We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00

Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK)
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
55
All photos (55)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kite school”(26 reviews)
“vip service”(7 reviews)
“learning how”(8 reviews)
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
See all hours
Contact
Millennium Resort and Spa, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Website
+1 809-571-0564
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (264)
Filter reviews
254 results
Traveller rating
237
13
2
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
237
13
2
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews kite school vip service learning how weather conditions millennium hotel big shout professional team big thanks great school whole team anyone wanting kite beach spent a week great instructor an amazing experience can't wait to go back visiting cabarete
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 254 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The crew at the Laurel Eastman kiteboarding school were great , my daughter to five days of lesson and was riding at the end . I took a couple of days of refresher lesson and learned a ton more . The instructors worked with both...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 220JamesB
LEKCabarete, Manager at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! So happy to hear your kiting went to a new level. Refreshers are always a great idea to perfect your riding skills, also to learn new things! We do hope that you and...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Had a fantastic experience. Showed up knowing almost nothing about kiteboarding and left Cabarate confidently riding upwind. The staff were great. I worked both with Jean-Sebastien (JS) and Alex - both were GREAT! (**Also, the one thing that made a huge difference for me in...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bfetterolf28
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review! It means a great deal to not just myself but also your instructors JS and Alex. I am delighted to hear you found the Bbtalkin system helpful in getting feedback in real...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

When I decided to try kite surfing I thought I'd never be able to do this. Extreme sport is not my thing. It was my first time Kiteboarding, and I loved it!! Thanks to my instructor, Nick, I was out in the ocean bodysurfing by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnyaL47
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Sounds like you have caught the kiteboarding bug! Just goes to show Kiteboarding can be for everyone so thanks for sharing. On behalf of myself, Nick and all the team we hope you...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very friendly, welcoming and helpful team. Locker storage and VIP service was fantastic and so convenient! All the team at LEK made my holiday a brilliant experience and I would happily return. Thank you

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank niks122000
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Cabarete. It's always a pleasure when guests come back so we are all looking forward to seeing you again. Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

Reviewed 28 August 2018

The lesson with Santo helped me to overcome hesitation on waves and feel real fun. Great trainers and good service for reasonable price. Very convenient location for easy start.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Khandamirova
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Santo and l do hope that you will continue on your Kiteboarding journey. Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Many Thanks to my instructor Raul and the staff of Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding. His patience was much appreciated in my learning how to kite. Within couple of sessions, I was able to get up and start to ride. What a feeling.More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sebastian145
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Sounds like you have caught the kiteboarding bug! On behalf of myself, Raul and all the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise and continue on your kiteboarding journey. Until next...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Very knowledgeable, fun and patient instructors. Definitely returning for more scuba diving in the future.More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin4410
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It means a great deal to us. Glad you were able to enjoy other activities while you were here. On behalf of myself and the team we hope you return to our Cabarete...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great school, great location, amazing instructors and friendly staff. Had a great week with Eury, my kite instructor. He always made me feel safe and provided helpful and detailed instruction. I definitely recommend this school in Cabarete.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rachellecali
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! and recommending us to the community. Eury and l hope that you will continue on your Kiteboarding journey and return a kite with us. Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

Reviewed 16 August 2018

I'd seen people Kiteboarding many times, and always aid to myself -- damn, that's complicated... never see myself doing that. I said the same about Skydiving -- then earlier this year, I did it! So while on vacation in the DR, I said the same...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Morgan J
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Sounds like you have caught the kiteboarding bug! Maybe we can convince your wife next time. On behalf of myself and all the team we hope you return to our Cabarete paradise and...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had six out of six days a perfect wind. Staff at LEK made the experience even better with their helpful attitude, air compressor and clean baños.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lesliedisplayname
LEKCabarete, Owner at Laurel Eastman Kiteboarding (LEK), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It means a great deal to us. On behalf of myself and the team we are looking forward to seeing you next year! Until next time, good kiting, and enjoy! xx Laurel

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 467 nearby hotels
Millennium Resort & Spa
278 reviews
.04 miles away
Viva Wyndham Tangerine - An All-Inclusive Resort
1,826 reviews
.16 miles away
Hotel Villa Taina
404 reviews
.28 miles away
Ultravioleta Boutique Residences
212 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,491 nearby restaurants
Gordito's Fresh Mex
1,184 reviews
.16 miles away
Vagamundo Coffee & Waffles
139 reviews
.18 miles away
Bliss Restaurant Lounge Bar Pool
429 reviews
.22 miles away
Front Loop Cabarete
127 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,637 nearby attractions
Cabarete Beach
1,098 reviews
.42 miles away
Monkey Jungle and Zip Line Adventures
887 reviews
.50 miles away
Zip Line at Monkey Jungle
50 reviews
.50 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
scottwO4207BF
24 March 2017|
Answer
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
1
Vote
Fab A
26 May 2016|
Answer
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
0
Votes