Shopping in Cabarete on the north coast famous surf town in the Dominican Republic is lots of fun. So many beautiful different handmade products are offered by the members of this international community.
Looking for a CD of Merengue- Salsa-themed music? We’ve got it. A native made lamp from a calabash gourd or locally made honey? We got it. Fine handcrafted jewelry or locally made handbags? Yes and yes. A bottle of fine rum or a very cold Presidente beer? Take your pick. The Cabarete art & craft markets are offering various handmade products and the tourists just love it.
From souvenirs to Shaker rockers, kiteboards to the classic wooden model of a surfboard, the north coast especially in the Cabarete area, offers a varied shopping experience.
Granted, the closest malls are about two hours away – west and south – but our dazzling mix of specialty shops, boutiques, markets and art-and-crafts shows will keep you busy for days.
Explore at our leisure amid the relaxed ambiance of our welcoming villages and gentle country roads. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of discovering a perfect little shop that seems customized for your tastes. The Cabarete area teems with such places. And in many cases, once you’ve discovered “your” shop, you can go back again and again – even after you’ve returned home – by visiting their Web site. Not to mention that much local business is happy to ship the treasures you find while you’re here on vacation.