The Dominican Republic is a wonderful island found in the Caribbean which will provide you with a great climate having a number of conditions for kitesurfing. Several months of wind, broad and safe beaches and also a massive offer of things you can do and see from the water.
The Dominican Republic is situated in the island of La Española and it is outlined in the north by the Atlantic Ocean, in the south by the Caribbean Sea, in the east by the Mona Channel as well as in the west shares the region along with the Republic of Haiti. This is a one of a kind location that has an exceptional nature, intriguing history and wonderful cultural wealth.
Temperature and Climate
Simply because of its spot around the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has got quite pleasant temperatures all year round, without hitting intense heat or cold. The yearly temperature average is around 25 ºC. During summer season (May to October) are normally gotten to 34 °C and during the cold months (November to April) falls to about 14 °C. Being August the most warm month and January the most cold.
The weather likewise differs according to where your location is. As an example, the main city Santo Domingo together with La Romana are the hottest towns in the island, since they’re on the south and southeast. On the other side, on the north, northeast and northwest, the climate is much less hot, however with much more rainfall.
The rainiest area of the island is found in the Samaná peninsula (Las Terrenas, Samaná and Sánchez) and it is likewise the most luxuriant vegetation region all through the year.
The rainiest times of the year are from April to June and also from September to November.
When it comes to season, there’s practically wind all through January to August having a minor drop in between April and May.
The summer season blow a bit more powerful 16 – 30 knots, with a greater percentage of windy days. Throughout the winter you can try kitesurfing more than four days per week having winds of 20 – 25 knots.
Of course there is nothing certain with regards to the wind!
The country is within a region recognized by tropical storms. In between the months of August to November, it’s regarded as the peak season of cyclones and storms starts, having powerful winds.
The words tropical cyclone pertains to all circulations beginning in the tropical waters. Based on the velocity of their winds, they’re categorized in the following:
- Tropical depression, when they don’t get to 35 knots
- Tropical Storm, when they oscillate in between 35 to 60 knots
- Hurricane, if they go beyond 60 knots
The South coastline is among the most affected area, getting 67% of the cyclones which touch the Dominican Republic, provided with its situation on the trajectory of the cyclones formed.
Where You Can Stay
The beach area is extremely good throughout the day however is really quiet on almost all nights whilst the major town of Cabarete is the place where all of the action occur in the night time.
It has a couple of hotels which range from budget to moderate quality/price. Bozo Beach has a few great hotels (Millennium and Ultravioleta) which are of top quality. Also there is a lot of choices on AirBnB which is preferable to stay.
The easiest way to get all around Cabarete is over a moto coche. It will set you back no greater than 100 Dominican Pesos to visit about any place in the town.You also can stroll easily coming from any town of Cabarete within just 25 minutes.