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hotels/beaches« on: February 11 2007 16:02:00 »
I'm planning a trip to DR in May and am wondering what beach to stay on? What are the main differences between Encuentro, Bozo, Cabarete, etc? I would like to stay on the beach but still not be too far from the nightlife area. I also want to stay on a beach that's good for regular surfing, not necessarily just kite-surfing. Also I'm looking for something not too pricey... any suggestions would be highly appreciated!
RE: hotels/beaches« Reply #1 on: February 12 2007 09:02:00 »
hi ,I run bobo surf up and and our office is located in cabarete, best place to stay is cabarete. a place in town can be hotel caoba or carib surf or residencia dominicana wich I can get you rooms for about 30 us per day. remember any thing you need about surfing let me know we offer profecional surf lessons and also rent boards all sizes. our # is 809-8825197 .encuentro beach is the best place to surf cause it offer you different breaks for all levels 5 min drive( we have our trainnig center there ). Bozo is a short beach break in cabarete beach . til then
RE: hotels/beaches« Reply #2 on: February 12 2007 11:02:00 »
For regular surfing you have to be at Encuentro. Also for kiting it is great there and no crowds at all. We live there (and have a small hotel) and kite mainly at Encuentro or at Kitebeach. Kitebeach is for kiting and Bozo (Cabarete bay) for windsurfing and Kitesurfing. The wind can be a bit more gusty there than at Kitebeach or Encuentro. I guess if you surf and kite, Encuentro would be the best place for surfing in the mornings and kiting in the afternoons. For the nightlife you grap a motoconcho, taxi or guagua (local bus) and in less than 10 minutes you are standing in the center.
If you need any other info, you can always send me an e-mail.