Activities

Besides the standard tanning by the pool, swimming in crystal clear waters, strolling down the beach, or sipping on Mojitos – Sosua and Cabarete offer a wide variety of action and adventure for all!

Kiteboarding:
Cabarete is ranked as one of the top 10 kiteboarding destinations in the world! The winds are consistent year round — the perfect atmosphere for international competitions each June, and a laid back kite surfer vibe every other time of the year, for locals and tourists alike.

Windsurfing:
Cabarete is also ranked among the 10 best sites in the world for Windsurfing. In fact it is windsurfing that put Cabarete on the sporting map since the late 80s.

Horseback Riding:
From beginner to experienced – there is a horseback riding adventure waiting for you. Ride along beautiful sandy beaches, past rugged cliffs, or through lush jungle trails

Surfing:
The North Coast is becoming increasingly popular for surfing due to its warm and safe surfing waters. Considered to be the best place to surf in the Dominican Republic, Encuentro, is just 10 minutes from Sosua – or 10 minutes from Cabarete. Its a fantastic spot for beginners, as well as for those looking for something much more challenging. The local surfers are extremely friendly and will help give you the lay of the waves. The best time of year to surf is from mid-December to April. Surf lessons and board rental are available at the beach – and are reasonably priced.

Boogie Boarding:
Sosua Bay, Encuentro and Cabarete all offer some great waves for beginner to experienced boarders. Board rentals are available at each location.

Wakeboarding/Tubing:
Perfect riding conditions for beginners to experts. Flat water, blue skies, coconut and palm tree backdrops, what more could you ask?

Paddle Boarding:
Cabarete, and Sosua offer everything a stand up paddle boarder could ever want. A local river, a hidden lagoon and world class waves at Encuentro or small waves at Cabarete Bay or Sosua Bay for beginners. Board rentals and lessons are available at Encuentro, in Sosua, or in Cabarete.

Scuba Diving:
Sosua and the North Coast of the Dominican Republic have a lot to offer. Divers of all levels can enjoy shallow reefs, shipwrecks, freshwater cave diving, deep water diving and possible encounters with humpback whales and other large creatures. Clear turquoise waters in Sosua Bay offer a unique scuba diving experience and an abundance of underwater life. Whether you desire gear rental, or diving certification, you will find that here.

Snorkeling:
Sosua bay offers a nice snorkeling experience – there is a lot of marine life to see. There are also day-trips available to some spectacular snorkeling sites.

Hiking:
Lush tropical jungles, breathtaking mountain vistas, spectacular beach trails – Sosua and Cabarete have it all. From easy strolls to strenuous hikes – you will find something to suit you here.

Mountain Biking:
Just out of Sosua and Cabarete there are miles of dirt roads and endless mule trails making it mountain bike paradise. The scenery is breathtaking, perfect for videotaping and your digital camera. There are several reputable tour companies with well-maintained equipment who can take you on a mountain biking adventure you will never forget!

Caving:
The Dominican Republic has the most extensive cave system in the Caribbean. Not only are these caves fun to explore, but many of them also contain artwork and etchings on the cave walls by the indigenous Taino Indians, dating back 1,000 to 3,000 years. The Dominican Republic has preserved many of these natural and man-made wonders in national parks. Intrepid visitors can explore independently or take one of the many cave tours offered throughout the country. The El Choco caves in Cabarete are a must see while on the north coast!

Golf:
Avid golfers can play on a 9-hole public course minutes west of Cabarete. An hour to the east is one of the most beautiful greenways in the Caribbean, the Cabrera/Playa Grande Golf Course designed by the famous golf-architect Robert Trent Jones, with 10 of its 18 holes running alongside towering ocean cliffs. He also designed the 18-hole course at the Playa Dorado Beach Resort, located half an hour to the west.

Deep Sea Fishing:
The North Coast of the Dominican Republic is world renowned for great Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna and Marlin fishing. Leaving from beautiful Sosua Beach you can begin fishing 500 yards out because the ocean floor drops to more than 800 ft.

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