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.

Set in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, 1.4 miles northwest of Cabarete, Kite Beach is on the North edge of the Dominican Republic. You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Travelers who want to avoid long taxi rides will probably like Kite Beach. The area surrounding this beach has so much to offer because it is located in a pretty major tourist area.

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, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

Bear in mind that the area right around Kite Beach is an urban area, so make sure to get a spot!

What's Nearby


Kite Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the North coast of the Dominican Republic. It's located near Monkey Jungle, which is a local place of interest.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

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

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of the Dominican Republic to Kite Beach is Cabarete. This location is only a mile and a half from the shore, which means it shouldn't take too long to make a visit. This area in the Dominican Republic is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.


Whether or not you encounter many other people will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. At this beach, you can expect to share the sand with more than a few travelers staying at the closest accommodations.

Guests seeking a room not far from the beach shouldn't find it very difficult, as there are plenty of hotels to choose from in the surrounding area. You'll find the closest hotel booking options by looking over what's shown in the table that follows.

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


Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to walk to a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into the Dominican Republic's specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. Casa Mami is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves Creole cuisine. They are also known for their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's just a short distance away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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

The Dominican Republic has many nice beaches, and Kite Beach is just one option.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Grand Laguna Beach, located five miles away.

The Dominican Republic has a lot to offer its visitors, but Kite Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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