Surfing & Kitesurfing
A top Caribbean destination for wind sports, the DR is ground zero for surfing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing. Whether novice or expert, there’s a Dominican coastline ideal for your preferred activity. Cabarete usually has between 250 and 300 kiteboarding-friendly windy days per year. The waves are created by a reef break, forming fast and powerful waves, perfect for experienced surfers. However, there are also some gentle waves suitable for beginners. That's why Cabarete has earned the name of "Surf and Wind City” and has long been known as the "Water Sports Capital of the Caribbean." Active with certified schools and instructors. Daytime surfing is followed by nightly entertainment to soothe the muscles. Kite Beach attracts the experts, who are a joy to watch. Surfers of all levels flock to Playa Encuentro for lessons from award winning surf instructors. On the Samaná Peninsula, Las Terrenas offers its fair share of kitesurfing at Punta Popy, and surfing at Playa Bonita. In Punta Cana, Macao is renowned for surfing, while Playa Blanca attracts kitesurfers.
Wherever you end up on our Atlantic shoreline or in the Caribbean Sea, you’ll enjoy our year-round Dominican winds and waves.
Ride the waves to your heart’s content in the number one wind sports coast of the Caribbean.