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Holbox Kiteboarding School by Casa Las Tortugas

Mza 1 Calle Igualdad Lote 2, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2129
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Genuine great instruction!

I spent a week in Holbox kitesurfing after seeing a post in the girls kiteboarding online... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liltlady
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Excellent instruction, friendly staff

I'm an intermediate kiter who was looking for some help with jumping and back rolls. Cathy planted... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
janmsb
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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HOLBOX KITEBOARDING SCHOOL is the only watersport center on HOLBOX ISLAND. We are open all year around. Our main watersport activity is Kiteboarding, but we also do paddle boarding, windsurfing and wakeboarding. If you think Holbox is boring, just visit us at Casa Las Tortugas and we will prove you otherwise.
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Mza 1 Calle Igualdad Lote 2, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a week in Holbox kitesurfing after seeing a post in the girls kiteboarding online community! I did not regret following this advice. This kite school is first class, I had lessons with both Jonny and Cathy who were so informative and knowledgeable about...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I'm an intermediate kiter who was looking for some help with jumping and back rolls. Cathy planted herself in the knee high water and had me kite back and forth in front of her. She'd instruct, I'd try to implement, she'd wave me in to...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Amazing full service operation, highly professional. They provide everything, you just show up with a bathing suit and winning attitude. They had us making runs downwind by the end of the beginner course of three three-hour lessons. Highly recommend for anyone who is ready learn...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing kiteschool with experienced, focused and friendly instructors who are genuinely interested in their students to learn and so unbelievably happy to see them make progress. They also are happily welcoming freeriders and doing always their best to make some space in the boats when...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I had thought about giving foiling a try and Holbox Kiteboarding School was offering lessons. I also wanted to have lessons to get the safest and least amount of swimming for my foiling. Even with several years of regular kiting, the lessons from the professionals...More

1  Thank Otto P
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

As die-hard windsurfer and previous failed kiter, this was the last chance saloon attempt to get into the latter sport. I chose possibly the most beautiful spot with the easiest conditions to give it one more try. I stumbled on the best instructors on the...More

1  Thank john b
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I had an amazing time learning to kiteboard with this school on their little island paradise. Gabo, Johnny and Anna were all top-notch instructors, who excelled at making sure we were comfortable and at teaching us each of the building blocks we...More

1  Thank Scott P
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

The training progression is perfect. Anna was awesome, friendly and super smiley, she took me through all the safety details and basic kite control on day one. George took me for the next three days, what a great instructor!! Step by step instruction, not to...More

1  Thank GooseX4
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Jugglerjon, Manager at Holbox Kiteboarding School by Casa Las Tortugas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Really happy to see you progress so quickly, see you on the water soon.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The school is fabulous, the teachers are patient and knowledgeable, and the place is incredible. Our experience with the kiting school could not have been better.

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Jugglerjon, Manager at Holbox Kiteboarding School by Casa Las Tortugas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thanks George, It was great to see you learn with our boat assisted lessons and even better to see you practicing with your own gear after the lessons. See you under that big golden bridge sometime.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

My first attempt at Kite Boarding and it was a blast ! I had an awesome teacher named Anna Bongiorno she was professional and made the lessons so fun ! these guys have it going on if your interested in learning this great sport. I'll...More

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Jugglerjon, Manager at Holbox Kiteboarding School by Casa Las Tortugas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thanks Bill, I passed on your thanks to anna, she was stoked. Look forward to seeing you on the water soon.

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