Apart from the beauty and tranquility of Maldives, another aspect of this nation which attracts tourists each year is the possibility of engaging in many water sports. Nearly all water sports such as jet skiing, parasailing, surfing, windsurfing and catamaran sailing can be enjoyed in the islands, including the extreme adventurous sport of kite surfing.
Kite surfing, a sport where the participant glides along the water with a kite attached to a harness, using the breeze to skim the surface of the water, and sometimes even take off the water! Considered to be one of the more extreme of sports, kite surfing will assure you a thrilling and exciting experience in one of the most beautiful places on earth. The clear turquoise waters and the warm tropical breezes of Maldives provide excellent conditions for an adrenaline pumping kite surfing experience, with some places in the islands offering conditions which enable veterans to reach speeds of up to 50kmph! But still there are plenty of places around the islands with conditions suitable for beginner kite surfers. Some of the top kite surfing spots around the Maldives which are known to have ideal conditions are the waters around Kuredu Islands, Vilu Reef, Meerufenfushi Island and Sun Island. It is true that kite surfing is one of the newer sports in the Maldive Islands, yet over the years it has gained immense popularity, with many water sport centres and resorts now providing lessons and equipment for those who are interested. Therefore, if you are in the mood for a heart-pounding adrenaline rush, head over to Maldive Islands and engage in a kite surfing experience that will be both refreshing and thrilling.
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