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Big Willy's Kite School

| Behind Kite Beach Hotel on the Beach, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-883-6262
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Great School with Excellent English Speaking Teachers

I checked out three different places and Big Willy's had the best rates for lessons, so I went with... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Henry S
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Can‘t recommend enough

I was a total beginner with the kite but with the help of Wilson and his fellows I learned quickly... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Aron-Maria R
,
Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Behind Kite Beach Hotel on the Beach, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I checked out three different places and Big Willy's had the best rates for lessons, so I went with them!!!! and am glad I did. I had Nelson as a teacher and he was very methodical in his teaching, running me through the safety features...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

I was a total beginner with the kite but with the help of Wilson and his fellows I learned quickly and could enjoy the pleasure of kitesurfing very soon. I highly recommend this school for two main reasons: 1. Perfect ambiance of good vibes and...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I am new to the sport and had heard of Big Willy's Kite School from other local ex pats living in Cabarete. There are many schools to choose from....and I have to say, I really feel I picked the right one for me. They are...More

Thank Sarah N
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Took the paddle boarding tour down the river to La Boca With Ella & Will. The river was so chill and relaxing after getting pounded regularly while surfing. This was a great alternative for an "off" day. Will dropped us off up river at this...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I love kiting out of Big Willy's. The school has a great location on Kite Beach and a chill vibe. They have a wonderful staff and the friendliest owners. Bertico, Issac, Robinson, and the rest of the guys who work there are always willing to...More

Thank Camille S
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

They have knowledgeable and friendly booking staff to amazing coaching. Wilson is just awsome, a really good guy but more importantly an excellent instructor with so much knowledge. He's calm, friendly and thorough and by far the best kite instructor!I Couldn't recommend him highly enough....More

Thank Malin A
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I had the best time learning to kitesurf at big willies kiteschool. I am a beginner, but learned a lot and had a great time. Some of the other students were quite experienced, but the instructors did a great job teaching me basics and I...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

I'm an avid rider and know something about the sport. I've seen many schools and instructors all over the world, first learning myself, then seeing my husband go through the progress, as well as generally interacting with schools. We were shopping around the area for...More

Thank Alfique
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you are interested in learning to kite board, I took lessons from three different schools over the years and the best by far is Big Willy's. Wilson the owner is very helpful and will rent you equipment. I had Raul as an instructor and...More

Thank Bill Y
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