Los Roques delivers 7 months of the year, from January through July, constant and strongest wind from February through May. Strongest wind is up to 22-25knots and lowest wind conditions up to 16-14 knots. Kite sizes can range from 7-12 meters depending on your weight and size. We normally use sizes 8-12 meters during the season we weight around 145-175 pounds. Kite spots here in Los Roques are geographically categorized as "sand banks", meaning that are small islands of just sand and surrounded by shallow water. Some of the sand banks are surrounded by sand bottom, while others, have coral reef bottom. This is something to have into consideration depending on your level and your style. Water shoes are always welcome. Another variable to have into consideration is the strong sun light. The sand and the water can be mayor factors that help the sunlight reflect directly to you, so also take the right precautions: Water hat, sunglasses, long sleeve shirts. Don't worry if you forget anything we will provide them for you, just let us know. Water is crystal clear, warm, turquoise water, no wetsuit needed.
Los Roques is located 30-45 minutes away from main land Venezuela, only small planes can reach the island. The island has around 3000 habitants and is made up of 365 islands, islets, or sand banks. In order to get to Los Roques you must arrive to Maiquetia international airport, which is 45 minutes away from Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. The international airport is the same one as the national airport for domestic flights, so you will not have to move long distances from one airport to the other. In the international airport we host you and provide you with assistance at all times, all the way until your flight to Los Roques. Once you first get a glimpse of Los Roques your mind goes blank and you cant think of anything else. You will land in Gran Roque, main town of Los Roques. Not only is Los Roques world wide recognize for its impecable and extraordinary sceneries, natural virgin sites and mind blowing beaches, but it has now become an epic Kite destination due to its constant wind conditions and flats shallow warm waters. Since we are a caribbean island, sea food prevails around the island main menus. Fish, octopus, oysters, lobsters and so much more than you can imagine. Cuisine is fresh and most Posadas have an Italian based menu. Los Roques is like no other place you have visited, no cars, streets, or sidewalks, only sand and your feet. Our only transportation are boats that take us to all of the kite spots and incredible beaches.
Kitesurf experience in Los Roques: Los Roques offers the best conditions for every kiter no matter their level, and their style. But conditions tend to change drastically everyday, and due to this we like to be in the spot with you guys, assisting you, creating and adjusting the experience depending on your desires and on the day's condition. We show you a different side of Los Roques, the local side, showing you our lifestyle, taking you step by step to how it is life here in Los Roques. Living day by day, only worrying about the conditions: wind, waves, tides. And planing out your day and your activity depending on that. Every day is different, every day is a surprise. Cuisine is exquisite, filled with fresh sea flavors and Italian based recipes. Always pleasing our guest to the fullest and working side by side with the best services in town. We are available at all times during your stay so your trip goes as smooth as posible, and any adjustments can be made in time, we appreciate your effort and time to come and meet our paradise. We offer all of the services you need to complement your kite trip. In Los Roques the day starts early so tourist can take advantage of the day light. Kite spots are normally uncrowded during the week but tend to get a bit busy during the weekend. The only transportation to the kite spots are boats and these take you around all the different spots in the archipelago. Colar reef prevails all over Los Roques and tends to easily scratch your skin, so try to take this into consideration when packing up your gear. We would take you around to get to know Los Roques, from a different side. Reaching every corner, from island to island, down winds or up winds, taking you places not everyone has seen, no boats can reach. Kite rides that take you closer into the wilderness, cruising through various tones of turquoise closely with turtles, stain rays. This is what is all about! Enjoying every moment, being completely in the moment, and just flowing!
We offer the right services to complement your perfect kite trip.
With in your kite day we have other activities that we believe are just perfect: such as traditional food tasting which is showing you how local people eat the sea goods, explaining their tradition and culture in just one bite.
Other activities such as yoga classes, paddle yoga, relaxing massages and Phisio massages, can be really healthy when exposing your body to extreme exercise for several days in a row with out a break. We want you to enjoy all of your time here and enjoy every minute that you can kiting, so we decided to take the right precautions.
Activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, sail boat rides, paddle boards are perfect for lower wind days. Since the conditions if the wind can change drastically from one day to the other we like to be well prepared. When the wind is low we arrange scuba diving excursions, exploring the impecable under water world that our paradise has to offer. Paddle board rides, snorkel gear are also optional for when exploring the wonders of Los Roques.
These can be arranged depending on your flow of the day, and have been included in the package.
VIP posadas are the most comfortable option in town. They offer full board service, and all of the services that you need for a comfortable stay in Los Roques. Suitable breakfast with traditional choices like arepas, toast, pancakes, with ham, cheese, eggs, etc. A plate of fruits, and freshly squeezed juices. A full packed cooler with ice, beverages, a hot lunch, salad, fruits, and a snack. A three course dinner with an entree, a main plate and a dessert. Rooms are big and spacious, they all have a fan and a aircondicioner assuring you have all the options. All rooms have a private bathroom with a blowdryer, warm water and powerful shower. Rooms don't have television. They offer a power plant in case power goes down in town, and also wifi connection.
Your Host: Fabiana
Fabiana is your host for this camps and will take care of everything during your trip. Furthermore the host knows everything about this trip and will provide you will all information needed.