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Address: 4851 Isla Verde Ave, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-215-5667
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Description: 15 Knots Kiteboarding School is a specialized Kiteboarding School, Shop...
15 Knots Kiteboarding School is a specialized Kiteboarding School, Shop & Rental center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Our main goal is to provide you with an unforgettable experience. By demystifing the sport and simplifying the learning process our friendly and experienced staff will take you to discover your potential. Choose between our famous Discovery Course or a tandem ride with a veteran instructor. We are located in the beautiful spot of the Beach House hotel also known as La Plage by the locals. It features a really cool laid back atmosphere for anyone who wants to chill out beach side while checking the Kite surfing action. For visitors it offers a full bar with cocktails like Mojito's and Piña Coladas and beers, a restaurant and a ton of beach chairs and beach beds. For Kite Surfers we offer free air compressor to pump your kite, free lockers to store your belongings and highly experience and trained 15 Knots instructors to assist you and provide tips to improve your performance on the water. There is always contemporary music playing with local DJ's. On weekends, this is the spot to be. Come check it out.
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Do you want to learn how to kite? come here

We were down in Isla Verde for a few days before a cruise. Last time we were down there I had seen these guys kiting and I really wanted to get into it. Fast forward 4 years we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Ottawa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were down in Isla Verde for a few days before a cruise. Last time we were down there I had seen these guys kiting and I really wanted to get into it. Fast forward 4 years we were back in San Juan. We think Isla Verde beach is beautiful so coming to this beach was a no brainer. I... More 

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juancamorales, Manager at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with other and for allowing us to share our passion. More 

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

As a girl, I was always skeptical if I had the ability to kitesurf, especially since I never played any sport. 15 Knots was a bit hard to reach at first via phone, but it was worth the minor obstacle because when I finally got a hold of Juan Carlos (the owner of the school), he was quick to ease... More 

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juancamorales, Owner at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Wow! We are so excited to hear your feedback and also very thankful for taking the time to share it with the TripAdvisor community. We understand that kiteboarding might seem intimidating at first. This is why we have broken down the techniques into classes with goals that are easier to reach. It's also very rewarding to introduce women like you... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you are looking to learn about the exciting sport of Kiteboarding, then no look no further down the beach at Isla Verde in Carolina, PR. It is a 5 minute drive from the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. The guys at 15 Knots school are kind, professional, and geared towards making you a fully comprehensible rider. The classes are... More 

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juancamorales, Owner at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review. We are very proud of our service and very glad to hear we are doing our job. More 

Hollywood
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I just finished my 3rd kiteboarding lesson. They are well organized shop that takes care of their customers. They have a variety of top notch equipment available and excellent instructors (I had Francis and Dagmar so far). Keep in mind this is a difficult sport to master so plan on several lessons. They are very patient yet also push you... More 

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juancamorales, Owner at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. It's awesome to hear you are enjoying the experience. Look forward to get you to higher levels. Thanks for choosing 15 Knots! More 

Buffalo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Recently me and my son took 2-3hour lessons. Although i knew it was going to be challenging it was even harder than i thought and even after 6 hours my feet never touched the board. As a reasonably fit 62yo snowboarder i thought i would have a shot but clearly i needed more time as did my 21yo son. I... More 

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juancamorales, Owner at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to share your experience with others. We have since improved measures to reduce equipment failure by weekly inspecting and also improving the gear. We are also ensuring our instructors which are all bilingual in English and Spanish communicate properly with students. We do offer a great trip which takes beginners and intermediate riders to a very... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My 13 year old wanted to try Kite Surfing, but hadn't done anything like this before. While walking on the beach, a kite surfer we met recommended 15 Knots and their Tandem lesson. He had a BLAST! Juan Carlos explained everything to him, and with the tandem my son was able to experience going fast and even jumping. We were... More 

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juancamorales, Manager at 15 Knots Kiteboarding School, responded to this review

Thanks for great feedback! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I took two lessons with Jon Davies in early August and had a great experience. Jon was a great teacher and it was obvious that he was interested in me learning. He customized the lesson to fit my needs, and took some extra time with me at the end to ensure I had it down. Safety was also a priority... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

JC and and the 15 Knots crew have a fantastic team of instructors - on the new 2015 Cabrinha gear. Can't wait to head back in December through March for more kitesurfing! Top notch!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My family was in San Juan for 3 days prior to taking a cruise. We went to 15 Knots just to check them out, as my son and I have been taking lessons in North Carolina. Luckily they were able to give us lessons at that time. They even took my teenage daughters out for a tandem ride, I didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I took a 4 hour lesson with Jon Davies. The quality of the lesson and the Cabrinha gear I rode were top notch! Everyone I spoke to was so friendly and helpful. I felt a connection with Jon and owner Juan Carlos. The radio helmet I wore allowed Jon to speak to me while I was riding solo. I felt... More 

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