A walk down Cabarete's one and only main street at the center of town is where you'll find the opportunity for shopping to exist. Here, there are high end boutiques, cute gift shops, and mostly kite and surf shops. You'll find everything you need here, but in truth there isn't a lot of variety. For that, most tourists will head to nearby Sosua, which is only about 15 minutes away by car.
One of the area's more popular speciality shops is Dive Cabarete. This store is located in the heart of Cabarete. For well over a decade, Dive Cabarete has lead the way in training up and coming scuba divers in PADI certification. Safety is a top priority, so every member of the staff is well-qualified to help you learn and grow as a diver. To reach them, call (809) 915-9135.
A second option is Northern Coast Diving, which is located 7.1 mi. (11.4 km) from Dive Cabarete. A PADI 5-Star IDC Resort, this center has been in operation since 1988, and continues to grow each year. Staff members speak English, Italian, and Spanish to make learning easier on visitors who speak any of these languages. If you have questions, call them at (809) 571-1028.
Dolphin Dive Center: No, they don't take you diving with dolphins (although one or two may show up on occasion), but they do make you feel like the majestic creature, as you explore the waters that surround this beach town. Sign up for PADI certification or just a few dives down deep and take in the knowledge of the experienced staff as you do so.
Many specialty shops in and around Cabarete are summarized here:
|Dive Shop||--||6.9 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
|Surfing Gear Store||(809) 882-5197||3.1 mi. Northwest of Central Cabarete|
|Dive Cabarete||Dive Shop||(809) 915-9135||Central Cabarete|
|Dolphin Dive Center||Dive Shop||--||7.0 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
|Kite Store||(829) 962-4556||1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Cabarete|
|Art Supply and Craft Store||(212) 865-0813||7.1 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
|Northern Coast Diving||Dive Shop||(809) 571-1028||6.9 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
Need to pick up some food supplies? Surf Liquors is situated in Sosua, 6.7 mi. West of central Cabarete. Not just for local surfers, Surf Liquors is the only full service liquor store in Sousa. Set just off the main highway, the shop has the appearance of a corner convenience store, and is filled with all of the goods you need to throw a great party. If you want to call before you go, you can do so at (809) 571-3862.
Be sure to look at the chart below if you want more information.
|Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store||(809) 571-0684||Cabarete|
|Grocery Store||--||0.6 mi. East of Central Cabarete|
|Grocery Store||(809) 571-0993||Central Cabarete|
|Grocery Store||--||6.8 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
|Grocery Store||--||6.7 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
|Surf Liquors||Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store||(809) 571-3862||6.7 mi. West of Central Cabarete|
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