Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Jobos, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
Intermediate And Advanced
Best Wind Direction:
Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.

Isabela is a coastal city, located on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico. It is also known as the “Garden of the Northwest”,  due to the unique combination of beautiful beaches, submarine rivers, caves, a rainforest and interesting archaeological sites. Jobos is located just after Arecibo and is a popular watersport location, as it offers incredible surfing and kitesurfing experiences all year round.

It is probably the windiest site on the island. The swell sizes usually start from 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. In addition, the best wind direction is from the east and the ideal period to visit the beach is from October to July. The sandy beach provides enough space to launch your kite, but be careful when entering the sea, as there are a lot of sea urchins.

In summer, the wind blows offshore at 9%, in autumn it blows at 21%, in winter at 12% and in spring at 23%. Furthermore, the average water temperature is 28°C/82.4°F and the spot is suitable for intermediate and advanced kiters. Finally, Jobos can get very crowded with surfers, windsurfers and other kiters.

How to Get to Destination

123km/76.5mi, 1h 31mins
Head east on Avenida Juan Ponce de León to Calle Reverendo Gerardo Dávila. Take the exit for PR-1 S. Slight left at PR-1 S. Take the PR-2 W. Take the Puerto Rico 22 O. With controlled toll road. Take the Puerto Rico 22 O. Join the PR-2 W. Turn right at Avenida Noel Estrada. Continue along Calle José Celso Barbosa. Turn right at Calle Roman/PR-473. Continue to follow the Calle Roman. Turn left into Calle R Banuchi. Turn right onto PR-46.
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport ,
133km/82.7mi 1h 39mins

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