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Velauno Paddleboarding

860-898 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00913, Puerto Rico
+1 787-470-9099
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Excelente!!!

A group of 7 of us took a SUP tour from Condado to the Fort--and had a spectacular time!! We had 2... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
505Rose
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
SUP with the Cousins

It was an awesome experience. Pretty much doable by anyone! Great views of PR. I will never forget... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Jessica A
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The Velauno Paddleboarding team has over 30 years of experience in the water sports industry and are fully endorsed by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.We offer hourly paddleboard and kayak rentals daily only by prepaid, online reservations from our fast and secure system. All rentals include tax, a lesson, lifejackets and require no previous experience. We are located western end of Ashford Ave. on the beautiful park across from the Condado Plaza Hilton hotel, lagoon-side, next to the Dos Hermanos Bridge. We also offer standup paddleboarding and kayak tours from the lagoon into San Juan Bay, which takes participants on an easy breezy downwind (where the wind pushes you along) journey. In the bay they can check out a world-class international marina, the huge cruise and cargo ships, and historic Old San Juan. Our tour delivers an unforgettable, water-level experience of the Historic city including the option to paddle at the entrance of the harbor, next to El Morro Castle. All tours end at Old San Juan where transportation back to the Condado Lagoon can be arranged for you at no extra charge upon request. All rates include 11.5% IVU tax, basic lesson, gear and use of a lifejacket. We have a place for you to keep your belongings while you paddle. Please reserve and pay online on our website. Our rates are: Stand Up Paddleboards: $20 per hour Single Kayaks: $20 per hour Double Kayaks: $35 per hour
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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860-898 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00913, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

A group of 7 of us took a SUP tour from Condado to the Fort--and had a spectacular time!! We had 2 Velauno guides with us, and we SUP nearly 3 miles. It was a mini family reunion and had such a memorable day. The...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

It was an awesome experience. Pretty much doable by anyone! Great views of PR. I will never forget this day.

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Prepaid and reserved a time. Company never showed. Waited over an hour. Cost us $30 in transportation cost, round trip. Company never called, emailed or showed, never gave us a reason. Just flat our scammed us. Do not pay in advance and have a back...More

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JaimeTorres, Owner at Velauno Paddleboarding, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

We are sorry that internal breakdown in communications led to your disappointment. We are actively looking to change what led to this bad result.

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

We booked a week ago to do paddleboarding and prepaid for 3:00 today, December 13. We took a $15 taxi and from our cruise to go to the bus stop suggested on their page. We waited for an hour and no show by the company....More

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JaimeTorres, Owner at Velauno Paddleboarding, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

We are sorry that we failed you. We are actively working to make sure this does not happen again.

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Thanks for making my daughter's birthday gift such a successful and awesome experience. We shall be back!!

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We did morning Kayak and afternoon paddle boarding. Suitable for all ages. The water is calm with mild wind. Very comfortable. They have life-jackets, very clean and well maintain. The equipment are all in excellent condition. Lee and his staff taught my kids (age 9,...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Boards were ready to go when we arrived. Was a great time for me and my family. Friendly accommodating staff and would do it again for sure.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience with some friends here today. Was really cheap, our instructer lee gave us some great tips. They really just let you go. You dont have to follow anyone you just do your thing and I think that made it much more...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Friendly and provided us with equipment that made our time lots of fun. Good family time and would recommend it to all. We saw a ray!

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Wonderful helpful staff. My girls had never done paddle boarding before and they loved it!! Big Thank you to the staff!

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souroranges
August 27, 2017|
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Response from JaimeTorres | Property representative |
We used to have the inflatables but the government prohibits them now.
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Dunia U
August 15, 2017|
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Yes I believe you can. We scheduled online but there were people who just showed up and paid there. Sometimes you'll have to wait if you don't make an appointment, but it's not too long and you can swim while you wait!
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neamony
October 25, 2016|
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Response from JaimeTorres | Property representative |
You don't have to be a great swimmer as we most of our guest never even fall in the water and if you did we provide lifejackets at no extra charge to the guests. Confident swimmers are able to relax more and may enjoy their... More
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