Choose from sheltered butter-flats on the Laguna Madre Bay side, to head-high, pitching waves in the Gulf of Mexico
South Padre Island | Texas
Hurghada | Egypt
The shallow, flat waters and cheap package deals mean that this has long been a favourite with kiters throughout Europe and Egypt’s original kite spot has grown into the Red Sea’s most popular kiting destination. Everyone from Hadlow to Shinn have been here for photo shoots and training and the area is brimming with hotels and the town hosts many bars and clubs. Year-round wind and sun only add to Hurghada’s broad appeal.
Essaouira | Morocco
Essaouira offers you comfort and luxury as well as plenty of new experiences having retained its culture with a charming, bustling old medina by the harbour. The icing on the cake is that this picturesque fishing town is also Morocco’s windiest town with a vast sandy beach that stretches for three miles.
El Gouna | Egypt
El Gouna must be the most sophisticated of all Red Sea kiting spots. A man-made dream of a town that not only caters for the kiting tourist, but attracts holidaymakers from all over Europe looking for a safe, luxurious holiday and also has a lively local population of 20,000 ex-pats who all call this ‘French Riviera of the Red Sea’, home.
Watamu | Kenya
Constant trade winds, a choice of sandbars, seven kilometres of powder white sand beaches and large summer swells make Watamu a wonderful playground for kiters of all levels
Dahab | Egypt
Dahab, a hotspot for wind sports due to its world class, reliable, safe learning conditions in the lagoons
Marsa Alam | Egypt
No matter your level you’ll find great conditions for learning, flying and jumping and even some wave riding
Port Douglas | Queensland
Four Mile Beach is a one-stop location for kiteboarders and ocean lovers with consistent south-east trade winds and a tropical climate
Lisbon | Portugal
Caparica and Carcavelos are the closest kiteable beaches, just 10-15 minutes drive from central Lisbon, with epic wave riding conditions
Coconut Bay | St. Lucia
Enjoy world class kiting, from wave riding to flat water ripping, as well as the laid-back atmosphere and natural surroundings that are so typical of St. Lucia