Windsurfing and Kiteboarding
Windsurfers and kiteboarders congregate at Anse de Sables Beach in Vieux Fort, at the southeastern tip of St. Lucia, to take advantage of the blue-water and high-wind conditions that the Atlantic Ocean provides.
Reef Kite and Surf Centre. This water-sports center offers equipment rental and lessons from certified instructors. Windsurfing equipment rental is $50 for a half day, $70 full day. Kitesurfing equipment rents for $60 half day, $80 full day. A three-hour beginning windsurfing course costs $100, including equipment; a two-hour "taster" session is $75. For kitesurfing, the three-hour starter costs $200, including equipment and safety gear; the two-hour taster, $90. Kitesurfing is particularly strenuous, so participants must be excellent swimmers and in good health. The Reef Beach Café, Anse de Sables Beach, Micoud Hwy., Vieux Fort, Vieux-Fort. 758/454–3418.