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learn kitesurfing in sri lanka

Come  and learn kite surfing in Sri Lanka - its one of the best places around the world! Sri Lanka is blessed in many ways and especially with an almost infinite number of great flat water spots where learning to kite surf in Sri Lanka is very easy and safe. It's always warm here - all year between 27-30° C  and the best of all, Sri Lanka ranks among the top 5 best kite destinations in terms of wind statistics. Therefore you can learn kitesurfing In Sri Lanka for eight month of the year!  

Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka
Kappalady Beach
Learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka

this is how a kitesurfing Beginner Course at kitecenter sri lanka looks like

If you want to be independant and safe by the end of your stay then this is the course for you. Taken over 3 days you really have time to immerse yourslef into kitesurfing. With this course you will have fun and learn kitesurfing in the easiest and safest environment possible which Sri  Lanka has to offer. 

This is what we do:


  1. Lern how to Setup the kite and learn the vital Safety aspects of kitesurfing

  2. Basic theory of both kitesurfing and wind understanding

  3. First flying of trainer and power kite

  4. Waterstart and relaunch of the kite

  5. Body dragging downwind and upwind

  6. Get on the board - first water start exercises

  7. Up and riding!


8 hrs (12 hrs for 2 students) incl. equipment


340 EUR per person incl. tax

to learn kitesurfing in sri lanka is fun !


To learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka is as easy as it can get! At Kite Center Sri Lanka, we believe that every person comes with a unique background and therefore we teach on an individual basis, lesson by lesson. Together with the student, we discuss from lesson to lesson, how and in which direction to continue. The lessons are for you, they shall be about what YOU NEED and about what YOU would like to learn RIGHT NOW.

Our official language for kitesurfing lessons is English. But of course our local instructors also teach in Sinhala, the local language in Sri Lanka

Are you getting back onto the water after a long time, you want to learn riding upwind, toe-side, transitions or a new move - you tell us what you are up to and our team at Kite Center Sri Lanka with its professional instructors will individually assist you. 


If you are a beginner, our flat-water lagoon is one of the best and safest locations to learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka. The wind is always side-onshore which is ideal. And if you are looking to combine your kitesurfing holiday in Sri Lanka with a few relaxing days by the beach, Elements Beach & Nature Resort, our beach accommodation has gorgeous eco-friendly cabanas and villas. All the instructors at our kite school are IKO qualified professionals who guarantee that you learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka in minimum time!

This tailormade individual instruction model require a high degree of professionalism and flexibility from our instructors. This is why, we hand-select our instructors which are all IKO-qualified professionals. We follow the IKO standards and methods of teaching. At Kitecenter Sri Lanka you definitely find the best overall setup to learn kite surfing in Sri Lanka in a safe and relaxed atmosphere.  


50 EUR per hour including kitesurfing equipment (including all taxes)

learn kitesurfing in sri lanka with walkie talkie !

The best way to learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka and guaranteed the fastest progress is with BB-Talkin' the professional walkie talkie solution for watersports. Like this you are always in touch with your teacher and he can support you and share hints and tips with you while you are riding far away on the water.  The intercom is mounted onto your helmet so you are always safe. The feedback we get from students using this personalized method of teaching is amazing and many of them learned kitesurfing in Sri Lanka in no time!


The most fun way of all to learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka  is from the boat. Here you are in the water the entire time of your lesson. You will first be taken out to a safe distance from the shore and then be accompanied by our rescue boat. Like this you can waterstart, ride, drift downwind as much as you want for your entire lesson. At the end of the lesson you jump back onto the little boat and enjoy a short ride back to the Kitecenter.  So this must be your choice if you want to make the most out of your lesson and do not want to waste your time walking back upwind on the beach. To learn kitesurfing in Sri Lanka has never before been so easy and fun!

The locals here call the special rescue boat we operate for this purpose "tippam"  it is kind of a float which the tranditional fishermen use for prawn fishing. 

Beginner Course
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