Calima Lake, ¿WHERE?
Calima is a municipality located in central western vallecaucano 90 km from Santiago de Cali (1 hour 30 minutes) and 1,486 m, with an average temperature of 22 ° C. Renowned Calima lake is actually a reservoir built in 1964 for the production of electricity. The lake, at its longest is about 13 miles long and as wide a 4 miles. Due to the natural beauty of the reservoir it has become a tourist destination both for travelers and locals seeking to relax, enjoy the views, bike ride, and enjoy the countless country houses, which often showcase Swiss chalet styling.
Calima lake is a real tourist landmark of Valle del Cauca, knows for its winds, waters and landscapes. Every weekend thousands of tourists flock here to enjoy recreation, relaxation and to enjoy the landscape. At Lake Calima you will find diversity and a large number of tourist facilities. But above anything, Lago Calima is known for its water sports such as Windsurfing, Sunfish and Canoeing, and a number adventure sports schools.
Main characteristics of Lake Calima
- It has the third best wind in the world.
- Has consistent wind all 365 days of the year.
- Holds international competitions for Windsurf, Kitesurf and Sunfish.
- Perfect for sports and activities such as Catamaran, Lasser, Optimist, Boating, Powerboating, and Waterskiing, among others.