Experience the Thrill at C Mauritius: The C Kite Festival is back in the Indian Ocean!

It is that time of the year again when the sky over the Indian Ocean transforms into a colourful kaleidoscope – Yes, you guessed it, the C Kite Festival is swooping back on the island!

This trendsetting fiesta, in collaboration with the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) and Air Mauritius, held at the lively C Mauritius, brings together professional kite surfers from around the globe, all riding the wave for this unique event set on the East coast of Mauritius. Soaring high on the success of last year’s inaugural festival, this year’s spectacle is set to unfurl from the 14th to 16th of July 2023, flaunting a vibrant mix of high-speed kitesurfing competitions, expert demonstrations, and a whirl of day and evening activities that will make your heart skip a beat!

The C Kite Festival is not just a sporting event, it is also a celebration of the kite art trend that has been making waves around the world! Over the past 30 years, kitesurfing has become one the world’s most popular water sports, rolling speed, balance, and a dash of adrenaline into a thrilling spectacle of skill and resilience.

C Mauritius is thrilled to be a part of this wave!

Get ready for a wave of excitement, because the C Kite Festival is not just hosted by any ordinary team. We are pulling out all the stops with former kitesurf world champ, TV Host, Onboard reporter for 2023 Ocean Race, Antoine Auriol! This festival promises participants a ‘dive-in headfirst’ experience where they can immerse themselves in exhilarating kitesurfing sessions. The participants will be treated to live demos by the world’s top kitesurfers, an absolute feast for the eyes!

Headlining this year’s professional list are: 

Youri Zoon – 2x World Champion & 2x World vice Champion powered by Brunotti

Victor Hays – Pro Kiteboarder

Paul Serin – French Champion and Big Air Pro

Tom Hebert – 2x Vice World Champion

Hay Katz – holder of the 9.0 best score 1 trick – big air, 3x Silver & 2x Bronze Israel champion

Arthur Guillebert – Freestyle Kitesurfer. World champion 2021. 2x European champion 2014-15

The C Kite festival is also thrilled to welcome an impressive list of VIP guests such as:

• Yarden Sax – International saxophonist, DJ, and music producer from Tel Aviv.

Thomas Frake – UK’s MasterChef Champion 2020

Soufiane Hamaini – International kite surfer with a 4th place in the overall world ranking and the 1st Arab athlete to participate in the world championship. Founder of the Moroccan Association of Kite Surfing and owner of a kite school – Dakhla Spirit.

Alice Le Moigne – Kitesurfer-World Longboard champ ISA (International Surfing Association) and Vice World Champ WSL (World Surf League).

Top of Form

C Mauritius is not just renowned for kitesurfing but also for its superb ambiance, offering a modern lifestyle experience amidst breathtaking natural scenery. The property has just added another feather to its cap – the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award 2023 for one of Africa’s best all-inclusive resorts.

Like a sunset that ends a perfect day, the C Kite Festival will conclude with exceptional evenings. Brace yourself for a heart-thumping concert and superb dinners!

The C Kite Festival is proudly supported by: Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), Air Mauritius, F-One, Manera, Helios, GoPro, Kreol Republic, Solara Suncare, Save a Sail, Mauritours, Duotone, Eleveight, North Kiteboarding, Brunotti, Airush Kiteboarding, Core Kiteboarding, and Prolimit.

More details about the C Kite Festival? Scoot over to the website or simply follow the hashtag #CKiteFestival on social media.

About C Mauritius

You have arrived at C Mauritius, where the ocean breeze refreshes your soul, and the palm trees sway to a rhythm that speaks to your inner child.  Located on the stunning east coast of Mauritius, C Mauritius boasts an unbeatable view of Palmar beach that will leave you breathless. Why settle for an ordinary retreat when you can embark on an extraordinary adventure with C Mauritius’ all-inclusive extravaganza?  Leave your worries at the door and surrender to the exciting adventure that awaits you. It’s time to let your inner child run free and immerse yourself in the exotic tropical escape that C Mauritius has to offer!

See the highlights from last year’s C Kite Festival in this video:

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Press Release issued by:

Constance Hospitality Management Ltd
40609, Centre de Flacq, Mauritius
Tel: +230 402 2900

Tue 11th Jul, 2023 @ 12:00 pm

By Crystal Veness
Editor at IKSURFMAG, Crystal Veness hails from Canada but is based in South Africa. When she isn't busy kitesurfing or reporting on the latest industry news for the mag, she is kicking back somewhere at a windy kite beach or working on creative media projects.
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