DISCOVER THE BEST KITESURFING SCHOOL IN KALPITIYA – SRI LANKA
Are you looking for the ultimate kitesurfing experience in Sri Lanka? Look no further than Margarita Village, the top kitesurfing school in Kalpitiya. Our expert instructors and state-of-the-art equipment will ensure that you have the time of your life on our flat-water paradise
Margarita Village, an authentic kite school & kite camp, where rustic meets nature in a tropical kitesurfing paradise.
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Do you need kitesurfing lessons or are you already an advanced rider? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Kalpitiya is the best place for kitesurfing in Sri Lanka and we have the best packages for you.
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Welcome to Margarita Village, your premier kitesurfing school in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka. Our goal is to provide you with an unforgettable experience while you discover the stunning surrounding islands and lagoons, offering flat and shallow waters with a constant breeze – the perfect conditions for kitesurfing in the world.
For over 10 years, we have specialized in offering personalized kitesurfing lessons and courses at Kalpitiya Lagoon, providing a safe environment with certified IKO instructors. As you may have heard, Sri Lanka is a natural kitesurfing paradise for beginners and professionals alike – and we’re proud to offer the best of it!
FAQ about our kite school
What is an IKO center?
IKO centers are kitesurfing schools that meet all the teaching and safety requirements established by the International Kitesurfing Organization. By following the IKO rules and guidelines, we make sure that students learn according to high-quality and safety standards
What security measures should the school have?
The most important thing is the experience and qualifications of the instructors. In our kite school we use new and latest-generation equipment; and a rescue boat that will always be attentive to all the students in the water.
Is the kite equipment important when taking the courses?
Yes! Good condition and proper maintenance of kiteboarding equipment are the foundation for safe and hassle-free classes. At Margarita Village, we ensure that you have access to the finest gear for your kitesurf lessons in Kalpitiya
What happens if due to weather conditions I cannot take my kitesurfing course?
Do not worry, if the weather conditions prevent you from taking the course, we are not going to charge you. You will only pay for the effective class hours.
What do I have to bring to the beach when I take the course?
Swimsuit, sun cream, sunglasses, and a smile. We provide you with the rest: kite, board, harness, helmet, and good vibes!
How can I pay for the kitesurf course?
The course can be paid for by bank transfer, Revolut or cash.
Can everyone kitesurf?
Thanks to the new designs of the kites, security systems, and teaching methodologies, this sport is suitable for all audiences who want to learn it.
Depending on age and physical condition, each person has a different learning rhythm, but certainly everyone can try this experience.
What is the best time of the year to take a course?
The best months to learn kitesurfing in Kalpitiya are from May to October and from December to March. We highly recommend checking the wind forecast before coming.
What is the best time of the year to take a course?
What are the differences between semi-private courses and private lessons?
Semi-private kitesurfing course is for two students with a teacher. This course is ideal to share with a friend, child, or partner.
The private kitesurf course is designed for students who want to learn faster and this is undoubtedly the best option. You will have an instructor totally dedicated to you.
Can I take a semi-private lesson if I am alone?
If you come alone and want to do semi-private lessons, we can try to group you with another student who is in your same situation and at the same level (upon availability) However, private courses are normally more cost-effective than group lessons
Who is going to teach me kitesurf?
You will learn to kitesurf with a properly certified instructor, with many years of experience, so that you learn in the fastest, safest, and most fun way.
Can my children learn kitesurfing?
Thanks to the new methodologies and security measures, we have been able to initiate the little ones in this wonderful sport, in a safe and fun way.
Every year we have more children who come to learn kitesurfing in Kalpitiya with us!
Many parents want to learn this sport with their children as it is an amazing activity to do in the family. There are other parents who are already kiting and looking forward to their children learning and sharing this experience with them.
Thanks to the new designs of the kites, safety systems, and teaching methodologies, you can start from approximately 7 years old.
Is kitesurfing a dangerous sport?
Over the years and the evolution of the equipment, the design of the kites, the safety systems, and the new teaching methodologies have made kitesurfing an extremely safe sport. Furthermore, we teach in Kalpitiya lagoon, a very friendly spot for beginners.
How long does it take to learn kitesurf?
In Kalpitiya we are lucky to have the perfect conditions for learning this sport. We recommend completing all the learning phases: beginner, intermediate and advanced, in order to become an independent kiter and respectful of the rules of navigation and not to endanger or endanger others.
The initiation course usually lasts 3 days and you will learn the safety rules, and how to handle the kite, first in the sand and then in the water. Finally, you will try to put the board on your feet, and let’s navigate!
The main objective is that you become an independent kiter and respectful of safety regulations.
Can I rent equipment once I finish the course?
Yes, if you achieve the IKO level 3K – Riding upwind.
Is all the kitesurfing equipment included in your course?
Yes, All the necessary material for the courses is included in the price.
What do I do if I want more when I finish my kitesurfing course?
You can continue with the next level advanced course or take individual classes. In the event, you achieve an independent level and you are able to ride upwind (IKO Level 3K), you will be able to rent equipment