Windsurf is an extreme sport that borrows elements from surf and sail. It's an amorous triangle among you, the strong wind and the mystery waves. The adrenaline explosion will intrigue your senses, making you feel free and powerful. So, if you try to find a place that can give you such an experience, then Costa da Caparica is the right place.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Wind Surfing in Mojacar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
Water sports enthusiasts will love the Mojacar Playa, with its blue water seaside and blue-flag and the all year warm water beaches. Temperatures vary with warmest months being July and August (21-30°C/69.8-86°F). Water temperature during summer is quite warm, about 20-22°C/68-71.6°F.
Mojacar wave size is small, usually less than a meter, tide idependent, with swell direction south west. The winds are frontal thermal, about 4 and 5 Bft, south west direction. With mountains blocking stronger winds, this is a great spot for the beginner windsurfer to learn and practice, but experienced ones will have to wait when wind gets stronger.
Best time to visit is during summer where there is a lot of windsurfing activity going on. You can attend a lot of schools for instructions and lessons for beginners and learn everything you have to know about navigation, handling and sailing. There are also a lot of shops you can buy your equipment from.