Paragliding in Canasi-Palmarejo, Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Skill Level:
Intermediate And Advanced
Best Wind Directions:
North, Northeast and Northwest
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.

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.