ABOUT US

Aloha Paddle Club is one of the highest rated water sports centers and tour companies since 2015 in Playa del Carmen and The Riviera Maya.

OUR SUPERSTARS

Meet our amazing and international team of water sports lovers, instructors and tour guides. All our instructors and tour guides are long time and passionate practitioners of standup paddleboarding and surfing and have been trained to make sure you have a safe and fun time on the water! 

Sander

sup INSTRUCTOR

Sander is from The Netherlands and moved to Mexico years ago. He is a true waterman and is a certified paddleboard instructor, divemaster, freediver and Yoga teacher. The perfect guy to have with you on your Caribbean adventure!

Ilse

SUP instructor

Ilse is from Veracruz, Mexico and moved to Playa del Carmen years ago looking for a better life. She fell in love with paddleboarding and is one of the driving forces behind Aloha. She is fun, charming, beautiful and a word class instructor.

Luz

COMMUNITY MANAGER

Luz is from Sonora, Mexico and is ‘the heart’ of Aloha Paddle Club. If you reserve with us, it is probably her you have been talking to. She is an amazing paddleboarder as well and you will sure to meet her at our club.

Ricky

SUP YOGA TEACHER

Other Dutchie in the Aloha team. Ricky moved to Playa to become a Certified Yoga teacher and SUP Yoga teacher. She studied photography and journalism in Rotterdam and besides teaching yoga and martial arts she works with social media.

Lucas

SUP instructor

Lucas is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied sports and worked for years as a teacher and loves to teach to children. He has a lot of energy and is great fun. Besides working for Aloha on a freelance basis he works as a waiter in a restaurant.

Andrew

SUP instructor

Andrew or ‘Doc’ Reyes is from California and a passionate paddle boarder and surfer. After having his own paddle board business in Playa he decided to focus on his online marketing business and works as a freelance instructor for Aloha.

Cora

SUP INSTRUCTOR

Our SUPerstar from Argentina, Cora is an amazing and energetic young woman, a true sea warrior. You will see her take out our morning groups frequently and you can rest assure to be in the best hands possible when she is leading the groups.

Carlos

scuba instructor

Born and raised in Quintana Roo, Carlos knows the Riviera Maya as no other. He works part time as a scuba dive instructor for Aloha Water Sports Club, next to his job as paddleboard instructor and being our contact person on our beach spot.

Rotem

surf instructor

Rotem is from Israel and is our own Kelly Slater. he is a phenomenal surfer who has traveled the world searching for the best waves all his lives. He found his place in Playa del Carmen, even though this isn’t a place well known for surfing.

Mariano

tour guide

Also knows as Mr. Cenote. He is from Argentina and his favorite place in the world is probably Casa Cenote, the same place where we go on our Expedition Cenote. Mariano is also a self defense and Krav Maga teacher.

Jay

tour guide

Jay is our certified tour guide and is from Puerto Vallarta and he knows everything about the Riviera Maya. With Jay you have the perfect guy to take you to wherever you’d like to go, whether it’s a lagoon or a Maya ruin.

Virgilio

sup instructor

Virgilio is from Mexico City and a long time member of Aloha Paddle Club. We taught him to take out groups and now he can’t get enough of it. He is very calm and patient and guarantees an amazing time spent on the sea.

We work together with and provide our services to some of the most acclaimed organizations in the Riviera Maya.

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HIGHEST RATED

Aloha Paddle Club is the highest rated water sports company in Playa del Carmen. Both Aloha and Fusion have received the Certificate of Excelence by TripAdvisor. We love what we do and your satisfaction is our biggest reward.

TOP BRANDS

You deserve the best, so we work only with the best brands out there when it comes to paddleboarding and surfing. We use Starboard, Isle SUP, KM Hawaii, GoPro, Tahoe SUP and many more to offer you a 5 star experience.

ALOHA SPIRIT

"Aloha" is more than a word of greeting or farewell. It means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return. For you it means that you can be certain to be treated like a friend and get a taste of our 'Aloha spirit'.