Discover The Best Kitesurfing Spots and Hotels
Calling all kite surfers! It’s not always easy to find a hotel that satisfies your criteria while also providing you with access to the best kitesurfing. We’ve put together a list of hotels in top-rated surfing destinations to help you plan your trip, so read on!
Catch a Wave in Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is a kitesurfer’s dream as there’s a variety of beaches and instructional institutions for participants of all skill levels. From hiking mountains to exploring the local culture and history, there’s also tons to do on land, so book your trip to this unique destination today!
The luxurious POD Camps Bay is just steps from the beach and offers a choice of 17 lavish, modern suites. Amenities include an absolutely stunning pool deck, cocktail bar, gym, and more. Enjoy both mountain and sea views at this picturesque property.
Live Every Surfer’s Dream in La Ventana, Mexico
Take in the magical views of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula in La Ventana. This quiet town, considered by Discovery Channel to be the #1 kitesurfing destination in the world, is centered around aquatic sports, making it an ideal destination to surf and meet like minded people. With its beautiful scenery and ideal conditions, La Ventana is unmissable.
In terms of accommodations, you can’t do better than Hotel Boutique Casa Tara, a luxury wellness resort that even offers kitesurf lessons. When not catching waves, we recommend taking advantage of the mesmerizing pool and beach club, yoga, and holistic spa offerings.
Enjoy Island Time at Le Morne, Mauritius
Mauritius, an island situated in the southern Indian Ocean, makes for a picture-perfect kitesurfing spot. Le Morne is located at the southwestern end of the island, and with an expansive, calm, shallow lagoon and consistent winds, this island paradise is truly a dream for surfers of all skill levels.
Staying at the lovely Lux Le Morne is a must for kitesurfers and companions alike. This 5-star hotel boasts several high-quality bars and restaurants, a spa and wellness center, and comforting suites decorated in white with wooden accents.
Party In Providenciales, Turks and Caicos at the Shore Club!
Grace Bay is repeatedly voted the most beautiful beach in the world, and it’s easy to see why; calm, clear waters and soft white sand make for a perfect beach destination. However, to find the best kitesurfing conditions, it’s recommended that you head to the equally beautiful Long Bay Beach on the south side of the island. The warm, clear, blue water is shallow and perfect for surfers of all skill levels. Depending on the winds, beaches all around the island can make great spots, so don’t hesitate to book your trip to this Caribbean paradise!
The gorgeous Shore Club is an award-winning luxury hotel conveniently located right on Long Bay Beach– the island’s best kitesurf spot! Enjoy top-of-the-line amenities and services, incredible gastronomy, and more on this stunning property. You’ll have the choice between a spacious suite or villa, all of which are fitted with high-end furnishings and come with personal butler service.
Find Paradise in Phuket, Thailand
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just learning to kitesurf, there’s a spot for you in Phuket, Thailand. November-February and June-September typically offer the best wind conditions, and with many schools on the island beginners will have no problem finding one that suits their needs.
There’s a variety of beautiful boutique hotels on the island, but The Slate is absolutely incredible. Lush greenery makes for a stunning backdrop against the Thai-inspired buildings. Between cooking classes, language classes, the gym, pool, and more, you’ll never be bored. There’s even a kitesurfing center next door!
Make Memories in Maui, Hawaii
Maui has been consistently ranked as a top kitesurf spot and it’s no wonder why: the world-class beaches regularly offer great conditions. Visit this island and soak up the amazing views and incredible local culture.
The Lumeria Maui: an Educational Experience is a unique concept hotel which offers classes and programs in a variety of wellness and nature related disciplines. Enjoy delectable farm-to-table meals on the gorgeous property and close proximity to the North Shore, Maui’s most popular surf spot, where consistent tailwinds during the colder months make for an ideal scene.
Live Easy in Essaouira, Morocco
Immerse yourself in Moroccan culture in Essaouira, a destination that is easily accessible from Europe and other parts of the world. The large bay has consistently strong winds year round, so book a trip at your convenience. This stunning seaside town is sure to make for a memorable vacation.
At Madada Mogador, rooms are simple yet refined and offer luxurious comfort while you relax after a long day of kitesurfing. Enjoy lots of fresh fish and vegetables on the terrace while overlooking the deep blue ocean. This marvelous hotel and unique destination are not to be missed!
Hop on a Flight to Hossegor, France
On the Bay of Biscay in Southwestern France sits Hossegor, a town known for its superb surfing conditions. Find community amongst kite surfers who have traveled from all over the planet to experience these world-class waves. There’s no shortage of opportunities here, so dive right in!
Just 400 meters away from the sandy shores sits Hôtel Les Hortensias du Lac, a 24-room luxury hotel that boasts clean and elegant design. Worked up an appetite surfing? Perfect! Enjoy locally-sourced, sustainable food at the onsite restaurant or a snack at the takeaway spot. Make sure to check out the special activities offered, such as yoga, surf and cooking lessons, and more.
Take Flight in Tarifa, Spain
Tarifa is often hailed as one of Europe’s very best kitesurfing destinations, and with a variety of stunning surf spots in the area, it’s easy to see why! The water can get chilly though, so don’t forget your wetsuit. Don’t forget to check out the delicious Spanish cuisine, historical sites, and stunning nature both in and out of the water.
Posada La Sacristía is one of our favorite hotels in Spain. This quaint renovated 17th century mansion offers charming rooms and a bar, art lounge, and small spa with a sauna. Did we mention it’s just 200 meters from the beach?
Hurry to Hurghada, Egypt
Ever considered Egypt for a kitesurfing trip? Hurghada provides amazing kitesurfing on the ravishing Red Sea! Enjoy a large collection of restaurants and bars while not on the water, and don’t forget– the desert offers lots to do, too!
Casa Cook El Gouna is a luxury adults-only hotel that boasts magical villas and pools. Enjoy the prime beachfront location, wonderful wellness center, and delicious, carefully curated cuisine as well as the property’s kiteboarding hub!
Explore Magnificent Marmari, Greece
Greece is known for its unique, hilly villages and beautiful beaches, but did you know it’s also a world-class kitesurfing spot? Discover Marmari in northern Kos, a town perfect for relaxing as well as kitesurfing! Winds typically range from 15 to 35 knots here and can be enjoyed by all no matter the skill level.
The modern, adults only D' Andrea Lagoon All Suites is the perfect place to stay during your time in Marmari. The hotel’s design truly captures the essence of a laid-back Greek town and boasts a jaw-droppingly pretty pool area as well as spacious suites. Take advantage of the private beach, where you’re provided with umbrellas and lounge chairs!