The Mellow Dominican Republic

There's no better place to just hang loose than the perpetually mellow town of Cabarete, on the Dominican Republic's northeast coast.



  • Natura Cabañas 5 Paseo del Sol, Perla Marina, 809/571-1507, naturacabana.com, from $160, with breakfast, dorado $17

  • Velero Beach Resort 1 Calle la Punta, 809/571-9727, velerobeach.com, from $79



  • La Boca Grill La Boca de Yásica, grouper lunch $10

  • Panaderia Reposteria Dick 31 Calle Principal, 809/571-0612, breakfast $4

  • La Casa del Pescador 49 Calle Principal, 809/571-0760, mahimahi $14



  • 321 Takeoff Encuentro Beach, 809/963-5483, 321takeoff.com, private surfing lesson $40, three-day program $110

  • Master of the Ocean masteroftheocean.com, Feb. 26¿Mar. 2, 2008

  • El Choco National Park admission $2

  • Iguana Mama 74 Calle Principal, 809/571-0908, iguanamama.com, half-day bike tour $65, kids $30





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