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Take to the Skies in Aruba

Updated: Nov 28, 2018

Luxury vacation travel often means going all out to have the best time possible, no matter where you are. Any adult vacations in the Caribbean host a wide variety of activities, cuisine & sites that can't be replicated anywhere else in the world. However, the next time you're looking for a little adventure while vacationing in Aruba, peel yourself away from the spectacular white sand beaches to experience something else altogether.

The tropical island is hit by fast winds all year long, without many of the dangerous conditions that often come with them, according to USA Today. Take advantage of this perfect scenario by leaving land, no matter how hard that might be, to see Aruba from a different viewpoint altogether. This destination is one of the most popular locations for wind sports in the entire Caribbean.

Your choice of lessons There are many different schools the wind sport beginner can go to for lessons. Depending on how in depth you want to go with the activity, these sessions could be as brief as a couple of hours or as intensive as a few days, reported USA Today. People from all over come to Aruba to harness the powerful trade winds to glide across the sparkling water & let the wind take them to new heights.

At Red Sail Sports, tourists who are familiar with surfing can get a new take on the sport by windsurfing. It doesn't matter what skill level you are, everything about the climate & location is perfect to either learn from scratch with the help of instructors or rent a board & hit the waves yourself, according to the companies official website.

For those who want to be a bit more daring on their vacation, Aruba Kite offers lessons for travelers to partake in one of the biggest growing water sports in the world: kite surfing. Zip across the waves only for the wind to carry you flying into the air with ease. Anyone feeling a little crazy can try to do as many flips & spins as they can before landing back on the water.

Strong currents & fierce winds For one of the more intense locations in Aruba for wind sports, Boca Grandi beach is a beautiful stretch where the more experienced wind sport enthusiasts can show off their moves. Spectators can frequently be found watching along the white beach, according to

Swimming isn't recommended here because of the strong currents in the water, but travelers on the beach can watch the skills displayed or collect the wide variety of driftwood, coral & shells the waves wash to shore for memorable keepsakes.

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