The Caribbean is a unique and wonderful place where you can find wind almost anytime of the year because the islands stretch over such a large area. The season generally starts in November and goes through until July with the exception of Aruba and Venezuela who have wind the whole year! The Caribbean offers something for every style of rider- explore flat water, amazing waves, perfect beginner conditions or enjoy a little bit of everything on a kite cruise.
Pros and Cons
+ Conditions for every riding style- beginner to advanced
+ Lots of alternate activities
+ No wetsuit needed
- Some spots can get crowded in the high season
- High tourism
What you need to know about kitesurfing in the Caribbean
The Caribbean is the perfect escape from the cold northern winter with hot weather, crystal clear waters and amazing wind. There are many different islands to choose from each with its own unique characteristics. Enjoy butter flat water in Venezuela, perfect waves in Colombia, explore Cabarete, Dominican Republic- the adventure capital of the Caribbean or hop island to island on an unforgettable kite cruise.
Kite Camps in the Caribbean
As a beginner, intermediate or advanced rider you can join a kite camp including accommodation and coaching. This is the perfect way to meet people, improve your kiting and enjoy a stress free holiday. Brush up on your freestyle tricks with the pros or learn to surf waves in Mexico or get hooked on a beginner surf and kite camp in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.
Kite Cruises in the Caribbean
The Caribbean is one of the best places in the world for a kite cruise. Set out and explore endless untouched kite spots hidden among the breathtaking islands guided by an experienced local. Flat, empty water, waves and endless downwinders await. Explore the Grenadines, The Virgin Islands or explore around the coast of St Martian- a truly amazing way to experience kitesurfing in the Caribbean.
Accommodations in the Caribbean
Blue, sunny skies, crystal clear waters, white sand beaches, amazing wind and accommodations right on the water- what more could you ask for for a perfect kitesurfing holiday?
Caribbean for Beginners
The Caribbean offers many great spots for beginners with shallow, flat and warm waters. Beginning and end of season are the best times for learning as the waters are less crowded. Being such a huge tourist destination, Caribbean kite spots can get quite crowded during peak season (December-January and March). Find beginner lessons in Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Aruba, Turks and Caicos, Mexico, Columbia and many more!
Choosing a Caribbean Island - Relaxing on the Beach
Enjoying a relaxing beach holiday is easy in the Caribbean! All Caribbean islands are appropriate for relaxing in the sun on the beach or poolside between kite sessions. Some islands are more developed than others offering pampering, spas and high end retreats- be sure to research before you go!
Choosing a Caribbean Island- Action and Adventure
If you are looking for a non-stop, action packed adventure, Cabarete Dominican Republic is your destination! There is never a shortage of things to do including mountain biking, snorkelling, surfing, waterfall jumping, circus training and amazing nightlife.
Joining a kite cruise is also a great choice for an adventure lover. Spend your days kiting, sailing and exploring different islands.