibes in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Video: Surf Vibes in Cabarete, Dominican Republic Short video showing off what Cabarete has to offer When we run across a good Cabarete Video, we feel compelled to share it. It doesn’t matter to us if the people who created the video stayed in our vacation rentals or not. The fact of the matter is Cabarete is our playground, so if you like what you see in the video, chances are you will like our property if we fit into what you are looking for in accommodation. That being said, Suus and Sebastian, a newly wed couple from the travel blog 1st Day of Summer, did not stay in our condos, but they pretty much nailed it when it comes […]

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 […]

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 […]