Moonta Bay and Port Hughes are close neighboring spots for skim-boarding. Sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, beach-side cafes and historic jetties make this location the ideal destination for skim-boarding fans. The spot is ideal for beginners and advanced fans of the sport.
- HOW TO GO
Skimboarding in Treasure Island Beach, Tampa, Florida USA
The city is very well organized in regard to activities and recreational parks. According to Forbes magazine, it is the 5th best outdoor city in the United States. Treasure Island is an amazing tropical paradise, located at just a few miles away from Tampa.
With a wide open sandy beach, ideal for flatland boarding in the wash of the waves and amazing turquoise waters, this place is the perfect location for skim-boarding. The beach is suitable for beginner and advanced skim-boarders and the best time to play and glide onto the sea toward the oncoming waves, is when the wind is coming from North, Nortwest and South, Southwest. The waves are fun to ride and the size of the swell starts working from 3 ft/1 m and holds up to 6 ft/2 m+.
With many schools and shops available on the area, this is a perfect place to enjoy the thrill of skim-boarding, learn new tricks and meet new people. The best season to visit is all year round. However, for the most advanced skim boarders, the best season is from November to April. Note that during weekends the beach is ultra crowded with bathers and beach goers.
How to Get to Destination
Amtrak’s Silver Star calls on Tampa twice daily: number 91 southbound to Miami and number 92 northbound for New York City.
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