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321 Takeoff School of Riding Waves

Encuentro beach, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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another amazing lesson and rental at 321

we first went here in 2014 and came back with friends and family for a 7 person surf lesson! we... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Sam O
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Norwell, Massachusetts, United States
Amazing experience!

Amazing surf school with the most kind, patient, happy and welcoming instructors! I took a 5 day... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Marta G
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“learn to surf” (10 reviews)
“the owner” (12 reviews)
“awesome surf” (3 reviews)
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Encuentro beach, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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"these guys"
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"surf shack"
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"white water"
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"every morning"
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"skill level"
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"beautiful beach"
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"laid back"
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"a lot of fun"
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"marcus"
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

we first went here in 2014 and came back with friends and family for a 7 person surf lesson! we loved it so much we came back later in the week to rent boards and surf right off the beach. Ages 12, 13. 14. 15,...More

Thank Sam O
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Amazing surf school with the most kind, patient, happy and welcoming instructors! I took a 5 day program (I´m a beginner) and enjoyed every minute of it! Best of all, I made so much progress and had a lot of fun at the same time....More

Thank Marta G
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were referred to 321 Takeoff by Ismael Taxi tours and they were great. Juan is a great host, speaks very good English and was great in helping get my 3 teenage kids setup for surfing. And Jerry, our assigned guide, was truly wonderful with...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I had the fortune of picking 321Takeoff for a quick surfing adventure in Dominica. These guys were perfect, relaxed, super friendly and they know their surf!! Juan, Jerry, Marcus & little Juan made me feel very comfortable, like I was a friend returning from Canada....More

Thank Graham C
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at 321 take off. Juan was a great host! Unfortunately on the index of cool wave surfing does not even come close to windsurfing, but without wind, it is a great activity.

Thank Diederik R
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Thanks to Juan we had the best Surf experience ever! This is THE place to learn to surf. Shallow waters, warm weather and the best surf instructors! We definitely will come back!

Thank agustinaequioiz
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I stayed in Cabarete for 3 months this summer and went to take off every morning for almost the whole trip. I started with almost no experience, Marcus, Juan, Agus and the boys were so friendly and helpful it gave me the best start I...More

Thank Max G
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

No matter what skill level you are at, if you are looking for some lessons, a rental or just a nice chat look no further and visit 321 Takeoff. We were absolut beginners when we started and where taught how to catch white water and...More

Thank Hans E
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Awesome Surf school run by Marcus and Luciano. Both consummate professionals with a great laid back and fun vibe but also extensive knowledge. A huge variety of boards available for hire from complete beginner all the way through to expert. After one lesson I was...More

Thank S5948JJalexanderc
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I had a great experience staying with Juan and Agus, I learned to surf from zero and I ended riding big waves on my own!!! The instructors are awesome!! The food was perfect and plenty! Was my first time in Cabarete and now I love...More

Thank matimanteca10
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