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Jibe City

Lac Bay, Sorboron Beach, Bonaire
599 717 5233
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Ranked #30 of 81 Activities in Bonaire
Type: Educational Sites, Sports Camps/ Clinics
Activities: Wind-surfing
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Zeist, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This windsurf school is cool. Lac Bay is soo beautiful. At Sorobon you can rent a beach-bed and eat lunch or dinner. You can windsurf at Jibe city. The sufboards are ready. You just take one. Lessons are possible but because the lake is not very deep it is very easy to practice there.

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had a great time to learn windsurfing here. The lagoon is shallow and is longer than half a mile. The winds are always blowing and towards the shore. So it is safe for everybody. It is pricey if you rent a board by the hour. If I could come back, I would go for a package vaction with board... More

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Middleboro, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We traveled to Sorobon (Lac Bay) to windsurf. If you're looking for a review of the bar, the beach chairs or the restaurant, then you might want skip this. I will say that the drinks were reasonably priced, the staff was friendly and the crab salad... delicious! That being said, we were there to sail! There are two rental facilities... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Jibe City is the place on Bonaire to chill out and enjoy a spectacular view of the crystal blue sea. The shallow water and the always present wind makes it the best spot for wind serving, both experienced and beginners. The food menu is ok, not too special, but the view and location make up for that.

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Orlando, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Great little place that rents windsurfing equip and kayaks.they sell flip flops, beach clothes, rash guards, sun screen (necessary) and sunglasses. I rented windsurfing gear for beginners for 1 hour and it cost approx $30. Since I paddle board, surf, wakeboard and snowboard I felt I could figure it out without a lesson. This cove is the perfect place for... More

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Trenton, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Checked out the scene at Jibe city on vacation a few weeks ago. The kids enjoyed a class then an hour of wind surfing while the parents relaxed on the beach. The bar could not have been closer to all the activity and food was good. Had a blast wading in the water to watch the kids wind surfing. The... More

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San Diego, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What an amazing place to windsurf. The staff for the most part is very helpful in getting the right gear. I had taken some lessons prior to going and practiced every day while there. Andy was a great teacher - he does windsurf clinic every year in March. Bert was also a great year-round instructor that works on the island.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

good selection of boards and sails. you pick your board and bring it to the water. they have attendants to bring you your sail. they can advise you regarding size. sometimes if it is a busy week, you may not get the exact sail you want but most times it works out. biggest issue is on days when wind is... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great comfortable FREE beach chairs. Excellent salads (for me a non salad person), sandwiches, and drinks. Light music. Watch people windsurf or go for a shallow dip. All around a very relaxing afternoon after diving or on your pre flight day. You may even try to learn how to windsurf on your own like I did and fall every time... More

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New jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a place to see and experience: sun-lit , beautiful turquoise water, colorful surfers, delicious bar food, great surfing instructors... cant wait to come back :)

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