The word ‘Spot’ comes from the English language and means “site”, “place” or “area”. It is characterized by different fundamental aspects for an optimal breaking wave. It is about the exposure of the beach to the surge, its orientation, the direction of the break as well as the nature and shape of the bottom and the waves in relation to the swell. Discover here the best windsurfing spots around Santiago de Los Caballeros.
About the Santiago de los Caballeros windsurf spot !
Santiago de los Caballeros literally translates to “Santiago de los Chevaliers” in French. It is also known as Saint Yague. It is a city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Santiago. It was the Americans who introduced this sport to the Dominican Republic during the invasion of 1965. Then the Dominicans started surfing and launched their first national competition in 1970 and 1980. Thus, the practice of surfing was first organized and developed in the early 1990s. This was the year of the birth of the Dominican Surfing Federation.
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The best places to surf around Santiago de Los Caballeros!
The Dominican Republic is the best destination for the wind sports category. It is very popular with surfers, kitesurfers, and windsurfers. No matter what your level is, beginner or expert, there is always a beach to suit your needs. For example, the constant trade winds of Cabarete add to the popularity of this surf spot located near Santiago de Los Caballeros.
As a result, Kite Beach attracts many experts and it’s great to see them practicing their art with mastery. In addition, surfers of all levels are attracted to Playa Encuentro, since this is where the best instructors of this sport are located. Now let’s take a look at the Samaná Peninsula, located in Las Terrenas. You will find kitesurfing spots in Punta Popy. Also, in Playa Bonita, surfing is available throughout the day. Finally, at the edge of Punta Cana, there is Macao, a famous surfing beach. Punta Popy also in Playa Bonita, is an all day surfing area. Last but not least, on the edge of Punta Cana, Macao is a famous surfing beach.
When to surf around Santiago de Los Cabarellos?
Encuentro beach offers different surf spots for beginners and advanced surfers. Also, Cabarete has waves all year round and its surf camp is always open. If you are an experienced surfer, the months of October through April are best for you. During this period, the waves are propelled by the north wind, which makes them bigger. On the other hand, the east winds blow in the summer, from May to September. Thus, the waves are generally smaller and perfect for beginners.