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What are the best places for windsurfing in the Caribbean (Part 2)

Malmok Beach, Aruba

Happy Island is an especially popular destination for windsurfing because it is one of the most crowded islands in the Caribbean – known for its warm but fairly stable breeze. With lessons for all skills on Malmok Beach, Aruba is a friendly place, sure to give everyone in the family the surfing experience they are looking for.

For surfers and surfers, Aruba Hi-Winds, an Aruban windsurfing competition and one of the most popular sports events in the Caribbean, takes place every year at The Fishermen’s Huts (in the middle of Malmok beach). and Palm Beach) with 20 categories and skill levels.

Oualie Beach, Nevis

For those looking to start their journey to windsurfing in the calm waters, Oualie Beach in Nevis is a great destination. A sheltered cove is waiting for newcomers to come to shallow depths and calm conditions, while the waters just outside the cove provide a small split for those who want to test their new skills.

For lessons and tutorials at all levels, drop by Oualie Beach Resort, located by the beach at Oualie Beach.

Arenal Lake, Costa Rica

Labeled as the “only Expert” by Forbes, Lake Arenal in Costa Rica offers one of the most tested locations in the world for fans. The lake is located between two mountains, forming strong winds creating wet waters and creating conditions for windsurfing suitable for practicing surfers looking to challenge themselves. In late winter and early spring, winds averagely 25 miles per hour, leaving chaotic and challenging conditions.

Sorobon Beach, Bonaire

While Sorobon Beach in Bonaire offers a surfing spot for every skill level, it also offers one of the better expert-level positions with waves going through your head and your wind pushing you all the way. On average, the waves roll in about 10 feet, so surfing here is not for the faint of heart. For all skill levels, lessons are provided above on Sorobon Beach in Jibe City.

What are the best places for windsurfing in the Caribbean (Part 1)

Caribbean windsurfing for beginners and experts

Windsurfing may seem like a youthful sport, but it is hardly new: it was invented by the Darby brothers in the 1920s in the most difficult position: Wilkes-Barre, Pa, 70 years. Later, windsurfing found a happy home on the Caribbean coast, as well as other coastal destinations around the world.

A combination of surfing and sailing, windsurfing combines the art of surfing and wind riding to create a water sports experience that both beginners and experts can feel comfortable with .

When you’re looking to start a windsurfing adventure, from lessons to the best places to ride, check out some Caribbean destinations.

Silver Sands, Barbados

The second possible only to Hawaii, Barbados offers some of the top windsurfing beaches in the world. With higher winds and higher waves, the Barbados Silver Sands area is a great place for intermediate surfers and professionals looking to challenge themselves and ride the wave. The best time to visit is from June to November and the different areas offer different riding conditions for everyone from beginners to experts.

For lessons while in Barbados, see the Brian Talma store at Silver Sands for instructions at all levels, as well as board rentals and partial replacement.

Cabarete Bay, Dominican Republic

A popular destination for beginners windsurfers, Cabarete Bay in the Dominican Republic has been a go to place in the past two decades for those looking to take their first dip in the world of windsurfing. A softer experience awaits visitors in the summer when the bay is calm and calm, while the winter months bring winds across the shore and sometimes sometimes high pillars of waves.

Looking to take lessons? The Mistral Club, located near Velero Beach Resort, offers lessons for beginner, intermediate and professional skills, as well as refresher courses for former professionals who want to return to the country.