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Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya

Experience the Thrills of Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya

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May - October
Kalpitiya receives steady and reliable wind 9 months out of the year.
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Experienced Riders

Discover the perfect destination for kitesurfing enthusiasts of all levels. Kalpitiya offers warm, shallow waters, consistent winds, and experienced IKO certified instructors.

Kalpitiya, a premier kitesurfing destination, offers an exhilarating experience for beginners and seasoned riders alike. With its warm, shallow, and flat waters, combined with consistent winds, it presents the perfect playground for kitesurfing enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable adventure.

Expert Instructors and Tailored Lessons: Unlock Your Kitesurfing Potential

Our team of experienced and IKO certified instructors is dedicated to guiding you on your journey to becoming an independent and safe kitesurfer. Whether you're a complete beginner or have dabbled in kitesurfing before, our personalized group and private lessons are designed to match your level and progress. With their expertise and individualized attention, you'll quickly develop the skills necessary to ride the waves with confidence.

Kalpitiya Lagoon: Perfect Conditions for All Skill Levels

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Kalpitiya's lagoon, a haven for kitesurfers of all skill levels. Beginners will appreciate the warm and shallow waters that provide a comfortable learning environment, while advanced riders can take advantage of the flat and consistent wind conditions to hone their tricks and maneuvers. Whether you're taking your first steps or aiming to master advanced techniques, our lagoon offers an ideal setting to progress and enjoy the thrill of kitesurfing.

Multilingual Instruction: Overcoming Language Barriers, Embracing Progress

Language should never be a barrier to your kitesurfing journey. That's why our courses are offered in multiple languages, including French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, and Sinhalese. Our instructors will ensure clear communication and effective instruction, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the learning experience, regardless of your native language.

Progression and Certification: Empowering Your Kitesurfing Journey

As you progress through our lessons, you'll receive an International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) card indicating your level of proficiency. This valuable certification allows you to continue your kitesurfing journey independently and rent equipment at any IKO affiliated kite school worldwide. With each milestone achieved, you'll feel a sense of accomplishment, knowing that you're becoming a skilled and competent kitesurfer.

Embrace the Thrills of Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya

Prepare to be captivated by the incredible world of kitesurfing in Kalpitiya. Whether you're seeking an adrenaline-fueled adventure or looking to master a new skill, our premier destination provides the ideal combination of perfect conditions, expert instruction, and a supportive learning environment.

How long does it take to learn Kitesurfing?

On average students need 8-12h to get up on the board and ride, however, this greatly depends on individuals. We recommend you commit to a minimum of 3 days of lessons in order to learn to ride. A typical kite lesson day consists of 3 hours class in the morning and 2 hours class in the afternoon (one kite day is about 5 hours of kitesurfing).

Top Tips

  • For a better experience, you should be reasonably comfortable in the water if you want to learn to kitesurf.
  • Good balance and core strength can make learning to kitesurf a whole lot easier!
  • Have a play on a board or try wakeboarding to get a headstart.
  • If you have any injuries or medical conditions, check with your doctor first and notify your kite instructor.

Join us in Kalpitiya and embark on a thrilling kitesurfing journey that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a newfound passion for this exhilarating water sport.

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