North Shore, Dominican Republic
The North Shore of D.R. has many different Surf spots; from the popular “Encuentro”, La Bahia, El Mañanero to Playa Grande, offering white sand beaches, palm trees, warm water and mellows waves.
- Best Swell Range: 3 – 8 Ft.
- Best Swell Direction: North / North East
- Best Wind Direction: South Westerly
- Best Tide: All Tides
- Bottom: Seabed – Sandy – Reef
- Type of Beach: Submerged reef with Peaky Waves
Tropical and beautiful weather, winter time is warm, sunny and with occasional rains; with an average temperature of 28 C / 82 F to 33 C / 92 F.
Clothing: summer clothes needed, for day and night. Sometimes, can get a little bit colder during the night, so you may need a light sweater or hoodie and a light jacket for any occasional rain.
Sea Temperature: warm water, during winter time an average of 80 F / 26C.
Wetsuit: It´s not neccesary. It´s important to bring a rashguard (with long sleeves) because sun is strong.
Booties. Are recommended for the beginner and intermediate lessons.
The group will be living on a large and beautiful Villa in a gathered and luxury Country Club: Sea Horse Ranch.
The Country offers private beach and natural pools (just 300 meters walking from the Surf Sisters House) and located a few minutes driving from the Surf Beach – Playa Encuentro-.
The Villa features private tropical garden and swimming pool and open common areas, such as living room, fully equipped kitchen, balconies.
Rooms distributions and facilities:
Room1 : Master Bedroom with king size bed, walk in closet, open balcony and ensuite bathroom, located in second floor. Occupancy: 2 each. *Room available for upgrade to Private Ensuite.
Room 2: Bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, ensuite bathroom, located on first floor. Occupancy: 2
Room 3: Bedroom with 1 large King size bed and 1 double bed and ensuite bathroom. Occupancy: 2.
Room 4: Bedroom with 2 double beds and ensuite bathroom. Occupancy: 2.
Daily cleaning service. Bed sheets and towels included. Our Chef will cook every day delicious and home made breakfast and dinners.
Language. Offical language is spanish
Telephone and Internet. Area code is 001 + 809. The Surf Sisters House has Internet Wifi.
Currency. 1 USD = 44 DOP (dominican pesos)
Electricity. 110 voltios
Health. There is any mandatory vaccine to visit D.R.
Citizens and residents from United States, Canada and most of the European countries need a Tourist Card (VISA) to enter to D.R, which price is US$ 10 and you can get it when you arrive to the country. You can check further information in the following sites:
Dominican Republic has many airports; 3 of them the best to arrive to Cabarete:
Santo Domingo Las Americas: code SDQ, located 250 km from Cabarete and the Camp transfer will be schedule from this Airport.
Santiago Airport: code STI, located 68 km from Cabarete.
Gregorio Luperon Puerto Plata Airport: code POP; located only 20 km from Cabarete.
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