January
Booking Date
7/14 DAYS
Duration
All levels
Level
€649
Price
🇰🇪 January – February 2021 kitesurf camp
🌴 Diani / Galu Beach Kenya
✈️ When: January 9th – February 6th 2021
💪🏻 Kite level: Beginner – Expert
👨‍🎓 Inclusive coaching & free style clinic’s
💨 Wind conditions January 90% – 100% 16-26 knots
🌊 Kite conditions: flat water & wave surf
🏠 Accommodation: Authentic Kenyan villa
👫 Group size & mix: max 10 male & female kiters
💰 Pricing: 1 week €649,- 2 weeks €1.095,- 
🔎 For more info and bookings contact us via info@cocokitetravel.com

Diani / Galu beach Kenya is the ideal kite destination in te winter to soak up the sun and is notorious for its kite conditions, because of the reliable constant wind. Diani / Galu beach is the gem of the Kenyan coast, with wide unspoiled, uncrowded beaches, where you have alle the space that you want.

The wind in Kenya are trade winds meaning they are constant and reliable. The wind usually starts blowing from 10:30am and lasts all day until sunset. In January the wind blows from North/North East with an average wind speed of 16-26 knots. With a wind change of >90% in January this is the perfect period to go to Diani / Galu beach Kenya. The average air temperature is 30 degrees, water temperature around 26 degrees, so you can leave your wetsuit at home!

This is a kite paradise for every kind & level kiter:

For beginners and intermediate riders there is a big shallow waist deep lagoon, with powder soft sand where you have al the space you need. Advanced riders can discover a free riding paradise – waves and kickers behind the reef, flat water and empty lagoons in front of the reef. Wave riders can enjoy the waves on 15 km downwinders along the beautiful Kenyan coastline and hydro foilers can have all the fun they want on the wide stretched lagoons.

The advantages of kitesurfing at Diani Beach are endless;
• Consistent side shore wind
• Wind probability January > 90% 16-26 knots
• Very warm water
• Tons of beach space
• Choice of flat water or waves
• Waist deep sandy lagoon
• Powder soft white sandy beach
• Turquoise clear water
• No congestion and you have almost the whole beach to yourselves
• Very few to no obstructions
• No lethal ocean creatures
• Setting up, landing and launching facilities
• Storage facilities
• Authentic Kenyan villa just 5 minutes walk from the beach

WIND & KITE CONDITIONS
The wind blows the same all along the entire coast of East Africa so there is no risk of not having wind in any one location. The wind in Kenya are trade winds meaning they are constant and reliable.

With guaranteed warm tropical temperatures the Indian Ocean allows you to kitesurf in board shorts all year round. For beginners and Intermediate riders there is a big shallow area where you have all the space you need. Advanced riders can discover a free-riding paradise – waves and kickers behind the reef, flat water and empty lagoons before the reef.

Most reliable and consistent wind is from December – early March >80% windy days. With a wind change of >90% January is the perfect period to go to Diani / Galu beach.

DO YOU NEED KITE LESSONS?
Daily coaching and freestyle clinic’s are included in this trip. If you need lessons; no problem! We have our best kite instructors with us who are more then happy to teach you the basics of kitesurfing and get you riding independently. With almost every wind and kiting you will for sure go home with a lot more experience and a big smile! 🙂
DOWNWINDERS ARE EPIC
Diani Beach is a very convenient kite surf spot and safe and easy for 10-15km downwinders, with the 3 kite centre bases and kite schools spread out at 5km apart you can have lunch at one base and then kite back to our villa.

Authentic Kenyan villa
For our kite camp we reserved a nice authentic Kenyan villa which is the perfect spot to forget about your everyday troubles! Located 5 minutes by foot from the Indian Ocean, the large villa stretches over an area of over 1300 sq m and contains 5 bedrooms with a king-sized bed each, three spacious bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a large terrace and a beautiful private pool. The garden is adorned with lovely tropical flowers and plants. The villa is located in a gated community with 24/7 security. The friendly housekeeper, is always ready to help you. Enjoy the casual, laid-back, barefoot lifestyle of the Kenyan coast and escape into a totally relaxed beach holiday. Here you will discover the true meaning of “Hakuna Matata” …No worries.

MEALS

Our private chef wil take care of all your meals in the villa. For every day he has a special menu with a healthy variety of nutrition, that you will need for an active day on the water. If you have any special diet, just let us know and we will make sure that the right food is available for you.

Kite camp Diani Beach Kenya €649,- includes:

• Shared airport transfer from and to Mombasa Airport
• 7 nights stay in a shared 2 persons room
• Two meals in the villa; breakfast & diner prepared by our private chef
• Coaching & free style clinic’s
• Private pool
• Daily Housekeeping
• Linen & towels supplied
• Free Wi-Fi

Kiteboarding courses:
• Beginner kiteboarding course incl. gear 9 hours / 2 people per group € 349,- per person
• Advanced kiteboarding course own gear 6 hours / 2 people per group € 249,- per person
• Private kiteboarding lessons €65,- per hour

Additional tot book:
• Extra week €445,-
• Private room (when available) €249,- per week
• Downwinder 14km €5,- pp
• Day trip Funzi archipelago €75,- pp
• Private airport transfer €55,-

Not included:
• Flight, we are happy to help you with selecting the best flight available
• Visa $51
• Vaccinations

Kite Camp Diani Beach Kenya
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach
Kitesurfing Kenya Diani / Galu Beach

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 3 reviews
January 28, 2019

Just got back from kite camp Diani beach Kenya.
Had a wonderful time at this really fantastic kite holiday. Marcel organized everything to the last detail. Beautiful villa situated in a quiet area and with a lot of privacy. The villa comes with his own staff and private chef who took care of all your comfort and served a delicious breakfast, lunch and diner every day. The local people were very friendly and a bit of support for the poor population were very appreciated.
Kiting at Diani/Galu beach was absolutely wonderful. A wind secure destination in the months January and February. Next to the big lagoon you got a reef at ca. 800m from the coast with beautiful (big) waves and flat areas above the coral. The lagoon is large and you have got all the space you want/need. Depending on the tides you will have flat water or a little chop. So very suitable for beginners, but intermediate and advanced riders will enjoy it very much as well. The water is warm ca. 30 degrees Celsius, so you can leave your wetsuit and shorty at home! A board short and lycra to protect you from the sun is more than enough. In the 2 weeks I staid at Diani beach I could kite every day, except for just one day, with 9, 10 and 12m kites on a twintip board (135*41, with my ca. 80 kilos)
After many kitetrips (Zanzibar, Cuba, Zuid Afrika, Canary Islands) Diani beach Kenya has left a very good impression with me and the change that I will join this trip again next year is very big…
As last a special thanks to Marcel, for this amazing experience!

October 14, 2019

I had an amazing time during this kite camp in Diani beach Kenya. Beautiful villa, good service & food and great company. Everything well organized to the detail. After years of struggling in the water I finally got to ride independently with the help of the professional instructor. I will for sure join one the kite trips of Cocokitetravel again soon, I love your format – there is nothing like it!

April 18, 2020

Last January I traveled to Kenya with cocokitetravel and I loved it! The place is amazing, we were staying in a luxury villa with swimming pool at a 5 minutes walk from the spot, ideal to chill after a good day of kiting and at a 10 minutes tuk tuk ride from town. The beach is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen: crystal clear water, white sand and very clean! Marcel made the stay very comfortable, he takes care of everything without you even noticing as it felt like being on holiday with friends, despite the fact that I was traveling on my own. I enjoyed the excursions and the no wind activity he organised when the wind dropped for a couple of days. A positive experience that I will probably repeat!

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