Kitesurfing is gaining an immense popularity as one of the paramount water sports in today’s world. It is an intense and exciting sport that makes your body and senses to fully align with the wind as well as the waves. This game is highly portable thus many people who love adventure will need to try it. Ten of the most adventurous kitting sites in the world include:
- Maui, Hawaii in the USA
It is certainly the unsurpassed kitesurfing destination across the globe. Maui offers windy conditions and sunny weather throughout the year. It has ample space thus none or little competition in regard to the beach spot.
- Boracay island, Philippines
It has recently gained enormous popularity as a tourist destination. It is situated in Southeast Asia and has spectacular sandy beaches. It offers a stunning tropical scenery, great nightlife, and friendly natives thus making it the best option for both kiteboarders and families. The windy season is usually during the dry months of winter thus making it the perfect choice for kitesurfers to get away from the winter chills.
- Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, USA
It is located in one of the warmest and most exotic place in the entire world throughout the year. It is easily accessible through a quick flight or an easy drive. It has steady summer winds and ample open space with additional access to both extensive open ocean side and shallower sound side thus attracting more kitesurfers. Moreover, it has gorgeous beaches spread with the coastal grasses.
- Nabq, Egypt
It is located on the Sinai Peninsula on the southeastern coast between Sharm-el-Sheikh and Dahab. The steady and smooth winds in the area are provided by the Gulf of Aqaba while the beautiful backdrop is provided by the beach town which is desert-like. The Red Sea is relatively smooth and crystal clear throughout the year depending on the site you go. It provides basic backpacker accommodation and glamorous chic resorts that are affordable and comfortable.
- Cabarete, Dominican Republic
It is the host to the largest kitesurfing competition in the world that is done in all the third weeks of June that usually involves hundreds of the top kiters. It has rolling waves and sheltered waves for the professionals and beginners respectively. It is best to visit this place during the month of April up to August.
- Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is composed of both windy and large swells beaches making it one of the most excellent destinations for wave riders, especially between October and March.
- Hua Hin, Thailand
It is a 5-kilometer beach located about 200 kilometers south of Bangkok and it experiences the longest windy season in the country of Thailand. It has a well-established kitesurfing community with well-set kitesurfing shops. It has two options of either going to the remote beaches for exclusive kitting or doing it near the village.
- Cozumel, Mexico
It attracts riders due to its mixture of waves and flat waters. The medium-sized waves are provided by the eastern beaches while the glassy smoothness is provided by the north side lagoons. The recommended time to visit is during the winter since the temperatures are cooler.
- Tarifa, Spain
It is situated in the southern part of Spain and it makes one of the European premier kiteboarding locations. It has a classic relaxed Spanish setting and the best time to visit is between March and October.
- La Ventana in Baja California
It has a breathtakingly beautiful coastal town with an enormous L-shaped beach and steady winter winds thus one of the best destinations for kitting. It provides a contusive environment for both professionals and beginners. Due to its natural beauty and abundance of aquatic life, the UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site. It has perfect warm and sunny days for kitesurfing with the Cali-Mex cuisine providing an alternative attraction site after one is bored with the waters.
Kitesurfing is exclusively about adventure just like traveling, and besides these spots, there are many more wonderful places to explore. It is high time to start planning your travels and see the beauty of the sea with the wind.