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Amazing week at summer camp

Our 2 children aged 12 and 9 loved their week with Yuri, Babette and the Pauhana team. Kind, fun... read more

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making59
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Rental!

I rented boards here a few mornings! they have a good selection, very nice! Everyone was in good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Most amazing Surf School in the Caribbean! Surf lessons, rentals, SUP, surf trips and lodging ! Pauhana Surf School is located in one of the most famous beaches in the Caribbean, Encuentro Beach. Encuentro Beach is an incredible consistent point brake with lefts and rights that break all year round.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Encuentro Beach, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our 2 children aged 12 and 9 loved their week with Yuri, Babette and the Pauhana team. Kind, fun and nurturing environment to learn how to surf. Great service picking the children up from our apartment and returning them every day. They couldn’t wait to...More

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BabetteGeurst, General Manager at PauHana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much Mary Ann for your review. It was a great pleasure to work together with Lizzie and Chris and we are already looking forward to see you back next year and the improvement Lizzie and Chris will make in the surf! Regards,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rented boards here a few mornings! they have a good selection, very nice! Everyone was in good spirits and i hope to have some youtube videos posted soon!

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BabetteGeurst, General Manager at PauHana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I went to Puerto Plata with my family and wanted to surf a few days down at Encuentro so I contacted them and Babette got right back to me via email. She set me up with transportation to and from the hotel which was 45...More

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BabetteGeurst, General Manager at PauHana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Pat, Thanks for your kind words. Hopefully we can welcome you back soon! Best regards, Babette

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were in Playa Encuentro for 3 weeks and rented from Pauhana our whole time there. All the guys (Alan, Pedro, Danny, Henry, Arielle) were super helpful and friendly. I swapped boards a good bit and they always changed my fins for...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Great experience ! Instructors were great , they kept us happy and safe ! The surf was good and a great beach !

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renate v, Owner at PauHana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you! Hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Great instruction!! Wonderful staff!! Great price!! Thanks for getting me up on my board to ride the wave. What an amazing feeling.

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renate v, Owner at PauHana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Great! Thank you and hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

The Surfschool provided not only great equipment, but also reasonable rates and an outstanding service: The owner does speak several languages, including english and german, and he knows a lot about surfing. My girlfriend took surfing classes and after a few waves she managed to...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Go here if you want to rent a surfboard on encuentro beach! the personell is really nice and will help you out! they have a great variety of boards and the beach is of beginners and for advanced surfers. but be there before 9am, since...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

We did a surf lesson on our last day and were really blown away by Chepe's customer service. We had not so great weather, so they kept recommending that we surf a different day. We so appreciated that someone was looking out for us. In...More

Thank Carey G
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

I always wanted to try surfing and I was not disappointed. What fun! Instruction was very thorough. Practice on the beach made it easy to understand and try before getting in the water. Instructors were very helpful in the water. They made adjustments to make...More

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