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Great experience windsurfing

Great experience for the first time windsurfing lesson. The instructor gave detailed instructions... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
an_yue212
Fun Wind Surf Lesson

Had a great time with my kids learning how to windsurf highly recommend him.Very good instruction... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
FrankHawaii
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Aloha! We are a boutique watersports instruction and rental business offering top notch lessons and tours. Come learn to kiteboard, windsurf, surf, or stand-up paddle, or take out a kayak for the day in beautiful Kailua, Hawaii. Selected activities...more
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1 Kailua Rd, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-3164
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience for the first time windsurfing lesson. The instructor gave detailed instructions and was very patient with the beginners. It was a lot of fun

Thank an_yue212
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review! We are so glad to hear your group enjoyed your windsurfing lesson. Aloha!

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with my kids learning how to windsurf highly recommend him.Very good instruction and very patient.

Thank FrankHawaii
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks so much! We appreciate your positive feedback! Take care and aloha.

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Great instructor in several water sports. Exceptionally skilled instructor in all facets of kiteboarding. Sammy has a quick smile and always offers excellent advice if you get frustrated or down. You won't find a better instructor and I recommend him to all of my friends.

Thank flythenav
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks for the great feedback! Much appreciated, as well as the referrals. Aloha!!

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Surf Lessons in Waikiki is what I searched for; memories I’ll never forget is what I got. Sammy’s Aloha Watersports was, quite honestly, so much more than we could have expected. My daughter and I came on a solo vacation to Hawaii and stayed in...More

Thank Clarke S
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Mahalo, Clarke! We really appreciate your feedback!! That you for entrusting us with your surf lessons on your special surf vacation to Hawaii! It's been great working with you both and we look forward to your last lesson. Please come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I was fortunate to get hooked up with Sammy for a kite boarding lesson. He was very accommodating given we were late because of being trapped by the Honolulu marathon. The drive over was beautiful and Kailua was VERY cool (my wife and daughter found...More

Thank Michael H
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Mahalo for the very kind review, Mike! It was great working with you and meeting your family. Happy Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

My family and I stay-cationed in Kailua in October 2017 and rented two paddle boards from Sammy during the we were there. He was so easy to work with for drop off and pick up times and he even gave us a demo when he...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Sammy, is a one of the cool guys out on his own on the beach, up against some bigger kite shops who dominate the space. I chose him as he was a one man shop, and he helped out and gave me use of gear...More

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Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Stuart, thank you very much for your wonderful review! Mahalo for choosing us and take care.

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I asked for a lesson at the beach - 24hours later I was kitesurfing, with Sammy's instructions. I "Kitesurfed" before but never got it taught properly so I was always a little bit scared to go out. The lesson with Sammy helped me to improve...More

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Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Mahalo for your positive feedback! It's much appreciated. It was great working with you, and best of luck with your kiting endeavors!

Reviewed 27 February 2017

My friends and I had been wanting to learn to kiteboard for some time, and finally bit the bullet, not quite knowing what to expect. We found Sammy's Aloha online and are stoked we did! Sammy is an absolute pro. He's the embodiment of Hawaiian...More

Thank fulkstar
Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thanks so much for the awesome review! We really appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you back in Hawaii sometime. Mahalo!

Reviewed 18 November 2016

Sammy was great to communicate with, and Ayoob was a patient instructor. I was successful in standing up and getting a ride, and that was what I hoped for in my first lesson.

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Sammy-and-Kim, Owner at Sammy's Aloha Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Thanks, Dawn! We enjoyed working with you, and I'm glad to hear you had a positive experience surfing with Ayyoub. Take care and happy holidays!

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