Attractions in Cabarete

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Known as a top kite-surfing destination in the Caribbean, few people know how much more there is to Cabarete to explore.  Options range from historic and cultural museums to national parks, a zip-line through the forest, a casino, and much more. 

Beaches

Cabarete Beach

You'll discover a large number of beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on the beach names for more information concerning that part of the coast.

Cabarete Beach: Cabarete is located east of Puerto Plata just off Highway 5.

A second place worth considering is Kite Beach. Dipping slightly into the northern coast, Kite Beach is known for its wavy waters that are aquamarine. The shore, meanwhile, is a dark tan colored sand lined with brush and palm trees.

Bozo Beach: Bozo Beach can be reached via a short dirt road off Highway 3, right next to Big Air Kite School.

These examples are just a few of what's available. For a more thorough discussion of beaches, go to this page.

Museums

Jewish Museum of Sosua

Assuming you enjoy expanding your knowledge of other places and cultures, you should consider visiting a museum during your time in Cabarete.

Many travelers choose to visit Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa. It is found within Sosua, 7.0 mi. West of central Cabarete. The museum is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm, with a one hour break at 1:00.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is Jewish Museum of Sosua. It is located in Sosua, 7.0 mi. West of central Cabarete. Starting in 1940 during Hitler's Reign in Germany and the rise of Nazism across Europe, many European Jews fled their homeland to seek a safe haven. Between 1940 and 1945, around 700 Jewish refugees settled in modern day Sousa and started a new rural life.

The following chart lists some key facts concerning a few the available museums nearby.

Museums Near Cabarete
Name Phone Location
Jewish Museum of Sosua (809) 571-3565 7.0 mi. West of Central Cabarete
Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa (809) 571-1386 7.0 mi. West of Central Cabarete

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you like being under the open sky? You might be happy to find out that the area has a nice nature preserve nearby.

El Choco National Park is a great nature preserve situated 2.2 mi. South West of central Cabarete. Just one part of the nation's massive national park movement, El Choco National Park features a varied landscape that will not want to be missed by any nature tourist.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Cabarete
Name Type Location Island
El Choco National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.2 mi. South West of Central Cabarete the Dominican Republic

Caves

Even though most visitors to the area come for the region's beaches, that isn't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. The one example is Cuevas De Cabarete. It is found 3.5 mi. South of central Cabarete.

Casinos

The Dominican Republic Casinos

People do not usually come to Cabarete for its gambling opportunities, although there is one option nearby, Casino Playa Chiquita. <p>With 12,378 square feet of gaming space at your disposal, you can spend hours trying to win big. Casino Playa Chiquita in Sousa has been around for 16 years, earning its reputation of having a courteous staff and a casual gaming facility after many years of hard work. Guest have the opportunity to play at 95 gaming machines and 13 live tables with favorites like roulette and black jack available, as well as regular Texas Hold 'Em tournaments.</p>

 

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