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.

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.

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, 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.

What's Nearby


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.

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 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.

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 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.

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

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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