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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swell is such a lovely place - Cabarete is a really fun town to stay in so coupled with the tranquility of Swell it is a fantastic balance and has something for everyone. The food was amazing and the staff were really helpful, friendly and very very funny. The surf instruction accounted for all levels so no one struggled and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just got back from Swell last night and I wish I didn't have to leave. It was an amazing trip. Haudy, who runs the place day to day is amazing. Everything is so organized and you are treated so well. She has Swell running like clockwork. It's like being part of a small family when you are there. The...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect for beginners, casual surfers and pros alike. You get to meet amazing people that you will probably be friends with for life. The camp is clean, safe, competitively priced and just downright super chill. Cabarete has beautiful beaches and amazing surfing without the busyness/seediness of a bigger city. You can also book different activities through the camp, I recommend...

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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a 27 y/o from London and came on my own arriving on New Years Eve for 10 nights. Words really can't do this place justice. It was probably the best decision I've made in years to come here. The facilities are fantastic, all the staff are great and the food is superb. If your a beginner, intermediate or advanced,...

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2Thank James G
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

You will have gathered from all the other gushing reviews that this is a fantastic place to visit. I found everything written about Swell on their website and in these rave reviews to be accurate... and more. My advice is stop reading and just book, you won't be disappointed. At the booking stage, Clare is really quick to reply and...

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4Thank ashiemc
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We love surfing at Swell. This was our second year in a row visiting. The camp is clean, very safe, and has good amenities. Wifi is strong in the common areas but not in rooms. The camp is ok for families, but more fun when only adults are present. Check surf conditions historical data. We waited three weeks to go...

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1Thank Bluevans-surfs
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Clare and Jim have really created a heaven on earth with Swell! Having now also read the reviews preceding ours it is difficult to add anything new. The 200 plus reviews accurately describe Swell, its atmosphere and your future stay there! My sister and I decided to stay in the dorm room-we had the whole place to ourselves the whole...

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1Thank Hannah6285
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My wife and I booked a week's stay at Swell Surf Camp with the goal of improving our ability to surf. We knew nothing about Swell except for what we read on the Website and other internet sites, so we were not sure what exactly to expect. It turned out to be ONE OF THE GREATEST TRIPS WE EVER TOOK!!...

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6Thank JROG2016
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Our visit to Swell Surf Camp was everything we hoped it would be for a pair of beginner surfers. Having never been to the DR before it was nice to book ground transportation, lodging, instruction, and a majority of dining all at once. But don’t think of Swell as an “all inclusive.” It’s much more than just a gated compound...

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6Thank pnutcox
Switzerland
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Wow...is the right word to describe this Surfcamp! The rooms, the food, the surfcamp, the staff and the guests are simply awesome. Heve been here two times and definetely plan to go back again. Better than every 5* Hotel. I was in Cabarete to kite but the surf instructors were so nice to take me surfing the first time. So...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swell is a brand new purpose built hotel for surfers in the center of Cabarete. All rooms have en-suites with AC optional. Swimming pool with LED and fibre optic lighting and a large communal area with pool table, fussball and ping ping table as well as a video library and other games.We cater for active people that want quality accommodation in a social setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swell Surf Camp

Address: Calle Las Palmeras, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
Price Range: $52 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Swell Surf Camp Hotel Cabarete
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“All premium rooms are lovely, overlooking the pool. For a cheaper option the dorms are really tastefully laid out too so don't hesitate.”
 of 5 bubbles ashiemc, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I heard nothing negative about any of the rooms. I chose the Dorm Room; three of us (1 male, 2 females) shared it and we all enjoyed it.”
 of 5 bubbles 228duncanw, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Premium Room is super comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles ericsO5941YE, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“upstairs rooms will have low speed wifi available. Wifi better in the common areas”
 of 5 bubbles ronaldf443, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I love my own room but I booked the dorm room to save some money!! Every room is the same in my opinion so book according to your budget!”
 of 5 bubbles shingyiing0, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
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