Swakopmund is situated in Erogo District, at 361 km/224 mi in the west of Windhoek, Namibia's capital. The spot lies in the Namib Desert, western Namibia giving in the costal edge and facing the south Atlantic Ocean. The spot, an amazing combination of the ocean with desert represents an ideal option for paragliding soaring.
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Paragliding in Canasi-Palmarejo, Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba
Canasi-Palmarejo is a coastal flying site, located on the north shore of the island, close to Santa Cruz del Norte. The spot provides breathtaking views of green hills and the Caribbean Sea.
It takes wind directions from the north, northeast and northwest. The take off altitude is at 49 m/160.7 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 23°8’44” (23.1457)N; 81°44’51” (81.7477)W. The landing point is found at 23°8’59” (23.15)N; 82°0’0″ (82)W, at an elevation of 17 m/55.7 ft. The ideal time to visit Canasi-Palmarejo is during spring and summer months.
In addition, the spot is suitable for intermediate and advanced pilots. Keep in mind that top landing is possible. Last but not least, apart from flying through the air and enjoying the Caribbean sea breeze, you can also try one of the many other activities and watersports on offer in the area.