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Hi, we booked 3-day course for 2 kids (8and 6 years old) and one adult. I liked it, but for the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
demchmik
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Munich, Germany
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Great introduction into windsurfing

First time me and my 9 year old son tried windsurfing and it was excellent. Very clear explanation... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
KurtGielen
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Beringen, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Excellent location with pleasant lawn, fantastic views, and cafe selling tasty food and snacks.

But it is all about the windsurfing. At this main Segnana site everything is best organised for beginners. If all you want is more advanced windsurfing then probably you are better going to somewhere like Pier. Beginners have multilingual instructors who really know their stuff, teaching small classes. Everyone will progress. The quality of the rental and instruction equipment is good.

In the afternoon intermediates and advanced sailors are taken in a minivan to a better launch location for them in Torbole (Hotel Paradiso). This location is fantastic, but only available for 3 hours in the afternoon, and everything has to be carried through a courtyard, down narrow steps, and across the Torbole/Malcesine road near a blind corner. If Segnana could sort out better rental situation for intermediates and advanced off the Paradiso beach that would be perfect because the Paradiso beach is a very good place to sail from for anyone with planing skills who can stay upwind without assistance.

Thank HeinzKiosk
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Sabine S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Surf Segnana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Heinz,

First of all, thank you very much for your great feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your holiday.
We are aware of the problem with the main road at the Hotel Paradiso, which is exactly between the school and the beach.
It is a topic that cannot be solved neither by our school nor by the communityof Torbole, but only by the state of Italy.
We very much hope that the planned, and already running actions, of the circumvention of Torbole will resolve this problem. As we know very well the traffic situation at the Hotel Paradiso, we don't have any rental of windsurf equipment over there. Therefore, we only go there with a windsurf instructor who blocks the traffic in order to let you cross the road.

We hope to see you soon again,
Sabine and the team from Surf Segnana, Torbole

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

In 3 days, I learned everything I needed to go kiting. Both the general skills, and even jumping. The wind was stabile and predictable, so we got value for money. The instructors were experienced and great teachers. I could recommend the VIP private-course without hesitation.

Thank Gaute K
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Sabine S, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Surf Segnana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Dear Gaute,

Wooooooow!!!! Thank you so much for this great feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your kitesurf lessons with us and that you made such a great progress on your kitesurfing skills. We hope to see you soon again on the water :-)

Windy greetings from Lake Garda,
Sabine and the Surf Segnana-Team

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Garda lake is the heaven of all sailing classes. We rented a Topcat catamaran with my friend and had a great fun in very good weather conditions. Segnana has good equipment and good staff. Location of the school is also very nice.

Thank Mahmut S
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Nice surf area. Staff in rental very unfriendly. We have visited the area with 2 early teens. Staff were very unfriendly to help out and get started. Arrogant surf dudes busier with themselves than the clients/ guests. Surf area is great, a bit difficult for starters, especially when the thermic wind comes up after 13.30h.

Thank Paul B
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Jana B, Public Relations Manager at Surf Segnana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Dear Paul B.,

Once we thank you for taking the time to write down this feedback and for sharing your experience with SurfSegnana.
Such reviews help us to improve our service constantly - especially in your case.
We are very pleased that you enjoyed the Location of SurfSegnana.
Your experience with the team is, of course, less nice to hear.
I can assure you that this feedback has been passed on directly and we are committed to improving our service more than before!

We would be really happy if we could welcome you again ones at SurfSegnana - to show you how our staff actually works, how they are and that every one of us enjoys every day here at SurfSegnana and the Lake Garda.

Your SurfSegnana - Team

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Quite interesting spot. The reception desk helpful and ladies there v. Attractive . Serf segnana has 3 locations but I prefere the main one. I have tried this with RRD materials but I did not like. The stuff ok but the procedure of checking the materials before and after the windsurfing looks strange and uncomfortable. The starting beach there is very narrow with rocks on both sides.
The main one has a big beach and is near to the bar WURF where you can enjoy great cappuccino and beer. Some snack available as well. Did not try. The weakest point is no facility for children despite plenty of space.

Summa summarum I strongly recommend the central location located between Torbole and Riva del Garda just next to the Arco Lido Camping, but not with young children.

Thank Paweł K
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Jana B, Public Relations Manager at Surf Segnana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Dear Paweł K,

Thank you for taking the time to give back your feedback and share your experiences.

Nice to hear that you definitely enjoyed the service from the front desk of Segnana Watersports. Such a pity, of course, that we could not convince you with our RRD material.
This declaration seems a little bit confusing and we do not know exactly what you mean with "the procedure of checking the materials before and after the windsurfing looks strange and uncomfortable". Our material is constantly tested. This is necessary, especially in the high season when the materials are used daily. In addition, we have0 not quite understood what you mean by this: "The weakest point is no children's facility for plenty of space." - Kids are always welcome on our grass side and as you can see there are lots of children playing around. We do not think it is necessary to put some toys somewhere here, especially most of the kids or their parents like to bring their own stuff and by the way - why would you stay on the grass when Lake Garda is right in front of your nose to swim and splash and have some awesome fun.

Well, we are anyway happy that you quite enjoyed your staying and as you are saying - "windsurf forever" :-)

Best regards,

Your SurfSegnana - Team

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