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The North Coast Sights

Playa Encuentro

  • Sosúa–Cabarete Rd., 3.7 miles (6 km) west of Cabarete Beach Map It
  • Cabarete
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 03/13/2015

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Playa Encuentro is the area's main surfing beach as the shoals here create massive waves. Bodyboarding is big, too, with a less steep learning curve. However, you need to be a strong swimmer, for currents are mighty, and you must be careful of the rocks. For general beaching, the other two in town are the ones to visit. A documentary film is in the works that features interviews of the brave who dare these waves. Just down the beach is Natura Cabana with its oceanfront restaurants. Amenities: none. Best for: surfing; walking.

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Sosúa–Cabarete Rd., 3.7 miles (6 km) west of Cabarete Beach, Cabarete, Dominican Republic

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Updated 03/13/2015

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