ARUBA WINDSURFING HOLIDAYS
Aruba Windsurf Holidays
Aruba is situated in the heart of the southern Caribbean, just 15 miles off the coast of Venezuela. It is 19 miles long and 6 miles across, at its widest point, with an area of approximately 70 square miles. Aruba is a great windsurfing holiday destination for all levels of windsurfer. With perfect learning spots where you will find buttery flat, shallow water, up to the challenging wave spots.
Aruba is a stunning island, with picturesque beaches, and renowned friendly locals. What's more is this small island is blessed with year round reliable trade winds, making it an awesome, and beautiful kitesurf holiday destination.
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The Windsurfing In Aruba
The main windsurf beach in Aruba is within walking distance to some really good quality hotels making this an idea windsurf holiday destination if you are traveling with non windsurfing partner or family. The wind is cross off shore making the water very flat. However, due to the development if some of the larger hotels along this beach there is now a noticible 'wind shadow' make the wind quite gusty at first.
Aruba's high-wind season is the longest in the Caribbean. There is wind almost all year but the best period tends to be from January to September.
Aruba offers warm, crystal-clear water that rarely drops below 24 °C (75 °F) and consistent winds that are a windsurfer's dream: the average wind speed, year-round, is about 20 knots. T
The island, however, has both flat-water locations and challenging wave conditions. Beginners should stay in the shallow waters inside the reef. More advanced sailors will go outside the reef for speed sailing.
The Nightlife In Aruba
Aruba is a really relaxed and chilled out island, though still offers a lively nightlife. The hotels alone offer good evening entertainment, with casinos and great restaurants. Evening cruises depart from Palm Beach, where you can set sail on a romantic dinner cruise or a wild boat party.
Throughout the island is an abundance of both lively and chilled out bars, restaurants with fantastic food, and casinos open until the early hours. The island's bus service is a great way to get around the small island to see all the entertainment. Alternatively a car is a great way to get around in the evenings and visit the lively capital city, Oranjestad.