The Kitecamp is located in the fishing village of Kandakuliya in Kalpitiya, north west part of Sri Lanka, set up in a coconut estate with a beautiful exotical garden. It has 19 bungalows with a private bathroom and toilet, one 3-bedrooms Villa with 2 bathrooms, and 13 deluxe tents with a common bathroom.
The setting is amazing, surrounded by the lagoon and faces the Indian Ocean. In the camp, you’ll find privacy, tranquillity, beauty. All the food is homemade and international. Vegetarians to carnivore will be happy with the varied choice in our daily menu. It will be our pleasure to welcome you in our little paradise.
Family Bungalow (3-8 pax) 4 accommodations options for family or group of friends to live and experience kitecamp atmosphere and feeling. You will love it
Lagoon Bungalow (2-4 pax) Enjoy the beauty of the mangroves and the beach from your terrace. Lagoon view bungalows have in house or outdoor private bathroom and toilets
Garden Bungalow (2-6 pax) The tranquility of the garden view bungalows is ideal for nature lovers with a direct view on our tropical garden. Private outdoor bathroom and toilet, surrounded by plants.
Deluxe Tent (1-4 pax) The tents are set in the middle of our tropical garden. Big and comfortable with a common washroom, they come with everything needed.
Peak period bookings will incur Peak Season charges : 1 May – 31 Oct & 01 Dec- 31 Mar
Fresh produces all year, local fruits, vegetables and fresh seafood caught by the fishermen front the Kite camp. Our chef from Sri Lanka mixes subtly Sri Lankan cooking like Rice & Curry, Hoppers and Kottu as well as French specialties such as Roast Chicken, Filet Beef Marinade and many others international specialties. Did we forget to mention our desserts!
Buffet style will be serve during each meal, with possibility to opt for “A la carte” option dining
KSL Bar will offer you a panel of alcoholic & non alcoholic beverage and some almost “presque”perfect original espresso, many more.
Facilities & Services
Both for kiters and non-kiters… We are more than a kite camp is a great place for chilling, even if your mind is not set on riding… If you don’t kite, if you’re tired, or if you have kids, try our free bees: Stand Up Paddle, Kayak, Wakeboard, Volleyball, Bike, Slack line, pétanque, Dart game, Board games…During low season or if we don’t have wind we organize wakeboarding session…
Ensure that you will get a pre-course manual to help speed up the learning process. Upon completion, students will get their IKO Kiteboarder Cards which enabled them to rent and use kitesurfing gear anywhere in the world. Options to purchase Kiteboarder manuals are also available.
Those itineraries can be add on on days if you want to enjoy longer the destination or improve your skills
4D3N - FOR BEGINNER OR NOVICE RIDER
Day 1 (D)
Upon arrival at the Resort (Check in time after 2pm), proceed to your check in and installation into your accommodation. You will receive a quick introduction of the property as well as the kite activities & programs Meet of the instructor stand by in the camp to help you to get your equipment (if you haven’t got your own). Take then the rest of the afternoon to walk to the lagoon in following a huge yellow sandbank to be able to observe some kitesurfeur riding the lagoon, walk on the beach or even rest in your at the property. After dinner, you will be free and easy
Day 2 (B-L-D)
After your breakfast, by 8:30am you will depart on tuk tuk with other experience riders either “the Big Kahuna” or “Dream Spot”, you could be able to ride both during this day or going back to the same one (depend the group you are joining).
“The Big Kahuna” offer a large expanse of sheltered water between here and the mainland with some lovely places to kite around and explore. We will take you on a journey, starting close by ; we will travel by boat for 25mins to our favorite little island we found there, where you will find huge areas of flat water to play in. Kite around small islands, go upwind exploring before we kite further downwind, landing close to Kalpitiya where we will be brought back to the camp.
”Dream Spot” is located 15 minutes boat trip from the Kalpitiya lagoon. A sand bank separate the sea from the lagoon so one one side you can enjoy the wave in the indian Ocean and on the other side the flat water in the lagoon.
By evening time, you will be back to the camp for you to chill out or even free to join others activities. Rest of your day will be free & easy
Day 3 (B-L-D)
After your breakfast, by 8.30am you will depart for a full day trip to one Kite Hideaway – Vella Island (again depend of your level), which is one of the best spot in the world and can get there by boat from Kalpitiya in passing by peaceful landscape which separates the lagoon from the ocean. After one hour, stop over on a small island to setup our kites, then we kite 10km downwind, along sandbars, passing quiet fishing villages- a great time to play around, explore the untouched coastline before arriving at our favorite 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 2.5km 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. The kite station on the Island offer getaway zen –comfort with hammocks, beanbags, chairs and plenty of shade, with a nice view of the kite area.
You desire to stay overnight camping on the island, let us know, we will be able to arrange it (Additional cost will be generate)
By day end, you will be transfer back to your camp where you will be free and easy to chill, and bring back your rental equipment to the kite shop
Day 4 (B)
After your breakfast, you will proceed to your check out and depart for your next destination
You desire to extend your stay and continue experiencing some of the best Kitesurf spots or even take more courses to develop your skills, let us know we will arrange accordingly to your needs
3D2N - FOR BEGINNER RIDER
Day 1 (D)
Upon arrival at the Resort (Check in time after 2pm), proceed to your check in and installation into your accommodation. Meet your instructor, get your equipment (depend how busy they are could also be the next morning). You will receive a quick introduction of the property as well as the kite activities & programs. Take then the rest of the afternoon to walk to the lagoon in following a huge yellow sandbank to be able to observe some kitesurfeur riding the lagoon, walk on the beach or even rest in your at the property. After dinner, you will be free and easy
Day 2 (B-L-D)
After your breakfast, you will be greet per your instructor and will depart to the lagoon in tuk tuk for a 3hrs Level 1 course which will gives you more understanding of kiteboarding is all about. Teaching of the wind mechanisms, the setting up of the equipment on one of the largest & protected lagoon. You will be back to your camp to take some time to rest until the lunch time. After lunch you will re-embark into a tuktuk to take the direction of the lagoon where you will join a 3hrs morning Level 2 where you will learn the wind mechanisms, the kite power management, body dragging, self rescue, water start theories. You will then get back to the camp where you will be free to join others activities. Rest of your day will be free & easy
Day 3 (B)
After your breakfast, for the last time of this session, you will meet your instructor at the lagoon for your 3hrs morning Level 3 where you will improve and your real first session in the water with the board, time for pure water thrill. At your way back to the camp, grab a lunch before proceed to your check out.
You desire to extend your stay and continue experiencing and improving your skills on some of the best Kitesurf spots, let us know we will arrange accordingly to your needs
INCLUDED / EXCLUDED
What is Included?
Accommodation, full board meals, IKO Certified Instructor, transfer from the kite camp to any kite spots
What is Excluded?
Travel to Kalpitya, sodas and alcoholic beverages, tipping and gratuities to guide. Private IKO Certified Instructor, kitesurfing equipment rental
What to Bring?
Head lamp, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, binocular, dry bag, swimwear, money (no ATM), comfortable beach appareil, water bottle, toiletries, basic first aid kit.
Daily based on a minimum booking of 2pax per departure. Solo traveller will incur single supplement charges. Made for all budget traveller in chess of pure Kitesurfing experience
Do we accept children
Most guests are couples, family and small group of friends.