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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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Would definitely recommend LEK!

Great experience with LEK: - friendly staff, very responsive (including to questions via email... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Didier M
Good Kite School

This is a good, perfectly located kite school, in Cabarete bay. Wind conditions are usually... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK) has been providing high quality kiteboarding lessons in gorgeous Cabarete Bay since 2003. Founded by American professional kiteboarder Laurel Eastman, the LEK flagship school in Cabarete teaches kiteboarding in a safe manner with a big emphasis on fun! A fully accredited IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) center, all of LEK's qualified and multi-lingual instructors are highly trained experts and ready to share their passion for kiteboarding with the guests visiting Cabarete. Visit LEK inside the gorgeous Millennium Resort and Spa, located on Cabarete Beach, and experience for yourself the LEK style of service.
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Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experience with LEK: - friendly staff, very responsive (including to questions via email before my trip) - great kiting gear (used a small, custom twin tip that was awesome in the chop and waves, and used the Ozone Enduro kite for the first time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good, perfectly located kite school, in Cabarete bay. Wind conditions are usually stayable and strong. School is well equipped and devotes a lot of attention to safety and security. When needed, we were using radio connection with the teacher, in order to...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

I was in Cabarete for 10 days and had a great time! I planned on taking 10 hours but did about 4 due to weather conditions. The staff was helpful and my instructor Julian was fantastic. I learned how to do power strokes and that...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Before our trip to Cabarete I had asked my sporty girls (13 and 11 yoa) if they were interested in taking kitesurfing lessons. We live in Bermuda and the girls had seen me and others kitesurf at home before and had an idea what the...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great school, good equipement and I was in good hands with Jean Sebastien , A big thanks to him who taught me while I was there. And a big shout out to Maxine, Bonja working behind the scenes and my friend Wilder . There were...More

Thank Eddie G
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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

I'm so delighted you had fun! Thank you for choosing us and making the hour long trip to us. Maxine, Bojana, Wilder and not forgetting Jean Sebastien loved spending time with you and we do hope you continue on with your kiteboarding journey. Until next...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I took lessons for Kite surfing. Professional and attentive service and coaching. Links for youtube are worth while to check.More

Thank matkalainen959
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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! So glad to hear you have been enjoying our YouTube channel, stay tuned for more to come. On behalf of myself and the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise Until...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

My brother and I returned to Cabarete in Feb 2018 for another week of kitesurfing lessons with LEK. Unusual weather conditions made us wait for wind, but when wind finally came, we had a great lesson with the LEK instructors. LEK is such a welcoming...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Delighted to hear you enjoyed another great trip in Cabarete with our team. It's always a pleasure when guests come back and still make time to write us a review! Looking forward to welcoming you both back in 2019. Until next time, good kiting, and...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I learned a lot from my LEK instructor (Santo) over approx 8-9 hrs. He was very patient, knowledgeable and helped me build confidence in what can initially be overwhelming. I had a great time and will be back. Highly recommend Santo and the LEK school.

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

I'm so delighted you had a great experience with Santo. We really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. Looking forward to the next visit! Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I had a wonderful time taking beginner lessons from Santo! He was very patient and kind, and the whole company is very organized, transparent with costs, and made me feel very welcomed.

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Santo hopes that you will continue on your kiteboarding journey and return to kite with us. Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

All the instructors and staff at LEK are super friendly and helpful especially with nervous newbies. My instructor Jean Sebastian was clear, patient, and postive snd got me shredding in short order. What a blast...what a perfect beach and kiting spot...and especially what a terrific...More

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Thank Joel C
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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

I'm so delighted you had a great experience and achieved your personal goal. We really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. Looking forward to the next visit! Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

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Scott W
24 March 2017|
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Response from Maxine B | Property representative |
Hi there, The two best seasons for optimal wind conditions in Cabarete are winter (end of December through end of March) and summer (June through mid-September). we would love to send you more information on lessons, wind... More
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Fab A
26 May 2016|
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Response from Maxine B | Property representative |
Hello there, Yes July and August are great months for wind. For more information please see our website and send us an email. Unfortunately we are unable to put a link here due to the posting guidelines from TA
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