Surfers’ paradise; it has all the basic elements to make a great place for windsurfing and kitesurfing in Aruba. This is not only for professional or advance people, but for beginners.
Aruba has a long history with windsurfing as an organized sport. In the seventies, eighties and nineties, a local of entrepreneurs launched a tournament called Hi-Winds, it became so successful that it was added to PBA (Professional Boardsailing Association) tour in 1988. Throughout the years it brought to the island the best professional windsurfers of the world, but after some financial problems from sponsors, it turned into just an amateur event.
Hi_Winds even in its scale down version still brings plenty of visitors and competitors to the island on a yearly basis. Underneath, there is a short list of other beaches that could viable choices for both windsurfers and kitesurfers.
This list has malmok beach, which is another popular destination with shallow waters and sandy beaches, the negative of malmok is the fact that there is not close facilities. Barcadera is another option for both windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Rodger’s beach and Boca Grandi beach are located in the south side of the island a good 40 minutes away from the north side and Fishermen’s Hut area. They tend to be desert it and with more rough waters, and with those types of conditions, more experience sailors will enjoy those beaches to the maximum.
Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in Aruba are extreme popular sports; it is not important if you are an expert or just want to try it for the first time. Aruba is a great place for the sport with almost perfect conditions. There is also plenty of help and facilities that will make into an exhilarating experience.
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