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Learn Kitesurfing in Diani Beach

Learn Kitesurfing in Diani Beach

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Diani beach is one of the world’s best destination for kitesurfing and windsurfing. Read on if you want your holiday on the African coast to be full of active fun and adventure. Thanks to the excellent wind conditions and regular monsoon winds, thousands of travelers visit the south coast of Kenya every year to practice kitesurfing.

diani-beach-kitesurfing-the-best-time-weather-seasonsThe best way to explore the coast is Dhow sailing or Sightseeing flight, but also kitesurfing is great way to get in touch with the ocean. If you do not plan only shopping or partying in 40 Thieves,  take lessons of kitesurfing! Swing with the wind and surf along exotic coastline.

The wind conditions and the best time for kitesurfing in Kenya

Annually there are usually 300 days of 20 knots wind! The sand on the Kenyan coast is powder white and soft. The turquoise crystal clear Indian Ocean has shallow and warm water so no wetsuits are needed. There are no sharks and the ocean is never crowdy!

The best time for kitesurfing in Diani beach is from January to April and from June to April. You can learn kitesurfing basics or boost massive airs and ride the reef break. The kite gear rentals are available and come with support such as supervision, assistance with launching, landing, rigging, and de-rigging the kite.

Kitesurfing schools

The schools are based directly on the ocean front and offer full service kite shops with a large selection of gear for rental. One of the best spots is in front of the Pinewood Village – Jahazi restaurant.

diani-beach-kitesurfing--windsurfing-the best-windThe shores are very wide, have enough space even during the high tide. There is also latest gear from the USA, qualified instructors, Jet ski safety vehicle, super knowledgeable staff and custom programs.

Another great place for kitesurfing in Diani beach is Kenyaways. Very popular are also sandbanks in Funzi Island, where you can go on a full day trip. After the practice you can take a Sundowner cruise on Ramisi River.

Kitesurfing lessons are available for beginners and the advanced as well. There are different types of courses available.

Intro Course, a day course introduces you to all the basics with adrenalin packed body drag techniques (approx. 160€)

Full Course, a 2-days intensive course (approx. 285€)

Advanced Course, reach for the Sky (1 on 1) This course is tailored to individual requirements and special skills training is available with our qualified instructor. Jibing, different boards, jumping, and handling overpowering gusts and staying up-wind are some of the advanced skills training on offer (1 hour lesson is 55€)

We organize kitesurfing and windsurfing lessons exclusively for clients staying in one of our accommodation. Do you want to try something more? Have look on our list of the top free things to do on holidays in Diani beach.