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Aruba Active Vacations

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“kite surfing”(45 reviews)
“body dragging”(5 reviews)
“learn how”(9 reviews)
Aruba Active Vacations offers: kitesurfing / kiteboarding, windsurfing, mountainbike rental and tours, landsailing and snorkels. We have friendly and professional instructors, to make sure your activity is fun and informative.
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Fisherman's Huts | Blue huts 5 min walk past the ritz, Malmok Beach, Aruba
+297 586 0989
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All reviews kite surfing body dragging learn how bike tour private lesson these guys excellent place to learn water starts mountain biking location is fantastic great instructor learned how surf school two hours group lesson patient instructor a lot of fun
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time kitesurfing with our instructor. He made it fun but also stressed safety and was very encouraging. Just a short walk from our hotel and we started our lesson right away. I can’t wait to try again!

Thank Jaxson120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time kitesurfing. With only three days in Aruba I scheduled a lesson each day. Bartek tailored the lessons for me and was a great instructor. We started with the trainer kite to learn how to steer and develop a feel for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s harder then it looks! Mike was a great teacher though and had a blast for my first time- heading back again for sure

Thank Torrey T
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We jumped on this opportunity to Land Sail on the eastern flats. Super Dushi times with our friendly guide and rigger Vincente. amigo bueno! We’ve both sailed before but first time on land. 4 wheelers stopped to check us out. Constant steady winds gave us...More

Thank Rose V
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend did a 5 group lessons package for kitesurfing with Arnauld and it was so much fun! Arnauld is such a patient instructor and encouraged us even when we made mistakes (which is most of the time). He is also super funny...More

Thank Emily X
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time trying kite surfing and I loved it! I'm rather upset that I couldn't stay in Aruba for longer. Vincent was an excellent instructor; I'm not very social but he was so personable that I felt completely at ease. I managed...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Took lessons three days in a row from Vincent. Had kite boarded on a few times before. Great experience overall. Both myself and my son learned a tremendous amount from him, thanks to his excellent instruction and his patience. Can’t wait to come back.

Thank D000448
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We have been enjoying several kitesurfing lessons; every instructor was very professional. Max and Arnoud’s way of teaching suited us the most + always a welcoming smile from Ruben at the reception. That is, the athmosphere at AAV is to our opinion one of the...More

1  Thank Sjors d
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We decided spur of the moment to try kitesurfing for the first time, and we got a 2 hour lesson from Arnold. We were literally terrible (well ok more so I was terrible!!) but he was so patient and we had the best time. He’s...More

2  Thank andie1251
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Hidde was awesome. He was quick to figure out my strengths and weaknesses in my kite surfing and was able to communicate ways to overcome and succeed very quickly . He was a very friendly guy and a great instructor. Equipment was good. All of...More

1  Thank dougmackay17
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Ron B
April 2, 2016|
Response from will w | Reviewed this property |
If your wife is not sailing, it would be better for her just to meet you back at palm beach where there is food, water sports, sun beds etc. if you want her to go with you there are some covered chairs by the shop. Just... More
April 19, 2015|
Response from ArubaActive | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. You can reach us at +297-586-0989. One day bike rental is 25 USD per bike. Kind regards,
Joanne P
April 13, 2015|
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Response from rickv114 | Reviewed this property |
AAV is literally a three minute walk up the beach (north) from the Marriott. Very nice people to deal with. Not sure what sort of cycling you hope to do, but if you are thinking of mountain biking, the jeep/ATV trails that... More