The island of Saint Martin is a popular destination for those people who love water-sports. It is situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Martin belongs to the group of Leeward Islands in the West Indies. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. St. Martin is the north French part of the island with Marigot as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten". Le Gallon Bay is standing in the eastern French part.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Las Dunas, Progreso, Yucatan Mexico
If you are looking for a place, where you can have great time performing kiteboarding, Las Dunas in Mexico is a great choice. This spot is located on the northern side of Merida, west of Progreso. The weather conditions are pretty good all year round with the most reliable winds. The wind speed ranges from 13 knots/24 kph to 25 knots/46.3 kph. The wind direction is coming from the North, Northeast, East, Southeast and Southwest. Southeast is the best wind direction for this spot. Furthermore, boarders may practice long distance and bump and jump styles.
In case you are not an experienced boarder, there is no reason to worry. There are kiteboarding schools with qualified instructors, who will help you become an independent rider very soon. Don’t forget to arrange your package of lessons, before your arriving in Progreso. The best period to visit Progreso is from April to July.
Progreso has a tropical climate. Tropical storms affect the weather conditions during the period lasting from June to October. The average annual high temperature is 33°C/91.4°F, while the low temperature fluctuates between 18°C/64.4°F in winter and 23°C/73.4°F in summer. The average temperature of the water is about 26°C/78.8°F.