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Although most known for windsurfing, this beach and its surrounding area play host to a variety of outdoor activities.
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  • Average8%
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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This location is fantastic for kiting. Great, consistent wind. Sandy beach. So nice people on beach to help you. Great for kids and adults, beginners to advanced!

Thank McDPierce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the vibe and feel of this area. Very great mix of foreigners and locals. The beach scene is fantastic during the day or the night. Came in the off-season and had a really positive experience. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for some chill...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant place to relax, close to the water, several different restos right on the beach. Even the ubiquitous vendors are very friendly and pleasant, not pushy. Don't be afraid to negotiate with them or the chair renters. Can be fun, entertaining and save you...More

Thank MarlonRU
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in Cabarete at one end of the beach and today walked to whole length of the bay, it took us an hour at a gentle pace. The beach is wide, has a good selection of bars and restaurants in the middle and...More

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Cabarete from Sosua to check it out. Very nice to sit at a table near the sand in one of the many restaurants and watch all the kite boarders. Probably best in pm for the wind. The little city is good to walk...More

Thank gopkrs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we go from Miami to the Dominican Republic to visit family in Cabarete. Part of our morning ritual is to go surfing every morning at So Encuentro Beach and we wouldn't go anywhere other than Chino's Surfsurf School. Chino and his local and...More

Thank Aqui L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is perfect & supper fun! The light breeze , smooth sand, warm water!! The beach is packed with great food & hotel options !!

Thank mmakary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great sandy beach, lots of sporting activities: windsurfing, sailing, kite surfing, surfing, relaxing, cocktails and beach restaurants/ lots of fun!

Thank Wanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here later in the evening one night for the bar scene and a lot of walk up bars and restaurants that were a lot of fun to walk around and sit down at.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is lined with with many hotels and resorts, but not those large closed all inclusive' s that you have in many locations. A charming small town where you can go out and meet and mingle with the natives. A very friendly place. The...More

Thank batmanrr
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9 January 2017|
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Response from Joel L | Reviewed this property |
If you're adventurous, do the waterfalls, but it's kind of a high thrill (as you will be required to jump off some cliffs) and there's a lot of walking involved. If not, both Sosua and Cabarete are great beaches, the main... More
6 August 2016|
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Response from Ronald G | Reviewed this property |
If your idea of three months vacation is beach and wind surfing, it might be suitable. But Dom Rep had so much to offer, I'd recommend rotating vacation towns -- a few weeks in each of the diverse communities of: 1) Caberete... More
Donna C
22 June 2016|
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Response from Jon G | Reviewed this property |
I recently visited Cabarete and being from Australia the water seem pretty flat to me. The Kite surfers loved it though.