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Method Lodge

Calle Principlal, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-853-4684
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Quiet Paddle with Wildlife - And A Great Teacher!

My husband and I were looking for a way to see some of the local birds and wildlife on the north... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Naugatuck, Connecticut
Safe, Efficient and Genuine

I tried kite surfing some years ago at Cabo Verde. The instructor was a young guy with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
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Calle Principlal, Cabarete, Dominican Republic
+1 809-853-4684
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

My husband and I were looking for a way to see some of the local birds and wildlife on the north coast and decided to try a SUP tour. Our paddle through the lagoon didn't disappoint! You'd never know you were right off of Rt....More

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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

I tried kite surfing some years ago at Cabo Verde. The instructor was a young guy with a lot of attitude and the majority of his focus was on himself. He was a great kite surfer, but not very good at teaching others how to...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the lagoon paddleboard tour with John. We were experienced flat water paddlers but it was so fun to have him paddle with us. He explained so much about the plants, history, and wildlife. We ended up talking about kiting...More

1  Thank Jake W
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I've never tried stand up paddle boarding before. What a great place to learn, especially with an experienced teacher like John. The lagoon is beautiful and serene. It is located across from the Kite Beach. All the equipment is provided by Method Lodge. Just wear...More

1  Thank M T
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Whether you're a seasoned paddler or just wanting to try it, this is an unbeatably lovely way to enjoy SUP. John is a delight to learn from, and very candid with answers when I queried him about what sort of board I should consider buying....More

2  Thank SloughGirl1950
Reviewed 28 February 2015

I emailed John on the last day of my trip to see if he would be able to squeeze me in for a tour, which he did with no problem at all. He was a patient and encouraging instructor, and interesting person to talk to....More

1  Thank sonjas968
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Our family of four did a SUP lagoon tour on Christmas eve morning and had a great time. John is an interesting guy and a solid instructor. He sensed that we had some SUP experience and adjusted his teaching accordingly (we need to come back...More

Thank scario_canada
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Stepping into Method Lodge is like stepping into an 80's movie. The old shop is littered with neon sunglasses and surf cloths that have probably little movement. The store is littered with faded out posters, which the owner seems to unfold from a magazine and...More

Thank Teodoro A
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

John is great! My boyfriend and I did the lagoon SUP tour. It was fantastic! It was our first SUP experience and John made it so easy. He is knowledgable and easy going. During the trip he shares information about the local wildlife and makes...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This is experience was exactly what I was looking for. I'm not a strong ocean swimmer so I don't surf, but we went out on the river and it was epic! So pristine and untouched. Such a great teacher. This was really a great way...More

Thank Pace W
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