Mexico offers the perfect getaway from the cold northern winters and is a popular destination for travellers from Canada, Europe and the US. The coast of Mexico provided endless stretches of beach with beautiful blue waters, white sand beaches, sunny skies and great wind. The country is rich in culture with fascinating history and rugged landscapes. Explore the ancient architecture scattered throughout the country including the world famous Mayan ruins. You can find wind in Mexico from November-June with amazing conditions for all riding styles.
Pros and Cons
+ No wetsuit needed in the south
+ Friendly, laid-back atmosphere
+ Great food, culture and alternate activities
- Can get crowded in the high season
- Wetsuit needed in La Ventana
- Wind probability:
- 0 - 20%
- 20 - 40%
- 40 - 60%
- 60 - 80%
- 80 - 100%
What you need to know about kitesurfing in Mexico
The wind in Mexico is the best starting in November through June depending where you are in the country. There are a huge variety of spots to choose from based on your desires and how you like to spend your holidays. Head to La Ventana for a laid back, relaxing vacation filled with kiting, yoga and an amazing kite community. For those more interested in parties and nightlife, head south the Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Travel to Isla Blanca to work on your freestyle with butter flat conditions and wild nature. Explore the coast experiencing the true Mexican lifestyle and other amazing kite spots including El Cuyo, Progresso, Tulum and more!
Kite Camps in Mexico
Get the total Mexican experience by joining a kite camp. Enjoy a combination of coaching, lessons, downwinders and day trips to various kite spots along the coast. Step up your freestyle tricks, learn to ride the waves or learn from the beginning, Mexico has it all!
Accommodations in Mexico
Stay in beachfront accommodations just steps from the ocean with kiting on your doorstep. Enjoy your vacation on your own schedule- relax, kite and explore Mexico's rich culture and ancient architecture.
Mexico for Kitesurf Beginners
Many destinations in Mexico offer shallow, warm and flat waters- perfect for learning. Isla Blanca is the perfect spot with a huge flat water lagoon with plenty of space and shallow, flat water. Tulum, El Cuyo and La Ventana are also great places for learning.
All the main kite spots offer accommodation, lessons as well as gear rentals. There is public transport and shuttles available to get around, though if you want to explore different spots a car rental is recommended.
Nightlife vs Nature
Mexico is the perfect combination of nature and nightlife. Cancun is the party capital of Mexico with some of the greatest kite spots between 45 mins- 2 hours away. Isla Blanca lagoon is the perfect nature getaway with breathtaking views and amazing wildlife just 45 mins from Cancun. Explore the ancient culture, Mayan Ruins and beautiful Cenotes in the south and the vast deserts in the north. La Ventana is the perfect getaway for relaxation, yoga and kiting- you won’t find parties here but it is a great place for families.