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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clare and Jim have really created a heaven on earth with Swell! Having now also read the reviews preceding ours it is difficult to add anything new. The 200 plus reviews accurately describe Swell, its atmosphere and your future stay there! My sister and I decided to stay in the dorm room-we had the whole place to ourselves the whole... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My wife and I booked a week's stay at Swell Surf Camp with the goal of improving our ability to surf. We knew nothing about Swell except for what we read on the Website and other internet sites, so we were not sure what exactly to expect. It turned out to be ONE OF THE GREATEST TRIPS WE EVER TOOK!!... More 

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4 Thank JROG2016
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Our visit to Swell Surf Camp was everything we hoped it would be for a pair of beginner surfers. Having never been to the DR before it was nice to book ground transportation, lodging, instruction, and a majority of dining all at once. But don’t think of Swell as an “all inclusive.” It’s much more than just a gated compound... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Wow...is the right word to describe this Surfcamp! The rooms, the food, the surfcamp, the staff and the guests are simply awesome. Heve been here two times and definetely plan to go back again. Better than every 5* Hotel. I was in Cabarete to kite but the surf instructors were so nice to take me surfing the first time. So... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 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... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 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... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 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... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 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... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 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... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Cabarete
Price Range: $180 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Swell Surf Camp Hotel Cabarete
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