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Live the experience of sailing the most beautiful lake in Colombia. Hand-on experience or just relax and enjoy the breathtaking views . Savor exotic tropical fruits, a glass of wine or a Colombian typical soda. Visit tourist points of interest. We...more
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Guatape 053847, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon learning to sail with Rene. It was amazing, and gave us incredible views of the rock and the lake. Well worth taking tuk tuk 5 mins out of the town to the sailing club.

Thank gregpeace89
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sailing up to wind is not easy but it is amazing

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a small sailboat from Rene and had the beat time sailing around the lake. Rene was very patient in showing us how to set up the sail and teach us different skills to use. Definetely recommend either renting your own boat or taking...More

Thank Alexandra D
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The wind changes a lot in the mornings, in the afernoons many gust of wind, excellent to learn to sail

Reviewed 22 August 2018

My wife and I had a fantastic sunny afternoon sailing with Rene. We're novice sailors rather than complete beginners and he got us involved in everything from setting up the engine and rigging the boat - by the end of the afternoon we were tacking...More

Thank Linz D
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks a lot it was a wonderfull day

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The sailing tour with Rene was definitely a highlight during my stay in Guatape. Rene is such a great person, you can feel his passion for sailing immediately and that is very inspiring. We were there as a group from the hostel and we had...More

Thank ElenaG3730
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

you are wellcome I hope see you and your group soon

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this day on the water with Rene. He’s so enthusiastic about what he does and it really feels like he loves teaching you the basics. I highly recommend seeing the lake through this sailing trip! It was one of the best things...More

Thank Eva S
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed as well the best for you and your friends

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The best on lake experience i have ever had! We made a day tour on the sail boat, feeling wind and nature next to you, feeling the power and energy of the sailes as the natural engines, swiming in the lake, enyoing silence and living...More

Thank Maike M
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great see you soon, wonderfull navigation

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We as three generations including a seven month old baby, enjoyed a lovely day sailing around the lake. Rene was a perfect host, finding us a secluded picnic spot on an uninhabited island. Thank you.

Thank Anna-Marie H
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

It was a lovely day, a really nice family thanks

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you are able to sail a boat this is definitely a really nice trip to do when you visit guatape. We rented a small sailing boat for half a day for the two of us for 100k. We sailed from the arbor until Pablo's...More

Thank Steven B
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We have different class of sailing boats for rent

Reviewed 1 March 2018

If you want a relaxed day, this is definitely recommended. If you want it a bit more exciting, Captain Rene teaches you to steer the boat. Rene was a very nice guide for this activity!!

Thank Geert B
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thanks a lot for your opinion please say your friends Hello.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a great day on the lake, Rene is so calm and lovely. I’d never been sailing before but I would love to go again if he taught me πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Thank yazmeyrick
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Of course you are allways wellcome

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