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.
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.
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:
• 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,-
• Flight, we are happy to help you with selecting the best flight available
• Visa $51