About Playacar, Mexico
Playacar is located south of Playa del Carmen, on the east coast of Mexico. Mexico's subtropical climate and warm ocean temperatures make it a perfect destination for kiteboarding, without the need for a wetsuit.
Visit during the windy season, which runs from November through to May. Throughout these months, the trade winds guarantee some excellent easterly winds, with the best conditions produced on a northeasterly, cross-onshore.
This idyllic spot boasts uncrowded, white sandy beaches, with wild tropical jungle, and crystal-clear turquoise waters. The sea is mainly flat to choppy, making the area a fantastic freestyle and freeride paradise.
Traveling to Playacar, Mexico
The closest airport is Cancun International, located around 45 minutes north of Playacar. From here, plenty of taxis, buses, or rental vehicles are available to take you the rest of your journey.
Facilities At Playacar, Mexico
Playacar has a wealth of all-inclusive resorts, with plenty of self-catering apartments close to the seafront. Set back from the beach, is an 18-hole golf course and the world famous 5th Avenue, where shops, restaurants, and many clubs can be found.
If the wind doesn't blow, why not try scuba diving? There are plenty of diving centres offering PADI certification, with daily excursions to the reef.
For kitesurfing tuition, equipment, rentals, and further local information, contact PDC Kiteboarding.