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Caribbean Riders Kite School

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Caribbean Riders Kite School (CRKS) is without question the best kiteboarding school in Varadero, Cuba. Founded by the local riders Carlos Casola and Darien Ramirez Sarabia, CRKS will ensure you learn this exciting sport with a professional...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Street 53 between 1 and 2 avenues number 5306 | Autopista Sur, Sector Punta Hicacos, Varadero 42200, Cuba
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Darien and Julio thank you for hospitality in Cuba. The house was very clean, and atmosphere was relaxing, 2 minutes to the beach. Nice coffee shop near. I have only one lesson, because july is off season. The lesson was good. They said, its Better...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thanks to you friend, it was a pleasure to have enjoyed your presence. Until next time

Reviewed March 8, 2018

Also known through their website as Varadero Kite School, they have an excellent selection of kites and harnesses. I made arrangements with Darien to meet in the morning at their pick up location in town, on the west side of Varadero, only 10 minutes walk...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

anytime my friend, thanks for your help

Reviewed February 27, 2018

I took 4 day course with them. In the mornings they drove us to nice spot which was good for learning the basics. 4 hours at the beach and then back. Teaching and the gears were good. Maybe take a rash guard or shirt with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

It was my birthday in the morning when I received the Darien's message "meet you at 53rd street, we've got the wind!. My best birthday present ever. To learn kite boarding at Varadero was a great experience. It was much easier than I expected. It...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

was a huge pleasure be par of you life, thanks

Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Thank for the lessons! I had an amazing time and the teachers are the best! I learn kitesurfing so well! I really advise people to go there! It’s the best place and the beach is perfect for beginners!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

thank you very much for choosing us

Reviewed February 14, 2018

My husband and I tried kitesurfing for the first time, (we are both 44 years old) and it was really fun and exciting! I felt very safe at the "secret spot", wind being onshore, no swimmers, shallow water, just perfect!!! The teachers, all of them,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Caribbeanriders K, Manager at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you very much for being good students and friends

Reviewed January 15, 2018

Great team and location easy access from any of the hotels in Vajadero. The support from the staff and coaching was great. Higly recommend if you need any kite classes or rent equipment. always with a smile. :-)

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

The team was quite professional, friendly, and entrepreneurial. It was great fun learning kite surfing. Better plan in advance, and schedule (allow time for) 3+ sessions for beginners. We also had good conversations about Cuba and local life, went to a bar for chat after...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I took a last minute trip early November to get in kiteboarding lessons. I had had one previous lesson when I was travelling in Thailand and have been trying to make time for some more. Darien is great to deal with and does his best...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Caribbeanriders K, Owner at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

anytime my friend, remember in cuba you have a new family, see you next year

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the 12 hour course together. It was the best thing we did during our week at varadero. We had zero experience before but are relatively active with snowboarding. We were both able to ride on the board during the 3rd...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Caribbeanriders K, Owner at Caribbean Riders Kite School, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Thank you for your opinion and for your attention during the classes, it was a great pleasure for us to have been your first instructors.

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Response from Tomatogeezer | Reviewed this property |
I don't stay at resorts in Cuba. I actually have rented a room at the instructor's place. waaaaaaaaaay better. place was perectly clean and with a/c. right downtown Varadero e by the beach. rented a scooter for the whole... More
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