Expertise Safety Friendly Environment Fun!

Expertise Safety Friendly Environment Fun!

Expertise Safety Friendly Environment Fun!

Expertise Safety Friendly Environment Fun!

Expertise Safety Friendly Environment Fun!

Passion, Excelence, Safety — and Fun!

Gokite Cabarete Kiteboarding School was born in 2008 in Cabarete Dominican Republic, at the hand of its founder and CEO Richard Diaz who has over 13 years of experience teaching Kiteboarding. Our mission is to offer excellent kitesurfing instructions in a friendly, safe, and fun manner, and make it your best kitesurfing holidays of your life. Loved by windsurfers, surfers, and kitesurfers, with constant trade winds and warm waters, Gokite Cabarete is the ideal choice to learn Kiteboarding. logo-extremeExtreme Hotels Cabarete is a new breed of kitesurfing and sports vacation on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. It is a unique and environmentally friendly, adventure, and kitesurfing themed hotel located in one of the world’s premiere kitesurfing and surfing destinations. We cater to multiple types of vacationers: from families to solo travellers, all looking for a fitness, sport, or adventure vacation in the sun, and so much more. It’s a fun, friendly vibe that you won’t want to leave! You can pass your day kiteboarding, surfing, getting fit at the gym, relaxing in a yoga class, or learning to fly like a pro on the trapeze.

ad-tripadvisorNever tried kitesurfing before? No worries, we specialize in beginner packages with rentals, lessons, and unlimited supervision so you can be out there kitesurfing with the best of them in no time at all. Kite Beach, Cabarete is a great place to learn with consistent trade winds and thermal winds to add an extra boost in the afternoon.

Amazing Facilities

Hands-down the best location of all Kite Beach Cabarete, GoKite Cabarete is located at the Extreme Hotel on Cabarete Kite Beach. Hotel’s amazing facilities are at your disposal — reception, shop, gym, yoga studio — hell, we even have a flying trapeze and circus school on the premisses! There’s a large green area in front of the beach to set, show, and maintain our kiteboarding equipment. And when you’re hungry or thirsty, the family-owned beach bar and restaurant is literally a few steps away from us…

Our Employee Team

Ramon L. Diaz (aka Richard)

Ramon L. Diaz (aka Richard)

Founder, CEO, and Kite Instructor

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Richard started kiteboarding in 2001, became an IKO instructor in 2004. After working as a manager of a local Kite Beach school for 8 years, Richard founded GoKite Cabarete in 2009. He’s developed effective kite-teaching methods tailored to students, and teaches in both Spanish and English.

Yaneris L. Pacheco

Yaneris L. Pacheco

Administrative Manager

Born and raised in Montecristi, Dominican Republic, Yaneris has been the administrative manager of Gokite Cabarete since 2012. Besides smoothly running our school and its affairs, Yaneris is also in charge of coordinating and implementing our branding, web, media, and social media efforts in an integrated manner.

Gabriel Peralta (aka Papa)

Gabriel Peralta (aka Papa)

Manager Assistant and Kite Instructor

Gabriel is GoKites Assistant Manager and has been kiteboarding for 1.5 years now. He’s preparing for his IKO Instructor test, and he loves sharing his knowledge and experience to help others, especially if it’s a ton of fun — and kiteboarding sure is! “I work at one of the best schools on the North Coast, with awesome people, smack in the middle of one of the best kiteboarding locations in the world!” says Gabriel. He speaks Spanish and English.
Francisco Nolasco (aka Papo)

Francisco Nolasco (aka Papo)

Equipment and Kite repair Technician

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Papo started kiteboarding in 1999. Previously, he worked as an assistant at a local kite school, and joined our team as a full-time employee in May 2010. Papo is our Repair Technician and a main beach attraction for our students and visitors because of his impressive kite tricks.

Yonathan (aka Pepi)

Yonathan (aka Pepi)

Equipment and Kite Instructor Assistant

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Yonathan makes sure that our school opens on time, and that all the kiteboardig equipment is fully functional and ready for your lessons. He’s been with GoKite Cabarete since 2014 as a full-tima staff member, and has been trained to become kitesurfer and a kite instructor assistant.

Zoran

Zoran

Webmaster & Designer

Zoran has been GoKite’s webmaster since the new version of our website (2015), and will continue to take care of online activities. Born in the US, Zoran grew up in Belgrade, Serbia, and has lived and worked as a digital designer/marketer in New York for over 20 years — only to move to Cabarete at the end  of 2014.

GoKite Instructor Team

Elvis Yoel Marte Murray

Elvis Yoel Marte Murray

Kite Instructor

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Joel started kiteboarding in 2001. He is an high-performing athlete and kiteboarding instructor. He’s been with GoKite Cabarete since 2009, teaching in Spanish and English.

Juan Carlos Nolasco

Juan Carlos Nolasco

Kite Instructor

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Juan Carlos started kiteboarding in 2013. He is another of our staff that we taught kiteboarding and trained to become a Kiteboarding Instructor. Juan Carlos is well-know for his work with students who have a hard time getting up to speed, and people who have no previous water sports experience.

Raul Urbano (aka Quichipa)

Raul Urbano (aka Quichipa)

Kite Instructor

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Raul started kiteboarding in 2003, and joined GoKite Cabarete in 2009 as a kite instructor. He has since become one of the best kite instructors of Kite Beach, Cabarete. Raul is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Solon Christodoulou

Solon Christodoulou

Kite Instructor

Solon comes from Cyprus, and has been kiteboarding for 9 years. He became the IKO instructor in 2011, and he loves meeting other people and giving them a chance to learn this wonderful sport that opens wings for new horizons and exotic locations all over the world! “The staff is perfect, always ready to help with anything you need,” says Solon, “and a super location with gold sand and clear flat water that makes it one of the best kite destinations in the world!” Solon speaks Greek, English, and is trying to learn Spanish, here in Cabarete.

GoKite Instructor Assistants

Anthony Romero

Anthony Romero

Assistant Kite instructor

Anthony is a born and raised Dominican, started kiteboarding in 2012, and has just joined us as an assistant kite instructor, and will be present at your supervised sessions.

Rafelito Gonsales (aka Vico)

Rafelito Gonsales (aka Vico)

Assistant Kite instructor

Born and raised Dominican, Vico started kiteboarding in 2011, and will be present at your supervised sessions, as an assistant kite instructor,

Luis Antonio Peña (aka Chichi)

Luis Antonio Peña (aka Chichi)

Assistant Kite instructor

Chichi is a born and raised Dominican, started kiteboarding in 2009. He has joined us as an assistant kite instructor and will be present at your supervised sessions.

Yunior Reyez (aka Vale)

Yunior Reyez (aka Vale)

Assistant Kite instructor

Vale is a born and raised Dominican, started kiteboarding in 2013, and as an assistant kite instructor, will be present at your supervised sessions.

Nelki Veras

Nelki Veras

Assistant Kite Instructor

Nelki is a born and raised Dominican, started kiteboarding in 2009, and has joined us this year as an assistant kite instructor, and will be present at your supervised sessions.

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