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Surf Camp Caribbean

Amazing surf, yoga & tropical weather - Dominican Republic

Surf Camp Caribbean is the perfect spot if you are looking for:

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White sand beaches, tropical weather & epic waves

  • Surf camp with Caribbean flair – mediated by Pure Surf Camps
  • Tropically warm water, all year round
  • Yoga on the terrace with certified instructors
  • Relax on palm tree lined, white sand beaches
  • Chilled apartments, each with a private terrace and hammock
  • Surf the Caribbeans best waves
  • Activities available like SUP, Kiteboarding, Canyoning, & Wakeboarding
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Description

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Chill in the shade of tropical palm trees by the pool

An amazing opportunity to stay in the heart of the Caribbeans' own surfers’ paradise, where you get to enjoy great waves, amazing scenery, tropical weather & great food.

  • The camp is 5 minutes away on foot from the surf, and close to the surf mecca of Playa Encuentro
  • Amazing scenery including tropical jungles, underwater reefs and white sand beaches
  • Chilled surf camp atmosphere with spacious accommodation, pool & tropical garden
  • Plenty of other water activities available to all guests like Kiteboarding , Windsurfing & Wakeboarding
  • Action packed holiday where you can also partake in horse riding & kayak tours, canyoning, snorkelling, as well as zip-lining through the jungle canopy.
  • Surf Courses for every level.

Palm lined, white sand beaches when you arrive in the Dominican Republic. Surf Camp Caribbean, run & managed by Olas Rompientes SRL, lets you stay in the surf mecca of the Carribean. The closest surf spot is only 5 minutes away on foot so you can be the first one in the water every morning. In between surf sessions you can relax by soaking up the sun on the beach, swinging in a hammock on your private balcony, or enjoying the pool and tropical garden. The camp doesn’t accommodate many guests and the staff are super friendly, so you get a chance to get to know all the guests and crew, giving the camp a super welcoming vibe.

At the camp you also have a dedicated yoga terrace where you can take yoga sessions with a certified teacher. The camps location by epic waves and beautiful beaches, its friendly staff, the multitude of activities on offer, and the stunning accommodation make this the perfect destination for your next surf trip.

Surroundings

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There's nothing like watching a sunset at Playa Encuentro

The town of Cabarete
The small surf village on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic is the heart of the countries surf scene. There is an abundance of the best surf spots in the vicinity, some of which are the best you will find anywhere in the Caribbean. One of these spots is Playa Encuentro, where you have constant swell and favourable winds. The town also has amazing beachside bars, cafés, nightclubs and restaurants to discover.

Cabarete is not only known for its surfing, but also for Kiteboarding, Wakeboarding & Windsurfing. If you want to explore the inland regions of the Dominican Republic you have the possibility of hiking through the lush tropical jungle, explore the rivers & waterfalls on a Canyoning tour, or take a Mountain Bike Tour.

Local Tips

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Snorkelling in warm, crystal clear waters full of tropical life

Nature Excursions
There are countless tours available when you arrive at Surf Camp Caribbean that give you the chance to explore the underwater outer reefs to the mountainous inland regions, and everything in-between. We definitely recommend setting some time aside after your time in the surf to experience what the Dominican Republic has to offer in terms of natural beauty.

Cave Tour
Next to Cabarete and Playa Encuentro you have an amazing beachside cave formation to check out. You can swim and walk through the caves, as well as jump off some of the rock formations into the crystal clear water below. The guides will also throw in some amazing folk law stories about the caves and their history. If you’re lucky you might even see some cave drawings that can date back 2000 years.

Team

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Walter & Jeanette
The pair, born in Switzerland, spent the majority of their time in the US & Canada and purchased the camp 5 years ago. They moved to the tropical climate of the Dominican Republic to enjoy the stunning coastline, jungle & amazing waves. The pair like to think of it as an active retirement making the most of the relaxed atmosphere, great weather and getting to meet the fun international visitors.

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Accommodation

Apartments

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Private kitchen, terrace & lounge area in your modern apartment

At Surf Camp Caribbean there are apartments that accommodate groups of 2, 3 & 4. Every one of these apartments has its own private terrace with seating and a hammock, perfect to chill between surf sessions.

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All the apartments also have their own private kitchen & bathroom, both of which are modern and well designed. So you can get a great night’s sleep every night, there is the option of getting air-conditioning, as well as Wi-Fi in all the apartments.

Camp

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The perfect place to cool down with friends after your morning surf

The centrepiece of Surf Camp Caribbean is the tropical garden with coconut trees, sun loungers and a pool area. There is also a covered BBQ area where you can share a meal, and cold drink, with fellow guests.

In between the coconut trees you also have a wooden yoga terrace with a straw roof, where you can enjoy daily yoga sessions.

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Surfing

Key Facts

Have fun while learning to surf in the Dominican Republic

This course will get those of you who have never been on a surfboard, or those of you with minimal experience, up and riding fun waves in no time. For those of you looking to build on your basic surf skills there are also surf courses that cater to more advanced surfers.

  • 1, 3 or 5 day Surf Courses at your level
  • Target Group: Total beginner to intermediate
  • Aim: Catch waves, stand up, and ride left or right along the face
  • Perfect beginner spot nearby
  • Surf coaches with years of experience
  • Top quality boards included

Description

Catch your first fun waves in a tropical paradise

Surf Camp Caribbean is situated near one of the most renowned surf areas in the Caribbean called Playa Encuentro. Here you have an abundance of surf spots that range from mellow beach breaks, perfect for beginners, to heavy reef breaks, perfect for advanced surfers.

When taking part in the surf courses the crew will take into account your skill level out in the surf and customise a course to push you, your confidence, and surf skill to the next level in waves that won’t bore or intimidate you. The crew know all the spots, the channels to paddle out, the right places to catch the waves, and what conditions are need for them to work.

Beginners Surf Course

  • 1 Day Surf Course – 1 x 90 Minutes, with board: 49 €
  • 3 Day Surf Course – 3 x 90 Minutes, with board: 129 €
  • 5 Day Surf Course – 9-hours over 5 days, with board: 189 €
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Enjoy life in boardshorts, while surfing perfect waves

Surfboard Rental
Only possible for advanced surfers.

  • 1 Day - Surfboard of your choice: 29 €
  • 3 Days - Surfboard of your choice: 69 €
  • 1 Week - Surfboard of your choice: 129 €
  • 2 Week - Surfboard of your choice: 220 €

Surf Spots

The best surf spots in the Caribbean are located near the town of Cabarete, which is only a short distance from the camp. The surf conditions do vary slightly from season to season but there is surf throughout the year. If you travel from November to April you have the best conditions, bigger swell, and favourable winds in the morning. If you go the rest of the year, during their summer, you still get constant surf, it’s just a little smaller, and there is less wind in general.

The local beach of Playa Encuentro has a few waves including Coco Pipe, the Dominican Republics’ version of Pipeline in Hawaii, Bobo’s Pipe, La Derecha and La Izquierda. There is a huge selection of waves at your door meaning every surfer, and skill level are catered to.

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Catering

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The communal BBQ area by the pool

Every apartment at Surf Camp Caribbean is fitted with a private kitchen where you have everything you might need to cook meals & snacks just like you would at home. The amenities include a stove, microwave, coffee machine & refrigerator.

You can enjoy your home-made meal in the dining area or outside on your private terrace. If you don’t feel like cooking there are 2 great restaurants within easy walking distance of the camp.

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Activities

The perfect setting for an after surf yoga session

Yoga will stretch out the aches of hours of surfing as well as improve your balance, core strength and relax your mind. In the garden of Surf Camp Caribbean, the crew have built a yoga terrace with a wooden floor, and straw roof. The yoga sessions cater to beginners as well as advanced yogis, and all sessions are taken by a certified teacher.

One yoga session costs 19 €, and a private yoga session with the instructor costs 80 € for 1 person, and 48 € per person if there are 2 people taking part. Each yoga class take 90-minutes. If you opt for the Surf, Sleep & Yoga package there are 5 yoga sessions included in your stay.

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Surf Camp Caribbean in Cabarete, Dominican Republic, is not only a surf mecca, but a water sport mecca. Kiteboarding has really taken off over the last few years but there is also the option of going Windsurfing or Wakeboarding. Kiteboarders from around the world come to Cabrete to make use of the perfect conditions, tropical weather and amazing landscape. It also hosts the largest Kiteboarding event worldwide every June.

If you want to take it a little easier you can also take out an SUP and go for a paddle. The reef protects you from the swell and currents which makes it perfect for paddling. All the activities can be organised through the crew at Surf Camp Caribbean.

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Discover the Dominican Republics' underwater world

You can book activities & tours when you arrive

  • Table Tennis at the Camp
  • Stand Up Paddle Boaring
  • Windsurfing
  • Wakeboarding - Behind a boat 
  • Mountain Biking
  • Kayaking
  • Canyoning
  • Horse Riding
  • Snorkelling
  • Zip-Lining - Through tropical jungle canopy
  • Game Fishing 
  • Hiking - Through National Parks
  • Whale Watching - Seasonal
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Prices

Overview

Navigate via the tabs to find prices for the Sleep, Surf & Sleep and Surf, Sleep & Yoga Packages and various other optional extras. Here you will see an example:

1 Week from 169 €!

  • 7 Nights Accommodation
  • Private kitchen 
  • Drinking water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Recommendations for various Surf Courses
  • Tips regarding Day Trips

Detailed prices under: "Sleep", "Surf & Sleep" and "Surf, Sleep & Yoga" Package

Sleep Package

Price per Person, per Week:

Sleep Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • Fresh towels & linen
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Drink water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of the Pool, tropical garden and yoga terrace
  • Slackline
  • Daily apartment service

 

 

DURATION 1 PERSON APARTMENT 2 PERSON APARTMENT 3 PERSON APARTMENT 4 PERSON APARTMENT
1 Week 389 € 269 € 209 € 169 €
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Surf & Sleep

Price per Person:

You can choose either the Sleep & Surf Basic or Sleep & Surf Advanced Packages.

The Basic Package includes a Beginners/Intermediate Surf Course.

The Advanced Package includes surfboard rental for those who want to hit the surf alone.

Sleep & Surf Basic Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • 3 x 2-Hour Surf Course incl. surfboard
  • Fresh towels & linen
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Drink water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of the Pool, tropical garden and yoga terrace
  • Slackline
  • Daily apartment service
DURATION 1 PERSON APARTMENT 2 PERSON APARTMENT 3 PERSON APARTMENT 4 PERSON APARTMENT
1 Week 579 € 459 €  409 €  359 €

Sleep & Surf Advanced Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • Free choice of Surfboard
  • Fresh towels & linen
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Drink water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of the Pool, tropical garden and yoga terrace
  • Slackline
  • Daily apartment service
DURATION 1 PERSON APARTMENT 2 PERSON APARTMENT 3 PERSON APARTMENT 4 PERSON APARTMENT
1 Week 499 € 379 €  329 € 289 €
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Surf, Sleep & Yoga

Price per Person:

You can choose either the Sleep & SurfBasicor Sleep & SurfAdvancedPackages.

The Basic Package includes a Beginners/Intermediate Surf Course + 5 yoga sessions.

The Advanced Package includes surfboard rental for those who want to hit the surf alone + 5 yoga sessions.

Sleep, Surf & Yoga Basic Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • 3 x 2-Hour Surf Course incl. surfboard
  • 5 x 90 minute Yoga Session
  • Fresh towels & linen
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Drink water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of the Pool, tropical garden and yoga terrace
  • Slackline
  • Daily apartment service
DURATION 1 PERSON APARTMENT 2 PERSON APARTMENT 3 PERSON APARTMENT 4 PERSON APARTMENT
1 Week 659  € 539 € 489 € 459 €

Sleep, Surf & Yoga Advanced Package Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation
  • Free choice of Surfboards
  • Fresh towels & linen
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Drink water
  • Wi-Fi
  • Use of the Pool, tropical garden and yoga terrace
  • Slackline
  • Daily apartment service
DURATION 1 PERSON APARTMENT 2 PERSON APARTMENT 3 PERSON APARTMENT 4 PERSON APARTMENT
1 Week 579 € 459 € 409 €  379 €
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Optional Extras

Price per Person, per Week:

Surf Courses Price
Surf Course (1x 90 Minute) incl. Surfboard 49 €
Surf Course (3x 90 Minute) incl. Surfboard 129 €
Surf Course (5x 90 Minute) incl. Surfboard 189 €
Optional Extras Prices
Surfboard Rental (advanced surfers only) 1 Day 29 €
Surfboard Rental (advanced surfers only) 3 Days 69 €
Surfboard Rental (advanced surfers only) 1 Week 129 €
Surfboard Rental (advanced surfers only) 2 weeks 220 €
Yoga (1 x 75 Minutes) 19 €
Air Conditioning (per Night) 6 €

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Airport Shuttle Price
Airport Shuttle One-Way per Person 38 €
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Arrivals

Flights

Puerto Plata - (POP)
We offer an extra service where we will find you the cheapest available flight, then contact you with the final offer. Flights to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic are the best option when travelling to Surf Camp Caribbean. When the flights are booked and finalised we can organise an airport transfer to come and meet you at the airport, and take you to the Surf Camp.

If you would like to organise your own flights we recommend using Skyscanner to give you a good overview of the available flights. Iberia, British Airways and Lufthansa are some of the airlines that fly to Puerto Plata directly, with many more making stops in the USA.

Transfers:
The best option to get from Puerto Plata to Surf Camp Caribbean is by shuttle. A single trip from the airport directly to the camp costs 38€ per person. The trip takes around 25 minutes.

Bus:
If you'd like to catch the bus from the airport to the camp you have to walk approximately 10 minutes from the airport to the main road. You can also catch a "Motochono" which is a small motorbike. Once you're there you have to wait for the bus to Guaguas or Caro Publico, there is no bus timetable, but they usually come every 30 minutes or so. If you get on the bus to Caro Publico, you have to change in Sosusa onto the bus to Caberete. The Guaguas bus will take you all the way to Caberete. The trip to takes about 40 minutes, we recommend you get off the bus at Caberete and walk to Surf Camp Caribbean.

Rental Car

Renting a car in Costa Rica can be a great way to get around, they are very cheap and a great way to undertake your own early morning surf trips. The best priced rental cars are available at Sunny Cars. Getting a rental car will allow you to spontaneously explore the coastline on your own accord, just don't forget your roof racks.

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