Top Kitesurfing Trips in 2023 and 2024

If you want to feel the wind beneath your wings and the spray of salt water on your face, a kitesurfing retreat to one of the world’s top destinations could be just what the doctor ordered. These active and healthy retreats allow you to immerse yourself in the world of kitesurfing, improving your skills while also taking in the sights and cultures of some of the world’s far-flung corners in the company of like-minded individuals. From the Brazilian coast to the Red Sea, your dream kitesurfing trip is just a few clicks away...

Kitesurf Safari Downwinders in Shark Bay, Australia

Don't miss this Kitesurf Safari in Shark Bay, Western Australia for a kite adventure holiday like no other. 

Experience the thrill of kiteboarding with one of our internationally accredited trainers or take on everything the majestic coastline has to offer. The tour's qualified instructors support kite boarders of all levels and provide top-of-the-range equipment during your stay. Their local knowledge and experience will allow you to visit some incredible beaches along the Western Australian coast-where you can enjoy Yoga, Surfing, Kiteboarding, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Windsurfing, Fishing, Snorkeling or simply camping on your own deserted beach!

Kitesurf Zanzibar

Join this great Zanzibar Kiting holiday to this beautiful paradise island in the Indian Ocean. This kite camp is designed to help you get started, improve your skills, or to just simply have some fun out in the Indian Ocean.

 Zanzibar waves are still a well-kept secret. This trip allows guests to surf some amazing waves and immerse themselves in the local culture. Guides will help participants discover the Massai Cultures and Tanzania’s Wildlife, so they can combine watersports with an unforgettable time in the land where the Lion King got its start.

Classic Downwind Express Riding in Brazil

The coastline of Brazil covers more than 7,000 kilometers from north to south, and along the way, there are plenty of epic spots to catch a wave. The Classic Downwind Express Riding In Brazil retreat starts in Taiba and ends in Jericoacoara, covering 250 kilometers in 8 days. Along the way, you’ll get to ride in all kinds of spots and conditions, enjoying breath-taking landscapes, pristine beaches, and bewildering sunsets.

The safari includes accommodation in medium-high-level inns with buffet breakfasts, and all activities are fully supported by staff, including 4×4 support on the beach and a qualified and experienced kitesurf guide in the water at all times.

Downwind Kite Safari in Rio Grand Do Norte, Brazil

Many consider the northern part of Rio Grande do Norte to be home to some of the best wave and flat waters spots in the whole of Brazil. The Downwind Kite Safari In Rio Grand Do Norte will do its very best to ensure you agree as it takes you to the region’s best kiteboarding spots.

The safari begins in São Miguel do Gostoso, passing through Galinhos, Soledade, and Ponta do Mel along the way before finishing in Icapuí. The epic trip will allow you to experience a combination of adventure and culture, with endless fun and superb waves en route.

Downwind Wave Riding Coaching Trip, Brazil

If your wave-riding technique needs a little attention, the Downwind Wave Riding Coaching Trip can help you iron out any issues and catch some serious air in the best wave spots in north-east Brazil. During the trip, you’ll receive personal coaching tips from Pro-wave rider Mario Benvenutti Neto, a true expert in the region.

The trip provides all the fun that a downwind trip offers as you explore and discover completely unspoilt stretches of coastline as you work on improving your carvings, cutbacks, and snapbacks! Accommodation and buffet breakfasts are included, and the trip will be well supported by a 4x4 and an in-water guide and pro-level coach.

Kite Safari in Egypt

The crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea offer some of the world’s best kitesurfing conditions, and at the end of the day, you can pop on a mask and snorkel and gaze at the myriad colorful reef fish below. The week-long Kite Safari In Egypt sees you board a luxury yacht equipped with rescue boats before setting sail from Hurghada.

All meals and snacks onboard are included during the safari, and you’ll be accompanied by IKO-certified instructors. The action-packed trip will also include opportunities to try wakeboarding and snorkeling, as well as swimming with dolphins, volleyball, BBQ, bonfire nights, and plenty more.

Kitesurfing in Watamu, Kenya

The calm, crystal-clear water and the great wind conditions on offer from Watamu, Kenya, are ideal for beginners to learn and for seasoned kitesurfers to hone their techniques. The Kitesurfing in Watamu retreat takes place at Garoda Beach, which features a flat lagoon at low tide that is filled by big waves as the tide turns.

Daily body and mind workouts, such as yoga, fascial muscle relaxation, and breathing exercises, are also available, and you’ll receive a simple guide to an active and healthy way of living, alongside empowerment activities and personal development workshops.

Kiting in El Gouna

Whether you are into freestyle, learning your first tricks, or are completely new to kiteboarding, El Gouna is a great place to improve your skills. The Red Sea resort town boasts favorable conditions, with a consistent wind blowing sideways along the shoreline. The Kiting In El Gouna camp takes place over seven days, and its guided kite sessions and group progression coaching will help you up your game.

Shared accommodation ina private villa is included, and all activities are fully supported by experienced staff members. When not riding your board, you can also grab a mask and snorkel and enjoy the crystal-clear waters and vibrant coral reefs of the Red Sea.

Kite Safari Downwinds from Barra Grande to Atins, Brazil

Explore 200 kilometers of Brazil’s coastline, taking in deserted beaches, serene lagoons, river mouths, and enjoying the most terrific wave spots along the way. The Kite Safari Downwinds From Barra Grande to Atins features 13 days of solid wave action and allows you to kitesurf in varying conditions away from the madding crowds.

Accommodation and hearty buffet-style breakfasts are included to ensure you are well rested and fueled up for the day ahead. With a qualified and experienced guide in the water at all times, you’ll also receive plenty of tips, so by the time you hit the lagoons of the Lençois Maranhenses National Park towards the end of the safari, you’ll be a Brazilian board master!

Our Final Thoughts...

Kitesurfing retreats are a great way to improve your skills or learn how to kitesurf, with personalized instruction from experienced instructors, access to world-class kitesurfing spots, accommodation in comfortable and convenient settings, and the chance to meet other kitesurfing enthusiasts.

There are retreats to suit all budgets and skill levels, from beginner to advanced, with a focus on specific aspects of kitesurfing, such as freestyle or wave riding. With so many great retreats to choose from, you're sure to find one that's perfect for you.

New to kitesurfing? Check out this guide to up your kitesurfing game and get a complete look at your complete kitesurfing equipment list. Most places will have everything you need-but it's always good to take a look. And no matter what your skill level or budget, there's a kitesurfing camp out there that's perfect for you. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your kitesurfing adventure today. Check out all of our kitesurfing holidays and get in touch if you need any further assistance!