Cabarete Attractions

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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. 


Cabarete Beach

There are a large number of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Click on the name of the beach to get additional information about that particular location.

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

Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Kite Beach. Kite Beach is located off Highway 5, near Cabarete Beach Hotel.

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

Luckily, you can find a wide range of beaches in and around the area. To read our complete guide to beaches, follow this link.


Jewish Museum of Sosua

Assuming you like to learn about unfamiliar places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Cabarete.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa. It is located in Sosua, 7.0 mi. West of central Cabarete. As Nazism began spreading across Europe in the 1930's, many of the European Jews sought refuge around the world. By 1940, the Dominican Republic was once of those destinations, as a group of Jewish refugees made their way to their new home.

Another common landmark for vacationers is Jewish Museum of Sosua. It is found 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 table right below provides you with some key facts concerning some 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 enjoy being outside? You may be happy to learn the area has a popular nature preserve nearby.

El Choco National Park is a great nature preserve located 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


Although most vacationers have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. The one example is Cuevas De Cabarete. It is situated 3.5 mi. South of central Cabarete.


Dominican Republic Casinos

Vacationers do not generally go to Cabarete to find gambling, but there is one such venue nearby, Casino Playa Chiquita. 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.


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