KITESURFING IN KALPITIYA, SRI LANKA

ABOUT THE KITESURFING CONDITIONS

Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya is one the best experiences in the world for are kitesurfing lovers. The Kalpitiya lagoon, with flat and shallow water is a very safe spot for learning kitesurfing. Recently, Sri Lanka has become very famous as a kitesurfing destiny and many kitesurfing schools and tour operators organize kitesurfing trips and kitesurfing safaris to the islands located north from Kalpitiya.

The best kitesurfing spots located in Kalpitiya are:

Kalpitiya lagoon

Kappaladi lagoon

Puttalam lagoon

Dream spot

Vella Island

Mannar

All these kitesurfing spots are really beautiful and perfect for freestyle. There is another kitesurfing spot called Donkey Point, located in a cape near Kalpitiya. The Donkey Point is perfect for wave riders

ABOUT THE RESTAURANTS

There are few restaurants in Kalpitiya. Most of the restaurants are small businesses managed by local people. The local food is wonderful. I recommend the rice and curry and the Kottu

ABOUT THE WIND CONDITIONS- KITESURFING SEASONS

From May to October very strong wind (25-30 knots average) during day and night. The wind is coming from North-East

From December to March: Light wind, around 14-18 knots. The wind blows only on the afternoon

ABOUT THE KITESURFING SCHOOLS

margarita kite school team

Among all the kitesurfing schools, we recommend Margarita Kite school Kalpitiya. This school has certified IKO instructors and can certify the student level after the course. All the kite equipment is pretty new. They also have a beach hut very well located in Kalpitiya lagoon.

ABOUT THE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN KALPITIYA

margarita kitesurfing sri lanka

There are many hotels around and the Margarita Village, with 4 incredible wooden bungalows with natural and outdoor shower and one outstanding villa is the perfect place to stay. It is located just 5 minutes driving from the Kalpitiya lagoon

HOW TO MOVE AROUND

The typical vehicle located in Sri Lanka is the tuk tuk or three wheeler. This is a very fast ad cheap option for whoever wants to move around in Kalpitiya