Cabo Frio is a municipality in the State of Rio de Janeiro, located at 150 km/93 mi eastward from the city of Rio. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula, Quintana Roo Mexico
Playa del Carmen was a small fishing town, with unspoiled natural and marine beauty. Today, this place shows us that it has the potential to move with the times, becoming one of the most famous tourists destinations. If you visit this place you should definitely try to enjoy yourself by performing a thrilling activity like kite-surfing.
For having a perfect activity, the spot offers you great wind and water conditions. The wind direction is to the North, North-East and South-East. As for the wind’s strength, it ranges from 10 to 20 kn / 19 to 37 kph. The best season for performing kite-surfing is from January to December, when the winds are pretty strong and enables you for some challenging tricks.
The waters are very clear and clean and its type is flat to choppy. There are also some shallow areas near the shore that you have to be careful. The climate in Playa del Carmen is tropical. That means pretty high temperatures during all year round. More specifically the temperature averages from 23.8°C/75°F-29.4°C/85°F while the water’s temperature averages at 26.1°C/79°F. Rainfalls are usual phenomenon during the hurricane period that lasts from September to November.
After your activity, don’t miss to stroll around in the glamorous main streets of this place and try abundant tequila.