Cabarete, a world-class kiteboarding town, is located on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, one of the largest islands in the heart of the Caribbean. Our oceanfront paradise is the hidden gem of sustainable tourism, adventure sports and pure fun.
The village of Cabarete is spread out across a gorgeous, semi-circular beach of golden sun-soaked sand. Just behind, limiting its size, lies a tranquil lagoon and El Choco National park with its richly rain forest jungle, overflowing with luxurious tropical vegetation.
Expats from all over the world are calling this little paradise home, as it’s a wonderful place to raise children and enjoy a relatively stress free live. Fresh fruit, low cost of living, healthy lifestyle and a focus on sustainable lifestyle all help to make this amazingly cosmopolitan town an up-and-coming hot spot in the Caribbean.
Learn more about life in Cabarete in our Cabarete Travel Guide.
Nightlife & Dining
Cabarete’s dining and nightlife is legendary. The huge diversity of people and cultures that choose to make Cabarete their home bring fantastic food options. The nightclubs and nightlife are raved as being some of the best of the Caribbean. Of course you can always sneak away to hidden romantic retreats, and enjoy the wines of the world under a star-lit sky. Check out where to eat in Cabarete in our Guide to Eating out in Cabarete.
Puerto Plata airport is only 20 minutes away, and there are multiple international flights that arrive and depart daily. If you’re in need of a big city fix, Santiago is a 1.5 hour drive away and the capital, Santo Domingo, is a 4 hour bus journey.
Getting here is fast and easy from all over the world, making it one of the stops for the jetset weekend crowd. Learn about Buying flights to the Dominican Republic, and How to arrive in Cabarete once you’ve booked your flight.
Due to the active, modern community who frequents Cabarete, the town is full of healthy eating options, ecological businesses and sustainable tourism. Cabarete is home to a lively international community that supports local development through private business operations and NGO’s. The center of Cabarete is full of international restaurants, bars, live music venues and much more. We believe in living a balanced life, so for those who enjoy the nightlife as well as the day, you won’t be short of options.