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Calle 20 de Noviembre and Valentin Ruiz Gonzales, Hotel Playa Del Sol, Los Barriles 23330 Mexico
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Peter F wrote a review Jan 2020
Ojai, California3 contributions
The gang at Vela is awesome. Neil and Peter run a great show. They are friendly and engaging and super helpful in everything kiting and all the other activities they offer. Patrick is a great instructor as well. Can't go wrong with these guys.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Summit1109 wrote a review Mar 2018
Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada8 contributions4 helpful votes
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 they were leaving for the season soon. 2 days no wind so I would mountain bike. Asked twice for a guide and was told to download trail forks app and take a bike. No way. Kiteboarding instructor had other people and wanted to do all 6 hours in 1 day because he was packing to leave. Book with Karl again...yes. Playa del sol hotel yes. Vela kiteboarding.....never
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Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from VelaBajaA, Assistant manager at Vela Baja
Responded Jul 29, 2019
We are very sorry for your poor experience at Vela Baja. Thank you for your comments as they help us identify our shortfalls and address them The issue was that your stay was actually AFTER we had officially closed for the season and thus our ability to provide our normal excellent customer service was severely restricted. We have this resolved this issue by being more specific about our official opening and closing dates for the season. For 2019 to 2020 these will be 15th Nov to 20th March. During these dates clients can expect the same high level of service on each and every date. Outside of these dates we will be closed for business altogether.
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1oldcoot wrote a review Jan 2018
Seattle, Washington13 contributions4 helpful votes
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 for school'. On our last day they warmed up and were friendlier. I would go back next time, for the quality of the boards, sails, and the convenience. Next time I would sign up for the sports package, with bike rentals as well. While we didn't rent bikes this trip, the bikes looked very well maintained, with two levels of mountain bikes available.
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Joshua G wrote a review Jan 2018
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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 patient and thorough in their kitesurfing instruction and dealt with our son's understandable hesitations such that he finished strong and keeps asking when we will go back. Thank you!!
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Cecilia A wrote a review Sep 2017
Mexico City, Mexico5 contributions1 helpful vote
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 have a wonderful time. Excellent for kids and adults. The sunrises are amazing, and don´t miss the bonfire nights!!
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Date of experience: December 2016
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