Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Lanes Beach, Kahului, Hawaii USA
It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului has its own major airport located in the North shore. The climate is tropical wet, but during winter is very windy and dry, ideal for water sports.
Along the sea side, there are schools and shops to buy or rent surfing gear as well as to take surfing lessons if you are a beginner. Lanes Beach is an advanced spot for experts, only due to the strength of the wind and the big waves. It also requires to possess particular skills to launch your kite from the shore, without getting dragged against the rocks.
The wind direction is coming from Southwest, South and the waves can be ridden upwind. Lanes Beach is sometimes dangerous even for experienced kite surfers, when winds are coming from Kona. Kite surfers should be careful of urchins, rip currents, rocks and sharks.