Red Bull Airstyle

Red Bull Airstyle

The 1st Annual Red Bull Airstyle presented by Susi Mai was an awesome kiteboarding event. Run on just one August day, the event was a massive success and displayed the amazing potential of kiteboarding events where the focus is given to big air and big tricks. Spectators loved seeing the riders jump high, spin their […]

Pico Duarte – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 12

Pico Duarte – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 12

Pico Duarte is the highest peak in all of the Caribbean islands. It is part of the Cordillera Central range, the greatest of the Dominican Republic’s mountain chains. The Cordillera Central extends from the plains between San Cristóbal and Baní to the northwestern peninsula of Haiti, where it is known as Massif du Nord. There […]

Kiteboarding 4 Kids Event

Kiteboarding 4 Kids Event

When we wrote this news post just after the event, Kiteboarding 4 Kids had raised over $21,000 for charities. An outstanding effort for all riders and donors involved. The Kiteboarding 4 Kids event was held in typically windy Cabarete Bay conditions on Sunday the August 19th. Over 50 competitors challenged each other for podium places […]

Yasica River Canyoning – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 11

Yasica River Canyoning – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 11

If you are up for a little adventure you’ll want to go canyoning with Iguana Mama, they are the best tour guides in town for off the ocean adventure tours. This is an extract about one of the better canyoning tours from their site. This is the original canyoning tour and the route is aptly named […]

Kayaking Yasica River – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 10

Kayaking Yasica River – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 10

Kayaking in the Yasica River near Cabarete is a great experience for the whole family. You can use a single or double kayak and they have just introduced a stand up kayak, very similar to a stand up board. You can go for half or full day guided tours with Kayak River Adventures. The half […]

Barahona – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 9

Barahona – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 9

The Barahona Coast is in the south western area of the Dominican Republic, about three hours drive from Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. The Barahona Province is the gateway to the Pedernales Province, which includes the Jaragua National Park, and the Independencia Province, which includes Lake Enriquillo. Jaragua National Park was established on […]

Up to 20% off your booking in September!

For this coming September we are offering a 20% discount on all bookings for over a weeks stay. Bookings under 1 week will receive a 10% discount. View our Cabarete rental villas and apartments and book with us now!

Punta Cana – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 8

Punta Cana – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 8

Punta Cana is part of the newly created Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district in La Altagracia, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. The area is best known for its beaches and golf courses and it has been a popular tourist destination since the 1970s. Punta Cana has 12 professional golf courses that were built in […]

Stand up paddle boarding in Cabarete Bay

Stand up paddle boarding in Cabarete Bay

Stand Up Paddling, or SUP, has been taking over the water sports world the last few years. Whether you are out there surfing the waves, cruising over open ocean, riding river rapids or paddling around inland lakes, SUP’s charm is that it is accessible to all comers. Boards are available in sizes of 12ft long […]

Cabarete’s The Butterfly Effect

Cabarete’s The Butterfly Effect

Press Release: Cabarete, Dominican Republic August 1st, 2012. The 4th annual Butterfly Effect Cabarete landed in Cabarete on July 28th, 2012. This year’s event saw its largest number of participants registering 102 waterwomen from all over the world. Local and visiting women gathered on the beach of Cabarete to complete a 4km downwind ride from Cabarete […]

Santiago – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 7

Santiago – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 7

Santiago de los Caballeros, or Saint James of the Knights in english, was founded in 1495 during the first wave of European colonization of the New World. Today Santiago, the first “Santiago” of the Americas, is the second largest metropolis in the Dominican Republic. Santiago is located in the north-central region of the DR known as the Cibao […]

Las Terrenas – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 6

Las Terrenas – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 6

Las Terrenas is a small town in the Samaná province in the East of the Dominican Republic. A quiet fishing village, the name originates in the French phrase “la terriene” (the landowner). A wonderful place to visit to check out some typical Caribbean beaches. Long beaches with white sand, numerous palm trees and small waves […]

Punta Rusia – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 5

Punta Rusia – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 5

Punta Rusia beach is purely and simply – wonderful. A very large beach with clear waters and soft white sand, surrounded by small restaurants and bars where you can buy cold drinks or delight your a palate with freshly caught fish. Punta Rusia Beach is located in La Isabela Bay, an area characterized by its magnificent white […]

Cabarete Classic – Windsurfing

Cabarete Classic – Windsurfing

From tomorrow, Thursday the 12th of July to Sunday, July 15 for the 7th year the Cabarete Classic windsurfing competition will be held again in Cabarete Bay, right in front of Olas de Oro Villas and Apartments. Participants from the Dominican Republic will compete against windsurfers from the USA, Holland, Germany, France, Brazil etc., for […]

The Butterfly Effect in Cabarete – July 28

To be held on the 28th of July, 2012, Cabarete’s The Butterfly Effect now in it’s 3rd year hopes to be another successful instalment of The Butterfly Effect events. The Butterfly Effect began in Hawaii in 2007 by water girl, Tatiana Howard. With the collaboration of like-minded water women and international friends that shared the […]

Cabarete Bay Kite Challenge 2012

Press Release from CBKC: Competitors from all over the world came together to join us for this great event in Cabarete. Strong winds and a good time for all. This event was highly anticipated by Cabarete, international spectators, and particpants alike. CBKC promised and delivered a great event, an exciting battle of freestyle kiteboarding. Cabarete is […]

Santo Domingo – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 4

Santo Domingo, known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River. Founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, it is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas, and was the first […]

Playa Rincón – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 3

Playa Rincón – Excursions from Cabarete, Part 3

Playa Rincón is isolated and hidden, closed off by tropical green mountains. It is on the eastern tip of the Samana Peninsula. The easiest way to get to the beach is via a short boat trip around a few rocky points from Playa Las Galeras. There is a basic road, but you’ll probably need an SUV for […]

WEPA Cabarete Event

WEPA Cabarete Event

Information from the WEPA Cabarete website: WEPA stands for: Wind Energy Playa Ambience, all the things that make Cabarete what it is today! It is a non-profit event scheduled to take place on Cabarete beach from Monday 28th of May until Saturday 2nd of June 2012. WEPA is the fruit of the collaboration between some […]

DREAMin Live Concert

This weekend on Cabarete’s main beach, just up from Olas de Oro, The DREAM Project will put on a huge concert event. The DREAMin Live beach concert features world renowned musicians and exceptional local talent. Doug Wimbish, Eric Gales and a special guest appearance by Lauryn Hill ensure that this concert will be the highlight […]