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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-571-0564
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Everyone was very nice there and very accomodating. Made me feel welcome! The only problem was... read more

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Reviewed 6 April 2017
m_gregoire1
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Squamish, British Columbia
Great team & attitude

We with my husband turned to LEK to improve my kite skills.My instructor was Wilder Sosa Pitta, a... read more

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Reviewed 21 March 2017
irina_wulf
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Braunschweig, Germany
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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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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Everyone was very nice there and very accomodating. Made me feel welcome! The only problem was that the instruction was difficult to get as i was in the waterband The instructor was on land. They did help once i came into land but i could...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

I appreciate your feedback so much and will email Maxine immediately regarding the radio helmet issue. We do have radio helmets at LEK, and yes, they help a ton. I'm so sorry you didn't get to use one during your lesson. Hoping you'll come back...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We with my husband turned to LEK to improve my kite skills.My instructor was Wilder Sosa Pitta, a coach I strongly recommend everyone.His handy tips helped me to understand my mistakes by kiting, which nobody before put in such a clear way to me.I moved...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent service, great instructors. I am an experienced kiteboarder riding a twin tip boards. I took my first hydrofoil lessons at the LEK and was able to balance the board, go upwind on the short and then medium length mast. My instructor Wilder gave me...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Wooo-hoooo! So stoked you enjoyed foilboarding lessons with Wilder and your time with my lovely LEK team. Enjoy the fun progression, and hope to foilboard with you soon, back in Cabarete Bay. xx Laurel

Reviewed 7 March 2017

My brother and I took kitesurfing lessons for an entire week at LEK in Cabarete at the end of February 2017. From the moment we walked into LEK to the moment we left for our hotel after the lessons, we felt at home. All staff...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Jan I'm delighted you had fun! Maxine just told me all about you and your brother, she loved spending time with you two, and we both really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. Until next time, good...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017

I spent a month in Cabarete and rented a locker from LEK. This made it much more convenient as I did not have to drag my gear back and forth from the condo. The staff at LEK were friendly and very accommodating. Always willing to...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks so much for 1. taking the time to review us here and 2. being a part of our Cabarete kiteboarding family. See you soon!! July?? xx Laurel

Reviewed 7 March 2017

I decided last two days to try Kiteboarding for the first time. In two days and 3hours I managed to control kite in water. The people were helpful, mine instructor was professional and fun to learn from! After this experience, want to come back and...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Yea!! So happy you're also falling in love with kiteboarding! I've had a 16 year love affair with this incredible sport and 14 years of sharing it through LEK and sparking people's passions....It's just a cool community, great way to get exercise, travel the world,...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

LEK is my base in Cabarete and where I store my gear. While I am past the lesson stage, I wish I'd used them when I needed lessons. It's an incredibly professional outfit where the staff always seems happy to be there and helpful to...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Norm thank you for another great review. We're so lucky to have you (and your awesome tribe of friends) in our LEK community. See you again soon, until then enjoy all your adventures! xx Laurel

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great to deal with and good service from this kite school. I rented equipment and have only good things to say.

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Ted A this is AWESOME to hear! I know Maxine and the team also appreciate your kind words. Glad you enjoyed kiteboarding with our rental gear and hope to kite with you on your next visit to paradise!

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Chose LEK based on good reviews and was not disappointed. The staff was very efficient and professional with great rates. The instruction was very well paced and conducted by experts in both kite boarding and instructing.More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Reading this review just made my day! Thank you so much! I worked hard to set up the program, rate structure, team training...but the real magic is hiring and keeping our awesome team. Glad you had a nice experience. Come visit us again and send...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

The staff and instructors are knowledgeable and pleasant to work with. They are very flexible in scheduling your lessons so that you get best possible wind conditions. If weather/wind are not conducive for all of your scheduled time you are only charged for the time...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Yes!! Randy I'm honored that you liked LEK enough to come back for your second visit and proud that my team once again lived up to your expectations. See you next time for round three!! xx Laurel

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Scott W
hi there thinking of heading over late April. is the wind still good?
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
Hello, is July or August good for Kiteboarding? My husband has some experience but I'm new and we both need classes
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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