Cabarete Beach

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Cabarete Beach shares a bay with Bozo Beach, which is where the local Kiteboarding school is located. While Bozo Beach is where the novices go to learn, Cabarete Beach is for the more experienced athletes. While this beach is not one of the best for swimming and sun bathing, watersports, dining, and drinking are what draws crowds.

Situated on the eastern edge of Cabarete, Cabarete Beach is on the North edge of the Dominican Republic. You should consider stopping by whether or not you're staying in the immediate vicinity. While Cabarete Beach is not the most secluded beach in the Dominican Republic, it has just the right mix of intimacy and atmosphere to attract vacationers.

How to Access The Beach

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

Amenities and Ambiance

Cabarete Beach scoops into the coast with its golden sands and aqua colored waters. The surf can be rough here, but the onshore atmosphere is thick with excitement and adventure as kite surfers head out to catch some waves.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Since Cabarete Beach happens to be found inside an area popular for visitors., you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the Dominican Republic's North coast. It is near Monkey Jungle, which is a local attraction.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Cabarete Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Monkey Jungle Zip Line Site 0.4 mi. W --

Cities and Towns

The closest part in the Dominican Republic to Cabarete Beach is Cabarete. This friendly part of the Dominican Republic is only a half mile from the shore, meaning it doesn't have to be a terribly lengthy excursion. This part in the Dominican Republic is noted for its balance between seclusion and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. Typically, you can expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests looking for a room not far from the beach won't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from in the vicinity. You will find the closest hotel booking options by perusing what's shown in the following table.

Accommodations near Cabarete Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Alegria 0.1 mi. NE Hotel
Hotel Sans Souci -- -- Hotel
Hotel Kaoba 0.1 mi. E Hotel
Velero Beach Resort 0.1 mi. NE Resort
Gran Cabanna Cabarete All Inclusive 0.2 mi. W Resort
Casa Blanca Hotel 0.2 mi. E Hotel
Villa Taina 0.4 mi. W Resort
Hotel Villa Taina 0.4 mi. W Hotel
Azzurro Club Estrella 0.4 mi. W Resort
Tropical Beach Club 0.6 mi. W Hotel


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to visit a local restaurant, where you can sample the local chefs' favorite dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. La Terrasse is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant serves delicious European food. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a little ways away.

The table below lists restaurant options near this shoreline.

Restaurants near Cabarete Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
La Terrasse (809) 886-6060 European Very Casual 0.1 mi. ENE
Eze Beach Bar Restaurant (809) 571-0586 Mediterranean Very Casual 0.1 mi. WSW
Victor’s @ Velero (809) 571-9727 International Informal 0.1 mi. NE
Cafe Pitu (809) 571-0861 International Very Casual 0.1 mi. WSW
Casa del Pescador (809) 571-0760 Spanish Informal 0.1 mi. ENE
Front Loop Cafe (809) 571-0848 American Very Casual 0.1 mi. ENE
Martini's Beach Bar & Grill (809) 915-8815 Creole Very Casual 0.1 mi. ENE
Voyvoy Grill (809) 571-0805 Caribbean Very Casual 0.1 mi. W
Bambu Restaurant (809) 982-4549 American Very Casual 0.2 mi. W
Otra Cosa (809) 571-0607 French Informal 0.2 mi. NE
Claro Cafe (809) 889-1406 American Very Casual 0.2 mi. E
La Casita De Don Alfredo Papi (809) 986-3750 Caribbean, Mediterranean -- 0.2 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in the Dominican Republic besides Cabarete Beach.

If the vibrant atmosphere of Cabarete Beach is one of the features you love, you'll want to consider checking out Encuentro Beach, a beach with a similar ambiance. It is located three and a half miles to the northwest. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Bozo Beach is a location secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it not far off the beach at all.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Kite Beach, which is located a mile and a half to the northwest.

There are countless experiences to enjoy in the Dominican Republic, and paying a visit to Cabarete Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.


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