Sea Horse Ranch Travel & News, May 2016

Summer Camp & Villa Specials

Summer Camp at Sea Horse Ranch in Cabarete, Dominican Republic is open for all children ages 6-12. Registration is now open, and the dates for Camp are June 20 to July 1, and July 11 to July 29, 2016. Summer Camp at Sea Horse Ranch is perfect for vacationing guests and long term residents alike. We offer 20% off all villa rentals to participating guests. Summer Camp offers a great range of educational activities for children, such as art, music, water sports, tennis, horseback riding, field trips and optional Spanish lessons.

The Summer Day Camp at Sea Horse Ranch is held Monday through Friday, from 8:30am – 4pm, and is five weeks long. A week-long break is held after the first two weeks of camp, giving families time to travel and explore the island.

Please contact us for accommodation options, special long-term summer rates are available. Call us today at 1-800-635-0991.

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Local Attraction – Teleferico in Puerto Plata

Enjoy a ride in the only cable car in the Caribbean! This amazing Teleferico is located in Puerto Plata, and visitors can ride up to the peak of Mt. Isabel de Torres, a 793 meter high mountain within the city. On the top of the mountain there is a fortress museum and a statue of “Christ the Redeemer” (similar to the one in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

A visit allows for breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding area of Puerto Plata, where you can also enjoy refreshing breezes, and the beautiful surrounding of tropical gardens. The mountain has been declared a protected Nature Reserve due to the great variety of wildlife and flora.

Hours of Operation: Monday to Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cable car circulates continuously. The last run of each business days occurs fifteen (15) minutes before closing time, 5:00 p.m.


  • Adults: $350 RD (less than $10 usd)
  • Children 5 years of age to 10 years of age: $200 RD (approximately $6 usd)
  • Children 4 years of age and younger: Free

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Local Event - 100 km del Caribe 3rd Edition, June 7-11, 2016

Sea Horse Ranch is a proud sponsor of the 3rd edition of 100 km del Caribe – Dominican Republic, which will take place from June 7-11, 2016.

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016 the first stage of the course is held entirely on the famous beach of Cabarete, with the starting point at Sea Horse Ranch, and heading east for 6.2 miles, finishing by Viva Wyndham Tangerine hotel. The deadline to register is May 15, so hurry to sign-up today!

100 km del Caribe is a 5 stage, multi-day competition, held on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, and covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometers. The race is open to runners and walkers, with the option to participate in one or more stages of the race. The second to fifth stages of the race will be held in Puerto Plata, Sosua-Cabarete (El Choco National Park) and Las Terrenas.

This competition brings out the spirit of challenge, and a chance to participate in a great international event amidst stunning landscapes. The cross-country race course varies from mountainous terrain, to lush tropical settings, to scenic sandy beaches. Spectators are welcome, so come and cheer the participants on. Please join us for this sporting adventure!

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Featured Property – Villa Encantadora

Villa Encantadora is an oceanfront 5 bedroom, 6 bath property located in the premier gated community of Sea Horse Ranch on the North coast of the Dominican Republic.

The two-story villa is located just steps from a semi-private sandy beach, one of the best for swimming in the vicinity. The villa is situated at the end of a very tranquil cul-de-sac, and is secluded and private. This ocean front property enjoys both an ocean view and mature, shady trees, with a pool, lush tropical garden, separate garage, and many amenities such as a Jacuzzi, enclosed outdoor shower, office space, laundry, storage and separate guest/service quarters.

Traditional interior design highlights mahogany woodwork and windows, maintaining a beloved Caribbean flair. Balconies face the ocean for the second floor bedrooms, and all bedrooms have private en-suite baths, with an additional ½ guest bath on the ground floor. A large open living area on the ground floor opens to a surrounding terrace. The beautifully furnished dining room enjoys an ocean view, and the well-appointed kitchen is a dream for chefs.

Contact Jennifer Kirkman, Director, Sales & Marketing for more information.

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Sea Horse Ranch, Cabarete, Dominican Republic