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Address: Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 1 984 745 4555
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Extreme Control Adventure Kitesurfing, Kiteboarding, Paddleboarding and...

Extreme Control Adventure Kitesurfing, Kiteboarding, Paddleboarding and Scuba Diving School located in Tulum has been the first Professional Kiteboard School in the Riviera Maya and Yucatan operating since 2004 and offering top quality service to students from all over the globe about kiteboarding, paddleboarding and scuba diving. The worm winds and warm Caribbean water create an ideal environment to learn or improve your kitesurfing, diving or paddleboarding skills. Their team of instructors are expert kiteboarders, IKO Certified and multilingual with over 5/10 years experience teaching and riding. Extreme Control is the first school in Tulum teaching kiteboarding with the Short Line Method and Radio Helmet, where the use of 7/10 meter lines helps students learn how to pilot the kite without full power and the Radio Helmets helps the student to receive a feedback real time from the instructor all the time, making the learning process safer, faster and more fun! With this method, the majority of the students are able to independently fly the kite in 6 hours! The goal is to create responsible and independent kiters so everyone can continue to enjoy this sport throughout the world. Summer and Fall are great months to go Stand Up Paddleboarding in Tulum where you can enjoy an amazing snorkeling cenotes tour.

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Brilliant school and locations

After learning the basics of kiting on previous holidays, I couldn't wait to find a good school to improve and finally master Upwinding. Got a great welcome on the first day I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys were great! Learned a lot. Definitely reserve ahead and be flexible. Wind and sea conditions can change.

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Thank tmb86
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

After learning the basics of kiting on previous holidays, I couldn't wait to find a good school to improve and finally master Upwinding. Got a great welcome on the first day I arrived and did a quick 1 hour refresh in Tulum but the wind was fairly slow. So Marco told me about El Cuyo; and me and my friend... More 

Thank georgekarl
Dallas Tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Tulum and took lessons with Tito! He is awesome, a fantastic teacher and someone very passionate for the sport. I can't wait to go back!

Thank CharlSmithDallasTx
Squamish, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Our experience was excellent. The service that Marco delivered over our 4 day program was perfectly tailored to our needs. My wife and I are beginner kiteboarders having only taken a couple of lessons previously. The El Cuyo location had reliable and consistent wind conditions from a cross-onshore direction. The water was warm and clear off of a beautiful sandy... More 

Thank jheilighome
Marco C, Owner at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Hi Guys , i have been enjoy teaching and sharing this pace with you. Yes this place is out of the traditional tourist destination and we hope will stay wild for a long time and only kiteboarders and wind lovers will come here. The strong winds make this place a perfect locations for learning kiteboarding, and you guys have the... More 

Hof bei Salzburg, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

A week ago I started my first kitesurfing experience in Tulum with extreme control kiteboarding. I had an awesome Instructor, the owner Marco himself. From the first contact via email until the last Minute of my last Kitesurf Lesson he strived to give me the best experience I could possibly get. Always motivating myself even when I lost all the... More 

Thank Tina G
Marco C, Propietario at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Hi Tina we will love to have 100's and 100's of student like you , we love teaching and when we find a student like you we love even more :) , kiteboarding is a sport that will select automatically how will be a kiteboarder and who will not . YOU WILL , and not because our encouragement but because... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I did the SUP adventure today. For the amount you pay and for what you got I felt it was way over priced. First I did not know it would cost extra to rent a locker. What am I supposed to do, leave my phone and wallet in the open?! It was very crowded so we were trying to paddle... More 

Thank CAM7769
Marco C, Propietario at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Cheryl we are so sorry you did not like our Snorkeling Paddleboarding Tour and you are disappointed. Yes, usually during holiday time like Xmas or Easter weeks everywhere around here gets really crowded. It is the busiest time of the year here. About the snorkeling, well, we try to offer to our guest an unforgettable experience swimming around and below... More 

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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt you won't find a group of happy and positive Kiters and instructors anywhere else! The instructors are dedicated to efficiently raise the level of new Kiters and Kiters of all levels and always do so in a wholesomely awesome way. Team Extreme Control made me re-fall in love with this beautiful sport. Experience+freshness+fun+team+community in paradise!

Thank Okay O
Marco C, Propietario at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Omid , thanks a lot for showing your support , to make a great soup you need to have the best ingredients and when you find it, than your really create something unique. This is what is happening to our group, your energy together to a great vibe of every buddy else around us is making this season memorable!! Keep... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Marco was a great guy who set us up with Tito and Pippo to teach us kite boarding for the first time. Our plan to 'just see if we liked it' quickly turned into us continuing and completing the instruction in the normal alloted time. There was never any pressure to continue and we even took breaks when the wind... More 

Thank Johnny E
Marco C, Propietario at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Johnny !!! thanks a lot for your support and we are so happy to kn ow you had great time with us , Pippo and Tito rocks and I really sure they have been enjoying see your progression in the sport. This is our biggest satisfactions. When we can see a student progress for flying a kite on the beach... More 

New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Well I'm just back from a week in Tulum and spent half of every day taking kitesurfing lessons from Pato at Extreme Control. How was it... well this is the first tripadvisor review i have ever written and it's to show my appreciation for what a good job these guys do. I worked with Pato who is the best teacher... More 

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Marco C, Propietario at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Hi Peter , thanks so much to share with others your experience with us , we try our best and work hard to have our guest enjoy as more as possible this time with us. Kiteboarding is more than a sport is more than a job is a life style. you guy guys tottaly fit on it :) I really... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I went there to learn - great teachers and super fun ! highly recommend !! best spot in Tulum to learn how to kite.

Thank Heloise G
Marco C, Owner at Extreme Control, responded to this review

Hi thanks a lot for your review and thanks a lot for choosing Extreme Control for learning Kiteboarding , in more than 10 years teaching we focus on the satisfaction of our student, and we are really happy you enjoyed. hope to see you soon again may in our Camp spot at El Cuyo in Yucatan hope the best More 

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