- ABOUT THE SPOT
Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is considered to be the best destination for kitesurfing in the entire Caribbean, due to constant winds and the abundance of kitesurfing schools. Ocean Park is one of the most popular and probably the safest kiteboarding spot in Puerto Rico. The wide sandy beach has steady winds, attracting a vast number of surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers.
The swell sizes usually start from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and can hold up to 4 m/12 ft. The best wind direction is from the east, northeast and the ideal period for waves is from October to July. Ocean Park accommodates both the beginner and experienced kiter. Note that the average water temperature is 28°C / 82.4°F, which means that you can kitesurf the most time of the year.
If you don’t have previous experience or wish to improve your technique, then you can visit one of the many kite-surfing schools and shops, that are available close to the spot. Finally, after a long day on the beach, you should explore the famous nightlife of San Juan, with the numerous restaurants, bars and clubs. Note: be careful of rocks.