Since kitesurfing really started taking off about two years ago, the still relatively small kitesurfing community learned quickly that special circumstances are needed to make kitesurfing a safe and enjoyable experience.
Barbados isn't only blessed with it's unique windsurfing conditions, it also proved to have some of the most ideal kitesurfing beaches possible. There are first of all the beaches around Inchcape, like Silver Sands and Silver Rock, which attract most of the kitesurfers. Brian Talma's Action Shop at Silver Rock is available for kitesufing lessons.
But there is also a hidden treasure, just a couple of minutes away from Inchcape, a gorgeous, tropical, mile long beach with slightly onshore winds and all the requirements for an ideal kitesurfing spot:
It's lonely, a beautiful white sand beach with hardly any person around. The wind blows slightly onshore, all the safety you want as a kitsesurfing beginner. Many days or parts of days it has an ideal windforce for kitesurfing.
- Flat water inside the reef, waves breaking on the outside reef for the more experienced
- Upwind from the three major windsurfing beaches, an additional safety factor
- Upwind also from the Oistins Bay and Maxwell coast, a possible day trip destination for a downwind run
What else can you ask for...
...mankind's all time dream to be able to fly? Well, kitesurfing has given us another means of coming closer to that dream and we at Inchcape on the most southern tip of the Caribbean island of Barbados are determined to make your kitesurfing vacation a time to be remembered!