The lagoon of Kalpitiya in Sri Lanka is one of the top spots for Kitesurfing. Flat and shallow water, waves available right on the other side of the lagoon, in the Indian Ocean and many secret spots to be discovered! The spot is perfect for learning but also to improve your kitesurfing as well as for very advanced riders. Wind is constant and side shore. A perfect kite destination!
Do I need travel insurance? Yes, travel insurance is mandatory. You will need insurance that covers medical emergencies and transport, trip cancellation, travel changes, loss of property and luggage. We recommend a comprehensive coverage to ensure you're protected. Contact us if you need advice.
Best time for wind? May to October & November to March
Internet? Yes, there is free wireless internet available for you.
Water temperature? Around 26-28 degrees.
Do you need a wetsuit? No, but long sleeves can protect you from the sun.
Strength of wind? The wind is usually between 18-25 knots during the main season
Do I need booties? No, the ground is normally soft and booties are not necessary.
Is there a shop for basic items? There is a small store at our base camp, but be aware that you are in a tropical place with limited kite stores. In a nearby village you can get some basic items for daily personal care, but don't expect to find replacement parts for your gear.
More questions? Don't hesitate to contact us!
Your Host: Tanja
Tanja is your host for this experience and will provide you with all the information needed.