Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Varadero 53rd Street, Matanzas, Cuba

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Best Wind Directions:
North, Northeast
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Cuba nestles at the crossroads of the Caribbean. Whether you are a nature lover or a culture vulture, it is certain that Cuba will enchant you with its unparalleled beauty. Havana is the capital city of Cuba and the largest one in the Caribbean with many places of historical interest, including castles, museums and cathedrals. The climate here is classified as tropical, with an average temperature of 69.8 °F/21 °C in winter and 80.6 °F/27 °C in summer.

Varadero is a popular resort town, located in the province of Matanzas. The location provides long and wide sandy beaches, tranquil, crystal clear waters and a wide range of resorts and hotels along the peninsula. For those seeking adventure, Varadero accommodates almost any kind of watersport, including sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Varadero 53rd Street is facing the Gulf of Mexico and is a great kitesurfing site for both the beginner and advanced kiter. Here you have enough space to launch and land your kite safely. The ideal wind direction is from the north and northeast and winds blow between 15-20 knots/27.7-37 kph. In addition, the best time to visit the beach is from December to March. Furthermore, the average water temperature is around 27 °C/80.6 °F in summer and around 24 °C/75.2 °F in winter.

The spot is close to the city center, so you can find plenty of facilities and amenities close by. Last but not least, there are kite-surfing schools and shops with qualified and friendly staff, able to help you with everything you need.