- ABOUT THE SPOT
Wind Surfing in Palm Beach, Aruba, Aruba
Palm Beach lies in the northwestern Aruba, about 6 km/3.7 mi northwest of Oranjestad, the capital city of Aruba. It’s a very popular destination, while many famous hotel chains choose this area to open a luxury hotel with their brand name. The white-sand beach with crystal clear, turquoise waters and the trade winds are the main features of Palm Beach. It is also an interesting wind-surfing spot.
This spot has reliable strong winds all year round. The dominant wind is coming from the Northeast and its strength fluctuates from 18 knots/33 kph to 30 knots/55.5 kph. It is an absolutely amazing spot for advanced surfers, as for novices too. Novices can start wind-surfing lessons during the period lasting from October to December, when the winds are little weaker. However, advanced surfers prefer the period lasting from April to September, when the winds are pretty stronger. You may also try tandem wind-surfing.
The weather in Aruba is warm all year. The temperatures average from 28°C/82.4°F to 32°C/89.6°F, while the temperature of the water is about 27°C/80.6°F. The rain is a rare phenomenon with a duration less than 10 minutes. If you discover Aruba, you will definitely understand why many people visit it again and again.