Lake Arenal Kiteboarding

12/6/11 to 12/12/11  Costa Rica

Lake Arenal is beautiful and is close to the Arenal Volcano. Here’s the view of the lake from Sabalito, the town I stayed in.

Here’s the view from the road at Equus, a very cool bar and restaurant.

The road to Tico Wind, the windsurfing / kiteboarding place at the lake.

Tico Wind.

The facilities at Tico Wind.

The very scary launch / landing. Depending on the direction of the wind you have to sometimes launch / land facing land and there’s not much room for error.

Windsurfers on the lake.

Your humble guide and narrator, on a 12 M Cabrinha Switchblade. I was overpowered and went down to a 9 M Cabrinha Convert and had a blast.

A decoration at Mystic, a restaurant and retreat near Sabalito.

I had the tilapia at the Volcano Brewing Company and it was delicious, and caught in the lake. Two days later I saw one leap out of the water twice in front of me while I was kiteboarding.

Sunset over wind turbines, Sabalito.

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One Response to “Lake Arenal Kiteboarding”

  1. Awesome! Looks like you had a great trip! So… When are you going back?

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