Day trip to Puerto Plata

I headed into Puerto Plata today with some of the Extreme Hotel guests who wanted to see the city.  We rode in a Gua Gua (a large van crammed with people) from Cabarete to Sosua so they could experience what “public” transportation is like…

Straps versus Strapless

Before the wind picked up, Bella and I went on a walk along the beach to the center of Cabarete.  It’s about a 2 kilometer hike.  She played in the waves most of the way.  When we passed the Wyndham Tangerine, one of the nicer all inclusive…

Cave Hike

Summer is here and the pool has warmed up quite nicely so MiGym is now offering Aqua Fitness.  Classes are at 10am on Monday and Fridays.  Bring a bathing suit, towel, and lots of energy for a fun and challenging water workout with Kerry.    I…

Surfing and Kitesurfing

The waves were good this morning so I headed out surfing.  I took the long board and paddled out with Chris from Cosmic kites to the reef break in front of Extreme Hotel.  Even though the waves were excellent, we were the only two surfing…

Mango Madness

It’s a national holiday today in the Dominican Republic so most people have the day off work.  People from around the island are in Cabarete to take advantage of the three day weekend. On kite beach, the vacationers were enjoying the perfect…

What if I over stay my visa?

It is very common for travellers to come for a week of vacation and end up staying for a longer period. Cabarete is full of people who loved it so much that they end up statying a month, a season or years at a time. So what happens if you over…