Cabarete is a village located in the Dominican Republic on the Northwest Coast. The village is located in the province of Puerto Plata about 40 km from the city. The village was a fishing village in the 1980s, but today it is known for its tourism, especially for sailing and surfing.
The village of Cabarete was founded in 1835 by Zephaiah Kingsley. It was a family property where he lived with his slaves and his family. Thus, several descendants of the Kingsley family now live in the area.
Cabarete and surfing
The village is suitable for surfing. It is a place known for its attraction for water sports. Indeed, Cabarete has beaches which are very popular for surfing.
It is almost considered a city. Indeed, it hosts several professional kitesurfing competitions. These competitions attract not only athletes, but also lovers of this sport and this is very beneficial for the village of Cabarete.
Playa Encuentro is 5 km from Cabarete Bay. It is one of the most regular surf beaches in the Caribbean.
Las Cuevas de Cabarete
They are located one kilometer from Cabarete. There are caves that once sheltered the Taino Indians. They are very visited today for excursion and discovery. One can find there a tropical park which receives several visits per day.
Carabete is a seaside resort well equipped for surfing and water sports. Also, the village is very culturally lively, which is very advantageous for visitors looking for cultural discovery. For a good view, there are superb beaches lined with coconut palms which are very conducive to relaxation.