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Experience Cabarete

Fast facts
  • Nestled on the turquoise shores of Cabarete Bay
  • Sparkling golden sand beaches that are perfect for rest and relaxation
  • Water sports paradise with the best kitesurfing and windsurfing conditions on the island
  • Vibrant nightlife in town with wide array of restaurants, discos and casinos

Located on the turquoise waters of Cabarete Bay and just a short ride away from Puerto Plata, the picturesque beach destination of Cabarete in the Dominican Republic combines the best of both beach relaxation and island adventure. Visitors looking to enjoy some rest and relaxation can soak up the warm Caribbean sun by one of the many golden sand beaches where they can watch surfers race across the water or sip on a refreshing drink under a shady palm tree. The area is a water sports lover’s dream with the best kitesurfing and windsurfing conditions on the island, where a number of professional kite surfing championships have been hosted. Playa Encuentro, one of the best surfing sites in the Caribbean is located just minutes away from Cabarete where both beginner and professional surfers can catch a wave. At the end of the day, visitors can head into town to enjoy the vibrant nightlife and enjoy traditional Dominican meal, dance to lively Latin rhythms at a local disco and test their luck at the casino.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: DOP (Dominican Peso). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Cabarete.

What to buy: Don't forget to bring home some of the most popular souvenirs in the Dominican Republic: hand-rolled cigars, coffee, chocolate and Mamajuana (a Dominican drink with a mix of rum, red wine, and honey soaked in tree bark and herbs).

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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