Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Little Malibu, Rincon, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
Experienced Kiters
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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.

Rincon, also known as the surfing town, is situated in the Western Coastal Valley, west of Aguada. It is an excellent holiday destination that attracts visitors at any time of the year. Little Malibu is a sheltered reef break that provides reliable surf and the right conditions for another exciting sport, kitesurfing.

With constant winds and a vast number of kitesurfing schools, there is no doubt that Puerto Rico is a favorite location for kitesurfing in the entire Caribbean. The swell sizes usually start from 1 – 1.5 m/3 – 5 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best wind direction is from the northeast and the ideal period for waves is from November through March. The average winter temperature ranges from 24-27°C/76-80°F and the average summer temperature ranges from 27-29°C/81-85°F.

In addition, waves take right directions and the best tide movement is rising and falling tides. Furthermore, the location is suitable for experienced kiters only. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 22%, in autumn it blows at 56%, in winter at 67% and in spring at 65%. Note: be careful of urchins, rocks and localism.

How to Get to Destination

149km/92.7mi, 1h 53mins
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. Street with controlled toll. Take the Puerto Rico 22 O. Join the PR-2 W. Turn right at Cll Juan Yuyo Santos. Turn left into the PR-111. Continue to PR-115. Turn right at Cll Marina. Turn left into Cll Estacion. Turn right onto PR-115. Slight left to stay on PR-115. Turn right onto PR-413. Take the 2nd turning left onto Black Eagle Rd. The Black Eagle Rd turns right and becomes Black Eagle Marina.
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport ,
159km/98.9mi 2h drive

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