Kitesurfing Spots in Europe

Kitesurfing Spots in Europe

Golden beaches, strong wind, and always clear sky are the main things that you need for a good kite surfing, as a result, the exotic beaches in Vietnam, Bali, Tanzania, or Brazil sound like a paradise for surfers. However, the European beaches are not worse than any exotic destination. Different countries can offer you different kite surfing spot any tie of the year, so choose your favorite and let us go for a ride!

Sicilia, Italy

The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, the home of the Italian mafia, and the overall paradise can host kite surfers from the beginning of May until October. Here you will find a flat shoal, calm water, beautiful beaches, mountains, and sunny weather, so this place is suitable for beginners. The average speed of the wind is 9-14 m/s almost around the year, and you can be nearly sure that you can do a lot of kite surfing during your week-long holidays. The recommended size of kite is 10-15m and the best-working depth should be 0,5-1m.

Rhodes, Greece

Another great destination of the Mediterranean Sea for kite surfers is Rhodes. You can expect wonderful nature and amazing weather here as well. However, one side of the island is dedicated to advanced surfers because the wind is stronger here, waves are high but coming in long intervals, so kite surfing might be exhausting and challenging. The opposite side of Rhodes has a flat shoal and it is better for beginners. The wind is blowing almost every day and it is stronger in the evenings. The best season for kite surfing here is similar to Sicily and lasts from early May until late September. The annual wind speed is 5-18 m/s. The recommended size of kite is 7-17m and the best-working depth should be more than 1m.

Rhodes, Greece
Rhodes, Greece

Fuerteventura, Spain

The second-largest island of Canary Islands can offer you a spot for kite surfing almost 365 days per year. The weather of Canary Islands is described as never-ending spring and it is true: always sunny and warm wind. You can find artificial golden beaches or natural volcanic beaches of black sand surrounded by mountains. The landscape of Fuerteventura will take your breath away! The island is divided into northern and southern parts for kite surfing. The region of Corralejo, in the North, is the most developed part of the island, and most famous for waves. The region of Sotavento around Costa Calma in the South is a very arid area and yet gathers the flat and windiest spots. The annual wind speed is 15-20 m/s. The recommended size of kite is 5-10m and the best-working depth should be less than 1m.

Almanarre, France

Almanarre Beach is a well-known place for kite surfing, and it attracts surfers from all around Europe because it is possible to ride on a long sandy beach. This place is distinguished by an amazing infrastructure, have great resorts, and endless options for holiday accommodation. The surfing season here lasts from May until October. The wind is usually stable with the average speed of 7-13 m/s, so it is suitable for beginners also. The recommended size of kite is 9-15m and the best-working depth should be around 0,5-1,5 m.