Top things to do in Cabarete

Planning a trip to the North Shore of the DR? We support you. Whether it’s the
stunning beaches, the exhilarating outdoor activities or the equally amusing
nightlife – Cabarete is the perfect holiday spot. If this is your first time or you just
want some ideas on what to do, here are our suggestions on top things to do in
our special beach town:

Pick up a watersport:

Is it surfing, kiting or windsurfing? They’re all
awesome in our book. So take your pick and get in contact with some of
the local water sport centers in Cabarete, Kite Beach or Encuentro to book
a lesson or rent some equipment and get ready to make a splash.
Did you know? Cabarete is one of the main kite and windsurf destinations in the
world due to its strong winds and warm weather. Also nicknamed as the
surf and wind city.

Join one of the endless outdoor excursions:

Get out there! The last thing you
want to do during your holidays is to stay locked up in an all-inclusive hotel. Here
you can go check out all the rivers, waterfalls, go kayaking or horseback riding in
the mountains. We even have our own National Park “El Choco”. This conservation park is a
must, with its hiking trails, caves (once used by the indigenous caribbeans) and a
fresh water lagoon you can dip in, it’s a fabulous place for birdwatching or going
on a mountain bike route. We recommend that you take the guided tour, there
are bilingual guides at the entrance of the park.

 Enjoy the vibrant nightlife and cities of the North Coast:

With plenty of
restaurants and beach shacks to choose from, Cabarete remains iconic for its
great food spots and fun nightlife. Swing by the beach around sunset for an early
dinner and stick around for some latin dancing, live music or just the cool
atmosphere. Another option is to check out its nearby towns. Our first option would be to start
with Sosúa, which offers its crystal clear waters and is only a 15 min drive from
Cabarete. If you’re into practicing stand up paddling, snorkeling or diving, this is
for you. Then we have Playa Grande in Rio San Juan (a 45 min drive), a popular
beach for making some of the best fried fish and lobsters in the area. Finally,
there’s Puerto Plata with its interesting Victorian architecture and city parks. Just
know there’s more to just staying put in one place, you can get to know it all with
a trusty cab driver or some local tour companies.