The island of Saint Martin is located on the eastern side of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Saint Martin belongs to Leeward Islands in the West Indies where the northeastern Caribbean Sea meets the western Atlantic Ocean. 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".
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Surfers Beach, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Aguadilla is a lovely city, located in the northwestern tip of the island. Aquadilla is well known to visitors for its amazing beaches. Surfers Beach is a popular, sandy beach and attracts surfers, kiters and windsurfers at any time of the year.
The wind usually blows from the northeast and its average force ranges from 15 to 20 knots/27.8 to 37 kph. In addition, the swell sizes start from 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 4 m/12 ft. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 17%, in autumn it blows at 38%, in winter at 33% and in spring at 39%. The spot is recommended for experienced kiters only.
It should be noted that the ideal period for waves is from January to April. Last but not least, apart from parking, there are no other facilities on offer here. So, make sure that you have everything you need with you. Note: be careful when entering the sea, as there are a lot of sea urchins and rocks.