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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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Vela Cabarete - Windsurf Center
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Cabarete for 6 days and was able to windsurf 5 of them. The center has good gear, is right on the beach, and allows you to change boards/sails with ease. The workers are nice, and the lesson quality was amazing. I took...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lostmarinero
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I can advise to go to Vela Windsurfing Center. They have good equipment and guys from the school and very good windsurfers!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pj856
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

My goal in Cabarete was to have a unforgettable windsurf vacation. So, when I got there I took my time and looked arround to see my options. You can pretty much choose a place to get your equipment on line but it's even better to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gutje
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice staff, good food, chilled beer, cool location, best for Windsurfing in the DomRep, Live Music and other party events, cool place

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Hjalmar007
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Shop has JP boards, which we sail at home, and Neil Pryde sails. Sam was very helpful our first day there, filled us in on sailing conditions and where the reefs were located. Unfortunately the wind didn't cooperate, had one day on the water with...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Every trip to Cabarete begins and ends with a trip to Vela. Windsurf and paddleboard/paddle surf gear. Jens, Audrey, Gary and the entire staff is totally friendly and accommodating. Every year they make us fell so welcome and are always happy to share local surf...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Todd S
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We've rented 10 day at the Vela Windsurf Center and we enjoyed every moment. The staff was really helpful. When I got sunburned, because I was out on the water too long, they gave me good advice and I could take a break on day....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Ari A
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I spent two weeks with my 3 around 20 yo daughters at vela for windsurfing every day. In the last years I travelled to several spots and rent my gear there, but this station is amazing: great organized by Jens, super motivated staff with helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank sveng806
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Vela and the team are so great! They will get you up and riding in no time. Awesome team makes you feel at home

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank tatianahoward
Reviewed 7 April 2014

I took several days of lessons with Oli. He was fantastic. He was patient, happy and a great guy to be around. Defiantly ask for Oli if you want to take kiteboarding lessons.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank David H
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5 May 2016|
Response from gutje | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's mostly deep water start. very good to practice.