Kitesurfing

 

Watamu is by far Kenya’s best kitesurfing spot due to the perfect wind conditions. Watamu’s diamond white coastline is over 5 KM long and the water is a perfect clear turquoise, it’s a true kiters paradise. Watamu offers amazing flat waters as well as challenging waves for either beginners and experienced kitesurfers.  The water and air temperature are very pleasant all year round. No wetsuit needed!

Kitelessons with Tom

With over 10 years of experience teaching kitesurfing you are in the best of hands with Tom. Either as a beginner or an advanced kitesurfer, Watamu is the perfect spot to learn, practice and perfect your skills.

 Do you want to tip your toes into the Indian Ocean and try the amazing sport of kitesurfing? You are in safe hands with our instructors who are very patient and experienced in teaching complete beginners.

Feel free to contact us through:
WhatsApp: +31 6 82 42 10 55
Call: +254 10 36 29 783
Instagram @barefootkenyawatamu

Wind

The best seasons for kitesurfing in Watamu are December to March ( Kaskhazi  season) and June to September (Kuzi season). The wind is onshore coming from North-North East in Winter season average between 17 and 20 knots and in Summer season to will average between 20 and 25 knots.

Water

Watamu is the perfect kite spot because it offers amazing flat waters as well as challenging waves for either beginners and experienced kitesurfers. 

The flat water in the low tide is perfect for beginners and if you prefer to kitesurf on waves, you can catch some surf behind the reef which is only 500 meters from the beach.

Kite repair

We have our own sewing machine and repair materials from Scheveningen, the Netherland, and Tom will repair your kite so that you can fly again! 

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