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5 Days Kitesurfing Experience in Kite Surf Camp Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

Exciting Surf Camp Sri Lanka

All difficulty levels
Instruction in English
Maximum 2 participants
All meals included

Come and learn the exciting sport of kitesurfing while staying at Valampuri Resort right on the banks of the Kalpitiya lagoon. 3 days of training with the IKO qualified instructors leaves you with enough time to engage in a range of other activities including some free ones at the resort - like kayaking or exploring the town by bicycle. End your days relaxing in the pool and watching the sunset over the lagoon!

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  • 3-day kitesurfing lesson
  • 9 hours' kitesurfing lesson
  • IKO card at the end of your course
  • Daily transport to and from the teaching spot
  • Free use of kayaks and bicycles
  • Free gear storage facilities
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Delicious meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, English
The maximum participants in the group is 2
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Comfortable and stylish

You will be staying in one of Valampuri Resort's lovely wooden eco cabanas. These coconut-leaf roofed cabanas are fan cooled and feature a custom-made queen-sized bed with a mosquito net installed and an outdoor en-suite bathroom where you can have a shower while watching the wind blow through the palm trees.


Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1: Your arrival

  • Check in at the resort is from 12:00
  • Arrive at the resort after your long trip, settle down, have lunch, and relax

Day 2: Let the fun begin

  • First day of kitesurfing lessons
  • Learn the basic theory, set up, and safety
  • Fly the kite for the first time and use it to drag yourself through the water
  • Water relaunch the kite after crashing
  • Work on your kite control

Day 3: Getting more serious

  • Second day of lessons
  • More kite controls
  • Advanced body dragging skills
  • First exercises with the board
  • First attempts to get onto the board

Day 4: Up and away

  • Third day of lessons
  • Concentrate on riding
  • Upwind riding

Day 5: Leave with an unforgettable experience

  • Check-out at the resort is at 11:00
  • Go back home and go practice your newly learned skill of kiteboarding

Notes: Breakfast will be served daily from 07:00 and you will start getting ready for lessons from 09:45 (to be on the water between 10:00 and 11:00). If you can already kite, Valampuri Resort will take and show you a different kite location every day instead of 3 days of training. The lesson plan and schedule are dependent not only on the weather conditions, but also your progress. Everyone learns at a different pace and progression between individuals may vary.

Included excursions

No wind no problem

Because lessons are dependent on Mother Nature, Valampuri Resort will offer you the opportunity to join an excursion of your choice on any of the days that there happens to be no wind. Chances of this happening during the windy season are very rare, but Valampuri Resort would like to have you covered! You will have a choice between:

  • Lagoon tour - explore the islands and mangroves in the lagoon with Valampuri Resort by boat
  • Cooking class - 4-hour cooking class where Valampuri Resort shows you how to source, prepare, and cook traditional Sri Lankan food
  • Sightseeing tour - Valampuri Resort will take you to Anuradhapura. It's one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization
  • National Park tour - take a tour of the Wilpattu National Park, one of the oldest national parks in Sri Lanka


Kobus De Wet
IKO Level 2 (Kiteboard Instructor)
Hi everyone! My name is Kobus and I come from Cape Town, South Africa. Teaching kiteboarding, traveling, meeting new people and making new friends is what I love to do! My lessons are about quality, progression, confidence and of course, having fun! I hope to meet you in Kalpitiya soon!


Be central to everything in Kalpitiya

Valampuri Resort is located right on the banks of the Kalpitiya lagoon and in close proximity to a range of different kitesurfing spots. They are also within 2 kilometers from the town, so you can just grab a bicycle from the resort and go and explore!

Nearby places

  • The town, 2 kilometers



  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)


  • Dining area
  • Hammock
  • Lobby
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace


  • Free bicycle
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Mosquito net
  • Room cleaning
  • Toiletries


All meals are included during your stay including a traditional Sri Lankan style or continental breakfast, rice and curry with a variety of seafood and vegetables for lunch, and traditional or continental dinner. Drinks included with meals are tea, coffee. and filtered water.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

  • Raw food
  • Seafood
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)

  • Cooking course (indoor)
  • Bicycling
  • Exploring with scooter
  • Kayaking
  • Kite trips
  • Lagoon tours
  • National Park trips
  • Relaxation in the pool
  • Site seeing trips

What's included

  • 3 days / 9 hours' kitesurfing lessons including all gear and equipment
  • 4 nights' accommodation in one of Valampuri Resort's fan-cooled eco cabanas with double bed and en-suite bathroom
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea, coffee, or filtered water
  • Daily transport to and from the teaching spot
  • Free gear storage facilities
  • Free use of kayaks and bicycles

What's not included

  • Airport transfer (transfers can be organized at request)
  • Any extra meals or beverages (excluding included beverages)
  • Entrance fee to Wilpattu National Park (should you choose this excursion on a no-wind day)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

From Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) in Colombo, Valampuri Resort can organize an airport transfer with a private taxi for 65 USD.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 15 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on departure.
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