Caribbean Kiting Oasis: Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Kite Beach, Cabarete

Cabarete… a little town on the north coast of the Dominican Republic that is known by many as one of the funnest places to come if you are into wind sports. Not many places in the windy world have a community like Cabarete. Windsurfers have been coming to this town since the 80’s and since the birth of kite surfing, a whole new generation of wind lovers have to started to come. Quick...

The Salty and Windy Red Sea: Soma Bay, Egypt

Tobia Island - Soma Bay, Egypt

The beautiful Red Sea has some of the bluest waters that you will find on this planet and it also delivers wind 300+ days a year. These two factors make it one of the best places to visit if you are kiter. Quick Location Overview: Windy Months: March – October (but they say they get 300 windy days/year) Air Temperature: 25 – 40°C (77 – 104°F) Water Temperature: 21 – 28°C...

The wind-ridden one (in Greek, Ανεμόεσσα): Lemnos, Greece

Keros Beach

A place not many have traveled to or thought of as a kitesurfing location but this island in the north of the Aegean sea is a must if you want to avoid the European summer crowds but want great wind, clear blue Mediterranean water and sandy beaches. Keros Beach Quick Location Overview: Windy Months: June – September Air Temperature: 26 – 32°C (79 – 90°F) Water Temperature: 20...

Tech and Kiting Mecca: Sherman Island, USA

Sherman Island

San Francisco and Silicon Valley is well known as the place to be if you are a tech entrepreneur as it draws people from all around the world. But, you might not be aware that it is also home to one of the most consistent, strongest wind areas in North America making it a fantastic place to kite in the Summer season. Sherman Island, Launch/Landing Area I am going to focus on one spot in...

Raging Winds and Shipwrecks: Abrolhos Islands, Australia

lone kiter - Abrohlos Islands

Western Australia is well known for being one of the world’s best kitesurfing destinations and the Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands) is the jewel in the crown. It is made up of a chain of 122 islands, and associated coral reefs, in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia. This small patch of coral reefs and cays has some of the most beautiful water in the world to kite. Abrolhos...

Ceylon Tea and Incredible Wind: Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

A remote area on the west coast of Sri Lanka where you will find nothing but coconut palms and blowing winds. What more could a kiteboarder want. Kitesurfing Lanka Camp Kalpitiya is a small village on the western coast of Sri Lanka. Well known for its coconut production and fishing communities. The village sits on the edge of the large tidal lagoon called Puttalam Lagoon that offer flat water...

Sahara Nights: Dakhla, Morocco

Dakhla - Ken

An oasis in the desert that is drawing kite boarders from all over the world to this remote location. Sunrise over Dakhla Lagoon Dakhla is a small city in Western Sahara, a disputed territory currently administered by Morocco. Dakhla has a huge tidal lagoon, some beautiful surf beaches and solid consistent wind that make for an amazing world class kiting location. Quick Location Overview:...

Adventure traveling like a minimalist

We are all very aware that we live in a consumer society where we all buy, consume and update way more often than we probably need to. But why do we all need this stuff and more importantly, what should I take with me on a global roaming adventure that has no end date that I am about to embark on? I would rather own little and see the world , than own the world and see little of it (Alexander...

Welcome to iKite.Surf

Dakhla - Ken

My name is Ken and I love to kite and travel the world to experience the best conditions this planet has to offer. I am from Australia and have worked in manufacturing and tech startups all my life and now searching for that perfect kiting location. I created this blog to let others know where to go, where to stay and what type of kiting conditions they will experience when traveling to these locations. More about it here

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