Surfers are very much exposed to skin cancer. UV rays, sand and water reflection are responsible for severe skin damages. Irreversible problems may appear in as little as 15 minutes of sunlight exposure.
While most kiteboarding sessions begin and finish in the same location, downwinders are an adventure. Pick the perfect spot to go from point A to point B and you're rewarded with constantly changing scenery and conditions
Isla Blanca is about an hours drive north from the Cancun hotel row - its great on North winds in a flat water lagoon set up - though being more Gulf water, it doesn't have the beautiful crystal clear water of the Mayan side.