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On the southeastern coast, Spanish Water is a beautiful protected
lagoon with an outlet to the sea - a favorite with water sports
enthusiasts. It’s the best spot for windsurfing on the island, with a
school for lessons and rentals. On the north side of the lagoon, there
are small bays and islands.
One of the best spots for kite surfers is St. Joris Bay. From beginners
to pros, all are welcome. Lessons are available if you need them. The
bay is actually a large lake, with a channel connecting it to the sea. The
water is still and the wind blows landwards, so conditions are ideal. It
also helps that the water remains shallow up to 40 meters from the
shore. This is where the locals go to kite surf.
If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, this extreme water sport is about
as close as you can come. Try flying on water in the Jan Thiel area.
Flyboarders use a water-powered jet pack to literally blast themselves
out of the water. A long hose pumps water under pressure straight
to your jet boots. Two smaller handheld jets provide some semblance
of control as you rise to new heights, hovering up to 15 meters/50ft.
above the surface.
Explore Curaçao’s rich underwater world with the next generation of
underwater scooters: The “SeaBob”. A tour will take you on an exciting
adventure to see the most beautiful spots on the island, including
corals, sponges, fishes, turtles, and even shipwrecks.
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