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 Granada

Nicaragua

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 11° 56.042' N
Longitude: 85° 56.639' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Granada is the oldest settlement founded by spain in central america, it is a beautiful colonial town and has some nightlife. the lake of nicaragua is 1 km east of the town, is one of the biggest fresh water lakes on earth and has long deserted shores. almost the whole western side of the lake is side onshore and good year round. the water is muddy brown. you will be the only ones surfing there so better not do it alone. check with the guys from playa copal / costa rica (ca 3 hours south of granada) for more info (mailto: info@kitecostarica.com)

Granada is the oldest settlement founded by spain in central america, it is a beautiful colonial town and has some nightlife. the lake of nicaragua is 1 km east of the town, is one of the biggest fresh water lakes on earth and has long deserted shores. almost the whole western side of the lake is side onshore and good year round. the water is muddy brown. you will be the only ones surfing there so better not do it alone. check with the guys from playa copal / costa rica (ca 3 hours south of granada) for more info (mailto: info@kitecostarica.com)

English (Translate this text in English): Granada is the oldest settlement founded by spain in central america, it is a beautiful colonial town and has some nightlife. the lake of nicaragua is 1 km east of the town, is one of the biggest fresh water lakes on earth and has long deserted shores. almost the whole western side of the lake is side onshore and good year round. the water is muddy brown. you will be the only ones surfing there so better not do it alone. check with the guys from playa copal / costa rica (ca 3 hours south of granada) for more info (mailto: info@kitecostarica.com)

English (Translate this text in English): Granada is the oldest settlement founded by spain in central america, it is a beautiful colonial town and has some nightlife. the lake of nicaragua is 1 km east of the town, is one of the biggest fresh water lakes on earth and has long deserted shores. almost the whole western side of the lake is side onshore and good year round. the water is muddy brown. you will be the only ones surfing there so better not do it alone. check with the guys from playa copal / costa rica (ca 3 hours south of granada) for more info (mailto: info@kitecostarica.com)

English (Translate this text in English): Granada is the oldest settlement founded by spain in central america, it is a beautiful colonial town and has some nightlife. the lake of nicaragua is 1 km east of the town, is one of the biggest fresh water lakes on earth and has long deserted shores. almost the whole western side of the lake is side onshore and good year round. the water is muddy brown. you will be the only ones surfing there so better not do it alone. check with the guys from playa copal / costa rica (ca 3 hours south of granada) for more info (mailto: info@kitecostarica.com)

Distance to a city In the city

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name next Lake of Nicaragua

Spot quality Good

Experience Everyone

Type Lake

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Wave, Freestyle, Freeride, Long distance

Day timing Morning, Afternoon, Evening 

Dangers Other water craft 

Week crowd Empty

Week-end crowd Empty

Environment

Water quality Murky

Current None

Bottom Sandy

Tide No tide dependency

Amenities

Hotel

Local wind

Type Don't know

Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)

Main dir. NorthEast

Best dir. NorthEast

Best dir. relative Side-onshore

Period From All year to All year

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English (Translate this text in English): the wind is strong and gusty, comes year round from north east.

the wind is strong and gusty, comes year round from north east.

English (Translate this text in English): the wind is strong and gusty, comes year round from north east.

English (Translate this text in English): the wind is strong and gusty, comes year round from north east.

English (Translate this text in English): the wind is strong and gusty, comes year round from north east.

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English (Translate this text in English): No services at the shore, nearby town of granada has all amenities but no kiteschool or store. as ever do not kite alone and do not expect someone else kiting there.

No services at the shore, nearby town of granada has all amenities but no kiteschool or store. as ever do not kite alone and do not expect someone else kiting there.

English (Translate this text in English): No services at the shore, nearby town of granada has all amenities but no kiteschool or store. as ever do not kite alone and do not expect someone else kiting there.

English (Translate this text in English): No services at the shore, nearby town of granada has all amenities but no kiteschool or store. as ever do not kite alone and do not expect someone else kiting there.

English (Translate this text in English): No services at the shore, nearby town of granada has all amenities but no kiteschool or store. as ever do not kite alone and do not expect someone else kiting there.

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Granada
Nicaragua

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Nicaragua

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By raget , 24 Oct

- I have to find all the find best spot that was good for me to get on this it was amazing to have the Granada. I need to know more on this that I got from the www.topratedessayservices.com this was one of the famous company that work in this city since long.

By Anonymous , 27-01-2010

Need a kite fix - I am in Granada for a bit if I can find a spot to kite would really appriciate if anyone has any local info In Granada or else where in Nicaragua

By Luc farmer , 16-02-2009

Dude ! - Going to explore central america with the misson to find a cheap spot to start a kite surfing school,have a clue 4 granada or somewhere else ??

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