Top 10 Kitesurfing Destinations Every Kitesurfer Must Visit This Season
The wind is diminishing in the south meaning it’s time to pack up the bags and head north. The summer season is fast approaching with some of our favourite destinations beginning their season. The longer days and brighter sun are bringing the thermal winds to Europe, North America and of course the Caribbean. If you can’t wait another few weeks for the sun, destinations such as Morocco and Egypt are blessed with year round winds and warm weather. After a long, cold, dark winter you deserve a trip filled with sunshine, sand and lots and lots of wind!
Going crazy trying to find the next best kitesurf spot for this season?
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We created a list of all the best places to go for this season, our recommendations are selected with beginner and experienced riders in mind who want to make a truly memorable adventure of a lifetime.
The perfect kitesurf experience awaits you, the kiss of the warm weather and the famous 300-day year winds, irresistible food and a welcoming culture in a paradise, making Dakhla an ultimate kitesurf getaway for any Newbie and Experienced riders to enjoy.
The incredible wind stats in Dakhla means you can kite all year long! Dakhla also has a unique climate. Temperatures stay constant between 22-27° for the air and 22° for the water.
A mix of flat water and waves spots can be found.
Greece is not only one of the windiest places in Europe, it is also packed with adventure and outdoor activities. Watch the sunset from the water, follow ancient footpaths to scenic villages or go beneath the sea to explore the marine life. Kiting in Greece is an unforgettable experience.
June-October bring the best winds around the Greek islands.
A true hidden gem of serenity in the Sakalava Bay where the water is flat, the winds are perfect and the picturesque surroundings make you feel stoked.
Kitesurfing season in Madagascar runs from late March to late November and it peaks between June and September the wind is consistent.
Portugal is a haven for watersports enthusiasts, its vast coastline and mesmerizing beaches will make you wish never to leave. Explore the coast on an amazing cross country kitesurfing road trip, relax and unwind on a kite and yoga retreat or enjoy incredible flat water in the Lagoa de Óbidos.
Home to consistent winds and calm waters, the conditions are perfect for beginners and experienced riders. May-August bring the most reliable winds along the coast of Portugal.
Apart from being a historic ancient marvel, Egypt is another perfect destination for all-year-round kitesurfing adventures. The temperatures are warm and the wind is constant with serene sightseeing at every glance. Egypt is a hotspot for kitesurfing cruises and is a bucket list adventure for any avid rider.
Not only known for its amazing food, high fashion and beautiful sightseeing destinations. Did you know Italy has a plethora of kitesurfing locations?
Ranging from the southern sunny part of Sicily to the northern inland beauty of iconic Lake Garda. Italy is another true hotspot for water sports enthusiasts and doubles down as a great tourist destination to visit, with the famous cities like Venice, Verona (home of Romeo and Juliet) and Milan (City of fashion) at arms reach, its no wonder Italy would make the perfect adventure for the travelling kite surfer.
You can find kiteable wind in Italy almost the entire year!
Known for their wild parties, Tapas, Sangria and La Siesta, Spain offers a variety of great spots for kiteboarders, notably the region around Tarifa (60%-70% windy days year-round) along with the breathtaking Canary Islands where the best conditions are from April to September.
Experience the fun culture, amazing food, magical beaches, and (if you are up for it) wild party fun that Spain has been the staple for many years.
This list wouldn’t be complete without The Caribbean. You may have heard about its significance in the world of kitesurfing made famous for its constant yearly winds and perfect weather. An iconic place for kitesurfers to rip it up and enjoy the paradise luxuries that the Caribbean offers.
The Caribbean is another hotspot for kite cruises, one of the best ways to enjoy the wild ocean and explore endless untouched and uncrowded spots. You can find wind somewhere in the Caribbean the whole year. The thermal winds are the strongest in the northern Caribbean Islands over the summer months.
The northeast of Brazil is the undisputed kite heaven. From summer to Christmas you won’t find a single day without perfect wind. Add numerous flatwater lagoons, nice wave spots, endless downwinders you will be in kitesurf heaven.
Who hasn’t heard of the awesome wind spots in Cape Town? and you are missing out if you never heard of Langebaan which is one of the best flatwater lagoon spots on the planet. On top of all the awesome South African kitesurfing adventures, you have other activities like going on a safari and get on the wild side.
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