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Located in Cabarete in the Puerto Plata Province Region, 1,000 feet from Encuentro Beach. The hotel has a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy smoothies and meals at the restaurant. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site.

All units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Enjoy a cup of coffee from your terrace or patio.

Aeropuerto Internacional Gregorio Luperon Airport is 7.5 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

El Encuentro Surf Lodge has been welcoming guests since Aug 23, 2016

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose El Encuentro Surf Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Encuentro Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,200 feet from property
  • Kite Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, do you have on site COVId testing for Americans who are required to test before flying home?
    We do not have COVID testing on site, however a closeby laboratory does the rapid-anitgen test and delivers the results within a day. We can help with...
    Answered on February 4, 2021
  • Is the WiFi sufficient for working remotely/home office from your place?
    yes, it tis.
    Answered on February 4, 2021
  • Hi, Is the hotel all inclusive? Does include all three meals?
    Hello, sorry but no. We are a little boutique hotel. Our prices include an á la carte breakfast, coffee, tea and drinking water. But we do have a rest...
    Answered on July 6, 2022
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    If you're looking for a very calm ocean I can recommend May - August. If you're looking for waves to surf I can recommend September - April. Neverthe...
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Hi, is surfing for beginners possible in September / October? Do you offer classes? Best regards
    Yes, there's a beginners area that works all year round! Come and have fun.
    Answered on August 30, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Lodge Café & Restaurant

    Food: Caribbean, Italian, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of El Encuentro Surf Lodge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Aerobics Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules El Encuentro Surf Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express El Encuentro Surf Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

A deposit may be charged anytime after booking.

Please inform El Encuentro Surf Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Lodge Café & Restaurant: Closed from Sat, Sept 10, 2022 until Sun, Oct 16, 2022

Bar is closed from Sat, Sept 10, 2022 until Sun, Oct 16, 2022

Swimmingpool #1: Closed from Sat, Sept 10, 2022 until Sun, Oct 16, 2022

FAQs about El Encuentro Surf Lodge

  • Check-in at El Encuentro Surf Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from El Encuentro Surf Lodge.

  • Room options at El Encuentro Surf Lodge include:

    • Studio
    • Double
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • El Encuentro Surf Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Themed dinners
    • Full-body massage
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Beach
    • Yoga classes
    • Aerobics
    • Swimming pool
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bike tours

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Encuentro Surf Lodge by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at El Encuentro Surf Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • À la carte

  • El Encuentro Surf Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Lodge Café & Restaurant

  • El Encuentro Surf Lodge is 3.1 miles from the center of Cabarete.

  • The prices at El Encuentro Surf Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.