All you need to know when kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
WELCOME to Kitesurfsrilanka.com! In this website you will find all the information that you need to know when kitesurfing in Sri Lanka = kite spots & best kitesurfing locations & windy season & kitesurfing season in Sri Lanka. Learn more about the best kite spots in Sri lanka. Come to learn Kitesurfing in Sri Lanka and discover some of the most amazing kitesurfing spots in the world.
Sri Lanka welcomes you with open arms, tasty and healthy food and a lovely local mentility. The pearl of the Indian Ocean is a paradise to get the best belance between relaxation and fascinating water sports! And one watersport, which is especially celebrated here, is kitesurfing. Sri Lanka got ranked as one of the best kitesurfing destination worldwide. Why does Sri Lanka beats all the other spots as a kitesurfing destination? Well in Sri Lanka offers you the perfect kitesurfing conditions: Flat water in many lagoons, steady wind conditions and wind during nine months per year! Does that sound like music to years? Sri Lanka endows you richly, no matter if you are a beginner or an advanced kitesurfer – In Sri Lanka you will find just the perfect kite spots, to go nuts on the waters – in a very postive way.
The couple to be: Kalpitiya & Kitesurfing Kalpitiya, a small fisherman villages with lagoons, shallowed water and islands
around, which transform this place into the kitesurfing heaven on earth. From Kalpitiya you will have the perfect starting base to discover the best spots to do kitesurfing in Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya welcomes you with a quiet environment, surrounded by sublime nature and it takes you back to the Sri Lakan roots again, far away from mass tourism.
What is the Kitesurfing Sri Lanka experience?
Sri Lanka is an amazing country to discover: the people, the culture, the landscapes, and the food! Furthermore, you will be able to experience kitesurfing in one of the world s best kitesurfing destinations. We can define the kitesurfing Sri Lanka experience by:
Kitesurfing + Yoga + healthy food + relax in a high-quality accommodation + new friends
Kitesurfing = come for kitesurfing in Sri Lanka and discover the best kite spots with flat and shallow water. You will be able to learn to kitesurf, progress in kitesurfing and discover the best kite spots in Sri Lanka
Yoga = practize your daily yoga excercise with our recognized Yoga master Upul Banda
New friends = Meet people from around the world and share your kitesurfing experiences
Come now to Sri Lanka for the Kitesurfing Sri Lanka experience!
Nowadays Sri Lanka is considered one of the top kitesurfing destinies in the world and probably is the best spot in Asia. Northern winds in winter time and southern winds in summer time makes it a very friendly country to practise kitesurfing 9 months per year. There are for sure other amazing kite spots in Asia like Vietnam, Thailandia or Indonesia, however any of these spots can bit the Sri Lankan wind statistics. In summer time , From May to Juin, there is an average of wind from 20 to 30 knots and in winter time from 14 to 20 knots. No other spot in Asia can compit with this wind statistics. I you come to Asia for kitesurfing, Sri Lanka is by far the best kitesurfing in spot to choose. Furthermore, the conditions for kitesurfing are amazing: flat and shallow water and around 28-30 degrees.
Why Sri Lanka to learn kitesurfing?
If you are planning to go on a kitesurf trip in your future vacations, one of the most important thing to keep in mind is searching for a kite spot with very good wind statistics. You don´t want to ruin your holidays while waiting long time for the wind. Well, in Sri Lanka we have 9 months of wind a year and a very constant wind almost all the time. You will have a lot of chances to learn kite and to progress in kitesurfing. In addition, there are many lagoons where we teach kitesurfing in flat and shallow water. In kitesurf Sri Lanka you will learn kitesurfing with professional IKO instructors in town. Have fun and enjoy while your kitesurfing holidays in Sri Lanka
What are the best kite spots in Sri Lanka?
There are many places to kite in Sri Lanka and most of the best kite spots are located in the North west coast. From Negombo to Jaffna it is windy most of the year. By the other hand, the most famous spot located on the East Coast is Arugam Bay, where it is also possible to kite in the ocean among waves, however due to the lack of wind and the difficult conditions to learn kite, you won´t find many kite schools there. While on the west coast you can kite 9 months per year, on the east coast the wind is not so consistent
On the west coast you will find more easily some kite schools and you will be able to kite confident from May to October and from December to March. These are the most famous spots on the west coast starting from South to North:
Did you hear that Sri Lanka is the new top kitesurfing destination? Yes, indeed you can find some of the best spots in the world in the west coast of Sri Lanka. With more than 400 km of coastline there are countless of kite spots with super steady wind!
Sri Lanka is called the Pearl of the Indian ocean. This island is a very beautiful country located in south of India and during the last years it has become a very important tourist destination. Apart from its cultural heritage, Sri Lanka offers some of the best kitesurfing spots in Asia
The main kitesurfing season in Sri Lanka is from ending of May up to ending September-beginning of May. During these months the wind is quite strong, with an average of 18 to 20 knots approximately. By the other hand, in winter time, the wind average is around 14 to 16 knots. It doesn´t matter in which season you are travelling to Sri Lanka for a kitesurfing trip, because you can do kite trips anytime it is windy!!
The best kite spot in Sri Lanka to learn kitesurfing is located in Kalpitiya, where there is a lagoon with flat water. Depending on the tide sometimes the water is also very shallow, so it is a very good spot to learn kite. Also, from Kalpitiya, many kitesurfers go to other spots around, like the Vella Island kite trip, the Ippantivu island kite trip or the Dream spot kite trip! All these kite spots have flat water what is super suitable for whoever want to practise some kite tricks!
Are there other interesting kite spots in Sri Lanka?
Yes, there is a small lagoon called Kappaladi and it is also very near from Kalpitiya. You can learn kitesurfing in Kappaladi very easily because it is a small lagoon and very safe to learn kite.
Apart from Kappaladi, you can also do kite in Puttalam lagoon. Puttalam lagoon is a huge lagoon with more than 60 km large so you can imagine! It is like a flat water ocean! If you have the chance, you can organise a kitesurfing trip by the Puttalam lagoon to visit many islands around!
If you want to do kite in the east coast, you can fo to Arugam Bay, where the wind is no consistent as in the west coast, but this village is really authentic. Arugam Bay became very famous as a surfing destination and now is a touristic village full of surfers and with very good vibes!
What most of the people do when coming to Sri Lanka for a kitesurfing trip is go to Kalpitiya first and from Kalpitiya they plan some kitesurfing trips to some of the best kite spots in Sri Lanka. Nowadays most of the resorts in KAlpitiya can organise very easily kite trips.
KITESURFING IN FULL MOON WITH SUSHANTA FROM SUN WIND BEACH KALPITIYA
Vella Island is the perfect spot for kitesurfing in Sri Lanka! Moreover, if you have the chance to kite at night time with the full moon light, it is probably the best adventure that you can experience in life as a kitesurfing lover . The guys from Sun Wind Beach Kalpitiya organise every full moon a overnight stay in Vella Island. Riding in Full moon, steady wind, flat water, good vibes, nice people, music and more. Sun Win beach kalpitiya is only kite school in Sri Lanka operated by locals Here you can see a video of the last Full moon riding
Alejandro´s challenge! How to learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka for somebody who never did any watersport before
Alejandro wanted to change his life by learning kitesurfing in Sri Lanka. He is not used to do any water sport before. Will Alejandro achieve his challenge of learning kitesurfing and get better fit at the same time? Follow him in his youtube channel