The Caribbean island of Anguilla has over 30 beaches with clear blue water and white sand. Perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and kitesurfing - and when the conditions are right, surfing. Here's a short guide to kitesurfing in Anguilla with a rundown of what you can expect to find at each beach.
Vacation and tourism magazines around the world claim that Anguilla has the most beautiful beaches in the world. Celebrities like Brad Pitt, Janet Jackson, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams and Uma Thurman all visit this tropical paradise because of its tranquility and beauty.
There are absolutely great places to kitesurf in Anguilla that will literally take your breath away. Anguilla is known for it's beautiful, safe and comfortable beaches which are perfect for kitesurfing, and that is what makes Anguilla so unique.
With no buildings or mountains to obstruct the wind, the island has some of the most consistent wind imaginable, and lots of it.
Some information about the beaches (To see beaches photos and directions, click here http://www.tropical-paradise.net/great-places-to-kitesurf.html)
Northwest coast. Very quiet. Swimming is great. Fantastic Kitesurfing spot with a north or northeast wind. Access's a bit of a challenge. Near Temenos Resort and Oliviers Restaurant.
Northwest coast, west of Long Bay. Quiet. Swimming is excellent. Very good spot for surfing and Kitesurfing with a north or northeast wind.
Northwest coast, west of Meads Bay. My 2nd favorite beach. Good swimming and snorkeling.
Southwest coast. My "home spot". Very good spot for kitesurfing with an east or southeast wind. A mile of beach and sand dunes. Good for swimming and walking.
Savannah & Junk's Bay
North of Sandy Hill Bay. A very "wild" spot for surfing and Kitesurfing with East wind. Offshore reef good for snorkelling (south east coast).
Shoal Bay West
One mile of excellent beach. Swimming is great, snorkelling is great. Perfect beach with excellent walking conditions, watersport rentals plus restaurants on the beach. Not crowded either. (North east coast).
Saint Martin and Anguilla Beaches are very good spots for Kite surfing or surfing.
The guys from Tropical Paradise took note of the wind’s forces on a daily basis. For more click here : http://www.tropical-paradise.net/wind-for-kiteboarding.html
Most of the wind comes form the East and North East since 2003.
The beaches in Saint Martin and Anguilla are easy and safe and there is almost always good wind for kiteboarding. You can meet turtles, dolphins and and many kinds of tropical fish. The sand is white and powder-soft and the sea is a beautiful neon blue.
See more details here: http://www.tropical-paradise.net/caribbean-special-travel.html
Flights of American airlines leaving Porto Rico airport and they take between 45 minutes to an hour until they arrive the small Island.
You can also take a daily ferry, every 30 minutes from 8am to 17:30pm (departure at the Marigot Water Front)
English is a widely spoken.
The East Caribbean dollar (currency code XCD)
The weather in Anguilla is almost perfect all year long, which makes the island a popular vacation destination for thousands of sun-loving travelers. Tourists should expect great weather while visiting this gorgeous island, but should also be prepared for unexpected forecasts, like rainstorms. (Read more here: http://www.tropical-paradise.net/caribbean-island-weather.html )
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