What’s new in the Caribbean for 2018

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What’s new in the Caribbean for 2018

With its consistent winds, excellent waves and stunning azure waters, it’s no wonder that the Caribbean is fast becoming one of the most popular windsurfing destinations in the world. The many incredible islands throughout the region all have something to offer the avid windsurfer and in 2018 you can expect some new experiences.


The Caribbean is open for business in 2018

Following the devastating hurricane season that crashed through the Caribbean in 2017, the Caribbean tourist board has launched a program to promote travel to the Caribbean in 2018. Although some parts of the Caribbean had been caught in the wake of the hurricanes, the majority of the islands remained untouched, including the islands of Bonaire and Cabarete which are a firm favourites with windsurfers.


The board is promoting the concept that the best way to help the Caribbean is to visit the Caribbean in 2018. With stunning crystal-clear waters, reliable winds and tropical islands of paradise, it is the perfect spot for a windsurf holiday in 2018.

Try out the new Fanatic board at ION club in Cabarete

For years the Fanatic Freewave has been one of the most requested boards at any windsurf centre. This board shape hasn’t changed much over the years due to its fantastic design and building on its success, designers have decided to create a completely new concept based on this board. 


The Fanatic Freewave Stubby TE is a board with straighter parallel rails, a shorter and broader nose and a wide tail. This makes the new Freewave STB TE faster and easier to control.


While in Cabarete in 2018 why not try out this incredible new design at the ION club? Don’t miss out on riding this new design!

Stay at the new Bonaire Boutique Hotel

Planet recently added the Bonaire Boutique Hotel to our Carribean portfolio. This luxury four-star eco-resort is situated in the upscale neighborhood of Punt Vierkant in Bonaire.


It is just a few minutes from the windsurf beach and offers comfortable and fully equipped one and two bedroom villas surrounded by a tropical garden.


Sunbathe by the stunning swimming pool after your epic windsurf session or enjoy a delicious BBQ. This hotel is the perfect spot to stay while experiencing all that Bonaire has to offer.

Experience windfoiling at ION Club in Cabarete

From Spring 2018 the ION Club Cabarete will be offering windfoil rental and private or semi-private lessons. This new development in windsurfing has grown to be extremely popular in the last few years.


Enjoy gliding over the butter-flat surface of the water on a hydrofoil board. ION club in Cabarete is offering you the chance to learn this side of the sport or if you are already proficient then choose from the brand new kit for rental. It’s an incredible experience not to be missed!

Sorobon Resort expands in 2018

Due to the growing popularity and demand for Sorobon Beach Resort on the beautiful island of Bonaire, the resort has expanded the accommodation to offer guests the Sorobon Apartments.


When staying at the apartments the guests will have full access to all of the amenities the Sorobon Beach, Wellness, and Windsurf Resort. The apartments are located just 1.5 km from Sorobon Beach on the east side of the island which is connected to the Sorobon Bay.


The Caribbean is ready to give you the windsurfing holiday of your dreams in 2018. Contact us to help plan your next holiday.