Regarded as the ideal tropical paradise vacation place, especially for young enthusiastic travelers looking for fun, sporting adventures and new friends, Cabarete is known for its charming ambience and that rare combination of adventurous and relaxed lifestyles that makes it an excellent destination for each type of vacation. Cabarete is spread across the fantastic, endless beach of golden sand, behind which lies a huge tranquil lagoon known for its rich tropical vegetation.
The outstanding wave and wind conditions make the village an ideal location for such exciting water sports as kite-boarding, scuba diving, canoeing and parasailing, while even a larger number of enthusiastic travelers come to experience adventure of Cabarete windsurfing. Family vacationers come to the village to explore magnificent Cabarete caves, full of history and mystery.
While beginners and intermediate windsurfers come to practice this exciting water sport at numerous beaches of the Dominican Republic, Cabarete is recognized as the top spot for this activity. In fact, Cabarete windsurfing was that major activity that has put the village on the world windsurfing map in the 1980's.
Whether you are a beginner to the sport or have already reached an expert level, Cabarete offers you windsurfing conditions that are ideal for you. The water is warm all-the-year-round with the temperature averaging about 26 degrees, the Eastern Trade Winds provide consistent and strong wind, and the 1.5-mile wide bay features a sandy bottom with a few reefs that are easy to avoid. Cabarete windsurfing offers various sailing conditions to suit different levels of windsurfers, from beginners to professionals.
In the mornings sailing conditions are ideal for children and beginners as the wind tends to be light and water flat, while the winds increase toward early afternoon creating excellent conditions for intermediates to expert windsurfers. Sailing is safe due to the onshore wind bringing sailors to the famous Bozo Beach. Located east of Cabarete is the shallow reef, which performs the function of a wave breaker and ensures easy and safe sailing.
Travelers eager to experience great Cabarete windsurfing are also provided with the opportunity to improve their speed and performance via training and instructor lessons at one of Cabarete windsurf schools, namely Club Mistral, Club Nathalie Simon and Happy Surfpool just to name a few. There is a wide variety of lessons available, designed to suit all levels and abilities. Situated right in the bay are also a number of windsurfing centers, providing all levels of instruction, as well as windsurfing equipment for rent and sale. Most resorts and hotels in Cabarete provide beginner and intermediate level gear to their guest, some of them offering lessons as well.
If windsurfing is something you are particularly interested in while planning your holiday, take advantage of complete Cabarete windsurfing vacations featuring complete holiday packages which include accommodations, windsurfing gear and club facilities, as well as transportation to and from the airport.
The best way is to book in advance, which provides you with discounted rental rate.