Vella Island – The Best Kite Spot in Sri Lanka

Vella Island is a tiny and local island located around 30 km North of Kalpitiya that welcomes you with deep blue ocean on one side and shallow, flat water on the other side. It is located just in front of Wilpattu National Park.

This kitesurfing spot is honestly the best kitesurfing spot in Sri Lanka, even kite champions come to Vella Island for their training because of the steady offshore winds in the Summer season. However, to kitesurf at Vella Island you need an intermediate kite level, so it is not suitable for beginners due to the offshore winds.

Vella Island has simply got this beautiful island vibe, spreading the excitement of the kitesurfing lifestyle from every corner. If you choose to go with us to Vella Island, the best kitesurfing spot in Sri Lanka, we will organise your transportation and accommodation so we can finish the first day with a breath-taking sunset kite and start the next day with an amazing sunrise kite. If you wish to visit just for the day, we can also arrange day trips, but we are confident you will want to stay longer than one day once you get there!

Vella Island is like the trophy within the best kitesurfing spots in Sri Lanka, approximately 50 minutes by boat from Kalpitiya. On this beautiful island we will offer you freshly cooked food to accompany our tasty tuna BBQs at night. A happy ambiance, abuzz with stories of the day’s kiting achievements and funny moments will end a perfect day amongst newfound friends who have the same love of kite surfing as you do. Nothing could be better!

Map of Vella Island in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka