Beside self-practicing yoga in our tropical activity loft we also can arrange a yoga teacher who teach you the fundamentals of a balanced yoga practice. Dedicate some time during your holiday to learn the fundamental elements of a balanced yoga practice. Easily it can be incorporated back into your daily life at home.

Group of young women doing exercises with kettlebells.


Enjoy a relaxing massage in our activity loft or on your terrace; a unique blend of Thai, Indian, Tibetan and Swedish oil massage techniques. The goal is to remove muscular knots, activate your blood and lymphatic circulation and help you relax fully.



Surf Salvación works together Merlin diving centre in Sosua; the best place to go for diving in the surrounding. With over 10 years of experience, good equipment and instructors. The courses are done in Dutch, English or German and with certification afterwards. Beside diving, the centre also does snorkel trips by boat. Sosua Bay and the surrounding reef areas offer some fantastic snorkelling. The water here is sheltered, calm and clear giving you the opportunity to get right up close to the reef and view the abundant aquatic life. Interesting in diving or snorkelling? Ask us to make a reservation.


Mountain Biking

Get out of the heat and into the heart of the country. Jump on bikes for an exhilarating ride right through the heart of the Septentrional Mountain Range. Off road sections, including some single track are available for those seeking a challenge. At Surf Salvación we have mountain bikes for rent.

Mountain biking activity: A man riding a bike on a grassy hill.


Kayak your way through rapids and crystal-clear pools of the River Yasica under a canopy of lush tropical vegetation. Jump in the water, swim with the fish, listen to the birds and enjoy the incredibly beautiful countryside. Kayak tours are very easy going and family friendly.

A group of young people enjoying kayaking


Canyoning differs from cascading in that it involves rappelling and is therefore slightly more technical and a little slower paced. Highlights of one of the best trips, the Magic Mushroom, include 2 rappels of up to 160 feet and exhilarating jumps of up to 25 feet into deep pools of crystal-clear water.

A man discovering an underground river

Horse Back Riding

The best way to take in the sun and views of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean on the North Coast. Beach rides include guides and roundtrip transportation from Cabarete. This is not just a nose to tail plod along the beach, these horses really love a good gallop!

A group of young people enjoying horse back riding


Newly installed and ACCT certified, this is a 4,400 ft zip line park where you can enjoy the cool breezes and spectacular ocean and mountain views. Two training cables are followed by some fast lines and there is also a 55′ vertical fan descender into a newly discovered cave.

A woman soaring on a zipline amidst picturesque mountains, experiencing an exhilarating adventure.


Fishing in the Dominican Republic is considered great for several reasons, making it a popular destination for anglers from around the world. Here are some key factors contributing to the popularity of fishing in the Dominican Republic:

Diverse Marine Ecosystem: The Dominican Republic boasts a diverse and rich marine ecosystem in both saltwater and freshwater. The country is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, providing a variety of fishing environments.

Abundance of Fish Species: The waters around the Dominican Republic are home to a wide range of fish species, including marlin, dorado (mahi-mahi), wahoo, tuna, snapper, and more. This diversity attracts anglers seeking different fishing experiences.

Year-Round Fishing: The country offers year-round fishing opportunities, making it an ideal destination for anglers at any time of the year. Different seasons bring various species into the region’s waters, ensuring there is always something to catch.

A sailboat with white sails sailing on a blue ocean towards a small, green tropical island with palm trees.


Cabarete and the Dominican Republic offer you several options for one-day hikes in National Parks and Protected Areas and the chance to trek to Pico Duarte (3,087 m), the highest mountain in the Caribbean. Be ready for a real adventure!

Seasonal Whale Watching

A unique opportunity to view humpback whales in their natural calving and mating grounds here in Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. Listen to the male humpback’s courting song and see incredible displays of flippering, tail lobbing and breaching by the most active species of whale in the Atlantic Ocean.

Seasonal whale watching: A majestic humpback whale gracefully leaps out of the water, showcasing its immense power and beauty.

Mangrove harvesting and replanting

Mangrove trees that grow in brackish water to prevent coastal erosion

Surf Salvación Encuentro, Caberete hotel pool

Beach Clean up

The beach cleanup at Encuentro Beach is of utmost importance as it plays a vital role in preserving the natural beauty and ecological balance of this stunning coastal paradise. Encuantro beach, with its pristine shores and crystal-clear waters, serves as a habitat for diverse marine life and recreational haven for locals and tourists alike.

A rainbow arcing over a small, tropical island with palm trees.

Various Day trips

There is no shortage of activities to do nearby. If interested, the Surf Salvación staff can assist you in scheduling and planning day excursions from the hotel. Possibilities include: Snorkeling in Sosua, Mountain biking, Canyoning and jumping in the ‘Magic Mushroom’, hiking waterfalls, Horse riding, SUP lessons, visiting local lagoons.

A group of people smiling and posing for a photo with a pink surfboard on a sunny beach of Encuentro, Caberete