Learn to Surf in Encuentro Beach, Cabarete


Learn the art of Surfing! Book a Surf lessons with our experienced instructor. Rates starting from $45 USD per person. Rates: Lessons • Learn to Surf (2 Hours): $45 USD per person • 3 Lesson Beginner Course (6 hours): $120 USD per person • 5 Lesson Intermediate Course (10 hours): $175 USD per person Surfboard Rentals • All-day: $25 USD • 3 days: $60 USD • 1 Week: $120 USD • 2 Weeks: $200 USD • 3 Weeks: $250 USD • 1 Month: $300 USD What You Can Expect: If you are looking for the best surf in the Dominican Republic, you will find that Encuentro Beach is one of a kind because it is great for every level with 5 breaks available. The vibe in the water is very friendly towards visitors even with a strong local presence. We love to share our tropical paradise with other surfers, and we all try to follow good surf conduct to keep things cool. As with other breaks, dropping in on someone else's wave is not recommended. Encuentro Beach has the coolest vibe for surf in the Dominican Republic because the beach has a designated area for beginners, and multiple breaks to choose from so you can get away from the crowd and still catch lots of waves. It is mandatory to stay in the beginner area when you have just started to learn to surf, this is for your safety. Experienced surfers are welcome to surf any peak. The Encuentro Beach community does it’s best to have everyone comply with these rules so our beach can stay fun and free of the hassle and localism that other beaches suffer from. Playa Encuentro also has a lifeguard on duty though be advised this is not a swimming beach. There is also a locally owned restaurant that serves great coffee, fresh fruit, breakfast, lunch and icy cold Presidente beer. Surf Lessons Learn the art of surfing in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Surfing is a unique sport because it brings you in communion with nature. Each break, swell, and wave is different than the last making the field you play this sport on ever-changing and unpredictable. Surfing is more of a solo sport; just you and the ocean with endless waves to enjoy. • Learn To Surf 2 hours / Includes all equipment / Water and board safety / Body Positioning on the board / Standing up on a wave. • 3 Lesson Beginner Course 6 hours over 3 days / Paddling Techniques / Getting past the break / Timing for Popping up / Getting comfortable with the board. • 5 Lesson Intermediate Course The transition from Beginner to Intermediate / 10 hours over 5 days / Catching waves from the peak / Riding the face of the wave / Learn Basic turns. Surfboard Rentals We provide everything you need to surf: Leash, wax, rash guard, water shoes (if needed,) and we give tips about which board to choose. *You can change your board as many times as you want throughout your rental. Save on baggage fees and don’t let the airlines abuse your board! If you’re interested in reserving a board rental long or short term we’ve got the selection for you. It’s often cheaper to buy a board here in the country for your Dominican surf trip, let us know, we will tell you what we have or source what you need for your tropical surf adventure. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

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Learn to surf, progress your skills, rent a board or come and enjoy the breathtaking scenery Playa Encuentro has to offer. Heriberto is a legend in Venezuela and a powerful force in the Dominican Republic Surf community. His entire life has been dedicated to sports including kickboxing and motorcross though his real passion has been in surfing since he was 16. His dedication to sports led him to study Oceanography, Nutrition, Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine in University. During his time in his home country, he founded the Venezuelan Surfing Federation and was then given the honor of being Head Coach for the National Team. After watching the Movie “The Endless Summer” he liked what he saw and knew he wanted to get into surf. Coach Heri specializes in high-performance Surf Lessons in Cabarete using the Pro Surfing Coach System.

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