Kiteboarding / kitesurfing has generated great interest in the whole world in the last decade. Mexico became a great country for water sports, thanks to its extensive coastline and other characteristics that makes it ideal for practicing the this extreme sport. Holbox Island is a magical place where pure nature comes together with this kind of sports, and where the fauna and climate are the ideal complement to create unique kite experiences.
Las Nubes Spot is one of the privileged places on the island that occupies a space on the shores for practising kitesurf. The spotis besides Hotel Las Nubes and it is the last hotel in the strip along the coast and is situated on the beginning of the kite area. String of pure, virgin beaches featuring particularities that allow kitesurfing to be done without any inconveniences and so far away from the crowds.
Isla Holbox is one of the best places in all Mexico to practice kite surfing because of the excellent combination of some important factors:
a) Water Conditions: Shallow Water. It is possible to walk 100 meters inward towards the sea from the shore without hitting deep waters, witch makes very simple skills to recover the kite or search for the board. Best conditions for beginners
b) The Winds: During the season, from November to July, The winds blow 85% of the days, and beacouse Holbox is an island, it doesn’t really matter in which direction they are blowing because it is always possible to practice the sport. If the winds blow north, windsurfers can surf in the main beach after Las Nubes hotel( main kite area). If the winds blow East/south, windsurfers can practice in the other spot called Punta Mosquito (Boat necesary to get there)
c) Far from the crowds: Not many people practice this sport on the island due to the fact that the isla is still very much a hidden gem. Thanks to this, there are just very few kites flying in the sky and plenty of space to practice.
d) Kite School: Holbox has one of the best schools in all Latin America. The mane is KUKULKITE SCHOOL. Certified teachers and perfect equipments to practice safe this fun sport.
e) Safety: Because of its shallow waters, Holbox is the perfect place to learn safe and became an independent kiter just in a few days. With Kukulkite school you can be able to ride quicker thatn in most of the other places. They also certified the students with the international kitesurfing organizations.
kitesurfing / kiteboarding has never been that easy. Holbox is the perfect hidden gem for this sport. Begginers, intermediate, or experts will enjoy kitesurfing / kiteboarding in this amaizing island