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Cabarete, Provincia de Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

How much does it cost to travel to Cabarete?

You should plan to spend around $149 (RD$8,772) per day on your vacation in Cabarete. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $41 (RD$2,439) on meals
  • $41 (RD$2,443) on local transportation
  • $147 (RD$8,672) on hotels

A one week trip to Cabarete for two people costs, on average, $2,081 (RD$122,805). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Cabarete cost?

A one week trip to Cabarete usually costs around $1,041 (RD$61,402) for one person and $2,081 (RD$122,805) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Cabarete on average costs around $2,081 (RD$122,805) for one person and $4,163 (RD$245,609) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Cabarete will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Cabarete on average costs around $4,460 (RD$263,153) for one person and $8,920 (RD$526,305) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Cabarete has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Cabarete expensive to visit?

Prices in Cabarete are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within the Caribbean Islands, which is known to be an expensive region, Cabarete is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Negril or Punta Cana.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Cabarete Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Cabarete?

The average Cabarete trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Cabarete travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) RD$8,672 ($147)
Local Transportation 1 RD$2,443 ($41)
Food 2 RD$2,439 ($41)
Entertainment 1 RD$3,099 ($53)
Alcohol 2 RD$490 - 1,471 ($8 - 25)
Accommodation Budget in Cabarete
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Cabarete is $73 (RD$4,336). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Cabarete is $147 (RD$8,672). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Cabarete

Looking for a hotel in Cabarete? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Cabarete based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $99. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Cabarete
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Cabarete is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $41 (RD$2,443) per person, per day, on local transportation in Cabarete.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Food Budget in Cabarete
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Cabarete can vary, the average cost of food in Cabarete is $41 (RD$2,439) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Cabarete should cost around $17 (RD$976) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Cabarete is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Cabarete
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Cabarete typically cost an average of $53 (RD$3,099) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Cabarete
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $17 (RD$980) on alcoholic beverages in Cabarete per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Last Updated: May 15, 2024
Cabarete on a Budget
Cabarete Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Nestled on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, Cabarete is a vibrant beach town known for its stunning coastline, world-class water sports, and lively nightlife. Originally a small fishing village, Cabarete has transformed into a hub for travelers seeking both adventure and relaxation.

Traveling to Cabarete on a budget is entirely feasible with a bit of planning. Accommodation options range from budget-friendly hostels to affordable hotels and guesthouses. Eating on a budget is easy in Cabarete, with numerous local eateries and street vendors serving delicious Dominican dishes at reasonable prices. Look for "comedores," small local restaurants where you can enjoy meals like "la bandera" (rice, beans, and meat) for under $5. Public transportation in Cabarete is both affordable and convenient. The local "guaguas" (minibuses) and "motoconchos" (motorcycle taxis) are inexpensive ways to get around.
Cabarete offers a variety of sights that showcase its natural beauty and cultural heritage. One of the most popular spots is Cabarete Beach, renowned for its golden sands and ideal conditions for water sports. The beach is lined with palm trees and vibrant beachfront bars and restaurants, creating a lively yet laid-back atmosphere.

El Choco National Park is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts. This park features lush forests, impressive caves, and freshwater lagoons. Guided tours are available, offering insights into the park's diverse flora and fauna. The caves (Las Cuevas de Cabarete), some of which contain underground lakes, are a highlight and must-see destination in the area.

Cabarete is a paradise for adventure seekers and water sports enthusiasts. The town is famously known as a top destination for windsurfing and kitesurfing, thanks to its consistent trade winds and warm waters. Kite Beach is the epicenter of kitesurfing activity, attracting professionals and beginners alike. Numerous schools and rental shops offer lessons and equipment for both sports.

For those interested in exploring the underwater world, snorkeling and scuba diving are popular activities. The coral reefs around Cabarete are home to a variety of marine life, including colorful fish, sea turtles, and rays. Dive shops in the area offer guided dives and PADI certification courses.

Horseback riding along the beach or through the countryside is a wonderful way to experience the natural beauty of Cabarete. Local ranches provide guided tours suitable for all levels, offering an unforgettable experience of riding along pristine beaches or exploring lush tropical landscapes.

If you prefer a more relaxed pace, yoga and wellness retreats are abundant in Cabarete. Many beachfront studios offer daily yoga classes, workshops, and wellness retreats that focus on holistic health and relaxation. It's a great way to unwind and rejuvenate while enjoying the serene surroundings.
Food and Dining
Cabarete's culinary scene is a delightful mix of local flavors and international cuisine. Fresh seafood is a staple, with dishes like "pescado frito" (fried fish) and "ceviche" being particularly popular. Beachfront restaurants such as La Casita de Papi serve up delicious seafood dishes with a view of the ocean.

Traditional Dominican cuisine is hearty and flavorful. Don't miss the chance to try "mofongo," a dish made from mashed plantains mixed with garlic and pork cracklings. Another local favorite is "sancocho," a rich stew made with various meats and root vegetables. For dessert, "dulce de coco" (coconut candy) and "habichuelas con dulce" (sweet bean pudding) are popular choices.

For international flavors, Cabarete offers a variety of options. From Italian and Mexican to Japanese and Mediterranean, the town's restaurants cater to diverse tastes. Popular spots include Bliss Restaurant Lounge for Italian cuisine and Gordito's Fresh Mex for Mexican fare.

Nightlife in Cabarete is vibrant and varied, with beachfront bars and clubs offering everything from live music and dancing to casual drinks by the sea. The town's laid-back vibe extends into the evening, creating a fun and welcoming atmosphere for all.

The easiest way to get to Carabete is from the nearby city of Puerto Plata which has an airport and cruise port.

Getting around Cabarete is straightforward, with several transportation options available. Public minibuses, known as "guaguas," are the most economical way to travel. These minibuses run frequently along the main road, connecting Cabarete with nearby towns like Sosua and Puerto Plata. Fares are low, usually around $1 per ride.

Motoconchos, or motorcycle taxis, are another popular mode of transportation. They are plentiful and can take you anywhere in and around Cabarete quickly. While slightly more expensive than guaguas, they are still affordable and offer a convenient way to navigate the town.

Taxis are available for those who prefer more comfort. It's advisable to use official taxis or arrange rides through your accommodation to ensure fair pricing and safety. Car rentals are also an option, providing the flexibility to explore the region at your own pace. Several international and local rental agencies operate in Cabarete, offering a range of vehicles.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.

1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.