Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Where is Pauhana Surf School Located?

A: Our school is located on Playa Encuentro, the main surf beach minutes away from Cabarete.

Q: How can I get to Pauhana Surf School?

A: You can reach Playa Encuentro via the main road from Cabarete. If driving from town the entrance to Encuentro and the road down to the beach will be on your right hand side opposite to the Encuentro Colmado (convenience store). If you do not have your own car or would prefer not to take a moto taxi we can arrange taxi car transport for you ($10 one way for 1-6 people).

Q: What services does Pauhana Surf School offer?

A: We offer surf lessons and board rentals, please visit our pricing section for a detailed breakdown of the packages available to you. To book surf trips and/or other types of tours (SUP, Kayak) please get in touch with us via the contact page.

Q: How can I pay?

A: We accept payment through cash (US Dollar, Euros, Canadian Dollar, Dominican Pesos), PayPal, or credit card.

Q: What are the surf conditions like?

A: In Encuentro you can surf year round. The wave season runs from October to the beginning of May, with smaller summer conditions more common between May to September. We supply boards for all types of conditions to make sure that you have a great time riding waves!