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Room & Suite (35)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“surf camp”(35 reviews)
“other guests”(27 reviews)
“dorm room”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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...
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Location and contact
Calle Las Palmeras, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
26.9 km to La Union Airport
28 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently got back from a week stay at Swell and it was everything I hoped for and more! I went as a Solo traveler so I'm always a bit nervous heading in, not knowing what to really expect, but the second I stepped into...More

2  Thank Nyr51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be aware of this shady business. The owner is a slime ball con artist who offers no options to reschedule a trip. All she wants is your money. We had a family emergency and she offered no options for a refund or to reschedule.More

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Response from Clare M, Owner at Swell Surf CampResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Redfig, Thank you for taking the time to write your 'review'. We have been in business for over 9 years, as the 240+ reviews here show. Our booking and cancellation policies have been unaltered for the last 7 years. We double check with everyone...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018

I was a solo traveler, first time in a surf camp. I didn't know what to expect, but everything turned out to be exactly as the website says! I had surfed once before, but had no real experience. I had a blast! Since it was...More

2  Thank cpome057
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Been down here twice now and really enjoyed it both times. The staff is amazing and the place seems to attract some great people. Super fun location in the town near everything, but the surfing is in a place that’s not crowded (at least by...More

3  Thank Mateo G
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Learned a lot at SWELL from knowledgeable and patient surf instructors. Cooks prepared fabulous hardy/heathy meals. Facilities were very comfortable, clean and safe. Can't say enough about all the staff. Glad I stayed 2wks to allow time for other activities ie kiteboarding nearby. Traveled solo...More

3  Thank jrobert2018
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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Free Parking
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Price range
US$40 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$40 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (157)
Pool & Beach (43)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (8)
Questions & Answers
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Jenna F
December 29, 2017|
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Response from Clare M | Property representative |
We have a lot of guests who stay longer than a week (the longer you stay, the cheaper it is too :-)
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Simon M
July 19, 2016|
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Response from pnutcox | Reviewed this property |
No I did not use 2Checkout. From here in the states we used PayPal.
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Kingztron
April 16, 2015|
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Response from Clare M | Property representative |
Hi there Kingztron, our average guests range is from 19 years to 44, but on occasion we have had 16 year olds and 65 year olds. The wonderful thing about Swell is that it feels like a family (but even better as everyone... More
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"Dorm rooms would be the best value"
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"The dorms were great. I had 2 others for half my stay & was alone for the rest. Very spacious &..."
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"Dorms are super nice. Sometimes you have the whole dorm to yourself."
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"All premium rooms are lovely, overlooking the pool. For a cheaper option the dorms are really tastefully..."
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