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Cabarete

Wave Spot

Water: Crystal Clear

Beach: Sand

Level: beginner

Description of Cabarete (Dominican Republic)

Cabarete is one of the kitesurfing most famous hotspots in the world. Once a sleepy fishing and farming village, it has grown in popularity thanks to the varied and amazing kitesurfing conditions. This village offers the best mix of kitesurfing, Caribbean vibe chill out, and local music. Kite beach is the most popular and crowded spot thanks to the small beach break, which makes access to the water easier than in other points like Bozo and Punta Goleta. Nevertheless, all spots are pretty easy and accessible. Wind normally blows from after lunch to sunset.


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Spot characteristics

Spot Type

Wave

Rider Skill

beginner

Crowd.

Very Crowded

Beach Type

Sand

Water Quality

Crystal Clear

Tide Influence

Tide independent

Suggested Equipment

According to the season, lycra or a shorty

Dangers

Reef a kilometer out from the shore. On the season very crowded spot.

Other info

The village has become a perfect tourist industry and offers several accommodation options, restaurants, shops, and beach bars all along the main street.


Location

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Closest City

Cabarete

How to get There

The closest airport is Puerto Plata, from there you can catch a cab for a 20 min drive down to Cabarete. Public transportation is also a very cheap option if you are not traveling with bulky luggage

Access

Direct access to all the main kite spots in town through a large and sandy beach


Wind Conditions

Wind Range

From 5 to 15 Knots

% of Windy days per month

Main wind directions

Forecast on windy.com


Local Kitesurfing Schools

Following you can find links to the page of the kitesurfing schools which operate on this spot. From there you can contact them through our form or directly via email or phone (if it was provided by them on the page).

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