Kalpitiya peninsular is one of the best destinations for kitesurfing in Sri Lanka – perfect for those looking for adventure water sports in stunning surroundings. The kitesurfing school is situated on the north west coast of Sri Lanka, on the peninsula of Puttalam, approximately 2 hours drive north from the international airport and 3 hours north of Colombo.
Kalpitiya is perfect for kite surfers of all levels with more than a dozen spots ensuring that there is something for everyone, which is ideal for groups with different levels. On one side of the peninsula lies the Kalpitiya lagoon, which has flat water which is excellent for beginners and freestylers, whilst the other side of the peninsula has several wave riding spots in the Indian Ocean for advanced kiters. In addition, there are opportunities for excursions to several exciting areas and tiny islands for extra thrills. Simply put, Kalpitiya is a haven for kiters looking for uncrowded kitesurfing sessions. With an average wind speed of 18 – 20 knots, 24 hours a day all week during the kiting season, which falls from May to October, Kalpitiya is truly a kitesurfing paradise.
Kite Surfing Lanka provides the most comprehensive and skilled kitesurfing experiences in Kalpitiya – their instructors are International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) certified, and are well versed in teaching to students of all levels. The surroundings are perfect to learn kitesurfing, with peaceful unspoilt beaches and lovely clear water, along with facilities to rent or buy world class kite equipment, gear and accessories.