Windsurfing And Kitesurfing In Aruba
When mentioning Aruba, people automatically think about beaches, boating, fishing, relaxing, kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling. While all these are great, you can also enjoy activities that are not available in many parts of the world, with windsurfing and kitesurfing being great examples of that.
Windsurfers from all around the world visit Aruba because of the great conditions that are offered. Every single July there is the reputable Hi-Winds World Challenge, a windsurfing competition that has a pretty high reputation. This competition is definitely popular and does stand out as the Caribbean’s only professional grand prix event by Professional Windsurfing Association.
The best possible Aruba windsurfing is going to be available between the months of May and July. Wind speeds would reach an average of 20 to 25 knots. The calmest experience possible can be gained during the months of September to November. That is when the wind ends up with a speed of around 10 to 20 knots.
The two highly popular and renowned spots in Aruba are Fishermen’s Huts and Malmok Beach. It is great for both professionals and novices, with slight gusty winds that come offshore, a really minimal current and we have moderate chops.
Keep in mind that water will be shallow around 60 miles away from shore. The Boca Grandi, located on the eastern coast stands out as a destination that only the expert and advanced wave enthusiasts should consider. Currents are really strong and will move out towards sea with on-shore waves managing to rise from around 30 centimetres to a really high outer reef experience.
You will want to seriously consider visiting Malmok Beach or Fisherman’s Huts in the event that you want to learn how to windsurf or if you are a beginner that wants to relax. It is not at all difficult to get cruising here and the experience is definitely great for absolutely all beginners.
When referring to windsurfing operations, most of them are around Malmok Beach. This is where you want to go to if you need equipment rental, with prices of around $40 for two hours and around $65 for around one full day. A beginner lesson of 2 hours, including equipment, costs around fifty dollars. The 5 hours courses for introduction are around $140.
The most popular operators that are almost always considered are Aruba Active Vacations and Vela Windsurf. They often offer you the possibility to learn or go on a really special windsurfing opportunity.