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Ocean Freaks

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Malecon Playa Santa Marianita | Next to Bonita Beach Subdivision, Manta 130852, Ecuador
+593 99 924 0658
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Go fly a kite!

Davo and his crew did a great job of instructing my friends in there foray in to Kitesurfing. Their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PAUL M
,
Solana Beach, California
via mobile
I was Kiting in after 3 days!!

I went for my kite lessons at Ocean Freaks and it was amazing. Davo and the crew are incredible... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert R
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Montanita
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Ocean Freaks if one of the biggest watersports operations in the region, we offer multiple water sport activities; leading in the Kiteboarding Industrie, Scuba diving and Sport Fishing. Ocean Freaks is also the first Ecuadorean Kiteboarding School operation from the beginning of the wind season from May threw January. IKO certified instructors will guide you threw the proces to become a new independent Kiteboarders with the ability to kite around the world safely. We have developed personalized and practical 1 on 1 courses for all ages, where all the necessary equipment - kite, board, life jacket, helmet - will be provided during the entire course for a safe practice. Our facilities also provide restaurant services, wifi and everything you need for you to spend a confortable day at the beach. We recently add it Scuba Diving and Deep sea fishing to our operation, managing by top certified instructor and fishing captains.
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“kite school” (9 reviews)
“the owner” (12 reviews)
“santa marianita” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Malecon Playa Santa Marianita | Next to Bonita Beach Subdivision, Manta 130852, Ecuador
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+593 99 924 0658
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Davo and his crew did a great job of instructing my friends in there foray in to Kitesurfing. Their shop is warm and inviting. They also serve a great meal!

Thank PAUL M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for my kite lessons at Ocean Freaks and it was amazing. Davo and the crew are incredible teachers and had me up cruising by myself after just 3 days. Davos spot is great to hang out and the guys that ride there are...More

Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't seen any other place with the best customer support than Ocean freaks, Recommended! the threat you like home, I've been there with friends and family they have everything you need.

Thank Jos Jav C
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thanks for your visit !! welcome back anytime

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I have to say that it is an amazing place to practice several sports. In my case kitesurfing lessons, with excellent instructors, supervision and security. After a few days of practice and dedication, I was at sea sailing. By the way, the restaurant, the view...More

Thank rcenteno2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Took the PADI Open Water Diver course with Santiago. Highly recommend it and plan to take more courses with Ocean Freaks. He was very helpful in learning the theory (in both English and Spanish). The gear is in good shape, and he fills his own...More

Thank Damon C
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Over 5 days I took several private kitesurfing lessons with Brent, one of the English speaking instructors. Brent was very knowledgeable, patient and flexible regarding schedule and wind. Davo was also very helpful and kind, and his shop has a good selection of different kites...More

Thank Arne S
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We just had a fantastic morning diving with Santiago, of Ocean Freaks, in Manta. We have many years of diving experience including as working instructors and we know how it should be. First of all, his commitment to safety was very obvious. But he is...More

1  Thank Coletteandphilip
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I did the PADI open water course at oceanfreaks. Santiago, the instructor, was really nice and helpful. Manta is a great place to learn how to do scuba diving, I highly recommend

1  Thank Eduardo V
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Owner David taught me my first hour kite surfing, patiently in a very friendly manner. I just wish i could have stayed longer!

Thank GregGooss
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We spent an enjoyable day walking this beautifui beach and then had lunch at one of the little grass shack restaurants. Such good food ! Such cold beer ! Yummy !

Thank Alanna P
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