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14 Days Kitesurf Camp in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

Fantastic Kitesurfing Camp in Sri Lanka

Go on an adventure in Kalpitiya where you will surely enjoy kitesurfing. Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka is known as one of the perfect spots for surfing because of its amazing wind and waves. All levels of surfers can join and participate in this camp. Practice your surfing skills now and take your adventure to the next level!

Highlights

  • Kitesurf lessons
  • Personalized kite coaching
  • Kitesurf lessons for all levels
  • Train under certified IKO instructors
  • Explore different kitesurf locations
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


14 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer available:
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (US$105 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Dining area
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Board rental

For this kitesurf camp, you will be provided with two nights accommodation at Dreamspot Eco Lodge in Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka. It is located 15 minutes boat trip from the Kalpitiya lagoon. A sandbank separates the sea from the lagoons on one side you can enjoy the wave in the Indian Ocean and on the other side, the flat water in the lagoon. They also organized half day kite trip to this spot.

Eco chalet rooms

There are 12 eco-chalet rooms located on the beachside of the resort. These rooms are housed in three chalets which are constructed in a unique style which reflects the rustic eco-friendly concept of the resort.

Room amenities:

  • Separate sitting area for each room
  • Balcony overlooking the sea or mangrove jungle
  • Can be converted to triple or quad rooms
  • Tea coffee making facility for every chalet

Air-conditioned chalet rooms

There are four luxury air-conditioned chalet rooms located on the top floor of the beachfront chalet. These luxury rooms are located in the chalet complex bordering the beach with a stunning view of the sea, mangrove jungle, sunrise and sunset depending on the room, which is constructed in a unique style of its own but more conventional.

Room amenities:

  • Air conditioned and fans
  • Balcony overlooking the sea or mangrove jungle
  • Mini fridge, flat screen TV, DVD Player and cable TV
  • Can be converted to triple or quad rooms
  • Tea and coffee making facility for every chalet
  • Private dining table
  • Rooftop lounge sit out area with a panoramic view

Dreamspot Ecolodge Kitesurfing Camp in Sri Lanka Program

A typical kite lesson per day is a three-hour class in the morning and two hours class in the afternoon. You will be trained by certified International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) instructors. Dream Spot Eco Lodge ensures that you will get a pre-course manual to help speed up the learning process. Upon completion, you will get the KWW Kiteboarder Cards which will enable you to rent and use kitesurfing gear anywhere in the world.

Lesson types

Discovery Kitesurfing

You will learn the wind window theory, how to pilot a kite and the basic skills on foil kites.

Level one

Gives you more understanding of what kiteboarding is all about. Teaching of the wind mechanisms, the setting up of the equipment, the launching and piloting of the kite (two to four lines), safety requirement.

Level one-two

Teaching of the wind mechanisms, the setting up of the equipment, the launching and piloting of the kite, safety requirements and kite power management, body dragging, self-rescue, water start theories.

Level one-two-three

The first two levels above are incorporated in the nine-hour course. The level three is to improve and have your first session in the water with the board.

Level three advance

Instruction package for anyone that has already had some kite lessons. Teaching includes going upwind, changing direction, board recovery, first jump.

Private lesson

This is an individual private lesson, to improve your ability in kitesurfing. Learn to jump, board-off, unhook, wave riding, strapless, back roll, or just simple turns can be options.

Location

This kitesurf camp will take place at Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka. Kalpitiya lagoon is located five minutes from the camp. The kite center is located on the beach, they can organize free schedule transport to this spot. This is a flat water spot, the lagoon is shallow, perfect for all levels of kiters.

On one side of the peninsula is the Indian Ocean: ideal for free-ride and wave riding. On the other side is Kalpitiya Lagoon, a perfect spot for beginners and freestylers. In between is Puttalam Lagoon, with perfect flat water, it’s great for downwind trips and kite safari, free ride, and camping on islands.

Vella Island - KSL hideaway

Discovered by Leo and Dil, this spot is one of the best in the world. You will travel by boat from Kalpitiya, passing a peaceful landscape which separates the lagoon from the ocean. After one hour, you will stop on a small island to setup the kites, then you will kite 10 kilometers downwind, along sandbars, passing quiet fishing villages- a great time to play around, explore the untouched coastline before arriving at this famous spot in Sri Lanka!

Safety boats will be following behind to help if you have any problems and will watch out for you all day. Enjoy a two and a half kilometer bay, at a perfect angle to the wind, creating world class kiting conditions. Off-shore wind gives you kilometers of glassy flat water and so much space. You will have a comfortable kite station on the Island with hammocks, beanbags, chairs and plenty of shade, with a nice view of the kite area.

Dream Spot Eco Lodge also offer advanced lessons at this spot for those of you wanting to progress with new tricks. They provide a tasty lunch and cold drinks, safety boats, and return transport. Experienced IKO Level II instructors will be watching over you for your safety. Dream Spot Eco Lodge offers overnight camping here as well for continued fun!

Dream Spot

Dream spot is located 15 minutes boat trip from the Kalpitiya lagoon. A sand bank separates the sea from the lagoons. On one side, you can enjoy the wave in the indian Ocean and on the other side, the flat water in the lagoon.

Kappaladi Lagoon

Kappaladi Lagoon is 15 kilometers south of KSL, it is a small lagoon offering flat water and space for around 15 kiters. It is not connected to the ocean, making it very safe. The ocean is just 20 meters across the beach where you can enjoy a beach break and swells!

Features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Kitesurfing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

For this kitesurf camp, you will be served with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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)

There are lots of activities in Kalpitiya that you can also try aside from kitesurfing.

Dolphin and whale watching

Kalpitiya is a great location to see dolphins and whales in Sri Lanka. With a well-experienced crew, they will take you to the hot spots and let you enjoy the sights of these magnificent mammals. They are also committed to the protection of our local dolphin population while providing you with the pleasure to watch them.

Jet skiing

Looking for a little more fun and excitement, go for a fantastic high-speed water sports experience with jet ski available at the resort. Discover the awesome and responsive power behind one of these machines on the open waters.

Wilpattu jeep safari

Dreamspot Eco Lodge can arrange you an adventure filled jeep safari into the Wilpattu National Park after a boat tour from the resort.

Diving and snorkeling at bar reef

The bar reef is simply world class and full of marine fish life including butterflyfish, bannerfish, parrotfish, groupers and even black tip reef sharks. The bar reef with an area which spans approximately 307 square kilometers was declared a protected marine sanctuary in 1992 by the Government of Sri Lanka.

Bar reef lays claim to being the home for 156 species of coral and 283 species of fish.The reef is very shallow. The reef can be reached and explored by snorkeling. Diving also can be done near the reef.

Bird watching

Kalpitiya lies on the migratory path of northern birds during the winter. It is an ideal location for pelagic seabirds. Flocks of terns, plovers and many more are regular visitors to the shores of Kalpitiya. There is a healthy population of resident birds like sea eagle and much more throughout the year. Experienced guides will instruct you the right direction and time to get an unforgettable bird watching experience.

Mangrove boat tours

Boat tours through the lagoon will witness you a world of mangroves with a number of different varieties of plants and birdlife.

What's included

  • Kitesurf lessons
  • Daily meals
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Service charge

What's not included

  • Kite gear insurance (25 EUR per hour or 150 EUR per week)

How to get there

Arrival by plane

Please book your flights to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). It is 160 km from the hotel and takes three hours journey. Please send a message to Dreamspot Ecolodge to inquire about transport. The one-way transfer is USD 90 and roundtrip transfer is USD 160.

Airport: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport Airport transfer available: Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (US$105 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Special discount

The prices below include a special discount of 15% for the retreat dates from May 20 to July 20, 2018.  

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