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CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool

| Autopista Sur, Sector Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Cuba
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Great Kiteboarding Instruction

Also known through their website as Varadero Kite School, they have an excellent selection of kites... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Tony R
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Toronto, Canada
Perfect way to learn some kiteboarding

I took 4 day course with them. In the mornings they drove us to nice spot which was good for... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Olli H
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| Autopista Sur, Sector Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Cuba
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Also known through their website as Varadero Kite School, they have an excellent selection of kites and harnesses. I made arrangements with Darien to meet in the morning at their pick up location in town, on the west side of Varadero, only 10 minutes walk...More

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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

anytime my friend, thanks for your help

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I took 4 day course with them. In the mornings they drove us to nice spot which was good for learning the basics. 4 hours at the beach and then back. Teaching and the gears were good. Maybe take a rash guard or shirt with...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

It was my birthday in the morning when I received the Darien's message "meet you at 53rd street, we've got the wind!. My best birthday present ever. To learn kite boarding at Varadero was a great experience. It was much easier than I expected. It...More

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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

was a huge pleasure be par of you life, thanks

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Thank for the lessons! I had an amazing time and the teachers are the best! I learn kitesurfing so well! I really advise people to go there! It’s the best place and the beach is perfect for beginners!

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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

thank you very much for choosing us

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

My husband and I tried kitesurfing for the first time, (we are both 44 years old) and it was really fun and exciting! I felt very safe at the "secret spot", wind being onshore, no swimmers, shallow water, just perfect!!! The teachers, all of them,...More

Thank Rainer M
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you very much for being good students and friends

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Great team and location easy access from any of the hotels in Vajadero. The support from the staff and coaching was great. Higly recommend if you need any kite classes or rent equipment. always with a smile. :-)

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The team was quite professional, friendly, and entrepreneurial. It was great fun learning kite surfing. Better plan in advance, and schedule (allow time for) 3+ sessions for beginners. We also had good conversations about Cuba and local life, went to a bar for chat after...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I took a last minute trip early November to get in kiteboarding lessons. I had had one previous lesson when I was travelling in Thailand and have been trying to make time for some more. Darien is great to deal with and does his best...More

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Caribbeanriders K, Owner at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

anytime my friend, remember in cuba you have a new family, see you next year

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the 12 hour course together. It was the best thing we did during our week at varadero. We had zero experience before but are relatively active with snowboarding. We were both able to ride on the board during the 3rd...More

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Caribbeanriders K, Owner at CaribbeanRiders KiteSchool, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for your opinion and for your attention during the classes, it was a great pleasure for us to have been your first instructors.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

They were able to teach how to kitesurf even such disabled person as me! Respect! Truly professional instructors! U can feel combortable and safe with them!

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