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Annie recommends the following destinations for wind and kite holidays, see below for details

Yoga sup and kite…..

Windsurf clinics in maui…

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SPRING AND SUMMER TRAVEL

VELA DIGITAL TRAVEL GUIDE

ALOHA WINDSURFING CLINIC

KITESURF + YOGA + SUP = RETREAT

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Have you been dreaming a vacation lately too, or is it just us? We sure hope you have, as Vela has plenty of great options to choose from, no matter where you live or what you do or what your goals are ...

- Windsurfing or Kitesurfing or Relaxing on the beach
- Learning the basics or Advancing your skills;
- Simply getting out on the water with the latest gear from NeilPryde, JP, and Cabrinha... contact us today: we are here to help!

SPRING AND SUMMER SAVINGS SPECIALS

 

For many of you the long cold months of winter provided a great venue for skiing and snowboarding, but all too soon it will be time to pack that gear up until next year.  Winds may be just starting to kick in at your local sailing and kiting spots, but if you are like us here in the Gorge, you'll need a think wetsuit (and gloves, and booties, and a hood) before you can really get out there.

Vela has you covered! With incredible wind conditions for much of the Spring already, we can help to get you someplace warm and windy until you can REALLY get out back at home. Nearly all of our hotel partners are offering plenty of Spring and Summer Travel Specials*. Here are some examples ...

 

Aruba: Boardwalk @ 25% off, Aruba Marriott starting @ $233 per night
Brazil:
 Jeri hotels with every 4th night free starting @ $50 per night
Cabarete: Agualina Kite Resort starting @ $62 per night
Margarita:
 Surf Paradise Hotel starting @ $49 per night
St Martin
: Alamanda Resort, La Plantation, & Palm Court @ 30% off
Hood River: 
Private Vacation Homes starting @ $700 per week

... and plenty more where that came from. Contact us today!
*All sample rates are based on certain travel dates and are subject to change.

 

 

Still wondering why you never got a copy of the Vela brochure last year? Well, you can stop waiting for it to arrive the mail. We've gone digital! Although SOME of you may be saddened to hear the news, Vela has opted to create a digital-brochure this year. Please chose the version of the travel guide that best relates to you!

WINDSURF

KITESURF

We hope that you enjoy the new look, and we can't wait to hear from you so we can help you plan ways to escape the long fall and winter months ahead.

 

ALOHA WINDSURFING CLINICS ON MAUI

Come and join us for something special on Maui this year! This is a clinic series you won't want to miss. We'll be setting up base at a private guest home on the North Shore with a large selection of gear using the latest Neil Pryde/ JP fleet from Vela's center located inside the NeilPryde Maui store. Every morning you'll start with on land simulator work and review video footage from the day before. Your coaches will then spend the afternoons working with groups as well as moving around sailing and working privately addressing each individual's personal needs and skill levels.

Space remains available for all upcoming clinic event weeks ...

OCTOBER 12 - 19, 2013  

 

Expect a lot of fun in the sun, big smiles and a first-class coaching experience. For more info please check out this link and contact us to hold a spot!

 

 

CABARETE KITE AND YOGA CAMP - MAY 24-28, 2013

 

Cold weather can send chills down your spine ... even in the Spring! So join us as we retreat to paradise for some sun, surf, and soul in exotic Cabarete, on the beautiful island of the Dominican Republic. Your 4 day retreat features ...

- 4 nights deluxe accommodations at the peaceful Agualina Kite Resort, with daily maid service, free Wi-Fi internet access, and beachfront setting with oceanviews from every room.

- Healthy homemade snacks are provided as part of our kitesurf, yoga and wellness experience.

- 4 mornings of delightful and healthy brunches made with love.

- 4 exquisite gourmet dinners in a fantastic restaurant Cabarete.

- Daily Yoga sessions that focus on opening and strengthening the muscle groups used for SUP, surfing.

- Lessons and use of paddle boards included in your stay. Daily fun session with coaching (included all equipment: Stand Up Paddle Board, rash guard, and leash).

- Professional kitesurfing lessons from certified instructor. Pushing your physical, mental and psychic abilities beyond your perceived limits, join us and expend your own personal "Comfort Zone".

- Airport transfers from/to Puerto Plata airport, Dominican Republic.

 

What are you waiting for? Make your plans to join us in Cabarete today!

 

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