Cabarete is very well known throughout the Dominican Republic as one of the most exciting and fun-filled destinations on the north coast. Listed here are just a few of the many outdoor activities you, your family and friends can enjoy
Kiteboarding
Kiteboarding is one the most exciting new water sports in the world. Cabarete provides ideal conditions to learn or perfect your riding skills with its wide soft sandy beaches, warm water and steady trade winds. Several kite schools are located right on the beach and provide all levels of instruction from beginner to advanced.

 

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Windsurfing
Whether you are a beginner or advanced sailor, Cabarete has some of the best conditions for everyone. Light morning breezes provide ideal conditions for beginners and afternoons fill in with warm steady trade winds for more advanced sailors. Several beachfront shops provide all levels of instruction and rentals.

 

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Surfing
The Cabarete area has become a popular area for surfing due to its warm and safe surfing waters. Located just 5 minutes from Cabarete is “Encuentro”, the best spot in the Dominican Republic to surf. Whether you are just learning or an advanced surfer, Encuentro has something for everyone. Board rentals and lessons are available on site.

 

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Wakeboarding
The perfect cross training sport for kiteboarding is wakeboarding. The Yasica River is located just 7km (10 minutes) from Cabarete and is the best place in the Dominican Republic to Wakeboard. Protected from the wind, the glass like water and tropical beauty make this an experience you’ll never forget.

 

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Golf
Close to Cabarete are two Robert Trent Jones, Sr. signature golf courses.
Playa Dorada (18 holes, Par 72 designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.):
Golf Digest noted the Playa Dorada Golf Course as one of the Top 100 courses outside of the United States. This magnificent course is only a short 35 minute drive from the Ocean One and 20 minutes from Villa Mara Serena.
Playa Grande (18 holes, Par 72 designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.):
Undeniably one of the most beautiful course designs, this course is felt to be the crowning achievement of the master golf course designer, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Often referred to as the “Pebble Beach of the Caribbean,” the Playa Grande Golf Course is laid out with 10 holes running along ocean cliffs with spectacular panoramic views of the sea. The Playa Grande Golf Course is about a 1 hour drive from Ocean One and 1 hour and 20 minutes from Villa Mara Serena.

 

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Ocean Kayaking
Check out the reef on a calm morning or play in the waves. Kayaking is a great way to explore the coastline and hang out with the local sea turtles and birds.

 

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
If you have never had the opportunity to go scuba diving, this is the chance to correct that oversight. Whether you are experienced or a beginner, the crystal clear, warm ocean waters of the Atlantic offer an abundance of marine life. See life as you have never seen it before; enjoy a scuba diving or snorkeling trip while you are here.

 

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Horseback Riding
On the beach or in the National Park, a riding experience for the entire family.

 

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Canyoning and White Water River Rafting
Excitement and adventure! Rappel down waterfalls, plunge into fresh water pools, whack through the bush, this is a perfect trip for the wild at heart. Explore rapids ranging from quiet and serene all the way up to level four, while taking in the fantastic scenery of the "Dominican Alps".

 

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Boogie Boarding
Boogie boarding is a fun and easy sport to learn. Simply grab your board and jump in front of a wave. The soft sand beach and gentle shorebreak in front of Harmony can provide hours of excitement for both children and adults.

 

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Mountain Biking
Discover the real Dominican Republic by biking on some of the most beautiful terrain in the world. Cruise down winding mountain roads and explore some of the most scenic and unspoiled mountains in the world. Guided routes for beginners and families to more challenging terrain for expert riders. Rentals are also available for those choosing to go on their own.

 

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Hiking
Try one of several hiking excursions that will explore waterfalls, rainforest and National Parks

 

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Casinos
“Feeling Lucky” Try your luck at the local Casino or one of several others close by.

 

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