Sunday, June 21, 2015

Where to Find Wind Year Round: Best Kitesurfing Spots

Many people often ask me where is the best place to kitesurf at a particular month of the year. Since there's a big choice of kitesurfing spots for every moment, I decided to create a short list with some useful tips for anyone interested. Of course, my list is far from being complete, so if anyone wants to give their suggestion in the comments, I'd be more than happy to add it to the list.

Kitesurfing all year

Kitespots for the entire year:
Cabarete (Dominican Republic), Tarifa (Spain), Hurgada/Marsa Alam/Berenice/Safaga on the Red Sea in Egypt, Maui, Aruba (where the wind really always blows), Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, Essauira and Dackla (Morocco)

January
Riviera Maya and North Yucatan/La Ventana/ Baja California (Mexico), Cape Town (South Africa), Boracay (Philipines), Havana/Varadero (Cuba), Copal (Costa Rica), Mui Ne Bay (Vietnam), Auckland (New Zealand), Cairns/Whitsunday islands/Brisbane/Byron Bay (Australia), Namibia, St. Louis (Senegal), Barbados, Kenya, Uruguay, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Hong Kong, Puclaro (Chile), Red Sea (Yemen), Puket (Thailand)

February 
Riviera Maya and North Yucatan/La Ventana (Mexico), Cape Town (South Africa), Havana/Varadero (Cuba), Melbourne/Whitsunday islands/Brisbane/Byron Bay (Australia), Cape Verde, Copal (Costa Rica), Mui Ne Bay (Vietnam), Auckland (New Zealand), Belize, Barbados, Martinique, St. Lucia, Bonaire, the Grenadines, Isla Margarita and Los Roques (Venezuela), Nashiro (Japan), Puclaro (Chile), Red Sea (Yemen), Zanzibar (Tanzania), Maputo (Mozambique), South Padre Island (Texas-USA)

March
Riviera Maya and North Yucatan (Mexico), Cape Town (South Africa), Camargue (France), Havana/Varadero (Cuba), Cape Verde, Copal (Costa Rica), Mui Ne Bay (Vietnam), Negombo (Sri Lanka), Belize, Barbados,  Antigua, Martinique, St. Lucia, Bonaire, the Grenadines, Isla Margarita and Los Roques (Venezuela), Puclaro (Chile), Red Sea (Yemen), El Gouna (Egypt), Florida/Cape Hatteras/South Padre Island (USA), Goa (India), Rosslare (Ireland), Watergate (UK),  Esbjerg (Denmark), Hua Hin/Cha-am/Prauchuab (Thailand)

April
Riviera Maya and North Yucatan (Mexico), Camargue (France), Ibiza/Formentera/Balearic Islands (Spain), Havana/Varadero (Cuba), Cape Verde, Copal (Costa Rica), Mui Ne Bay (Vietnam), Negombo (Sri Lanka), Belize, Barbados,  Antigua, Martinique, St. Lucia, Bonaire, the Grenadines, Isla Margarita and Los Roques (Venezuela), Puclaro (Chile), Negombo (Sri Lanka), Florida/Cape Hatteras/South Padre Island (USA), Rosslare (Ireland), Watergate (UK), Hua Hin/Cha-am/Prauchuab (Thailand)

May
Leucate (France), Rhodes/Kos (Greece), Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Salento-Puglia (Italy), Fuerteventura/Canary Islands (Spain), Cape Verde, Antigua, Martinique, St. Lucia, Bonaire, Whitsunday Islands (Australia), Isla Margarita and Los Roques (Venezuela), Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru),  Hua Hin/Cha-am/Prauchuab (Thailand)

June
Rhodes/Kos/Levkada (Greece), Paramail (Cyprus), Leucate/Corsica (France), Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Salento-Puglia (Italy), Fuerteventura/Canary Islands (Spain), Cape Verde, Pemba/Quirimbas/Ponto de Oura (Mozambique), North Madagascar, St. Lucia, Isla Margarita (Venezuela), Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru)

July
Rhodes/Kos/Levkada/Paros/Naxos (Greece), Paramail (Cyprus),  Leucate (France), Bol (Croatia), Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Salento-Puglia (Italy), Fuerteventura/Canary Islands (Spain), Cape Verde, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tahiti, Pemba/Quirimbas/Ponto de Oura (Mozambique), North Madagascar, Mauritius, Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru)

August
Rhodes/Kos/Levkada/Paros/Naxos (Greece), Paramail (Cyprus), Pirlanta (Turkey), Eliat (Israel), Sinai (Egypt), Bol (Croatia),  Corsica (France), Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Salento-Puglia (Italy), Guincho (Portugal), Fuerteventura/Canary Islands (Spain), Brazil, Cape Verde, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tahiti, Rangiroa (French Polynesia), Pemba/Quirimbas (Mozambique), Zanzibar (Tanzania), North Madagascar, Mauritius, Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru)

September
Rhodes (Greece),  Pirlanta (Turkey), Eliat (Israel), Sinai (Egypt), Corsica/South Coast (France), Bol (Croatia), Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Salento-Puglia (Italy), UK, Guincho (Portugal), North Brazil, Cape Verde, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Melbourne (Australia), Namibia, Rangiroa (French Polynesia), Pemba/Quirimbas (Mozambique), Zanzibar (Tanzania), North Madagascar, Mauritius, Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru)

October
Garda Lake/Porto Pollo-Sardinia/Marina di Grosseto (Italy), North Brazil, Camargue/South Coast (France), Noordwijk ann Zee (Netherlands), Melbourne/Brisbane/Sidney (Australia), New Caledonia, Namibia, Madagascar, Carmelo (Uruguay),  Buenos Aires (Argentina), Puclaro (Chile), Mancora (Peru)

November
North Brazil,  Aukland (New Zealand), Cairns/Perth/Melbourne/Brisbane/Sidney (Australia), New Caledonia, Camargue/South Coast/Leucate (France), South Africa, Hong Kong,  Carmelo (Uruguay),  Buenos Aires (Argentina), Puclaro (Chile)

December
North Brazil,  Aukland (New Zealand), Cairns/Perth/Melbourne/Brisbane/Sidney (Australia), New Caledonia,  Mui Ne Bay (Vietnam), Thailand, Boracai (Philippines), Malaysia, Nashiro (Japan), Cape Town (South Africa),  Red Sea (Yemen), Riviera Maya and North Yucatan/La Ventana/west coast/Baja California (Mexico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Copal (Costa Rica), Puclaro (Chile)