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Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-571-0564
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Coaching at it's best

A group of us each scheduled a 2 hour Intro coaching session and wow it was awesome. We all came... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jo Ann O
Best school & kite trainers in Cabarete

Kiteboarding can be a very dangerous sport especially if not thought by licensed trainers which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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+1 809-571-0564
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of us each scheduled a 2 hour Intro coaching session and wow it was awesome. We all came away with the feeling of wanting to finish the training, unfortunately we decided on this on our last day. You definitely need 3 days of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kiteboarding can be a very dangerous sport especially if not thought by licensed trainers which should spend a significant amount of time on safety. Safety in KiteBoarding/kitesurfing is paramount and this is one of my favorite things about Laurel’s school! Many years ago I started...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I signed up for supervised kiteboarding while visiting Cabarete this summer. We were staying at the Millenium Hotel and literally only had to walk about 50 meters to get to the beach and get set up for our sessions. Our instructors were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took 12 hours of coaching with LEK, it was my first time Kiteboarding! And I loved it!! I was able to ride by myself after 3 hours and after that I was hook for life!! It was just perfect from the beginning to the...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Amazing staff, great teaching and equipment rental. I did 2 day training booked from New York Price is dirt cheap in compare to what you are getting. the instructors are super qualified, very knowledgeable and extremely nice. Going to DR this is the only place...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

School was in the perfect location. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and patient. Felt like we got our monies worth. A big shout out to my instructor Wilder!

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

LEK is excellent. I had a valve leaking that was repaired in about an hour plus I needed to rent a board for the 3 days I was in Cabarete. Nice equipment with plenty of options and prices very reasonable. The staff was lovely. Would...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Great experience with LEK: - friendly staff, very responsive (including to questions via email before my trip) - great kiting gear (used a small, custom twin tip that was awesome in the chop and waves, and used the Ozone Enduro kite for the first time...More

Thank Didier M
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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review and recommending us to the community It means a great deal to us. As you mentioned the conditions can be challenging at first, glad to hear you enjoyed the waves in the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a good, perfectly located kite school, in Cabarete bay. Wind conditions are usually stayable and strong. School is well equipped and devotes a lot of attention to safety and security. When needed, we were using radio connection with the teacher, in order to...More

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Thank Tam T
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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

I'm so delighted you achieved your personal goal, and that you found the radio helmets beneficial. We 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 19 April 2018

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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LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Sorry to hear the wind was not so good for your visit. We do hope that you will continue on your Kiteboarding journey and return a kite with us. Until next time, good...More

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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
26 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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