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7 Days Windsurf Camp for Beginners in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

Windsurf Beginners Sri Lanka

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English
Maximum 6 participants
All meals included
Airport transfer available

Windsurfing is one of the most awesome sports: feeling the elements and becoming connected to nature by discovering your own limits! At De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya’s windsurf station, you will get everything you need and be equipped with the right gear!

Highlights

  • 3 days of windsurfing classes
  • Use of equipment during classes
  • Instructions in the big flat water lagoon
  • Guidance from VDWS qualified instructors
  • Daily meals with water, tea, and coffee
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Barbecue evenings

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Arabic, French, German, English
The maximum participants in the group is 6

Airport transfer available:
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (US$81 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball court
  • Bar
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour assistance

De Silva Windresort is situated in the best location at Kalpitiya lagoon. It offers the best conditions for your surfer's heart and desire of general well-being. All rooms of the eco-friendly Windresort have a terrace with hammocks for your personal refuge, but also you'll find several relaxing points in the resort to get in contact with like-minded people. In connection with De Silva Windresort individual and friendly service team, you will soon be a part of the surfer community. Feel immediately at home!

The resort is located about 30 meters from the lagoon. You will have a boat shuttle to bay at 8:45 a.m. every day and will come back for lunch at 12 noon. Then the boat will leave back at 2 p.m. and will come back at 5 p.m.

Standard room

The standard rooms are built in the typical style of Kalpitiya's region - natural materials like the coconut leaves for the roof make the chambers very comfortable. Inside you have a big bed with a useful mosquito net and several hotel rooms facilities. The bathroom consists of a shower and European toilet. A balcony with hammock and a seat make it an ideal place to chat and while away after your kitesurf / windsurf day. De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya's team would appreciate to serve you a drink while you relax on your terrace.

Instructors

Upul De Silva
Upul Priyantha De Silva has been practicing windsurf since 1994. He first started at the Betota River, Beruwela in Sri Lanka, and only four years later he qualified himself for the National Olympic Team of Sri Lanka. From 1999, he started on several competitions for his country. During this time, he could participate in a lot of competitions like the Olympic Asian Games in Doha 2006 (fourth times Sri Lanka Champion) and World Cups. He managed many years of several windsurf stations in Austria, and started his kiteboarding career in 2004 when he fell in love with this amazing sport!

Location

This windsurf holiday will take place in the Kalpitiya Lagoon (big lagoon), one of the best kite spots in the world. It’s a safe and easy kiteboarding territory for beginners, ideal for advanced to improve, fast and perfect for freestylers who want a really big flat water lagoon! Moreover, the wind blows all year long with two high seasons.

Features

General

  • Bar
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Hammock
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mosquito net

Food

Daily Sri Lankan breakfast buffet, lunch, and dinner are included in the price. Breakfast includes butter, jam, eggs, and fruits. Lunch includes rice and curry. Dinner is a buffet with soup, several main courses, and dessert.

The price also includes barbecue evening. Once a week, De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya organizes fresh barbecues in a traditional style!

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

If you do not kite or windsurf at De Silva Windresort, then there are several opportunities for you to do next to relaxation! For your inner balance, De Silva Windresort offers yoga classes. With yoga you may relax, strengthen, and stretch your muscles before your daily kitesurf and windsurf session! Just ask De Silva Windresort’s yoga teacher about the daily course times!

Moreover, De Silva Windresort has a slack line to train balance! For dexterity games, De Silva Windresort offers bodga, badminton, ping-pong, cricket, carom, jess, and a lot more!

For your further physical fitness, De Silva Windresort has beach volleyball and several fitness machines for muscle trainings.

What's included

  • 3 days of windsurfing classes (4 hours per day)
  • Windsurf equipment during lessons
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily Sri Lankan breakfast buffet, lunch, and dinner
  • Tea, coffee, and water at the meals
  • Boat shuttle to the sandlobe and back again twice daily at special given times
  • Boat rescue at the lagoon once
  • 12% government taxes, 1% local tax, and 4% tourism board
  • Barbecue evenings

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). Transfer from and to this airport is available on request. Just give De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya your flight details and they can arrange a transfer for 70 EUR. The drivers know exactly how to find the resort. Most of the tuk tuk drivers from in the town know where De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya is and they can also arrange a tuk tuk for you if you're relatively close, or ask them to send you the directions to follow.

Arrival by bus

Take a tuk tuk from the airport to Colombo-Puttalam highway. From there, take a bus to Puttalam. On the way to Puttalam, there is a junction called "Palavi" which is exactly 5 kilometers before Puttalam. Get off the bus at Palavi Junction and from there you have two option to choose: either to take another bus to Kalpitiya or to hire a tuk tuk. Once you reach Kalpitiya by bus, take a tuk tuk to the resort.

Arrival by taxi

If you want to arrive in Kalpitiya in the most pleasant way then you should book De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya’s taxi service. Therefore, De Silva Windresort Kalpitiya asks you to send over your exact flight details, like flight number, time of arrival, and the exact date. Your taxi driver will wait at the exit hall of the airport for you to pick you up with all your luggage.

Airport: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport Airport transfer available: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (US$81 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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Availability

This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • March, April, October, November

 

High season
  • May to September
  • December to February

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