This Thursday March 17, the 2022 edition of the annual D.R. Open Kiteboarding competition started. It will last for 3 days until March 19. Athletes are invited to compete in different categories: Professional, Semi-Professional, Freestyle Junior and Freestyle Women.

Everyone is welcome to join this colourful kiteboarding performance and support the participants. The program also includes some chill-out Dj sessions at the hotel Millennium.

This annual event has been inspiring young local athletes and promoting the kiteboarding culture in Cabarete for several years now. Numerous local businesses have always supported it recognizing the importance it plays for the younger generation development. And we hope you can also become part of this event and enjoy the local talents performance.




Accommodation in a double room for 1, 2 or 3 nights between 9th-11th July : breakfast, taxes and service charges included for only $95.00 /night.

Please book via our reservations page quoting the promotion code BUTEF in the box provided.

We are also offering 10% Discount off ALL Accommodation Room Types from 6th July 2015 until 9th July 2016 : Please book via our reservations page quoting the promotion code VBR.

Velero Hotel are also delighted to welcome The Butterfly Effect to Cabarete and will be hosting their registration at the hotel on the 9th July 2015 between 6.30 pm and 9.30 pm.

For those who may not have heard of this movement their website states “The Butterfly Effect is a worldwide movement hinged on empowering and inspiring athletic women everywhere, to grow together as a community and to use their collective drive to give back to local charities, all while encouraging a healthy lifestyle, a vibrant community, and active local involvement.”

Their program whilst in Cabarete includes:

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

10:30am: Beach Clean Up
11:30am: Group Yoga & Hula
2pm: Downwinder from Cabarete Beach to Encuentro Beach
8pm: Closing Festivities & Auction for the DREAM Project at EZE BAR

This will be the 7th Event for the Butterfly Effect in Cabarete and full details can be found on their website