La Ventana is a coastal resort town, situated on the south-eastern side of Baja California Sur, Mexican state and on the eastern of La Paz municipality. It is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean and to the east by the Gulf of California. It is a famous wind-surfing spot for its consistent north wind.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Wind Surfing in Mojacar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
Water sports enthusiasts will love the Mojacar Playa, with its blue water seaside and blue-flag and the all year warm water beaches. Temperatures vary with warmest months being July and August (21-30°C/69.8-86°F). Water temperature during summer is quite warm, about 20-22°C/68-71.6°F.
Mojacar wave size is small, usually less than a meter, tide idependent, with swell direction south west. The winds are frontal thermal, about 4 and 5 Bft, south west direction. With mountains blocking stronger winds, this is a great spot for the beginner windsurfer to learn and practice, but experienced ones will have to wait when wind gets stronger.
Best time to visit is during summer where there is a lot of windsurfing activity going on. You can attend a lot of schools for instructions and lessons for beginners and learn everything you have to know about navigation, handling and sailing. There are also a lot of shops you can buy your equipment from.