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Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy

Bavaro, Dominican Republic
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About Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy
At Kiteology we dedicate our time to teach our students everything about kitesurfing according to the IKO standards, perfectly balancing, safety and fun. ;)
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Punta Cana is the kiteboarding hotspot of the Dominican Republic and kiteboarding lessons are available for both complete beginners and more experienced boarders. Choose from a 1-, 2-, or 3-day experience at the Punta Cana Kitesurf Academy, and enjoy a daily 3-hour class with an expert instructor, including plenty of time to practice your skills or try out daring jumps and tricks.
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Tom M wrote a review Mar 2021
Kansas City, Missouri23 contributions23 helpful votes
Humberto is an excellent teacher. Kiteboarding is a technical sport and Humberto has the ability to communicate, demonstrate, and correct in a most comfortable way. I took a half day private lesson with him and can't wait to apply what I learned back home. Humberto was gracious with his time, I never felt rushed, in fact he took much more time with me than scheduled or billed. I actually payed him much more than his quoted price due to his expertise and graciousness. He also has a very calm personality and communication style. He does a very good job of keeping you relaxed and enjoying the learning process. Humberto has also stayed in touch we me after our lesson, providing insights into equipment and how to continue to learn. What was cray cray cool about my lesson is when I had to walk upwind. I had to do this probably 3 or 4 times and it only took a couple minutes. Humberto took the kite and board to meet upwind and wow, what an experience that was watching him. He would do tricks right in front of me and this was incredible. I have watched videos of master kiteboarders but its different when they are doing tricks, literally right over your head. Lets just say Humberto is not afraid of heights. Guessing he was getting 25 to 35 feet above the water. After watching this, I can't wait to immerse myself in this incredible sport. Don't be scared of the sport. I saw numerous folks of all ages doing it during our lesson. From young girls to old men.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Andy R wrote a review Nov 2019
Toronto4 contributions1 helpful vote
Myself and some friends booked our kitesurfing lessons with Humberto and had an amazing experience. Communication was great with him and he organized everything for us, even accommodations for 6 people. All his kite gear was top of the line. We spent 2 days with him doing 8hrs of lessons. His instructor technique was amazing and we learned a lot. I highly recommended booking any kitesurfing lessons with Humberto, you won’t be disappointed. Thank you Humberto & Annie. See you guys soon for some more lessons.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Kiteology D, Owner at Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy
Responded Nov 11, 2019
Thanks so much for your kind words, the trip with yoyu guys was great, you should all comee back soon !!
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Airplane Mechanic from Canada wrote a review Nov 2019
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So as this is a travel site and people want to get more insight in things that are highly advertised for certain destinations my review will be such. So if you are Sitting on a beach of Punta Cana, you will be approached with numerous "tourist activity" offers. I am inclined to say that what Kiteology offer is more. Six friends from Canada came to Punta Cana with the specific intention of getting Kite boarding (surfing) lessons. When we arrived we had a couple of contacts but no firm decision. Kiteology took a lead in our choices because they were ready to have 2 instructors and they were also the ones that told us that wind in Punta Cana may not be favorable for dates that we picked. We were only there for 4 days and we asked to have initial training done in just 2 days. Humberto suggested to have training done on Punta Salinas Beach, which was about a 3 hours drive from where we were. It was a bonus was that Humberto provided appropriate accommodations to spend a night there at no extra cost. That decision was dead on. Landscapes of Las Salinas were incredible and wind came like on order. We had a full "local experience". Now something about Humberto: I'm sure that to maintain his certification he has a mandatory curriculum, and that part was on point. We were given a full introduction to equipment, proper use, safety features and practices. The lessons following were broken into a requited skill training needed to be able to kite surf (board). The things that we learned that were not on curriculum were Humberto's passion and love for this sport and his country. Our group consisted of 4 guys of different ages and athletic abilities. Humberto and his co-instructor (Ani) had endless patience and the ability to deal with our shortfalls and conditions. On top of it, we had 2 local boys (school age - maybe 6) on the same beach, that were (as boys their age would) curious to get involved in fun that we were having. Humberto had enough patience and energy to give them enough attention and even give them a ride (carrying them on his back). Humberto familiarized us with surrounding area, local life style and gave us a benefit of local cuisine (and fast food). So when you meet Humberto you may get infected with his passion for kite surfing and his love for Dominican coast. Well done Humberto, hope to meet up soon.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Kiteology D, Owner at Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy
Responded Nov 11, 2019
Thank you so much for yoyur kind words, Im really glad you all came and gave me the opportunity to show you guys one of our favorites kite spots. I hope you all do come back again soon, we will plan a North Coast Kite trip ;)
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Claudia wrote a review Dec 2018
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I had a great time on my first kitesurf experience. At first I was a bit scared to try but kiteology made me feel secure at all times! Will definitely come back for more lessons whenever I visit DR again!!!
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Kiteology D, Owner at Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy
Responded Feb 19, 2019
Thanks for the kind words we are happy to know you enjoyed our lessons, wish you windy days!
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Victoria C wrote a review Nov 2018
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic7 contributions6 helpful votes
Due to lack of wind, my husband had to travel to Salinas, another spot in the island, to take his lessons. We decided to make it a family outing. Humberto had the best equipment available. He gave my husband one-on-one lessons through a radio and recorded his time on water so they could later discuss his progress. He also was very accommodating and my two year old daughter really enjoyed watching and talking to her dad while he was kitting. Humberto made what would have been a regular day at the beach for my husband, an amazing day for the whole family!
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Kiteology D, Owner at Kiteology - Kitesurf Academy
Responded Nov 24, 2018
Victoria! Thanks so much for your kind words. It's was an Epic day, Michael go it and Vera had so much fun, we got to repeat it soon!! Cheers!
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