Encuentro Beach, Cabarete

4.6
#4 of 10 in Beaches in Puerto Plata Province
Consistent breaks make Encuentro Beach a true old-school surfing paradise. Rustic tree houses and the lack of modern bars and restaurants add to the hippie atmosphere of this surfing sanctuary. Drop by one of the area's professional surfing schools to learn how to control the tremendous power of water under your feet. Although completely isolated, the beach is accessible by dirt roads. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Encuentro Beach by using our Cabarete trip builder.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Very laid back, all schools help each other, really nice people and great nature. We stayed only a 10min walk from it and enjoyed it a lot!  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    beautiful beach with good waves for surfing, there are several surf schools... but no doubt Pauhana is by far the best.
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  • June 10, 2017
    Fairly good waves over the 10 day period I was there, probably 5 good days, 5 average days. You could surf to some extent every day but often by about 11 it was too windy. It's a reef break so it's be...  more »

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