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Cabarete, Dominican Republic

You're planning a move to the Dominican Republic, either as a part-time vacationer or full-time resident.

So why choose to live in Cabarete?

Do you like fabulous cuisine — made with fresh ingredients — from around the world? 

How about trying out a new water activity like kite surfing or stand-up paddle boarding?

Cabarete may just be your kind of place.

This small beach town on DR’s North Coast is famous as a world class location for kite and windsurfing. 

Perfect surf and wind conditions, coupled with the shelter from the reef, mean Cabarete’s shoreline is ideal for any water sport enthusiast, whether beginner or expert. 

Cabarete isn’t only a dream location for water sports though. 

Discovering Cabarete: More Than Just a Kiteboarding Paradise

Introduction to Cabarete

Cabarete, the coastal gem nestled on the north coast of Hispaniola, is a name synonymous with kiteboarding, but as you'll soon realize, it promises far more.

A Deeper Dive into Cabarete's Essence

One might assume Cabarete's allure lies solely in its world-renowned kiteboarding reputation. But linger a while, and you'll feel the town's rhythmic pulse - the warmth of locals, the allure of endless tropical beaches, and an ever-buzzing expat community where faces become familiar in no time.

Quick Proximity to North America

One of Cabarete's subtle strengths? Its proximity to North America. A favorite for U.S. vacationers and Canadian snowbirds, Cabarete wears its winter season like a bustling coat - filled with activity and excitement.

The Cabarete Experience

A Walk Through Town

Stroll down Cabarete's main artery, and you'll find an array of condos, quaint shops, and tantalizing eateries. The town, with its 15,000 population, offers a rich tapestry of life, with nearby Sosua and Santiago de Los Caballeros adding to the narrative.

Where the Action Is

While the town has its charms, the real heartbeat lies on the beach. As afternoon winds stir, sails dot the horizon and the bay becomes a dancer's stage. But even if you're not a kiteboarding aficionado, Cabarete offers a shore-side sanctuary for relaxation, long beach walks, yoga, and the melodies of talented musicians echoing into the night.

Cost of Living in Cabarete

Embrace Affordability

Living in Cabarete is not just about vibrant beach life; it's about affordability. Enjoy delectable meals, indulge in the freshest fruits, or experience the comfort of well-stocked stores – all without burning a hole in your pocket.

Real Estate Opportunities

With rentals starting at a mere $400 for a beach-near one-bedroom and two-bedroom condos available around $90,000, Cabarete presents a ripe opportunity for both home seekers and investors.

Expat Tales

Anjas's Journey to Cabarete

Ronja Helsi captures the journey of Anja Bauer , a retiree who traded Austrias frosty winters for Cabarete's sunny embrace. Her tale, echoing with the sentiments of many expats, speaks of a relaxed, minimalist life – a place where days blend seamlessly, music fills the nights, and friendships are just a beach stroll away.

Join the Cabarete Community

Don't Just Read, Experience

It's one thing to read about Cabarete, and quite another to live it. Whether you're considering a vacation, looking to invest, or imagining a new life chapter, Cabarete beckons with open arms.

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Living in Cabarete, you enjoy fantastic cuisines from around the world. Tons of expats from Europe, the United States, and Canada have opened restaurants here, bringing their cuisines with them. 

Cabarete has long been a place for free spirits, retirees, and anyone looking to escape the long winter months back home. As such, it’s not crowded with all-inclusive resorts or throngs of vacationing tourists. 

Beach life, fresh, fruit, sunsets, enjoying the company of friends and family: what more do you need from a Caribbean town?

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communities in Cabarete

222 Condominiums & Residences


Designed to offer the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and relaxation, our thoughtfully crafted 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, and 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom condos redefine the concept of seaside living.

  • pre-construction
  • 2, 3

Cayena Residences


Welcome to Cayena Residences, a luxurious development located in Encuentro, Cabarete. Four beautiful villas, each with three spacious bedrooms, and eight 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. Live in a world-renowned surf spot, popular with water sports enthusiasts from around the globe.

  • pre-construction
  • 2, 3

Brisas del Choco


Brisas del Choco—47 beautiful private homes within reach of everything the North Coast offers. Starting at $296,400. Two-year price guarantee. "Brisas" means breezes in Spanish, a fitting name for this community nestled in the hills overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

  • pre-construction
  • 2, 3
  • Yes
One of 14 homes at Kite Beach Villas, near Cabarete
Steps from beach

Kite Beach Villas Cabarete


Fourteen ocean view homes in the perfect location. Live, vacation or earn rental income. Every villa offers a full view of the ocean. And you're only steps to the beach! Live near Cabarete, but not right in it. You're close to amenities and town life while still enjoying quiet and privacy.

  • pre-construction
  • 3, 4
Dominion Luxury Villas poolside
Pre-Sale Open!
Only 5 Units Left

Dominion Luxury Villas Perla Marina


A detached quiet residential complex consisting of 6 modern villas, located in an ecologically clean place between Sosua and Cabarete. Near the complex there is a developed infrastructure with shops, gyms and restaurants. Spacious villas, a private pool and everything you need for a comfortable quiet life in the Dominican Republic.

  • pre-construction
  • 2, 3, 4
  • Yes

Villas Larimar


The Villas Larimar Project, nestled in the ecological community of Perla Marina, evokes the beauty, freshness and splendor of living in a tropical paradise.

  • pre-construction
  • 3
Big Hills condos in Pro Cab, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
New Condos
Pro Cab

Big Hills Pro Cab

Pro Cab
  • pre-construction
  • 1, 2
Encuentro Resindeces Banner 600 x 600
Modern Project
Only 30 Units Left

Encuentro Residences


Contemporary architecture, Quality construction and very well located. Also offering a unique view to el Choco Mountain Range!

  • pre-constructions, newly built
  • 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Yes
View from ocean of Seawinds condos



Own a luxury condo at Seawinds at Goleta, a gated, ocean-front complex on the Dominican Republic's beautiful North Coast. Enjoy 450 feet of sandy beach in your front yard, plus 130,000 square feet of private green space and gardens within the complex.

  • existing build
  • 2, 3
Ocean Palms condos at sunset
Newly Renovated 2018

Ocean Palms Residences


Wouldn't you love to have your own luxury apartment near the ocean? Ocean Palms Residences is a gated apartment complex within walking distance of world-famous surf spot Encuentro Beach.

  • newly built
  • 1, 2, 3
  • Yes

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