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Surfing at Dominican Republic
CommentsThe Dominican Republic is a hidden surf gem in the Caribbean and is the second largest country in the island chain and with both the Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean Sea producing quality surf. The natural beauty of this island and its variety of landscape and excellent sandy beaches, with an average year long temperature of 28C, and extremely warm hearted locals - makes the Dominican Republic one of the best surf destinations in the world and is a true tropical surf island paradise.
While Dominican Republic is a mountainous island it is blessed with golden sandy beaches and benefits from a whole diverse range of water sports. The Pure Vacations programme is centred on the Atlantic side of the island in Cabarete often referred to as "La Costa" by the locals. Cabarete is a beautiful place and was originally a sleepy fishing village but recently it has become a sophisticated resort offering quality Surfing, Windsurfing and Kite Surfing, with some of the Caribbean's best new surf zones being discovered. With more than 300 sun filled days every year and the warm seas make this a perfect place for both surfers. In the evening the beach towns convert to a romantic scene with hundreds of candle lit tables on the beach.....
Dominican Republic receives consistent North Atlantic swells all year long with the winter months of November to March being the best period for surf over 4ft. The rest of the year will experience 2 to 3ft on average. The best surf beach is El Encuentro - one of the most famous new reef-breaks of exposed to the world and is located just 10 minutes from the Cabarete.
The geography of the country is greatly diverse, ranging from arid semi-desert plains to verdant valleys of tropical rain forests. This endows the island with a wide variety of vegetation and makes for a truly Tropical experience.
When Christopher Columbus, the Dominican Republic's first tourist stepped ashore on this island over 500 year ago, he marvelled at its beauty and of its tropical beaches and waves, this has been generally forgotten but now through Pure Vacations you can visit this surfing paradise.
So why not book now and just enjoy surfing in warm water and safe conditions found only in the Dominican Republic. - Dominican