from United States, December 2017
"Bring me back, please! Peaceful, beautiful, friendly, fun"
The overall friendliness, comfortable bungalows, on-site chef & bar, attentive facility caretakers, and of course the great kitesurfing instructors were beyond perfect.
I grew up (and currently reside) in world-class tourist beach communities in the U.S. and Asia, and this entire package through 17knotskitesurfcenter.com was the perfect getaway for me. The "Land of Smiles" and beaches and wonderful food and fun people – it’s all true as advertised. Indrek Rosenberg was the third kite instructor I’ve hired, and he is by far the best: very safety conscious, knowledgeable, skilled, smart, genuine, and very entertaining. Wesley’s hospitality as tour coordinator and instructor is second to none I’ve experienced in traveling all of Asia. He’s dedicated, personable, deeply knows the area, and is fun. He anticipated all my needs: access to the best kitesurf spots, the best city sites, food, and overall he made every bit of my visit very easy. I just want to go back!!!
from Thailand, December 2017
"Great week at a lovely spot!"
First of all we have to say that it was one of the best places we have experienced on our 5 month journey around the world and the best in Thailand for sure! The accommodation is as described, cozy little houses who have everything you can wish for. The little fridge we had, had enough space for one or two beers and some Snickers - which were perfect in the evenings after the Beachbar was closed. They put a lot of heart and sweat in the beach restaurant and the food is just amazing on very affordable prices!!! The beach is very private and the sunrise in the morning is worth to wake up early☺ The owners of the rooms are helpful with everything, so don’t hesitate to ask them!
What we loved also were the little puppies who were around us all the time. the dogs from the accommodations are very friendly just be aware of some dogs who live beside the houses, at night they don’t like people crossing the beach that much.
With a motorbike everything is in perfect reach. You can find good restaurants, bars, night markets and much more.
We have to say, that we had a little experience with kitsurfing, although there was much more to learn for us and that’s what we definitely did! We have to give a big thank you to Indrek. He did an amazing job! He was patient when we kept on doing the same mistakes over and over again. He came with us to the cable kite, where there was no wind on the beach to kitesurf and he let us try and experience different kites and boards. It was great to
Arik E Robert Talliin
That's the spot, all in one... if You like kitesurf + on the private beach, surrounding by happy and talented people who'se offering a live jam music. Also can just relax and lay down, have some Thai food (chicken salat my favourite) and different choices drinks.
Never believed that I would find such a AllinOne spot which is going to satisfied me. Cheers for Wesley who is developing that spot
Couldn't be more happy spending my first days in Thailand on this amazing beach. Relaxing in a sun chair, nice food and good drinks. But most important nice staff and not to crowded. I took the beginners kite-course and after two days I already know the basics! Tomorrow I'm going out hopefully standing on the board ! Thanks Wesley and Indrek for the kite-course and let me spend some good days at your chill beach!
Mariëlle D. The Netherlands
We went here to just chill and lay in the sun. It was such a beautiful place, it looked like the beaches in the south of Thailand. Next to that, the owner is very kind and explains everything. They had great smoothies and food. When you just want to chill or learn to kite surf, go here!
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