Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Le Gallon Bay, French Collectivity of St Martin, Sint Maarten Netherlands Antilles

Wind Direction:
13 knots/24 kph
Skill Level:
All levels
High Season:
December to July
The island of Saint Martin is a popular destination for those people who love water-sports. It is situated in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. Saint Martin belongs to the group of Leeward Islands in the West Indies. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. St. Martin is the north French part of the island with Marigot as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten". Le Gallon Bay is standing in the eastern French part.

If you are looking for new experiences during your holidays, Saint Martin is the right place to be. Many watersports are taking place on the island. Kite-surfing at Le Gallon Bay is one of them. It is a great kite-surfing spot with winds that average to 13 knots/24 kph. The winds are mainly strong during two periods. The first one lasts from December to March while the second period lasts from June to July. The direction of the wind is East, North-East and South-East.

As Saint Martin is located on the northeastern Caribbean Sea, it has a tropical climate. The hurricane period, lasting from June to November, makes the weather quite unpredictable. During this period, the rainfall is a usual temporary phenomenon. Nevertheless, Saint Martin is a very sunny island with high temperatures. The average temperature is at 26.7°C/80°F throughout the year, with a difference of 2-3 points between winter and summer.

Everyone could try kite-surfing at Le Gallon Bay. Whether it is your first time or you have already tried it, there are experienced kite-surfing instructors who will help you out and take you to the next level. Don’t miss this unique chance on this paradise island of the Caribbeans.