People might joke about spending a wet weekend in North Wales, due to the near-constant rain, but now visitors are purposefully coming to the region to get soaked. There are lots of fantastic places offering all sorts of water sports activities near our holiday homes for sales, North Wales.Water is a big part of North Wales, surrounded by rich marine life in the sea, fearsome tides, and gorgeous sheltered bays. You can sail on the lakes, and enjoy a beautiful backdrop of the Snowdonia mountains. We have put together some of the water sports you can do on a weekend break to North Wales and where you can head for the different sports. Arete Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon Arete Outdoor Centre is perfectly located for a variety of adventures, with the mountains of Snowdonia allowing for walking and hiking on its doorstep. Ideal for groups, Arete Outdoor Centre, offers you sea kayaking or whitewater kayaking experiences, gorge scrambling and coasteering. Colwyn Bay Watersports, Colwyn Bay The friendly water sports centre in Colwyn Bay is great for families and water sports lovers. Based on the amazing Blue Flag beach on the North Wales coast, you can try out sailing, windsurfing, powerboating or stand-up paddleboarding. Bach Ventures, Caernarfon Offering a variety of courses in rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain navigation, Bach Ventures in Caernarfon is great for beginners and those with some prior experience. They are passionate about developing your enjoyment of the exciting activities available, and you are sure to leave with fun memories of your adventures. Plas Heli Cyf, Pwllheli The heart of Welsh sailing is at Plas Heli, and its location on the south coast of the Llyn Peninsula provides perfect conditions for sailing. You can try out a sailing taster day at Pwllheli, which is great for people who have never tried sailing before. The one-day tasters are a fantastic introduction to sailing, and you can learn the basic techniques of the sport. Bala Adventure & Watersports, Bala With some of the most experienced and qualified coaches in Britain, Bala Adventure & Watersports provides lots of fantastic activities to try out, using the best equipment available. There is windsurfing on Bala Lake, kayaking and canoeing or sailing, and for anyone who wants to keep dry, rock climbing and abseiling. National White Water Centre, Bala Be prepared for lots of fun at the National White Water Centre on your North Wales holiday. The centre has over 25 years of experience in providing white water rafting activities along the Tryweryn River. The steep and rocky mountain river has fast flowing rapids to give you an adrenalin fuelled trip. If you are timid about trying it out, go for the taster session which lasts just over an hour. Rib Ride, Menai Bridge One of Wales’ best adventure boat tour companies, you will surely love every second of your time with Rib Ride. The high-speed turns, stunning views of North Wales and Anglesey, along with wildlife encounters, will put a smile on your face. Offering rides for both groups and individuals, the rides last just over an hour. Whitewater Active, Llangollen Raft down rapids, climb a rock face or descend into cool caves. Situated in the heart of Llangollen, Whitewater Active provides various exciting activities to try, available for individuals, groups and families. Choose from white water rafting, abseiling or kayaking. The water sports take place on the River Dee, and activities can take place all year round.