10 spots where you can kite all year round

10 spots where you can kite all year round

You will find a list of our favorite year-round kite spots below.

Kite sots descriptions

 

Spain – Tarifa

Spain has a favorable geographical position and many islands with a huge number of beaches. It is washed from almost all sides by water. Tarifa is called the capital of the winds. One of the most popular spots for kitesurfing for its perfect conditions. 

Spain, Tarifa

Spain, Tarifa

Season: All year
Best wind: W,SW,E
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: Ocean
Water conditions: Waves 1-3m when Poniente, chop when Levante

Wind forecast

 

France - Leucate - La Franqui - Les Coussoules

The beach is suitable for beginners in cross-shore winds. There are more than 10 kitesurf schools with qualified instructors. Closer to the spot you will find a lot of accommodation options. This spot is only 25 mins away by car from Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport.

France, Leucate

France - Leucate - La Franqui - Les Coussoules

Season: All year
Best wind: SE, NW
Level of riding: Entry
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: 0,5-1m
Water conditions: Flat

Wind forecast

 

Aruba - Boca Grandi

Сonstant winds of 15 knots and a wide variety of smooth water and wave conditions make the island quite a popular place for riding. The currents here are strong, therefore swimming is not recommended. The views of this place are stunning.

Aruba , Boca Grandi

Aruba - Boca Grandi

Season: All year
Best wind: NE, ENE, E
Level of riding: Entry
Traffic: Crowded spot
Water depth: 1-2m
Water conditions: Small wave

Wind forecast

 

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba

In terms of accommodation, there is plenty of choice for any budget here. The beach is quite small, sandy with dead corals, attention where you place your kites. There are 2 kite schools, which also have boats that provide rescue services. 

Bonaire

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba

Season: All year
Best wind: N,NNE
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: >2 m
Water conditions: Flat

Wind forecast

 

Switzerland – Yvonand

The beaches are enchanting here with fine sand and turquoise waters. There are many hotels, attractions and restaurants for any budget. This spot became a small holiday resort. 

Switzerland – Yvonand

Switzerland – Yvonand

Season: All year
Best wind: N,NW
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Crowded spot
Water depth: 1m depth first 100meters and then <1,5m
Water conditions: Wind waves 1-1,5m, chop

Wind forecast

 

Mauritius - Le Morne

Mauritius has long been recognized by kiters as one of the best places for kitesurfing. The place is very picturesque, on the one hand the open ocean with constantly running ocean waves, and on the other - real jungle with palm trees. 

Mauritius - Le Morne

Mauritius - Le Morne

Season: All year
Best wind: E
Level of riding: Intermediate, entry in the lagoon
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: 0,5-1,5m
Water conditions: Little chop, waves 1-4m

Wind forecast

 

Greece - Keros Beach, Limnos

A long 4km beach of Limnos, which is very popular among water sports enthusiasts, which is located between two freshwater lakes. The coast is covered with fine-grained sand. The waters here impress with turquoise overflows and shells on the seabed.

Greece, Keros

Greece - Keros Beach, Limnos

Season: All year
Best wind: N, NNE, NE, SE
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Crowded spot
Water depth: <1 m
Water conditions: Chop

Wind forecast

 

Mexico – Progreso

Progreso is on of the windiest beaches in Mexico, located on the Gulf of Mexico. The choppy water usually comes from the Northeast with a high pressure system from the north. Here you can enjoy the nice beach, watch dolphins and do many other activities. 

Mexico, Progreso

Mexico – Progreso

Season: All year
Best wind: N, NNE, NE, ENE, E, WNW, NW, NNW
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Crowded spot
Water depth: >2m
Water conditions: Chop

Wind forecast

 

United Kingdom - Poole Harbour

Poole Harbour is the Europe’s natural harbor. The harbor has several locations for watersports with a beach lounging. There are many eating and shopping areas. The conditions for kitesurfing are perfect here!

UK, Poole Harbour

United Kingdom - Poole Harbour

Season: All year
Best wind: NW
Level of riding: Entry
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: 0,5-1m
Water conditions: Flat, little chop

Wind forecast

United States - San Francisco

The Gulf City is famous for its parks and beaches, there are more than two hundred of them. The bay area is packed with spots for kitesurfing. San Francisco is mainly sunny and windy, which makes this spot a perfect place for a nice ride.

US, San Francisco

United States - San Francisco

Season: All year
Best wind: W, WNW, NW
Level of riding: Intermediate
Traffic: Overcrowded spot
Water depth: 0,5-2m
Water conditions: Chop

Wind forecast

 

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