Just lying on the beach, sunbathing and tanning is enjoyable for some time. But many people who go out on vacation start feeling bored with just that. When you are on great beaches like the ones at Turks and Caicos, they offer many exciting and adventurous water sports and other water-related activities.
At White Villas, we recommend and encourage our visitors to enjoy kiteboarding. In recent years, this sport has risen in popularity because tourists find it to be a thrilling activity and fantastic addition to their vacation here. If you have a good coach, you can learn it in no time.
Kiteboarding Turks and Caicos – What Is It?
Kiteboarding is a wonderful combination of several water sports such as surfing, paragliding, windsurfing, wakeboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding and more. You use a kite to harness wind power and surf on the waves using that power.
Familiarity with any of these activities helps you to learn kiteboarding in a few hours and effortlessly. Even if you are new to these water activities, it is immaterial, because mastering this sport is very easy-a matter of a few hours.
The Best Kiteboarding Turks And Caicos Spots
Two important things about this sport are its dependence on wind conditions and seasons. If you want to learn kiteboarding, you should visit the areas well-known for this sport. These are some of the best spots kiteboarding Turks and Caicos:
- Long Bay – Kiteboarding expertsreckon Long Bay (an incredible three-mile-long beach), as the best location in the Turks and Caicos. Though just a short walk away from Grace Bay, which is a major tourist attraction, it is fairly uncrowded. Its shallow and calm waters by the shore and soft sandy beaches make it a safe place for beginners. It is a good spot for learning the ropes without getting injured.Winds that reach 15 to 25 knots are conducive for freestyle learning.
- Chalk Sound – A highly scenic natural lagoon, Chalk Sound is known as a great, though challenging place for kiteboarding for good reasons. It is a three-mile-long, landlocked shallow waterlagoon connected to the ocean. Its turquoise waters, studded with tiny cays and white sandy beaches make it ideal for kiteboarding. When you are kiteboarding, you get an unforgettable and stunning view of the lagoon and blue sky.
- Grace Bay – This beach is a tourist attraction and is a favourite spot for seasoned kiteboarders looking for adventure and a challenge. What makes this crescent-shaped beach special are its deep waters, several launch spots for the sport and stronger winds. Kiteboarders find its choppy waters good for chop-hopping. Those who look for greater challenges veer towards the North shore Reef.
- Northwest Point – This is a tranquil and secluded private beach loved by highly experienced kiteboarders. The attractions of this beach spot are small waves, strong winds, sandbars in water and privacy that make it a heaven for adventurous tourists.
Learn Kiteboarding Turks and Caicos
These islands offer an amalgamation of turquoise waters, soft sand beaches, a clean environment, and excellent diving opportunities for learners as well as experienced water sport enthusiasts. Many tourists find it an ideal location to relax as well as enjoy watersports.
Kiteboarding is a sport that you can learn in a few hours and needs no advance prep. It is akin to riding a bicycle- a skill that stays with you even if you don’t practice it often. You need to understand and master the basics and hire a coach in Turks and Caicos to learn the safety processes, handling emergencies and taking care of the gear.
At White Villas, we provide a three-hour private course in collaboration with Kite Provo, which is one of the best kiteboarding Turks and Caicos institutions.If you want to know more about kiteboarding or Turks and Caicos, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at White Villas.