Kitesurfing in Seychelles

Written by on 28th April 2022

Kitesurfing in Seychelles

Aside from its beaches, Seychelles also boasts a wide variety of water sports activities.
One of its favorites and where people from all over the world come to experience kitesurfing.


What is Kitesurfing?

Kitesurfers glide across the top of the waves on a board that’s similar in size and shape to a wakeboard while holding onto a kitesurfing kite. The basic objective of kitesurfing is to do tricks and to see how high and long you can jump off waves.

Why Kitesurfing in Seychelles?

Seychelles is known for its beautiful beaches and natural untouched beauty, making it an ideal destination for water sports enthusiasts. It also has one of the most impressive landscapes for kitesurfing. The island provides an ideal environment and weather conditions for kitesurfing.

When is the best time?

The climate conditions in Seychelles are influenced by two opposing trade winds. The northwest trade winds blow from after November to mid-March with wind speeds varying from 15 to 22 km per hour.

The southeast trade winds can bring dry and cooler weather to the islands from May/mid-May to mid-September. During this period, the winds can vary from around 19 to 37 km per hour. Despite the rainy periods, sunshine still remains.


Where are the best places for kitesurfing?

-La Digue / Anse Cocos, Seychelles is a Chop, Small waves, and Medium waves spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for intermediate riders, but Experts will love it.
Recommended wind for kitesurfing is the wind coming from SE.

-La Digue / Anse Source d Argent, Seychelles
It is a kitesurfing spot for Expert riders with Medium waves.

-Cerf Island and Long Island, Seychelles is a Shallow, Flat, and Chop spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for riders of Any Level.

-Mahe / North East Point, Seychelles is a Small waves and Medium waves spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for intermediate riders, but Experts will love it.
Recommended tide for kitesurfing is High Tide.
Recommended wind for kitesurfing is the wind coming from SE.

-Mahe / Police Bay, Seychelles is a Small waves and Medium waves spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for intermediate riders, but Experts will love it.
Kitesurfing conditions do not depend on Tide on this spot.

-Mahe Island / Anse aux Pins, Seychelles is a Shallow, Flat, Chop, and Medium waves spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for riders of Any Level.

-Coetivy / Jagged Knife Reef, Seychelles is a Shallow, Flat, and Medium waves spot.
It is a kitesurfing spot for intermediate riders, but Experts will love it.

Check for more Things to do in Seychelles

 

Seychelles Travel Information
At Inside Seychelles, you can get all your Travel Information. What Airlines travel to Seychelles and how to get around the islands. See the Latest Entry Requirements and what is the Customs Formalities for Seychelles.
Plan the Best time to travel & read about the climate in Seychelles.
Have a look at the history and culture of Seychelles, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Seychelles’s nature and wildlife, along with ‘Country Quick facts’ compiled by our travel experts. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Seychelles for yourself.

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