Cabarete is an unpretentious seaside destination that attracts mostly thrill-seeking tourists. Indeed, with its winds blowing constantly, Cabarete has quickly become a globally reknown kitesurfing destination. Have you always wanted to try it out? This heavenly place is the perfect place to do it!
Kite Beach is Cabarete’s ultimate attraction. Dozens of kitesurfing enthusiasts meet there to practice their sport and exchange techniques. Several competitions take place there each year, including one of the PKRA (Professional Kite Riders Association) World Cup stages. Cabarete Bay is another good place for kitesurfing. It offers very good conditions as well while often being less crowded.
You like thrills, but prefer to stay on dry land? Try mountain biking! Experts will be drawn by the 40 km El Choco Loco has to offer while beginners will prefer the 23 km Jamao River Loop.
You are more of a golf fan? Great! The Dominican Republic is a destination with some fantastic tropical courses. Don't forget to bring your best club covers: you'll be all the rage!
The country's official currency is the Dominican Peso (DOP). U.S. dollars and credit and debit cards are also accepted at tourist resorts. Remember to communicate the dates of your stay in the Dominican Republic to your banking institution if you plan to use your cards on the island.
Electrical outlets used in the Dominican Republic are the same as in Canada. However, voltage and frequency may differ depending on the hotel. If your devices do not have the words: INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, plan ahead and bring a converter.
It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.
For travel requirements such as vaccination, quarantine, PCR testing, we recommend reviewing the Sherpa tool.
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