Exuma is a region in the Bahamas consisting of more than 360 islands and cays. The Bahamas is a country located in the western Atlantic Ocean, on the north side of Cuba and in the eastern state of Florida. Great Exuma is the largest cay in Exuma region. Its length is about 37.3 km/60 mi. The capital city of this region is George Town.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Supertubos, Peniche, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
If you like a strong cocktail of adrenaline, then you should try kite-boarding. It is a famous extreme sport that combines gymnastics, windsurfing, surfing, wake-boarding and paragliding. To join this sport you need good and powerful waves and a long sandy beach. Peniche’s beach is the medicine to your adrenaline addiction.
Peniche has beautiful long windy beaches and can provide the right conditions for kite-boarding. Supertubos is a popular wave in the area and well known as the “European pipeline”, because it’s a really strong and fast one.
The breaks are staring in 3 distinctly different directions making it the best destination for kite-surfing fans. In summer, the waves are with swell size between 4-6.5 ft (1.3-2 m) most of the time and the wind blows onshore at 85%. In autumn, winter and spring the waves are with swell size between 6.5-10 ft (2-3 m) and the wind blows onshore at 63%, 58% and 73% respectively.
There are kite-boarding schools on the spot, so don’t worry for your level of experience. In Peniche, there are really good seafood restaurants and lots of accommodation options.