Kite Beach is located along the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The beach is so named because of it's mid-grade waves and constant wind, which are favorable kite boarding conditions. Swimmers with some experience as well as watersports enthusiasts will enjoy this beach more so than others.
Located in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, 1.4 miles northwest of Cabarete, Kite Beach is on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity. Eventually, visitors notice that beaches throughout the Dominican Republic tend to be fairly quiet and secluded, but Kite Beach is a little different.
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.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.
You should remember that the area surrounding Kite Beach is a popular spot, so plan accordingly.
You'll find this beach on the Dominican Republic's North coast; it's located near attractions like Monkey Jungle, which is one of the closest attractions to visit.
If you can't wait to see as many of the Dominican Republic's attractions as possible, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.
|Monkey Jungle||Zip Line Site||1.4 mi.||SE||--|
The nearest part in the Dominican Republic to Kite Beach is Cabarete. This interesting part of the Dominican Republic is only a mile and a half away, which means you needn't use up an entire day here. Cabarete is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how packed the nearby hotels are. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of travelers staying at the closest accommodations.
Guests hoping to find a place to stay near Kite Beach won't have a tough time, as there are lots of hotels to pick from in the surrounding area. You can find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by looking over those shown in the table below.
|Extreme Hotel||0.1 mi.||SE||Lodge|
|Kite Beach Hotel||0.1 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Agualina Kite Resort||0.1 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|KiteBeach Penthouse Rental||0.2 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Barefoot Beach Pad||0.8 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Viva Wyndham Tangerine||1.0 mi.||SE||Hotel|
|Hideaway Beach Resort||1.3 mi.||SE||Hotel|
If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have a variety of choices within a few miles. Casa Mami is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves Creole cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.
The following table lists dining options near this beach.
|Casa Mami||(809) 618-6987||Creole||Very Casual||0.1 mi.||SE|
|Point Break Bar and Restaurant||(809) 571-0878||Eclectic||Very Casual||0.1 mi.||SE|
|(809) 889-1198||American||Very Casual||0.1 mi.||SE|
|(809) 571-0154||Eclectic||Informal||0.8 mi.||SE|
|(809) 571-0123||Italian||Informal||0.9 mi.||SE|
|(809) 571-0872||Italian||Informal||1.1 mi.||SE|
|(809) 571-0647||International||Informal||1.1 mi.||SE|
|Yamazato||(809) 571-0814||Asian Fusion||Informal||1.2 mi.||SE|
|--||American||Very Casual||1.2 mi.||SE|
|Gordito's Fresh Mex||(829) 844-3434||Mexican||Very Casual||1.2 mi.||SE|
|(829) 865-6444||Mediterranean||Informal||1.3 mi.||SE|
|(809) 565-5611||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.3 mi.||SE|
Visitors in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Kite Beach doesn't suit their tastes.
You may also want to consider Grand Laguna Beach, which is located not a great distance away, which means a short cab ride is an easy option.
Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in the Dominican Republic, but Kite Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.
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