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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira Portugal
In the middle of Atlantic ocean, you can find Jardim do Mar, a world’s paradise. It is a charming village in the western part of the municipality of Calheta in Madeira. The name Jardim do Mar or the garden of the sea is owed to the craggy transition of upright bare slopes in a winsome resort, which in the past used to be covered with wild flowers.
If you want to kite-surf and ride wild waves, then it’s the right place with perfect conditions for kite-surfing. The wave’s quality is world class, reef-rocky with right direction. The swell size starts working at over 3.5 m (12 ft) and holds up to 5 m (16 ft) and over. In summer the wave swell size is from 0.5 to 1.3 m (1.5 to 4 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 40%. In spring, most of the time the waves are from 0.5 m (1.5 ft) to 2 m (6.5 ft) and the wind s blows offshore at 47%. In winter the waves swell size is from 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft) to 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 45%. In autumn the wind blows offshore at 47% and the waves swell size is from 1.3- 2 m (4-6.5 ft) to 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft).
In Jardim do Mar, you can eat fresh fish and try many other activities. It’s a beautiful place with comfortable accommodation options.