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Where to go kitesurfing in November 2022

South America

  1. South America
  2. Argentina
Argentina - Punta Rasa

If you think of kitesurfing on a brown-tinted wide and sunny beach with perfect beach breaks and trade wind, Punta Rasa is your destination. Located in the La Costa Partido, around 300 km away from Buenos Aires, this secluded kite spot attracts tourists and kitesurfing enthusiasts around the globe. Punta Rasa stands unique with its magnificent turquoise flat water, shimmery golden beach, and authentic Spanish culture. If you are a kitesurfing rookie, you’ll come across a kite school at every nook and corner of this place. So, flock to Punta Rasa for the best kiteboarding experiences and beautiful land and seascapes that will leave you stocked.

  1. South America
  2. Argentina
Argentina - Buenos Aires

Punta Rasa offers a large shallow and flat water bay for kitesurfing, in a beautiful ecological reserve which is only a few hours from the Argentinian capital. As such it’s a popular weekend destination for local kitesurfers and beginners, and although the water is muddy brown it’s a fantastic place to learn to kitesurf or to upgrade your freestyle kiteboarding skills.

Due to the local microclimate and the river flowing into the ocean here the forecast doesn’t show the wind very well, so your best bet is to reach out to the local kite schools for a more accurate picture of the conditions on any given day. You’ll also need to drive out to get to the beach, so a 4x4 is definitely handy to ensure you don’t get stuck in the sand.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Sao Miguel do Gostoso
Sao Miguel do Gostoso used to be a quiet fishing village a few years back. But the emerging fascination for kitesurfing among this generation has made it a safe delight for adventure seekers. The village turned cosmopolitan small town resides in the northeast territories of Brazil, as a prominent tourist retreat in the Rio Grande. 120 km away from Natal, the capital city of Rio Grande de Norte, this place is unique with its laid-back charm and simple lifestyle. Moreover, wide stretches of golden sands, blue oceanic beds, and mesmerizing sunsets feed the soul with tranquility and delight. The abundance of fisheries helped this place to thrive with exotic seafood eateries.
  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is a popular tourist stop in Northern Brazil and has been a windsurfing mecca since the 80s. It is a former fishing town in the middle of the sand dunes with pumping wind, and the town offers a nice mix of traditional Brazilian feeling and crazy parties all night long. This is a popular stopover when you fancy a bit of a rest from kitesurfing, rather than a main kitesurf spot itself, and great for a party and soaking in the vibes.

You can kitesurf from the sunset dune if you like but actually kitesurfing from the main point in Jericoacoara is forbidden and reserved for windsurfers only. In front of the dune is gusty and not much fun, so in order to kitesurf you will either want to get a buggy to the nearby lagoons and beaches, or launch your kite from Jericoacoara, kitesurf downwind and get picked up at the end. The local kite schools offer shuttles, trips and downwind services so the best bet is to get in touch with them for more info.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Ilha do Guajiru

Ilha do Guajiru is one of the largest kitesurfing lagoons in Brazil, and is very popular with everyone from total beginners to pro riders. The wind blows for about 8 months of the year from June/July until January/February, and as it’s a little further North the wind in Ilha tends to blow a bit longer than some of the spots closer to Fortaleza. There are an abundance of good quality pousadas on the spot, and it can get pretty busy in the season particularly when a large tour group descends, but luckily the kite lagoon is large enough that you can always find some free space to kitesurf away from the crowd. There are a number of different kite spots in the lagoon, and it’s also a popular place to do downwinders, which can be arranged via the pousadas or you can just jump in a taxi and get dropped off somewhere upwind if you’re feeling adventurous!

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Praia do Prea
There are good reasons why in November 2018 the GKA Kitesurf World Tour was hold in Praia do Prea in the state of Ceara. In the international known "land of the wind" Brazil you will be surprised about the endless wind you can enjoy along the 15km coast side all day long. Praia do prea, unlike its brother Jericoacoara, is rather calm and laid-back, perfect to focus on your kiteboarding progression. 
  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Icaraizinho
Half way between Fortaleza and Jericoacara there is Icaraizinho, a small fishing village with a handful of restaurants, bars and tiny supermarkets. The kitesurfing bay along the beautiful sandy beach is very relaxing. A great place if you really want to chill, relax in the sun, live life easy without too many choices and surf during the day. It is a great stop by before you go up to crowded Ilha do Guajiru or when you have had enough of the density stress and you are on your way back home. One way or the other, a great place to be for a couple of days. 
  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Uruau

Uruau resides as a part of the municipality of Beberibe, about 120 km southeast of Fortaleza. It is a premium kite spot that got its name from the lake Uruau, famous for the practice of maritime sports. The beach is peaceful and unspoiled, away from the busy corners of Beberibe. Hence, the place is perfect for tourists seeking to spend their holidays in peace. Flock in here, take a dip in the calm, green sea, and you will feel all charged up for further adventures. Uruau has warm sunny weather during the day, but it cools down to comfortable, breezy weather at night. Kitesurfers can ride their heart out until the majestic setting sun melts into the red sandstone rocks.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Lagoinha Beach

Situated in Brazil, Lagoinha Beach is easily one of the highly-rated beaches across South America. Earlier, it was famous as a hiding place for the notorious French pirates. Nowadays, the place is possibly one of the largest tourist attractions and a premium kite spot across the Sol Poente Route. Thousands of people from all over the world visit Logoinha Beach to witness their paradise of dreams. However, the area is home to a small community of fishermen living in tranquility. Apart from these, the famous kitesurf spot offers perfect beach breaks, reliable wind conditions, and a warm tropical summer vibe. So, to start your kite adventure in peace among coconut trees and white sand dunes, visit Lagoinha Beach.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Galinhos
The Kite Spot Galinhos is still an uncrowded Spot that offers more than some other Spots in Brazil. This spot is a real highlight with unique spot characteristics. In addition, due to some local strengthening effects, the Kite Spot Galinhos also has an even stronger wind than the area around Fortaleza. The wind blows mostly continuously, but builds up to full strength only by midday. 
  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Parajuru

Parajuru has emerged as one of the prime locations for kitesurfing in Brazil. Drive down south from Fortaleza for about 130 km, and you’ll spot this small fishing village. With beautiful white sand dunes and beds of shallow lagoons, Parajuru is a living paradise for the kitesurfers. The town is perhaps one tiny escape from the major tourist spots in Brazil. It’s calm yet vibrant at the same time. With wide Brazilian sunny beaches, freestyle restaurants, and enchanting seaside stays, Parajuru is one of those undiscovered gems. As a kite spot, it’s perfect for both a beginner and a pro.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Tatajuba

The secluded fishing village of Tatajuba, midway between Jericoacoara and Camocin, is a peaceful oasis with a beautiful kitesurfing spot in Brazil. If you're visiting Brazil for kitesurfing and want to forget about the stresses of your daily life, Tatajuba is a must-see destination. This village, surrounded by white and silky dunes, is a superb kitesurfing destination, with a strong breeze blowing all day. The major attractions of this location are the beaches and lagoons, and there are also a few reasonably priced restaurants and various little bars to get a cold Caipirinha. There aren't many stores here, but there is a market nearby to get all the basics.

Tatajuba is a calm and peaceful Kite Spot in Brazil which provides ideal conditions for everyone, from beginners up to professional kiteboarders. You may well bump into some pro riders if you are lucky, as many of them head to Tatajuba to train their big air kiteboarding. In recent years, the quality of kite schools and kitesurf spots has dramatically improved, with a number of bigger names in kite travel offering trips to Tatajuba. This great kiteboard spot in Brazil is ideal for Wake style, Freeride, and Freestyle kitesurfers, but the strong wind means big air kiteboarding is amazing here! The most typical starting point is a sandy beach which doesn't depend on the tide, you might just need to walk a bit over the beach at low tide. Kiteboarding is most popular in Tatajuba from August to December. This tranquil location is a kitesurfing paradise for anyone looking for a more isolated break where they can kite just outside their door and relax on palm-fringed beaches. Relax, there's no need for shoes here: wake up, dip your toes in the sand, and go barefoot through the gardens to have breakfast.

  1. South America
  2. Brazil
Brazil - Cumbuco

Cumbuco is the closest kite spot to the airport and as such is a pretty common first stopping point for kitesurfers visiting Brazil’s amazing Northern coastline. This former fishing village has become a popular tourist town built primarily around kitesurfing, which is also very popular with Brazilian tourists as well. There are hotels, hostels, restaurants and bars to suit all budgets, and it’s where you’ll find the biggest parties and loads of other kitesurfers to hang out with. 

The beach front is a very popular kitesurfing spot and during the season you’ll see hundreds of kites all the way up and down the beach, with a few waves breaking here and there on the various sandbars. There are 2 popular lagoons nearby as well, so you can choose whether you want to kite directly off the beach in the ocean, or travel a little to visit the perfect flat water spots. Because it can get so busy it’s not for everyone, but it’s also a nice place to spend a night after a long flight, before heading further North to explore more of what Ceara has to offer. It’s also a popular starting point for the super long downwind trips you can do in Brazil.

Asia

  1. Asia
  2. Vietnam
Vietnam - Phan Rang

Phan Rang has quickly become one of Vietnam’s most loved kitesurfing spots, with a shallow lagoon making it perfect for learning and practicing tricks, and also waves on the outside of the reef so a bit of everything for everyone! The wind in season is incredibly consistent, and Vietnam has a whole lot to offer other than kiteboarding so you won’t get bored in a hurry here.

The actual kite lagoon is named My Hoa and is about 16km North of Phan Rang itself, and because it hasn’t yet gained the level of exposure as Mui Ne it’s still a relatively quiet kite spot. The locals are less likely to speak English than in the more touristy spots, but they are super welcoming and lovely, the location is stunning as well as being amazing for kitesurfing, and the food is incredible.

  1. Asia
  2. Vietnam
Vietnam - Mui Ne

Mui Ne has come a long way since the 1990s and is now one of Southeast Asia's most popular kiteboarding destinations. Previously a fishing village it’s now a popular spot for tourists and kitesurfers and can get crazy busy during the season. With two seasons this spot offers a lot of days of kitesurfing through the year, and can be fun for a party scene alongside your days on the water.

  1. Asia
  2. Philippines
Philippines - Palawan

When you talk about the Mecca of kitesurfing in the Asian continent, Palawan Island has to chart the list. Residing on the western barriers of the Philippines, this luxurious kite spot has created quite a buzz among the kitesurfer communities worldwide. With emerald green crystal clear water, blending horizons from all ends, and glittery white dunes, this place manages to attract lots of adventure seekers and family trippers throughout the year. For kiteboarding, Palawan offers flat to choppy water beds, perfect beach breaks, and reliable Passat wind conditions. To ensure kiteboarders' safety, here you'll find a medical center, kite repairing centers, and emergency services. So, if you want to have a lazy beach vacay and enjoy the kitesurfing craft to your heart’s content, Palawan awaits you.

Africa

  1. Africa
  2. Namibia
Namibia - Walvis Bay Lagoon

Namibia is known for cranking wind and speed records, but Walvis Bay Lagoon has a little something for everyone, with some great waist deep flat water areas perfect for beginner kitesurfers and freestylers, but also endless waves on the outside if that’s your jam. The water is cold and the landscape is rugged, but if you want a pure kitesurfing experience and don’t care about palm trees and infinity pools you’ll have a great time here. It’s long been a haven for windsurfers and hosts a yearly speed competition where speed records are constantly being broken as the wind accelerates over the sandbar, creating butter flat water behind.