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Vela Sports Aruba

| On the beach right between the Ritz-Carlton and the Marriott hotel, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 3735
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Great Paddle Board Workout with Veronique!

Veronique kicked our butts! We had a great time on the paddle boards working out. We started off... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff H
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New York, New York, United States
Kite boarding instruction by Jos Waterreus

I (50 year old male)took 5, 2 hour lessons with Jos W while my family and I were in Aruba in early... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thuschke
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Traverse City, Michigan
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  • Very good4%
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“kite surfing” (26 reviews)
“beach yoga” (5 reviews)
“yoga teacher” (5 reviews)
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| On the beach right between the Ritz-Carlton and the Marriott hotel, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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+297 586 3735

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Veronique kicked our butts! We had a great time on the paddle boards working out. We started off with some core work, then legs and upper body. In the end, we were sore for the next few days. We really earned out mai tais after...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I (50 year old male)took 5, 2 hour lessons with Jos W while my family and I were in Aruba in early August. My goal when I started was to be able to get up on the kiteboard. I am happy to say that I...More

Thank thuschke
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Vela has the best and newest selection of windsurfing equipment in Aruba. The friendly staff is great. Thanks to Tim, Nigel, Enri, Diego, and Sevass; they were always ready and willing to carry my rig or board to and from the beach. They also put...More

Thank bouldergeoff
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Spent 2 weeks in Aruba for windsurfing, and Vela has the best equipment (they also provide lessons and kiteboarding and SUP rentals, and have a nice selection of bathing suits/rash guards, etc. in their shop). Wonderful, friendly staff ready to help and come to your...More

Thank marwilkein
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We came to Aruba thinking we would lay on the beach and just "chill" for a week. Instead, we spent several amazing days learning to Kite surf from one of the best instructors in the world, at this amazing center with wonderful people who were...More

1  Thank Arman26
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

So, I have windsurfed in aruba for he last ten years, this year I decided to try kite surfing. I have a bum shoulder so I though it might be a little easier on me. Since I was here for 3 weeks I decide let's...More

Thank LIndyLee52
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I took 5 kitesurfing lessons with Tatiana and Jos and by the last lesson I was comfortably water-starting (more so to my right), speed-checking, edging, and maybe riding a tiny bit upwind. I had very little previous experience with water sports of any kind and...More

Thank calumsmeaton
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Sorry for the clickbait title. But, Jos at Vela is the best instructor on the island. I was most impressed with his clear teaching style. He has a plan to GET YOU UP ON THE BOARD. I was riding by THREE HOURS! That is insane!...More

Thank Lance R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Ritz and I decided to sign up for the 6 hour kite surfing course. The lessons were broken into two hour sessions over three days. I had Jos as an instructor and he went ABOVE & BEYOND! I...More

Thank bmfedor
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We rented kayaks and a paddleboard from them this a few times this week. Prices are very reasonable and equipment was in good shape for rentals. The wind was crazy this week but not their fault.

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MerrillLund
28 October 2016|
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Response from WannaWindsurf | Reviewed this property |
Found a posting on their website that says $50 for 2 hours, $80 for all day (gear has to be in by 5 PM). I agree, their JP gear is awesome!
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