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Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby GrodanBoll » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:54 am

I just booked a trip to Cancun from 19:th of january to 19:th of march.

Question now is if I made a good choice? Is it kiteable on the east coast during that time?

I went to Boracay last year and I think it was pretty shitty, so I hope that Mexico will be better... anyone who can tell from experience?
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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I made the right decision?

Postby GrodanBoll » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:17 am

I guess that it would have been a good thing to ask this question before I booked the ticket.... but well... whatever :)

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby John Doe » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:12 am

If it's warm, there are beaches, beautiful water & margaritas...then you made the right decision :jump: :jump: :jump:

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby Clarencephil » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:11 am

Went to Riviera Maya (very close to Cancun) in March 2 years ago. Had good wind for a 12 m kite 4 or 5 days out of 7

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby GrodanBoll » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:21 am

Ok, phuueew! =)

And where are the best places in terms of kitesurfing, cheap accomodation, WiFi etc...

I´m thinking of going to Tulum.

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby KiteCancun247 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:31 pm

If you go to Tulum, there is a school down there Extreme Control on playa paraiso for flat water. For waves go to playa azul.
If you stay in Cancun, then the best kite spot is Isla Blanca, flat shallow water, or Playa Nizuc. all other beaches too many TOURISTS baking in the sun!!

Happy Kiting!

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby GrodanBoll » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:50 am

KiteCancun247 wrote:If you go to Tulum, there is a school down there Extreme Control on playa paraiso for flat water. For waves go to playa azul.
If you stay in Cancun, then the best kite spot is Isla Blanca, flat shallow water, or Playa Nizuc. all other beaches too many TOURISTS baking in the sun!!

Happy Kiting!


Ok, thanks for the info =)

Do you think a 9m and a 12m kite will be enough for the wind conditions?

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby dG » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:35 am

GrodanBoll wrote:Do you think a 9m and a 12m kite will be enough for the wind conditions?


In my experience that would certainly cover virtually all days there unless you weigh 40kg :D

Edit: That assumes that 12m is your biggest kite. If you've got something bigger than a 12, take it!

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby w_ndrunner » Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:13 pm

hi,

why on the eastern side and not west...

in other words, would like to know the advantages and disadvantages of both sides....

sorry if this highjacks the op question...

windr

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Re: Booked a trip to Mexico, did I make the right decision?

Postby KiteCancun247 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:22 pm

GrodanBoll wrote:
KiteCancun247 wrote:If you go to Tulum, there is a school down there Extreme Control on playa paraiso for flat water. For waves go to playa azul.
If you stay in Cancun, then the best kite spot is Isla Blanca, flat shallow water, or Playa Nizuc. all other beaches too many TOURISTS baking in the sun!!

Happy Kiting!


Ok, thanks for the info =)

Do you think a 9m and a 12m kite will be enough for the wind conditions?



I usually only get my 9m kite out about 10 times a year total. My 12 and 14 get taken out much more frequently.
So if you have 12 and something else bigger and gonna bring only two kites that would be best!


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