KITESURFING SPOTS YOU MUST SEE
The perfect kiteboarding destination can be hard to find, and as the sport grows, so does the number of must-visit locations all over the world. In this article, you will get a glance at some of our favorite places to travel to when searching for some killer waves with better wind. Catch the wind in these spots promising perfect weather, water, and vibes. These beaches all offer strong, consistent winds, silky smooth water, and plenty to do and see even when you’re not riding.
Waves, wind, beautiful birds, and amazing beaches.
The wind is diminishing in the south indicating it’s time to pack up the bags and head north. The summer season is fast approaching with some of our favorite spots beginning their season. Get ready to plan your next vacation because we are about to show you some of the best places in the world to kitesurf and catch big waves. These stunning beaches will have you wanting to come back as soon as possible!
A LIST OF WORLD’S GREATEST KITESURFING DESTINATIONS YOU SHOULD VISIT ONCE!
As kite surfing gets increasingly widespread (it is the world’s fastest growing water sport!), many people are joining the kite surfing league. Learners across the world are constantly searching for the best destination(s) to begin their kite surfing journey. . Harnessing the power of the wind and combining elements from numerous other board sports and paragliding, kitesurfing is an exhilarating water sport that is relatively easy to pick up on, making it a perfect sport to try if you have always been curious about whether or not you could do it. The following list will give you an idea about where to go for the best kitesurfing around the world. It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a professional, there is a place for you!
1. Maui, Hawaii, U.S.
The Hawaiian Island Maui is more than one of the worlds best kitesurf spots, it is home to some wonderful conditions in a wide range of watersports, with a combination of flat water and waves. Wind is practically guaranteed in this tropical paradise. Fringing reef creates flat water lagoons for free riders, and the surf’s almost always up on the edge. Maui is where kiters first took to the surf. March/April and October/November are prime times for wave riding.
2. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
With year round sunshine, warm waters and some of the most consistent winds on the planet, a kitesurfing holiday in the Canary Islands offers conditions that are pretty close to perfect. Some 60 miles off the coast of Morocco, the beaches at Fuerteventura fell like ocean-side outposts amid the island’s rocky desert. Wind sweeps the shore day after day. May through September are prime times for wave riding.
KITEBOARDING IS THE closest most of us humans will ever get to flying, and the Columbia Rivеr Gorge , a chasm lined with luscious evergreen forests, waterfalls, and cliffs on the Washington-Oregon border, is one of the nation’s premier spots to try it.. A backdrop of cliffs and waterfalls adds to the allure. May through September are prime times for wave riding.
Turks and Caicos is a Caribbean paradise, with turquoise water and soft white sand that seem to spring from dreams. Kiteboarding elevates well at Long Bay. Protected by fringing reef, this flat-water paradise has a sandy bottom and consistent side-shore wind. Waist high waters makes it easy to wade back to your board.
Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda makes a perfect spot for kitesurfing because steep hills plunge from the Alps and pinch the lakes edges, creating two main wind patterns. Kiting between these dramatic mountains in the morning and afternoon thermals is a unique experience. The early morning Peler funnels cool air from the north. In the afternoon, the Ora surges from the south making the air warm.
Only the most dedicated travelers take the trek to Madagascar, a former French colony off the east coast of Africa. The days are sunny and the air temperature varies from 25 to 32° C. Bring a good sweater for cool evenings. Babaomby is tucked on the Emerald Sea near the northern tip of the island. April through November is the best season to kitesurf off of Madagascar’s beautiful coast.
Incredible mexican small town with perfect conditions to learn kiteboarding. Two hours north of Cabo San Lucas on the Sea of Cortez, La Ventana strolls at a mellow pace. Nothing fancy about the city itself, but kitesurfing around here is a definite must. With steady winds almost all day long, any wind junkie will be right at home in this beautiful city.
Cabarete is world famous for great kitesurfing conditions for beginner lessons and kiteboarders looking for advanced lessons or clinics.. The kiting is so good in the Dominican Republic that people don’t seem to mind being right on top of other kitesurfers. June through August is the best time to catch some ways in Cabarete.
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