Spot: Flat, Small waves
Lessons or coaching
Walking distance to spot
Lhoknga in the Province of Aceh, Sumatra offers the strongest and most reliable wind in Indonesia (15 to 30+ knots) Everyone will want to ride this spectacular big lagoon with a magnificent white sandy beach in Aceh, Indonesia. For those who enjoy waves, this is also available. It has a breathtaking view over the mountain while you are riding. This is just a few minutes walk from your accommodation.
Typical Pickup: Lhoknga, Indonesia
Suitable for: Solo traveler, Group, Family, Couple, Non-rider
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Ambience: Wilderness, Relaxed
Experience Type: Collective
Food: Full board
Available Options: Vegetarian
Located on the north of Aceh, the Sumatra island paradise of Indonesia, Lhoknga is loved for surfing as well as kiteboarding. With constant winds and warm waters the kite beach here is the ideal place to learn to kitesurfing. Enjoy our Cross-onshore winds at this beach and the wide launch area. Lhoknga is also well known for surfing, stand up paddleboarding on the river, going on amazing scenic motorbike rides along the coast as well as kiteboarding. It is just a short journey to Pulau Weh Sabang Island for great scuba diving or snorkeling.
Our goal is to teach you how to become an independent rider, the priority rules and to kitesurf in a safe way. It does not matter if you are a complete beginner or intermediate rider, we suit a course to your needs. During this course you will discover the world of kitesurfing and you will learn the important skills to have it under control.
Be prepared to be hooked for life!
You can get to us by flying into Banda Aceh Iskandar Muda airport, Sumatra, Indonesia. The airport has regular International and Domestic flights daily and is only a 25 minute car drive to Lhoknga. We can arrange airport transfers for you if needed.
Foreigners no longer require a travel permit (Surat Jalan) to enter Aceh, but an Indonesian visa is required. Since 6 June 2010 it is possible to get a 30 day Visa-on-Arrival at Banda Aceh Airport.
BY BUS There are Non-stop night buses, with travel times ranging from 9-13 hours from Medan to Banda Aceh. Major bus companies such as PMTOH, Pelangi, Kurnia and Pusaka have offices on Jl. Gajah Mada, Medan. Price ranges from Rp 110,000 in a regular-sized-seat bus to Rp 200,000 in a wide-seat bus.
BY PLANE AirAsia flies from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh every day. Firefly Malaysia’s community airline now flies from Penang to Banda Aceh every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Garuda Air daily from Medan, Jakarta to Banda Aceh. Please note that Banda Aceh is not a free visa airport
When you have completed your kiteboarding course and our Instructor gives a ‘green light’ you are then able to rent our kiteboarding gear. If you are already an independent kitesurfer and able to confidently ride upwind you can also rent kite equipment and choose from our great selection of quality 7m to 15 kites and varying sizes of boards and harnesses.