Jamaica lies in the northern Caribbean Sea. It is also located in the south-eastern Cayman Islands, south of Cuba and west of the Hispaniola Island. The capital city of Jamaica is Kingston, which is standing on the south-eastern side of the island.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Paragliding in Canasi-Playa Amarilla, Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
Canasi-Playa Amarilla is a soaring, flying site that is situated on the north shore of the island. More specifically, it lies between El Fraile and Canasi-Palmarejo paragliding spots. Playa Amarilla is very popular among paragliders, as it offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and the green landscape.
The take off altitude is at 80 m/262.4 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 23°8’45” (23.1459)N; 81°47’50” (81.7975)W. Keep in mind that the landing area is narrow, so you should be very careful. In addition, the optimum wind directions are from the north, northeast and northwest.
The best period to visit Canasi-Playa Amarilla is during spring and summer months and it is suitable for intermediate and advanced pilots. Finally, apart from paragliding, you can also try one of the many other leisure activities and watersports on offer in a short distance from the spot.