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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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A good kite training

Great school, good equipement and I was in good hands with Jean Sebastien !!! A big thank to him... read more

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Reviewed 6 January 2018
christian_darsy
5 star all the way !!!

I spent a week in Cabarete, late November 2017. Laurel and the crew at LEK are top notch all the... read more

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Reviewed 4 December 2017
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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...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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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I spent a week in Cabarete, late November 2017. Laurel and the crew at LEK are top notch all the way!! Special thanks to Santo my coach for getting me over a few hurdles ! Unfortunately the wind didn’t cooperate as much as we would...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It means a great deal to us. So happy that you enjoyed your time with us despite the wind conditions. On behalf of myself, Santo and the team we hope you return to...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

As I was shopping for my Kitesurfing school, this is the only place I could actually talk with someone all day long at the reception . They have Spanish, English and French Canadian Instructors . Everybody is so passionate about this sport that you just...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! On behalf of myself, Yonny, Alex and the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise and continue on your kiteboarding adventure! Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Instructors were excellent and the perfect combination of technical skills and coaching. As a beginner it was ideal and we met plenty of advanced riders having the same positive experience. The walk on the beach to the nightlife is ideal...easy and safe. We didn't get...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and sharing great information about Cabarete. 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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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I've been kiting out of LEK for amost 3 months ... What a happy crew Laurel has working for her ... the beach is perfect ... plenty of room ... situated in front of the Millenium Hotel ... every service is offered there ... Some...More

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us here. May your roaming of the planet bring you back to our Cabarete paradise. Until next time, xx Laurel

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was my first time trying Kiteboarding. I was referred to you by John Donovan and was very impressed with the whole operation. My instructor, Jean-Sebastien, really knew his stuff and communicated very well with me the proper techniques and tricks. We'll definitely be checking...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 was impressed. It means so much to us when people visit based on referrals. We really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. Looking forward to the next visit!...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Laurel, the owner, makes sure everyone feels at home. She's always helpful and smiling and fast to answer her customers' wishes. The kite teachers are great as well. they speak all languages and all kind of kitesurfing: twin-tip, surf and foil. They use a very...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review! At LEK we always aim to give back to the community a project close to my heart, so l am thrilled you love our Recycled bags made from old kites. On behalf...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was lucky enough to have just returned from a quick trip to Cabarete and was able to get 3 sessions in with LEK. I had never tried this sport before and although I am pretty athletic was completely in a new world trying this...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Sounds like you have caught the kiteboarding bug! On behalf of myself and all the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise and continue on your kiteboarding journey with us. Until...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

LEK is always my first stop in Cabarete to get an always warm welcome from the staff. Always there to help and always with a smile. Staff is so knowledgable about the wind conditions and the shop is always clean. Helps that they have some...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

It's alway a pleasure to welcome back our valued guests year after year, and we all really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My 15 yo daughter was riding upwind after he 8 hour IKO course plus a few more hours practice under supervised riding. Thanks LEK she loved it! Best part was that I got to ride in great conditions while she was learning and now we...More

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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

I'm delighted you had fun! Maxine told me how well Mila did, and we both really appreciate that you took your precious time to share your review with our community. 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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