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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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LEK rocks.

I was in Cabarete for 10 days and had a great time! I planned on taking 10 hours but did about 4... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
rvk19
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Charleston, South Carolina
Amazing time for my girls

Before our trip to Cabarete I had asked my sporty girls (13 and 11 yoa) if they were interested in... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Dirk H
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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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 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 24 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 1 week ago

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 5 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 1 week ago

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 1 February 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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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 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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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Bravo to Maxine and her wonderful staff! Instruction and level of service was outstanding. I had LEK instruct my two young adult kids for brush up instruction. Instructors were very knowledgeable, courteous, positive and patient. Even for those of us that are proficient kiters and...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

I'll echo your sentiments! Bravo Maxine! So happy you had a nice kiteboarding family trip - that is what life is all about. Hope to be there with you for the next visit, and until then enjoy lots of fun moments on the water! Thanks...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great school, good equipement and I was in good hands with Jean Sebastien !!! A big thank to him who helped me to make some progress despite my bad shape and not the nicest and easiest conditions

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Jean Sebastien is thrilled you took the time to write this review! It means a great deal to us. On behalf of myself and the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise. 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
27 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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