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Kite Spot & Wind Conditions

In addition to great, reliable wind, you will find our spot wide, quiet, chilled and unlike other kite spots, you won’t be fighting for space with the crowds on the water – making kiting and learning so much safer and more fun!

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Wave riding

Here is what makes Che Shale kiting spot special:


  • 5 kilometers of deserted beach

  • Bay protected by reef

  • Sandy bottom, no rocks, no corrals


  • Wind from 12 to 20 knots 75% of the year (season is 8 months)

  • Blows from January through May and from July through September

  • No wind in October and November (that’s when we go deep-sea fishing!)

  • Cross-shore and on-shore winds

  • Excellent for learners and experienced riders

  • Wave riding on high tide

  • Warm water all year long!


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