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321 Takeoff School of Riding Waves

Encuentro beach, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-963-7873
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Top notched surf lessons

My 14-year-old took the lessons and the staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
via mobile
First time surfer

First time surfing and Juan and Gerry were so great and professional. Gave great lessons and made... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Ashley L
via mobile
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Encuentro beach, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-963-7873

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My 14-year-old took the lessons and the staff was so helpful and knowledgeable. I would recommend this place to anyone. Keep up the great work👍🏼

Thank milissa68
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

First time surfing and Juan and Gerry were so great and professional. Gave great lessons and made me feel very comfortable out on the waves. Beautiful beach perfect waves

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Marcus, the owner, picked me up every morning for my surfing lessons. I had tried surfing in San Diego with my best friend but never caught a wave so I decided some real lessons were in order. I managed to stand on my first try...More

1  Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great place to learn to surf. It was my first time and I was able to get up no problem and catch my own waves on my second try( renting the board). I owe it to the instructors!

Thank wkdealer
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I came across this surf school as I was wandering around with my boyfriend. It was around 4pm and the beach was deserted except for these guys. The employees truly love what they do. They were all out there supporting the one guy who wanted...More

Thank Agnes F
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We got to these guys via Iguana Mama. We had excellent pre-water instruction that made a huge difference and allowed us to try out a ton before being in the water. Once in the water, we got up quite quickly and they gave us as...More

Thank Carey G
Reviewed 13 November 2016

One of my biggest fears has always been surfing. I’m not a strong swimmer. Thankfully, I knew that personally Marcus was a fantastic surf coach! Several years earlier two little girls I travel nanny for took surf lessons with him and they had a fantastic...More

1  Thank Anna K
Reviewed 31 October 2016

321 Takeoff is nestled in a shady spot just above Encuentro beach. It's easy to get to from Cabarete, Sosua and Puerto Plata. I spent an afternoon with Marcus, Juan and Agus during a recent vacation to Cabarete for a surfing lesson. Juan was my...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Marcus gave us great instructions and after that we were able to take and stand on a board some waves. I definitely recommend this surf school if you are newbie and want to become confident about your abilities and succeed to take first waves.

Thank 5ami_m
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a great Surf School in an awesome location. Marcus and the staff are very friendly and welcoming and make sure that you get the best surf experience possible out of your trip. The lessons are amazing and help you to set yourself up...More

Thank Leonard d
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