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Belle Mare – Palmar, Mauritius

Belle Mare – Palmar, Mauritius
Region: Africa
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You will find Belle Mare – Palmar on the eastern coast of the island of Mauritius, which is the windward coast of the island as it faces the southeasterly trade winds. You will find the island of Mauritius in the southwestern part of the Indian Ocean, off the southeast coast of Africa, some 900km east of Madagascar.

Now that you know where Belle Mare – Palmar is located, here are the main details you need to know about it should you pick this destination to get your kiteboarding/windsurfing fix:

Wind
The best months for wind are June, July, August and September. The following months cannot be classified as the best, but they can prove to be pretty good nonetheless: April, May, October and November.

Trade winds blow here from the E and SE (side onshore) at 20 knots on average.

Water
Crystal clear water that’s warm enough so you will not need a wetsuit. From April until November the water temperature varies between 22°C and 26°C while the air temperature varies between 22°C and 30°C.

The water conditions are suitable for riders of all levels, from the novice who is just now picking up the basics up to the expert who wants to have a bit of fun. Speaking of fun, the conditions here are excellent for speed and freestyle riding.

Watch out for the coral reefs, urchins, swimmers, and boats. On the beach you should watch out for trees.

Other useful information
Other activities you may enjoy: surfing, sailing, wakeboarding, scuba diving, hiking.
The following facilities are available: school, launch area, rescue, gear rental, parking.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from.


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