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Playa Boardsports Kiteboarding & Paddleboarding School

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Playa Boardsports Kiteboarding & Paddleboarding School
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Playa Boardsports is the only year-round full-service kiteboarding and paddleboarding school in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Playa Boardsports is located at the Grand Coral Beach Club just a couple minutes from the famous Fifth Avenue. Services offered...more
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Calle Carretera Federal Km. 294 | Grand Coral Beach Club, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 176 0855
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sergio who owns and operates Playa Boardsports and is a seasoned kite professional and instructor. He spends all his time perfecting his kiteboarding technique when not training students. He also speaks French if that's a consideration. Playa Boardsports is located in Playa del Carmen and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank egoldfine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As for me, It’s the best spot in Playa del Carmen! Stuff is very helpful, equipment is very good! If you want to kite without any stress, go there! Sergio and his team helps you with everything! I was here for about a week and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 11sarunasp
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I took a kitesurfing day on my holidays and it was great! The beach is only 10 minutes by taxi from Playa del Carmen, and Sergio and Rocio helped me organise everything in few minutes. The instructor was really helpful with his tips, and 100%...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Agustin C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Spent a week in Playa de Carmen and got to kite 2 days. Although I brought my gear, Sergio helped me launch and went riding with me and other guys. I’m intermediate. He helped me track down my board on a bad crash when I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Guillaume B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I had considered bringing kite gear for our family vacation, but decided not to since the wind forecast didn't look promising. It worked out great to do a day gear rental and lesson for my wife. Sergio and Brad were super helpful, gave great customer...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Just returned from our trip in Mexico staying at RIu Yucatan at playa del carmen 18 Oct for 2 weeks Playa boardsports was our choice of kitesurfing school to use Sergio picked us up from hotel and dropped us back off for trips to Isla...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ian T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I took several kiteboarding lessons with Sergio, Marco and Georgia, and had a fantastic time. The instruction was very good with each one of the instructors; they were very helpful, patient and respectful. Most of all, I felt right away like being with a group...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank isabelle c
PlayaBoardsports, Manager at Playa Boardsports Kiteboarding & Paddleboarding School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you very much!!!!!! Come back soon again, great having you here!!! Regards

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The instructors at Playa Boardsports were great! Everyone I interacted with was professional and very very friendly. They all were serious about kitesurfing and safety while being very personable and making me laugh a lot. On day one, Sergio did a great job with us....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank gord0203
PlayaBoardsports, Manager at Playa Boardsports Kiteboarding & Paddleboarding School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks so much!!! It was great having you here!!! You guys did a great job kiteboarding!!!! see you next year!!!! Regards, Sergio

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I rented for one week the kite equipment from Boardsport, Sergio and Marco have been very nice and helpful and the spot is really beautiful, thank you guys !

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank riccardo m
PlayaBoardsports, Manager at Playa Boardsports Kiteboarding & Paddleboarding School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you!!! It was awesome to kite!! Come back soon!!!

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I wish I could say something good about Playa Boardsports, but all I can say is they did a great job of wasting my time. Sergio might be a great guy and instructor, but he sure didn't seem to care about me or my time....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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10 February 2017|
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Response from PlayaBoardsports | Property representative |
you are very welcome for kitesurfing lessons !! we are there every day!! just come by , if the conditions are good we can get you kiteboarding every windy day! come back soon!! regards
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18 November 2015|
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Response from PlayaBoardsports | Property representative |
We offer all kiteboarding services at our kite spot, rentals, lessons, kite camps, kite clinics, downwinders, assistance for launching and landing kites, December is windy and we are having good conditions, Azul fives is... More
10 February 2015|
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Response from lyleyarbrough | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay, we are getting used to TripAdvisor. Sandos Caracol access can be difficult for kiteboarding as there is a lot of reef. You can probably try if you are advanced and with some assitance. In the case... More