The kitesurfing school in Los Barriles is located at the hotel Playa Del Sol, which is also on the beach, perfect! The centre offers a loads of other activities, including windsurfing, S.U.P. kayaking, mountain biking, and many many excursions.
They offer kitesurfing lessons from beginner to advanced.
First Flight (2 hours with all equipment)
This lesson will enable you to fly the kite with confidence and prepare you for your first water body drag! We cover kite flying safety, de-powering, launching and landing, re-launching and safety release.
Let's get Wet (2 hours with all equipment)
Practice body drags, one handed flying, power strokes, re-launch, and self-rescue, ALL IN THE WATER!
Board yet? (2 hours with all equipment)
Using your gained skills, learn to put on the board in the water and get your first rides! By the end of this lesson, you will be a self-sufficient kiteboarder!
I want it all! (8 hours with all equipment)
This multiple day lesson will take you from your first flight to getting rides. They cater lessons to each individual's strength, ensuring we complete the lesson at the right pace for you. Kiteboarding is one of the fastest growing water sports in the word. The learning curve is fairly quick in relation to other sports. Without proper instruction, kiteboarding can be dangerous, so they'll be sure to take each progression at a speed that is comfortable for both the student and instructor.
Advanced (2 hours with all equipment)
Whether you are an experienced kiteboarder looking to try your first kiteloop, or a beginner needing a little extra time and assistance, the centre has the lesson for you! They will ride with you or use video feedback to personally show you how to execute and land the trick of your choice!
Experienced kiters can take advantage of a fantastic 2-hour assisted downwinders from North Beach, past the Playa del Sol and Palmas de Cortez (staying far outside the windsurfing area) and onwards towards the beachfront town of Buena Vista. Once there, margaritas are available at the hotel-bar where the trip ends. Includes use of equipment and transfer pick-up back to Los Barriles for $75 per person. A minimum of 2 people will be required for a downwinder to be scheduled, and can be booked in advance or on-site once you are there.