Where to go Kitesurfing in December?

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Whitstable
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Whitstable
Whitstable

Whitstable is a small town in Kent, England on the South East coast. The town is renowned for its oysters! Over the last couple of years, Whitstable has become a very popular kitesurfing destination, and the kitesurfing community has grown bigger and bigger. Once you arrive, you should pop into Boardworx (Beach Walk) and have a chat with Mark, Karen…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Anguilla and Saint Martin
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Anguilla and Saint Martin
Anguilla and Saint Martin

St Martin is mainly known for its consistently dry climate and sunny weather. However, not everyone knows that its wind conditions are also consistent year round and the crystal clear waters offer a wonderful playground for everybody. Half Dutch, half French, the island offers a multicultural  atmosphere. You will enjoy the French fine cuisine, duty-free shops on the French side…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Antigua
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Antigua
Antigua

It’s no secret that Antigua has been a major kiteboarding destination for over a decade now. The island is renown for being the birthplace of kite legends like Andre Phillip and his protégé Jake Kelsick. Ever since the release of the hit kite film Autofocus, all eyes have been on Dre and the local crew who consistently pump out high…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - The Isle of Thanet
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - The Isle of Thanet
The Isle of Thanet

I believe the Isle of Thanet to be quite a unique destination when it comes to kiting on the mainland of the UK. Once described as a boil on the butt cheek of Britain, I now like to refer to it as more of a beauty spot lovingly! As kitesurfers, we are undoubtedly spoilt; never being more than a 10-minute…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Sal
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Sal
Sal

Cape Verde is gaining more and more popularity amongst kitesurfers, and for a good reason! This small west-African archipelago is blessed with perfect winds and enjoyable air and water temperatures; making it the ideal escape from brutal European winters! It is an excellent destination if you want to get started with wave riding, different waves and different spots for all…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Westward Ho!
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Westward Ho!
Westward Ho!

Westward Ho! is a picturesque seaside village near Bideford on the North Devon coast in England. The name Westward Ho! derives from the Victorian novel by Charles Kingsley, and is unique as its the only place in Britain with an exclamation mark is in its name. Renowned for its miles of golden sandy beach and backed by a pebble ridge,…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - San Blas
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - San Blas
San Blas

The San Blas are 367 deserted islands located on the Caribbean side of Panama. The local Kuna Tribes inhabit only 10% of the islands. White sandy beaches and crystal clear blue waters are waiting for you! Have a rest under one of the shady palm trees after an excellent kite session and get to know the locals and their unique…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Barbados
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Barbados
Barbados

Barbados offers conditions ideal for all water sports lovers. Consistently howling trade winds with beautiful, warm turquoise water and clean waves make it a playground for kitesurfers, stand-up paddle boarders, surfers, sailors, scuba divers and free divers. Regardless of your kiteboarding style, Barbados offers conditions for all; from freestyle, freeriding and wave riding. A lot of visitors get hooked on…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Buen Hombre
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Buen Hombre
Buen Hombre

This is it, a surf style palm leaf bungalow on the beach.  Simplicity at it's finest. Sleeping to the sound of the waves and waking up to the view of the turquoise water. One of the best places in the world for kitesurfing is the Dominican Republic, especially the flat water lagoon paradise in Buen Hombre. Buen Hombre is a hidden…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Jambiani
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Jambiani
Jambiani

Well, apart from the fact the island has a great reputation, this location has many things to offer for your kite holiday or trip. A place with great waves and butter flat water, a place with steady, reliable side shore wind, lots of space and astonishingly uncrowded! Only 7km away from the overcrowded spot of Paje lays this fairly undiscovered…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Boracay
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Boracay
Boracay

Boracay is a tropical island located in the centre of the Philippines. This small paradise is just seven kilometres long and one kilometre wide at its narrowest point. The beginning of the tourist boom started in the late ’70s when a German writer published a book about the Philippines describing Boracay’s exceptional beauty. In addition to its natural values, Boracay has…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Paje
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Paje
Paje

Paje is known as the Pearl of Zanzibar and is one of THE world-class kitesurfing spots. Vast white sandy beaches and beautiful turquoise water, it is home to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Paje has a lot fewer tourists than the North of the island, but it still has plenty going on in the evenings. The…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Tulum
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Tulum
Tulum

Tulum has become one of the main hotspots around the world for kitesurfing. Home to incredible beaches, turquoise waters, and lazy palm trees; you'll never have felt this good! Tulum is not only about kiteboarding; it's a place you'll get to spend quality time with your friends and family as well, there are so many activities to do together. In…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Mancora
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Mancora
Mancora

Peru is a beautiful and safe destination, with the best climate ever, plenty of other activities like yoga, surfing, diving, whale watching, a wide variety of restaurants to try... You will not regret it! Mancora offers a 98% wind statistics, long, perfect waves and endless summer! What more could you ask for! Wind and Weather The windy season is From…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cape Hatteras
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cape Hatteras
Cape Hatteras

Cape Hatteras is a beautiful, thin and small island situated in an extraordinary place in North Carolina. In Hatteras, you can truly relax. If it's windy, you go kiting. If it's not, you can go surfing and on the rare no wind or wave day you can go biking, suping, jetski tours or relax at the beach. Wind and Weather Year…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Ålesund
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Ålesund
Ålesund

Ålesund (Aalesund) is a must if you are visiting Norway! Travellers either arrive on a cruise ship, by plane or drive from Oslo to explore our Vikings traditions, Art Nouveau architecture from the 19´century and last but not least, the incredible nature surrounding it; including the fjords, the Alps of Sunnmøre and the islands. The main city connects to the…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cuyo Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cuyo Island
Cuyo Island

Cuyo Island is supposed to be one of the windiest places in The Philippines, and it is one of those places you need to visit. The small island and the fantastic, privileged location makes it a unique place in the world. If you are looking to get away from it all, avoid the usual parties that can be found elsewhere…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Aruba
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Aruba
Aruba

This island is any kiters dream... with her crystal clear turquoise waters, white beaches, and constantly strong trade winds all year round, you can call Aruba a kitesurfing paradise! Besides kiting, there is an unlimited amount of activities you can do when you are exhausted from all the action on the water. After a stunning sunset every day, there are…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Watamu
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Watamu
Watamu

Constant trade winds, a choice of sandbars, five kilometres of powder white sand beaches and large summer swells make Watamu a wonderful playground for kiters of all levels. A world heritage site, Watamu is also a protected area of outstanding natural beauty with safari game reserves as well as a stack of other activities and sights close by. Wind and…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Seco Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Seco Island
Seco Island

Seco Island is a paradise for kitesurfing. It is only a tiny island (400 m x 100 m) in the Sulu Sea, 50 km west of Panay. But despite its size, it has great kiting conditions, delicious food, fantastic sunsets and star-filled night skies. Sunsets are amazing too making this the perfect dream spot. Wind and Weather The wind is blowing almost all year.…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Jupiter
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Jupiter
Jupiter

Jupiter’s Kite Beach is one of the most iconic spots in Florida.  Besides the diverse range of conditions, we have a quaint town that provides kiters with a wide array of entertainment in a small town surf vibe.  While we might not be famous for remarkably consistent conditions, most people visiting will find that we always have something fun going…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Fortaleza
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Fortaleza
Fortaleza

Visit Brazil if you’re crazy about kitesurfing and can't get enough. Brazil offers a great and diverse selection of spots and consistent winds. In the small villages, you will find only fishermen and kitesurfers, so it’s easy to say that  “eat, sleep, kite repeat” applies pretty well for a Brazilian kitesurfing holiday. It’s hard not to forget about the rest…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - São Vicente
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - São Vicente
São Vicente

São Vicente is a wild and uncrowded place, and it will give you the flavour of the true, authentic Cape Verde. December until June is the best kite season as the wind blow consistently almost daily. If you're into wave riding, then Cape Verde is the place for you! In one bay, you can choose, cross- shore, cross-onshore and cross-offshore conditions…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cape Town
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cape Town
Cape Town

Frequented by some of the planets top kitesurfers and home to the scintillating Red Bull King of the Air, Blouberg in Cape Town cannot fail to express through action just what an incredible place it is. It is infamous for its strong & reliable wind from December through to February. The shoulder months of November and March are often also…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - St. Petersburg
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is The Sunshine City. It holds the Guinness World Record for most days of consecutive sunshine at 768. Offering miles and miles of beautiful white sandy beaches often compared to and regarded as some of the best beaches in the world! Also being that it is a peninsula it offers numerous kiting spots for all wind directions as…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cat Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cat Island
Cat Island

Located just one hour from Fort Lauderdale or 30 minutes from Nassau, Cat Island is one of the 700 islands of the Bahamas where you can step out of the plane and disconnect with the world! Far away from mass tourism, this is the perfect place to relax or enjoy epic conditions for kiteboarding, surfing, sailing, scuba diving (and shark…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - El Yaque
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - El Yaque
El Yaque

Venezuela at the moment is probably one of the cheapest countries in the world. El Yaque on Margarita Island is one of the best spots for kitesurfing in the world as it’s windy almost all year round. You will find a vast range of riding conditions. Isla de Coche is located between Margarita and the mainland. You can do a downwinder 15km from…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Kalpitiya
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Kalpitiya
Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya is the new best kite destination in Asia, both in winter and summer. Kalpitiya offers a variety of huge flat spots with strong and consistent wind. The main spot is perfect for learning with flat shallow water and safety boats ensuring the best conditions to become an independent rider. As kitesurfing is very new in Kalpitiya, the area is…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Roatan
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Roatan
Roatan

Haven't you ever heard of Roatan! No wonder... the Islands of Honduras are in the far western part of the Caribbean and often overlooked. Well lucky us, the Eastern side is well preserved as well as its authentic charm and unspoiled nature. The Island's lush green hills, white beaches, and crystal clear warm waters are surrounded by the world’s second…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Punta Chame
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Punta Chame
Punta Chame

Punta Chame, located close to a quiet fishing village, the spot offers a vast beach with a lot of space for beginner and advanced kitesurfers to practice and progress, making Punta Chame is an excellent place for kitesurfing. Besides that, there are fantastic places to travel to while you are visiting Panama. Wind and Weather Panama gets consistent wind from…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Parajuru
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Parajuru
Parajuru

Parajuru is a small village located about 130 km south of Fortaleza. What makes this spot different from the other lagoons in Cerea, is that there are barely any crowds. This remoteness is perfect because you never feel like you are getting in the way others or vice versa. We are in Brazil, practising new tricks and often crashing and the…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Preá
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Preá
Preá

There are many locations for kiteboarding in Brazil, but some of the best kiting conditions in the world are found along Brazil’s northeastern coast! This region offers incredible conditions, perfect for kiters who: Want to practice long distance kiting and test their endurance Are interested in progression and improving their kiting abilities Are looking for a new adventure and practice…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Uruaú
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Uruaú
Uruaú

Ninety kilometres south of Fortaleza, the tiny village of Uruaú is famous for its 24-hour blowing wind! The wind is perfect for riders learning new tricks, improving their skills or beginners wanting to progress. Even though Uruaú is a tiny village, it has everything you'll need as it is close enough to Fortaleza but free from any city stresses! The…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Diani Beach
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Diani Beach
Diani Beach

Consistent and reliable wind, miles of uncongested crystal clear lagoon and the no.1 beach in Africa. Galu Beach is an all-round fun kiting destination. It has an established kite community to hang around with. The reef parallel to the beach is an endless wave-riding playground. Galu is part of the tropical destination, Diani Beach which consists of a cluster of…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Lancelin
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Lancelin
Lancelin

Just 2 hours north of Perth you will find one of the best spots to kitesurf on the West Coast of Australia. Lancelin is a popular place with kiters and at the weekends, many riders from Perth make the trip up and spend a couple of days enjoying the perfect conditions on offer. With waves and butter flat water there…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Geraldton
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Geraldton
Geraldton

Geraldton is a port city about 6 hours north of Perth; it’s long been a favourite with windsurfers due to the consistent wind conditions during the summer season. Now kiters are starting to venture North and enjoy the strong winds and amazing waves that grace this stretch of coastline. With plenty of places to kite in the area you’ll never…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cancun
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cancun
Cancun

The main kiteboarding spot in Cancun is Isla Blanca, which is one of the dreamiest places you’ll ever visit. A 10-mile strip of protected land extends away from Cancun, with the ocean on one side and miles of waist-deep, butter flat water on the other. This, combined with white sand, consistent winds, turquoise water and the most incredible birds will…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Margaret River
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Margaret River
Margaret River

Margaret River is possibly one of the most beautiful places you will ever see. You can kiteboard every day from October through to March. We have two main sea breezes; the SW that blows from about lunch time to 5 and the SE that blows from 6 to midnight. Margaret River is mainly suited to the experienced kiteboarders due to…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Union Island
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Union Island
Union Island

The JT Pro Center kitesurfing spot of Union Island in the Grenadines is one of the top kitesurfing destinations of the moment from November to July winter season. The island has a lot of charm with the real deep Caribbean spirit far from all of the usual all-inclusive resorts. The trade winds blow between 15 to 25 knots 24/7 with…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Bariloche
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Bariloche
Bariloche

Bariloche is one of the most touristic and well-known places in Argentina, and people from all over the world come to visit it every year as every season has its magic. Bariloche is situated in a national park full of mountains, forests, lakes, and rivers topped off with super lovely kite spots, what's there not to love?! You get to…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - El Gouna
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - El Gouna
El Gouna

El Gouna is a small town by the Red Sea that was established in 1989. EL Gouna originally started with a couple of hotels, and not much to do. I remember I used to dread going there as a kid! Over the past decade, El Gouna has thrived into one of the cosiest and most humble towns you will ever…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cabarete
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cabarete
Cabarete

Cabarete is one of the original kitesurfing meccas; people have been making the pilgrimage to this fantastic spot in the Dominican Republic for years. The wind blows all year consistently round, and the waves roll in during the winter. You’ll find a relaxed cosmopolitan atmosphere and a town filled with people who love to kite. When the sun goes down,…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Paracas
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Paracas
Paracas

Located 220km from Lima, Paracas shares the border with a national park. The town has a large fishing community, as well as touristic shops and restaurants. Paracas is one of the closest kite spots to Lima, and it attracts kiters from all along the coast. The spot is perfect for all levels of riding; closer to the beach, the water…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Tel Aviv
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv

In Israel, there's the saying: “You go to Haifa to work, to Jerusalem to learn, and to Tel Aviv to play”. So get ready to play when you visit this beautiful city, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The “White City” is famous for its white Bauhaus buildings and its great nightlife. If you walk through the quarter…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Hua Hin
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Hua Hin
Hua Hin

Hua Hin is one of eight districts of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, in Thailand. It is closely associated with the Thai royal family; they spend their holidays in Hua Hin. It offers a tropical climate, where the humidity is high, and the average temperature does not usually fall below 28°C so you can leave your wetsuit at home. Over the…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Essaouira
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Essaouira
Essaouira

Essaouira provides the ultimate location for your kitesurfing holiday. It’s easy to travel to as there are many daily flights from Europe, it’s relatively cheap and there are a variety of conditions on your doorstep from a flat water lagoon to world class waves. There is everything on hand without the need of a car. You’ll find no shortage of…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cornwall
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Cornwall
Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the more isolated and distinct parts of the UK but is one of the most popular with travellers from all over the world. It is home to some of the best beach towns in the UK, and most of its little towns are tucked between cliffs at the mercy of the fierce Atlantic Ocean. It's cosy…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Grand Cayman
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman

The Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, is made up of 3 islands in the western Caribbean Sea. It is famous for its tax havens to many global businesses, but recently kiteboarding has prospered due to the warm Caribbean waters and steady trade winds. Located south of Cuba it is a relatively close hop from Miami, so there are lots…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Providenciales
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Providenciales
Providenciales

The Turks and Caicos Islands are famous for their endlessly beautiful turquoise waters and stunning beaches. As a kiteboarding location, the country still flies under the radar, allowing visiting kiters to enjoy pristine waters with relatively few other people. The main island of Providenciales (locals/regulars call it Provo) is home to a spot with world-class learning conditions, along with many…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Boa Vista
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Boa Vista
Boa Vista

If you’re looking for the perfect getaway vacation that involves water, beaches, water sports and a serene nightlife, you can’t get any better than Boa Vista! It is the must-go-to-location for beach and water lovers. Boa Vista is located on the eastern side of the Cape Verde Islands and is the third largest island in the group. Boa Vista, which…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Sardinia (North)
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Sardinia (North)
Sardinia (North)

Sardinia is one of the most beautiful islands in the world! It boasts numerous fascinating characteristics and even its typical Mediterranean nature hides a richness and variety. It is the perfect choice for all those who seek more than just its splendid beaches and crystal clear water and, instead, wish to discover the numerous other treasures it offers and all…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Saipan
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Saipan
Saipan

Saipan is the second largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands chain, a U.S. territory located 120 miles North of Guam. It has year-round tropical temperatures, good wind from November through April, and a large, flat water lagoon along its western shore. Wind and Weather Sitting just north of the equator between the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Saipan…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Rameswaram
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Rameswaram
Rameswaram

Rameswaram is a well-kept secret and one of the best kitesurfing spots in India. The eastern coast of India receives stable and steady trade winds for almost nine months every year, giving us a long kiteboarding season. Here you feel like real explorers, with so much on offer. You can indulge in the ancient history which features fabulous architecture and…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Southend On Sea
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Southend On Sea
Southend On Sea

When thinking of ideal kiting locations, turquoise water, sunshine and consistent winds spring to mind and Great Britain can deliver these despite its poor reputation. Southend On Sea is just a 40-minute train ride from London and offers some of the best flat water spots, with spacious lagoons and flat butter water! There is also an awesome kite community with…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Atins
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Atins
Atins

In 2015 Craig Cunningham named Atins as his #4 favourite flatwater spot in the world. Located 600km west of Fortaleza, Atkins serves as an endpoint for many legendary downwinders. Set in the Delta of the River Preguiças the meandering river mouth creates ever-changing sandbanks and knee-deep lagoons. Along with its consistent strong winds, typical for these shores, kiters encounter perfect…

Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Hamata
Kitesurfing Travel Guide - Hamata
Hamata

Hamata is a kitesurf playground with crystal-clear water, a huge waist deep area for beginners and lots of space for the advanced ones to practice new tricks. Unlike other Egyptian spots, it is pretty green and diverse on the water with a scenic mangrove forest upwind of you and three beautiful islands with reefs a little bit further out. The…

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