Kite Beach

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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.

Situated in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, 1.4 miles northwest of Cabarete, Kite Beach is on the North edge of the Dominican Republic. You might want to drop by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Though planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, choosing a beach that suits your family could be one of the most important. the Dominican Republic is full of fun options, like Kite Beach.

How to Access The Beach
Kite Beach is located off Highway 5, near Cabarete Beach Hotel.

Amenities and Ambiance

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, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since Kite Beach happens to be found within a hot tourist destination, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Found on the Dominican Republic's North coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Monkey Jungle, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.

If you can't wait to see as many of the Dominican Republic's attractions as possible, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Kite Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Monkey Jungle Zip Line Site 1.4 mi. SE --

Cities and Towns

The closest part of the Dominican Republic to Kite Beach is Cabarete. This destination is just a mile and a half from the coast, so you needn't use up an entire day here. Cabarete is a neat region that strikes a balance between island tranquility and urbanization.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can generally expect to encounter quite a few other guests who are staying close by.

Those seeking a room near Kite Beach shouldn't find it very tough, as there are lots of resorts and hotels to choose from in the immediate vicinity. You can find the closest hotel booking options by looking over those listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Kite Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
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
Celuisma Cabarete -- -- Hotel
Tropical Beach Club 1.2 mi. SE Hotel
Tropical Casa Laguna Beach Resort 1.2 mi. SE Resort
Hideaway Beach Resort 1.3 mi. SE Hotel


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest places to eat is Casa Mami. This restaurant serves delicious Creole food. They have become well-known, however, because of their seafood. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a short distance away.

The table below provides a list of places to eat near this beach.

Restaurants near Kite Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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
VacaBar (809) 889-1198 American Very Casual 0.1 mi. SE
Barefoot Bar and Grill (809) 571-0154 Eclectic Informal 0.8 mi. SE
Maraja Beach Lounge Restaurant (809) 571-0123 Italian Informal 0.9 mi. SE
Club Italia 56 (809) 571-0872 Italian Informal 1.1 mi. SE
Tropicoco (809) 571-0647 International Informal 1.1 mi. SE
Yamazato (809) 571-0814 Asian Fusion Informal 1.2 mi. SE
The Burger Joint -- American Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE
Gordito's Fresh Mex (829) 844-3434 Mexican Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE
Bliss (829) 865-6444 Mediterranean Informal 1.3 mi. SE
Acuarela Bar & Grill (809) 565-5611 Caribbean Very Casual 1.3 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find plenty of other beaches in the Dominican Republic, so Kite Beach is not your only option.

You might also want to visit Grand Laguna Beach, which is located not a great distance away, so a quick ride in a taxi should put you in the right spot to check out this other choice.

The Dominican Republic has plenty to offer its visitors, and Kite Beach is just one of the many options.


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