Kitesurfing in La Ventana, Baja California Sur

La Ventana has become one of the best destinations in the world for the practice of kitesurfing, surfing, and carrying out important international competitions.

Kitesurfing in La Ventana, Baja California Sur
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La Ventana has become one of the best destinations in the world for the practice of kitesurfing, thanks to the fact that during the 1980s a group of windsurfers discovered that because the wind hits on the side, the beach creates a natural tunnel that facilitates the practice of kitesurfing.

Located just forty minutes from the city of La Paz, capital of Baja California Sur, La Ventana is a fishing village on the Sea of ​​Cortez that enjoys beautiful beaches and magnificent sunsets ideal for contact with nature, where the intense blue of the sea and its arid deserts surrounded by the nearby mountains, such as the Cerralvo Island, allow us to admire the natural beauty of this place.

Between November and March, wind knots favor kite and windsurfing, carrying out important international competitions, a whole show of sails and kites along the bay. Other activities that can be performed are freediving, and snorkeling; Riding a bike or taking a walk on its beaches is truly relaxing; At night, it is common to see bonfires where tourists and locals enjoy living together and contemplating the stars.

In the village you can find typical food in its small restaurants, picturesque markets, and bars, where they offer from typical dishes of the region to some international cuisine, also, for a comfortable stay, there are rustic hotels, apartments, and houses for rent, as well as like camping and glamping, the new trend in lodging, a perfect combination between camping outdoors and enjoying the comforts of a hotel.

How to get there

The International Airport of La Paz is the closest to La Ventana, has air connectivity within the Mexican Republic through Aeromexico, Volaris, Viva Aerobús and Calafia Airlines; with flights from Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Culiacan, Los Mochis, Hermosillo, Ciudad Obregon, Chihuahua and Monterrey (subject to season). Within Baja California Sur, there are flights from Loreto. To get to La Ventana, the ideal variant is to rent a car or hire the transportation services of any of the travel operators.