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El Cabito

La Caleta, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hospitality. Because of bad planning from our side,we went there on a Tuesday. The only day of the week the are closed. But Rosa a super sweet lady offers us a quick view of the restaurant and great ocean view. Rosa felt sorry for us that we came by taxi al the way from sosua. She offerd to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our home sweet home in Las Galeras, Samana, Dominican Republic. El Cabito is well known by adventurous souls as a must visit place to eat. Even the famous American Chef Anthony Bourdain ventured here, purposely to satisfy his taste buds with the best seafood dishes in Las Galeras. But not many people know that El Cabito is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

El Cabito is, by far, one of the most amazing gems I have stumbled upon in all of my travels. A bit hidden in Las Galeras, but totally worth the trek up the unpaved road. We had to change our reservation around quite a bit due to extreme weather that cancelled our flight from NY, which worried me. There was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed at El Cabito for two nights. The hotel is in a peaceful location – about 3-4 kms out of Las Galeras which means you either need to pay around 100pesos each way for a motoconcho or walk for around 30 – 40 mins. The cabins are basic but fine as long as you do not mind sleeping under... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

El Cabito gets the very good rating mostly because of its incredible setting atop a cliff. It is definitely off the beaten path, although their website has excellent directions to find it. While the website describes how to get there using public transportation, I can't imagine going without a private car. It's a long way down rough roads, farther than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I think these three adjectives are the most convenient to describe this place. In the middle of nothing, you can find this little space full of calm, and enjoy the amazing views of the caribbean with the best mojito and relax music. You can go with your friends, your couple or alone, because it is sure you will find someone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stopped by for drinks and to check out the view by taxi. The beer was cold, Mojito was yummy and the view was amazing. You must try and visit to see this cool structure. We were staying at the Grand Paradise. You would not want to walk there. Driving was bad enough, as you go up a steep unmaintained hill.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

El Cabito is a wonderful place, and the view from the small balcony of the cabana is spectacular. Overlooking the bay and a sky full of stars at night...just nature, nothing which disturbs the piece. The sad thing is that the cabana was not particularly clean - there was still waste from other people in the room. The "shower" had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Friendly helpful hosts + Beautiful Scenic vistas + Cold drinks & delicious food + clean accomandations = PEACEFUL EASY FEELING!! Highly recommended. It is an experience. Enjoy morning coffee&breakfast on the cliffside deck. Soak in the beautiful view of the ocean and mountains that you will recall in your memory for a long time to come

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I will keep it short and sweet. Amazing food, great hosts, a view like no other. You have to jump off the cliff and stay the night. Hammocks, treehouse, cabins. If don't venture to stay overnight, call ahead and book a lovely sunset dinner. You will only regret not going, going will change your perspective of the northern DR coast.

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Address: La Caleta, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Samana Province > Las Galeras
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
El Cabito Samana, Dominican Republic

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