Travel to Cabarete


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.

Cabarete Bay

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

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

By air, at certain times of the year, chartered flights from Quebec go to Puerto Plata, then by land to Cabarete; By booking an all-inclusive plan, ground transportation is included to get to the reserved hotel. Otherwise, if you are already in the Republic, it is possible to get to Cabarete with a rental car, shared taxis or motorcycle taxis depending on the point of departure, or by public transport such as mini-buses or buses. long distance.
To name a few, the most popular seafood restaurant right on the beach is 'Casita de Papi', no specific dress code; among the good Mexican food restaurants, the 'Gordito's Fresh Mex' located in the Ocean Dream shopping center, along the main road, and the 'Mojito Moment Bar' along the always very busy beach.
Cabarete offers a host of beach bars and clubs in the evenings, which welcome travelers and locals alike to enjoy happy hours, music and dancing. Some night clubs have two floors offering themed evenings, or canapes located directly on the beach for a quieter evening. Some of the more popular places are: Onno's Cabarete, Havana Club, Wineyard Cabarete, Lax Ojo Cabarete, and Casa de Tabaqueria 1844.
Cabarete is located in the province of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, between the towns of Sosua and San Ignacio de Sabaneta, approximately 40km from the city of Puerto Plata.
The best times of the year to go to Cabarete are February, March, April, the rains are more frequent in December and January. But throughout the year, temperatures vary between 26 and 29 degrees, therefore favorable for practicing all water sports.
Cabarete being famous as a water sports destination, the main attractions to visit are concentrated on these activities, but a visit to El Choco Y Las Cuevas National Park, to discover caves with stalagmites and stalagtites, crystal clear waters, and the possibility zipline is worth the detour!
The closest airport to Cabarete is the Gregorio Luperon International Airport, better known as Puerto Plata Airport (POP).
Cabarete Airport is the same as Puerto Plata Airport, Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP).
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