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Kite Beach Yucatan Kiteboarding School

C.23 Col. Benito Juarez | 34 Y 36, Progreso 97000, Mexico
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Great kiting experience in Progreso (as a beginner)!

While staying in Merida for a couple of months I wanted to take the unique chance to get a hands-on... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2013
greensplash
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Munich, Germany
Fantastic location, amazing kiting!!!

Jessica has the most fantastic kite surfing school on the beach. This is a great area for kiting as... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2013
casarosakaren
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chelem
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The beaches of Yucatan are excellent for kiteboarding with calm seas all year round and no strong currents it's an ideal place for learning.10 months of wind a year makes it one of the most promising places in this sport in Mexico and many parts of the world.
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Jun 2, 2013
“Great kiting experience in Progreso (as a beginner)!”
May 3, 2013
“Fantastic location, amazing kiting!!!”
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C.23 Col. Benito Juarez | 34 Y 36, Progreso 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

While staying in Merida for a couple of months I wanted to take the unique chance to get a hands-on insight into kiting. I therefore took several beginners classes with Jessica and Nick in Progreso. Although every start is tough I had lots of fun...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Jessica has the most fantastic kite surfing school on the beach. This is a great area for kiting as the winds are consistant and the beach is good. jessica and nick provide a wonderful place to learn, or if you are already pretty good its...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

We first had the plan to stay only for 2 nights. It was so great, the kite spot as well as the hospitality. So we decided to stay for a whole week. I recommend this accomodation to everybody who likes kitesurf, great view to the...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at Jessica's and Nick's and having both of them as instructors. Both are very gifted teachers and are very passionate about their sport. Both exude a ton of energy and are very patient with their students. Their kite gear...More

Thank Brady D
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

I just spent 2 weeks kiting at this awesome spot. It's amazing to still find a spot where you can have lots of space and great consistent wind. The school is really well equipped & as I was hiring gear, I was able to kite...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

This was my first time in Mexico and i was a little scared because I was traveling alone however as soon as i met Jessica Winkler and Nick Hall the owners of the Kite Beach Yucatan I felt at home. They were not only very...More

Thank AmyStrzalko
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

From March 3-18th I stayed at KBY and did both the intermediate and advanced camp. My boyfriend joined me and stayed from March 9-18th to do the advanced camp. Before going, we tried to find wind data but couldn't find much, thus on a leap...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

First I thinked to rate it "Terrbile" because the holiday ENDED! and it sucks! Well.. At least the memories will last a lifetime (with this lifestyle its gonna be short..) - luckily there wasnt too much time to drink Corona & Rum at Progreso, because...More

Thank Viku12121
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

After traveling for nearly 40hrs from Finland by plane, bus and automobile and arriving at about 4am local time, we were shattered! but the amazing welcome we got certainly surprised me! Jessica came more than willing to the door and invited us in with open...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2013

If you are an independent kiteboarder or a complete novice, you will find Kite Beach Yucatan to be a stunning place to kiteboard. The water is shallow and the winds are perfect. Jessica is a masterful teacher, encouraging, clear and supportive. She will work with...More

2  Thank -M-Mc-Mc
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