In our Kiteboarding spot at Santa Marianita Beach we have ideal conditions for the practice of kiteboarding at all levels. It is recognize as the best beach in Ecuador for the sport.
Privileged with a long windy season that goes from May to January, with an average of 14-25 knots. Riders at this spot use 9m to 12m kites. Wind direction is side-onshore. This, combined with an approx. 5 km sandy beach makes it a very safe place for learning.
Water conditions are choppy. Water temperature on average 23-24 C. No wetsuit is needed and most riders find a neoprene top to be suffcicient.
IMPORTANT! windguru.com DOES NOT give accurate wind reports for Manta or Santa Marianita beach.