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Aruba Active Vacations

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“kite surfing”(45 reviews)
“body dragging”(5 reviews)
“learn how”(9 reviews)
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Aruba Active Vacations offers: kitesurfing / kiteboarding, windsurfing, mountainbike rental and tours, landsailing and snorkels. We have friendly and professional instructors, to make sure your activity is fun and informative.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Fisherman's Huts | Blue huts 5 min walk past the ritz, Malmok Beach, Aruba
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+297 586 0989
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All reviewskite surfingbody dragginglearn howbike tourprivate lessonthese guysexcellent place to learnwater startsmountain bikinglocation is fantasticgreat instructorlearned howsurf schooltwo hoursgroup lessonpatient instructora lot of fun
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We jumped on this opportunity to Land Sail on the eastern flats. Super Dushi times with our friendly guide and rigger Vincente. amigo bueno! We’ve both sailed before but first time on land. 4 wheelers stopped to check us out. Constant steady winds gave us...More

Thank Rose V
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend did a 5 group lessons package for kitesurfing with Arnauld and it was so much fun! Arnauld is such a patient instructor and encouraged us even when we made mistakes (which is most of the time). He is also super funny...More

Thank Emily X
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was my first time trying kite surfing and I loved it! I'm rather upset that I couldn't stay in Aruba for longer. Vincent was an excellent instructor; I'm not very social but he was so personable that I felt completely at ease. I managed...More

1  Thank Read2Travel
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Took lessons three days in a row from Vincent. Had kite boarded on a few times before. Great experience overall. Both myself and my son learned a tremendous amount from him, thanks to his excellent instruction and his patience. Can’t wait to come back.

Thank D000448
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We have been enjoying several kitesurfing lessons; every instructor was very professional. Max and Arnoud’s way of teaching suited us the most + always a welcoming smile from Ruben at the reception. That is, the athmosphere at AAV is to our opinion one of the...More

1  Thank Sjors d
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We decided spur of the moment to try kitesurfing for the first time, and we got a 2 hour lesson from Arnold. We were literally terrible (well ok more so I was terrible!!) but he was so patient and we had the best time. He’s...More

2  Thank andie1251
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Hidde was awesome. He was quick to figure out my strengths and weaknesses in my kite surfing and was able to communicate ways to overcome and succeed very quickly . He was a very friendly guy and a great instructor. Equipment was good. All of...More

1  Thank dougmackay17
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend their windsurfing lessons. Very patient instructor who made this experience a lot of fun.

1  Thank Denise H
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Last Friday I took a windsurfing lesson with Tim. Although he is very young he is a very mature young man and a great instructor. He explained what I needed to do to get started, and would demonstrate each thing he explained. This made the...More

2  Thank Sightseer392318
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time with Vicente and my children. He was patient and very encouraging with my kids who were excited about their kitesurfing lessons. Good theory and then practice in the water. Vicente was in control and went through safety, basics and execution with...More

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Ron B
3 April 2016|
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Response from will w | Reviewed this property |
If your wife is not sailing, it would be better for her just to meet you back at palm beach where there is food, water sports, sun beds etc. if you want her to go with you there are some covered chairs by the shop. Just... More
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lovincarib
20 April 2015|
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Response from ArubaActive | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. You can reach us at +297-586-0989. One day bike rental is 25 USD per bike. Kind regards,
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Joanne P
13 April 2015|
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Response from rickv114 | Reviewed this property |
AAV is literally a three minute walk up the beach (north) from the Marriott. Very nice people to deal with. Not sure what sort of cycling you hope to do, but if you are thinking of mountain biking, the jeep/ATV trails that... More
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