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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Are you still thinking of Swell?? Do it! Swell is simply the best surf camp ever. As a totally beginner surfer, I rlly improved a lot and the instructors Charlie, Ed and Neno were super helpful. It is a fabulous place to go no matter you are going solo or with friends. I made so many awesome friends there that...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I've just returned from Swell and with the sand between my toes and tan like no other, I don't think I can express what a fantastic trip this was. Travelling on my own, I was always a bit apprehensive but upon my arrival not only was everyone else travelling on their own, but everyone gave such a warm greeting. The...

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3Thank axf_08
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I travelled to Swell for my first solo trip and I had such a great experience. Everything about this place is amazing. The accommodations look exactly like the pictures (if not better) and the food is delicious. This place has a great vibe and the common areas are great for hanging out and relaxing. I met some really awesome people...

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2Thank Erin B
Houston, TX
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had the most fabulous time at Swell Surf Camp! It's the perfect vacation for anyone (solo, couples, families) looking for a zero hassles trip where everything is taken care of. The food at the house is phenomenal! During the last 30 minutes of the morning surf session, breakfast was all I could think about! There are plenty of places...

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2Thank EmilyJH333
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Just got back from 6 days/5 nights at Swell. It's the ideal place for beginner and intermediate surfers who want to improve/learn and have a stylish, comfortable place to hang out afterwards. Once I booked, Swell handled everything from beginning to end smoothly and flawlessly. Their driver was waiting for me at the airport and drove me straight to the...

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4Thank Joe22301
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 February 2016

One of my best solo trip ever. I've never surfed before and now I don't know why I waited so long to start. Don't think too much about going there, just go! it was the most amazing experience! The place is beautiful and very well designed. Accomodation : I stayed in a dorm. Lucky enough, I had the dorm for...

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1Thank RoxaneReda
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I've done a few solo trips and this one has managed to top the list. The accommodation is exactly as the pictures show. They clean the rooms and common area daily. It felt like being at a hotel with a much more intimate feel. It's super easy to meet new people since you surf twice daily with everyone and eat...

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2Thank Laurel P
Sherborn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I had a wonderful time at Swell. The owners have done a great job designing the camp and the staff is all excellent at their jobs. Of course I loved the surfing and instruction (and all three instructors are great) but perhaps I most enjoyed chatting (or trying to) with Ramon as I drank my first cup of coffee in...

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2Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I never write reviews, but feel compelled to do so, as I prepare to leave Swell after 15 days of bliss. My body is battered, but this place uplifts the soul like no other. Everybody connected with Swell is amazing. The surf instructors become real friends and interact with guests throughout. Genuine guys and so helpful. Haudy is great at...

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5Thank Glen A
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This place is perfect for wave-starved citizens of the Eastern US. It is a short flight, and the airport pickup and drive to Swell was seamless. Haudy(sp?) the office manager was friendly, kind, and informative. The cooks are amazing, and delivered great food each and every time...but breakfast was my favorite! The surf instructors(Charlie, Rommy, and Nano) exceeded expectations in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swell is a brand new purpose built hotel for surfers in the center of Cabarete. All rooms have en-suites with AC optional. Swimming pool with LED and fibre optic lighting and a large communal area with pool table, fussball and ping ping table as well as a video library and other games.We cater for active people that want quality accommodation in a social setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swell Surf Camp

Address: Calle Las Palmeras, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
Price Range: $56 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Swell Surf Camp Hotel Cabarete
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“All premium rooms are lovely, overlooking the pool. For a cheaper option the dorms are really tastefully laid out too so don't hesitate.”
 of 5 bubbles ashiemc, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I heard nothing negative about any of the rooms. I chose the Dorm Room; three of us (1 male, 2 females) shared it and we all enjoyed it.”
 of 5 bubbles 228duncanw, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Premium Room is super comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles ericsO5941YE, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“upstairs rooms will have low speed wifi available. Wifi better in the common areas”
 of 5 bubbles ronaldf443, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I love my own room but I booked the dorm room to save some money!! Every room is the same in my opinion so book according to your budget!”
 of 5 bubbles shingyiing0, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
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