Friday, April 04, 2008

Kiteboarding Puerto Vallarta

This is a literal translation of beach descriptions from Spanish to English from the Spanish site : Kiteboard Mexico - Puerto Vallarta Beaches

WHITE FIG TREE: An ample Beach, of pure white sand and the clean sea. Located of the side of Nayarit and Outside the bay of flags. Perfect for those days impossible to practice kite inside of the bay; this it is a perfect place for the wind of the North, which sticks 30 degrees of the right; Great in winter, single for intervals or advanced waves, the novices single those days that the waves do not estan great; A little remote but is worth the trouble and is little people. The Temperature of the water is of tropical climate, all the year you can use single shorts. LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: Of Bucerias to follow the highway Tepic and to leave in the deviation to the Cross Huanacaxtle that this like 3 a kms; to follow by that highway during 15 kms approx towards Mita End, until the corner of the Four Seasons, in where there is a breach to the right that has a signboard and says White Fig tree; to follow the breach like 3 kms and to arrive until a paved way at the left, to follow the way until the field of beisbol, to follow straight laderecha and of ahi until the beach. Of 25 to 30 minutes of Bucerias.
PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach, the beach is ample but wind down is pure rocks. THAT TO EAT: The Gilded one (seafood): one is in the Small anchor, leaving the breach of White Fig tree of return, to give return to the right towards Mita End until the bottom of the highway. 5 minutes.

BLACK END: An incredible Beach, of pure white sand and the clean super sea. Located of the side of Nayarit and Outside the bay of flags. Perfect for those days impossible to practice kite inside of the bay; this it is a perfect place for the wind of the North, which front sticks like a 15 degrees of the right; It is common in winter that are waves in the border, mainly good to jump, which sometimes makes difficult the exit for the nascent ones; A little remote but is worth the trouble and is little people. The Temperature of the water is of tropical climate, all the year you can use single shorts.
LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: Of Bucerias to follow the highway Tepic and to leave in the deviation to the Cross Huanacaxtle that this like 3 a kms; to follow by that highway during 15 kms approx towards Mita End, until the corner of the Four Seasons, in where there is a breach to the right that has a signboard and says White Fig tree; to follow the breach like 2 kms and after the second bridge to take the breach to the left until the bottom, in where they take the way to the left, until finding the parking like a 300mts, if this closed to continue until the end of the way. He is as 3 kms before White Fig tree and is same small bahia. Of 25 to 30 minutes of Bucerias. PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach. THAT TO EAT: The Gilded one (seafood): one is in the Small anchor, leaving the breach of White Fig tree of return, to give return to the right towards Mita End until the bottom of the highway. 5 minutes.


DESTILADERAS: A very extensive Beach, of white sand like all those of the zone of mita end. Located of the side of Nayarit in the right flank of bahia; it is characterized being the first place that blow in the season, with winds of the very strong West and the Northwest which they beat of flank to the beach, all the year has waves that go of a meter to three meters when a good swell arrives, excellent to jump them, although they do not run very well in the zone of wind; Once in a while it blows but front at the Southwestern beach and it is possible to be arrived at the point from surf in sources, that this located to the bottom to the right of the Beach. Warm and very clean water, one can do kite near the whales, of the months of January to March, since they live generally of there to the Marietas islands, that are to kilometers of the beach. The Beach in full vacacional season of people, but single a piece, the recommended place, is like a half of the Beach in where there is almost no people and It sticks the Wind very well.
LEVEL: Interval - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: Of Bucerias to follow the highway Tepic and to leave in the deviation to the Cross Huanacaxtle that this like 3 a kms; to follow by that highway during 7 kms approx towards Mita End, of the left side sides the Beach without difficulty, and its name to the entrance of the Restaurants, that is the destination and access to the beach, since the other entrances are private; arriving at the beach mts walks like 500 and there it is the best point, also you can do it near the restaurants but the days no that much people are bathing in the beach. If you want to pay, to 200 meters of the restaurants by the highway, sides the entrance of Club Regina the Beach (Sources), that has ponds, and services, they receive approximately $250, pesos by person per day with right to some drink and towel. Destiladeras is to 15 minutes of Bucerias. PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach. With the wind that blows of side to the Beach and if you have problems to raise your papalote or you move away to much and the low wind, the same wind and the current direct to you towards the center of the Bay that are many Kilometers, and after that Beach it is difficult to leave because it follows a cliff until the Cross of Huanacaxtle, with very small Beaches. Novices single with somebody of support in case of an emergency. Of the side of sources that is the point of surf and a Beach Club, the wind enters with rotor by flank hills, but once in the water there is no problem (advanced). SURF: Of the Right side of the Beach is an excellent point to surfear, this of the side of sources.
THAT TO EAT: In the Restaurants of the Beach, they have good Fish and Seafood Generally, or in Sources, that are Club Regina the Beach.

WINGS OF THE SEA: (FOR SALE INFORMATION AQUI), it is located to the right flank of Bucerias, in fact beaten; but that zone is called Beaches of Huanacaxtle. It arrives and at the right of the bay this the Cross of Huanacaxtle. The Cross of to have the sea but calmed Huanacaxtle is the zone along with, to be in the border and the low zone but of the bay. The wind that predominates is of the West, with a small variation between the North and the South that beats constantly of half-full of March until half-full of Julio, is the same wind that in bucerias but with the sea less mincemeat, the intensity is perhaps a little smaller but it is worth the trouble to sacrifice a little wind by flat water. It is easy to move of there to Bucerias and Flamingos, is even a good route of long distance in kite. The best hour of the wind p.m. in schedule of Summer and 12:30 3 is of 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. to p.m. in schedule of Winter, but as p.m. is described in the wind table blows sometimes until the 7, it begins before in Bucerias and Flamingos. The winds beat front to the Beach with their respective variation. Its Beach is very short but with uncultivated lots to the sides which lets margin to raise and to lower kite in the Beach without bothering tourists. Wings of the Sea the best idea for a Club of candle in Vallarta Port.
LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: From Vallarta Port (15 min. of navy and 25 min. of the center), it takes the highway to Tepic, raisins the bridge of Rio' Ameca that is the Natural Border between Jalisco and Nayarit, raisins New Vallarta, Mezcales, the bridge of Flamingos, and in I complete traffic light of Bucerias it give return to the Left, takings the lateral one that go compares to the highway and in where is finished to the ridge this Club there Wings of the Av. Sea of Tips no. 388. Of the Highway that comes from Tepic or Guadalajara, entering the Freeway of the Bay of Flags you pass the bridge to the Cross of Huanacaxtle, raisins tizate and soon DAS returned to the right in the first exit towards the Av. street of the Tips, that is seen from the highway and goes compares to this.
PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach, that in this zone abounds. The Beach is very short ten well-taken care of with constructions or palms when raising and lowering kite. Within the sea with people, jetskis and bananas, that happen frequently, it deals with not being near the border. With the other Kiters and Windsurfistas, it respects starboard.

BUCERIAS: It is the Beach of a typical Pueblito of the coast, with great amount of Americans who reside there, located in the Nayarita coast of Bay of flags; its beach is connected with the one of Flamingos and Nuevo Vallarta of the right side and the Left one arrives until Beaches from huanacaxtle in where it is located Wings of the Sea Has fame of being one of the places of the Bay in where the Wind Blows with but intensity, and from years back the favourite of the Windsurfistas. The wind that predominates is of the West, with a small variation between the North and the South that beat constantly of half-full of March until half-full of Julio, being this the season in the Bay of Flags; they are very constant within those months, but the other months outside season, it is not the best point to fish a good breeze. It has a good point with waves, to the left of the seat of the town, this single one when there is swell. Super amused for kite since they roar as to 100 meters of the border. The best hour of the wind p.m. to 5 is of 2 p.m. in schedule of Summer and 1 4 p.m. to p.m. in schedule of Winter, but as it is described in the wind table it blows sometimes until the 7 p.m.. The winds beat front to the Beach with their respective variation. Its Beach is very short and has many restaurantitos, houses and small hotels, which sometimes makes difficult flying kite in the Beach. In summary we can denominate to Bucerias like the best place in all the Zone of Vallarta Port, within the season, and the place in where kiters is concentrated but and Windsurfers.
LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: From Vallarta Port (15 min. of navy and 25 min. of the center), it takes the highway to Tepic, raisins the bridge of Rio' Ameca that is the Natural Border between Jalisco and Nayarit, raisins New Vallarta, Mezcales and the bridge of Flamingos and later begins the Town to both sides of the highway, with its lateral traffic lights and to give return towards the Beach. Almost any street takes to you until the Beach that is Publishes. Of the Highway that comes from Tepic or Guadalajara it is the First Town entering the Freeway of the Bay of Flags. PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach, that in this zone abounds. The Beach is very short ten well-taken care of with constructions or palms when raising and lowering kite. Within the sea with people, jetskis and bananas, that happen frequently, it deals with not being near the border. With the other Kiters and Windsurfistas, it respects starboard.
THAT TO EAT: In the Restaurantitos of the Beach with excellent seafood and ostiones in their shell, Marks good Italian restaurant and the taquitos in the Town are very good.

FLAMINGOS: Extensive beach, located in the Nayarita coast of Bay of flags, in fact is a single Beach from New Vallarta to Bucerias and Alas of the Sea that is the end of Bucerias; Flamingos is located to half of both. They as much stick winds to him of the South at the beginning of the Season that begins in the middle of February and blows until May; Like of the Southwest, the West, and the Northwest, during the months of April in the middle of Julio who is the Formal Season, and the rest of the year blows but with less intensity and much less days, in summary it is the Beach with but variety of winds and better Annual Average in All Vallarta Port; Their maintained winds are good, but not strong them but of the bay, the sea but is pricked that in Wings of the sea or the Cross of Huanacaxtle, and forms surge in the border caused by the wind, that is amused for the Advanced ones and complicated for the Nascent ones. The South Wind that blows a 25% of the year in that Beach beats of side to the Beach and blows in the afternoons between 4 to 5 p.m.. and it finishes sometimes until 7pm; But the other Winds that blow a 50% of the year beat front, with a variation of 15 degrees for both sides, which makes difficult the exit for the Nascent ones and blow between 12 a.m. and 1 p.m.. and they finish approximately until the 5 p.m..
LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: From Vallarta Port (10 min. of navy and 20 min. of the center), it takes the highway to Tepic, raisins the bridge of Rio' Ameca that is the Natural Border between Jalisco and Nayarit, raisins New Vallarta, Mezcales and when you see a golf ball the stop, follows a bridge that Flamingos says, it takings and to the bottom you are with a glorietita and the Avenue Coconut palms, as to 20 mts to the left exists an entrance Publishes to the Beach, another entrance this following that way and passing the Flamingos Condominium, exists a breach that takes you to the Beach and Also is Publishes. Of Bucerias, to take the Freeway to Vallarta Port and 5 minutes you were with the bridge of Flamingos, return to the right and follows the same indications there that of Vallarta Port.
PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach and the hotels, please to practice it in the zones that are people nor no constructions, mainly when leaving. With the cords with buoys that put the hotels even to protect the swimmers, if kite falls to you could be romped to you. With the other Kiters and Windsurfistas, it respects starboard. THAT TO EAT: In Flamingos there are no Restaurants, but it is connected by the inner street (coconut palms) to New Vallarta, or also this to 5 Bucerias minutes.

MOUTH OF TOMATOS: A Beach stuck to Rio' Ameca, that its main characteristic, is that it receives a exelente wind of the South and that sticks of side to the beach and the Southwest like a 45 Degrees. There are small waves inside of the sea, due to the low ones that forms rio. In the beach there are diverse very popular restuarantes type palapa, are a virgin zone of hotels or construciones of material, very rustica. Precautions: in epoca of rains mainly to have well-taken care of with trunks that rio drags.
LEVEL: Nascent - Advanced.
LIKE ARRIVING: Of Vallarta port, to go to Marine Seat and to follow a street, the one that took to you until the Beach, this between navy and the Airport lateral. Of Bucerias, like a 15 minutes to go to Vallarta Port, despues of the Airport to take the first exit to the right.
PRECAUTIONS: With people in the beach, with trunks that leave near rio and not to be shipwrecked near the mouth or crossing that tendran that to go by you until New Vallarta.
THAT TO EAT: In the restaurancitos that estan ahi same (Fished and Seafood).

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