San Salvador is a small island in the western Atlantic Ocean. It belongs to the Bahamas. More specifically, it is located on the eastern side of Bahamas. San Salvador Island is known as the first land that Christopher Columbus sighted and visited during his first expedition to the New World.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Peniche, Leiria, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
Peniche has beautiful long windy beaches with really good waves. It offers the ideal conditions for kite-surfing. Set yourself free and join the fast and powerful supertubos waves, one of the best in Europe. That’s why some people call it as the “European pipeline”. The breaks are staring in 3 distinctly different directions making it the best destination for kite-surfing maniacs.
In summer the waves are with swell size between 4-6.5ft (1.3-2m) most of the time and the wind blows onshore at 85%. In autumn, winter and spring the waves are with swell size between 6.5-10ft (2-3m) and the wind blows onshore at 63%, 58% and 73% respectively.
There is no need to worry if you lack experience, since experts in kite-surfing will assist you to get the required skills. In Peniche, many other leisure activities are provided, as well as lots of accommodation options.