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Vela Baja

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Sailboard and SUP rentals at Vela Baja, Los Barriles, BCS

The sailboard and sup equipment is high quality, and the facilities (opportunity to shower, stash... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Seattle, Washington
Great kitesurfing instruction and facilitation of other activities

Eric and the whole team at Vela Baja were terrific. We enjoyed our stay in LB and they helped us... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
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Vela Baja Is Open From November 21 to April 15 each year, we offers gear rental, qualified instruction and guiding for a range of exciting action sports including windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking and freediving.
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Calle 20 de Noviembre | and Valentin Ruiz Gonzales, Hotel Playa Del Sol, Los Barriles 23330, Mexico
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Karl at vela resorts was great. Playa del sol is a fantastic hotel. Kite surf and mountain bike staff was nice but at the same time the most self serving group I have ever seen. Was told I had to work around their schedule as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The sailboard and sup equipment is high quality, and the facilities (opportunity to shower, stash clothes) were fine. There are very friendly volunteers (Rod and Bev) who watch the sailers on the water. The actual employees were a bit indifferent, maybe jaded or 'too cool...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

Eric and the whole team at Vela Baja were terrific. We enjoyed our stay in LB and they helped us make the most of it with biking and other activities, but in particular in getting our 13 year old up and (almost) riding. They were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed September 26, 2017

If you want to be at a great spot for windsurf, you should visit Vela Baja. Great place, great food, great equipment. But best of all is the staff, they treat you as if you were part of their family, making everything for you to...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Cecilia A
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Vela Baja for seven years. It has high-performance windsurfing gear, SUPs, kayaks, and mountain bikes. The staff and guests are very friendly and I have long-term friends there now. The hotel has a beautiful beach and ocean side view with whales,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

We went to Vela Baja for the first time during the Xmas holidays of 2013. It left so spellbound that we returned in 2014 and 2015. The location itself is a paradise and great spot for windsurfing but what gave us even more satisfaction was...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

My Family loves this place! And dad loves it too! There is so much positive to say about Vela Los Barriles.......its hard to know where to start! First I want to say this is one of my all time favorite locations to play. The staff...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Couldn't get a read anywhere that Vela Baja basically shuts down for the season April 15th. SO, maybe it IS all these great things reported previously up until then. But if you go to Los Barriles after that expecting them to help you access outdoor...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dhtchk
Reviewed April 23, 2017

The atmosphere and the vibe here is amazing. I hung out at vela everyday for 2 months. Can't wait to go back!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mollyzacho
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We have been traveling to the East Cape for many years. For the last three years we have stayed at Vela Baja in Los Barilles. Vela arranges everything from ground transportation, rooms, gear rental, excursions etc. Staying with Vela Baja is like visiting family every...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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