Paragliding in Mount Pleasant, Barbados, Barbados

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21°C/69.8°F to 31°C/87.8°F
Barbados is situated west of the Atlantic Ocean and east of the Caribbean Sea. It is also standing on the eastern side of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and on the north-eastern side of Trinidad and Tobago. The capital city, as well as the largest city in Barbados is Bridgetown. It is located on the southwestern side of the island.

If you are full of negative thoughts, it’s time to make a reboot. One way to feel free is performing an extreme sport, like paragliding on Mount Pleasant in Barbados. Barbados is an absolutely beautiful island, offering you the chance to relax and recharge your batteries.

More specifically, the spot is lying on the south-eastern side of the island, only 20 minutes from the Grantley Adams International Airport and 28 minutes from the capital. The take off point is found at 13°9’36” (13.16)N; 59°28’14” (59.4707)W and the elevation of the launch area is 161 m/528.2 ft. The landing point is found at 13°9’36” (13.1601)N; 59°28’5″ (59.4683)W  and its elevation is 94 m/308.4 ft. Furthermore, the wind direction is from the East, Northeast and Southeast.

Barbados has a tropical monsoon climate. Two main seasons are distinct. The first one is known as the ”dry season”, lasting from June to November and the second is the ”wet season”, lasting from December to May. The temperature averages from 21°C/69.8°F to 31°C/87.8°F. Rainfall is the only fact that could cancel your paragliding plans. Otherwise, there is no high season for this extreme sport, you can exercise it all year round.