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Summary

Join us for a one-week kiteboarding retreat in Hua Hin, just three hours south of Bangkok. Based in a luxury residence in Hua Hin - the summer residence of the Royal family - you can enjoy long sandy beaches, cafes, co-working and kite instruction during the day.
Kitesurf conditions
Beginner
Spot: Choppy
Gear rental
Lessons or coaching

Wind speed around October is 10-20 knots and the direction varies during the day. Recommended kite sizes : 9-14m, board type: twintip, wetsuit : Boardshorts & bikini, rashvest. You'll have the opportunity to rent all necessary equipment on spot if needed.

Trip characteristics
Typical Pickup: Conrad Bangkok, Witthayu Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand
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Suitable for: Solo traveler
Ambience: Relaxed
Experience Type: Collective
Food: Breakfast
Available Options: Vegetarian, Vegan, Special diets

The Destination

Join us for a one-week kiteboarding retreat in Hua Hin, just three hours south of Bangkok. Find out for yourself what the kiteboarding buzz is about! Based in a luxury residence in Hua Hin - the summer residence of the Royal family - you can enjoy long sandy beaches, cafes, co-working and kite instruction during the day, then either kick back in our luxury pad or sample the night life in the evening.

The Experience

Hua Hin is a refreshing destination where the cosmopolitan, big city vibes meet the laid-back beach life. We will be staying in a centrally located luxury villa and spend our time kiting and going on exciting adventures around the area. This place is perfect for beginners and experienced kiters alike. Keep reading to get a feel of what we're all about!

Itinerary

21 Oct : Pickup in the morning at Conrad Jupiter Hotel, from where we drive to our Hua Hin villa. We will be exploring Hua-Hin, then have dinner together. 22 Oct : Coffee & wifi to kick off the day, then further discover the town and have our first kite lesson. At night we will head to the night market for dinner. 23 Oct : You'll have the morning to yourself. You can review your notes from the first day's kiting, and we'll have our second kite lesson in the afternoon. We'll have dinner together at night. 24 Oct : Take it easy in the morning or head out to explore more, then third kite lesson in the afternoon 25 Oct : You can choose from optional mountain biking or continue practicing kiting. Last dinner together. 26 Oct : Breakfast in the morning, then taking the bus back to Bangkok at 10 AM. We will be arriving at BKK airport at 2pm & DMK airport at 3pm

Please note that our programs may be rearranged to make the best out of the wind conditions.

Typical day

A typical day with Kitesurfari revolves around kiting, eating and hanging out. We will usually have breakfast in the villa, time to co-work and catch up on your projects, lunch in town, kite lessons in the afternoon, relaxing in the villa or swimming, exploring the city and excursions around the area, dinner together, going out & socializing.

Kite Experience

October is the perfect time to head to Hua Hin: it's less crowded but the kite season is just kicking off, so the wind conditions are optimal!

3x2 hours of kiting is provided, which is perfect for beginners to get started & get up on the board.

If you are already an experienced kiter, we can arrange a private lesson for you to improve your skills.

During the trip, you will learn the essentials of kiting:

  • How to set up the kite
  • Understanding the wind window
  • How to safely fly the kite
  • To launch and land the kite
  • Safely body drag up and downwind
  • Water start
Other Activities

You will have plenty of time to get some kitng in, but if the wind conditions aren't ideal, we will arrange other programs in the meantime, like...

  • Standup paddle boarding
  • Wakeboarding
  • Mountain biking
  • Yoga
  • Golf
  • Temple hopping
Inclusions

What's included?

  • Transfer from pickup point to Hua Hin (meeting at the Conrad Hilton)
  • Transfer back to Bangkok airport after the retreat (BKK and/or DMK)
  • Six nights of accommodation in luxury pad
  • Western breakfast every morning
  • 3x2 hours of intensive group kite lessons with professional instructors and kite gear
  • Daily yoga
  • Video & photo content of you kiting
  • Epic crew

What's not included?

  • Lunch & Dinner (except final day's dinner)
  • Wind guarantee
  • Boardshorts & bikinis
  • Drinks
  • Hangovers (optional :)

Accommodation

Located in a central luxury villa, we will be close to the city and the beach as well. Everyone will have their own private room with wifi, and we will be sharing the common areas, like kitchen, living room & bathroom.
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