Koh Samui and its white sandy beaches always offer a perfect setting for Kiteboarding with medium, steady winds blowing all throughout the year. In addition, the island’s shallow water is perfect for enjoying all water activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, speed boating.
The water in Koh Samui is so clear that it is perfect for all kinds of water activities. In fact, the Samui beaches have just the right conditions for you to enjoy kite boarding and surfing. Both Hua Thanon and Nathon are the two most popular locations in Koh Samui for these activities.
Koh Samui Kiteboarding Spots & Locations
If you are on Koh Samui from November to March, then head to the district of Hua Thanon for kiteboard practice and sessions. If you are going from May to October, then you should to go to Nathon. The water conditions are very similar at both locations and with these locations featuring pristine and shallow water, you can easily learn kite boarding at either location.
If you are a novice kiteboarder, then take a training session to learn more about the skills required for this action packed sport. Apart from kiteboarding, tour operators also teach surfing and wind surfing here. Trainees have the option to choose sessions based on speed, race, wave and tricks. Of course, you need to be in good physical condition to enter the professional training programs available.
Those who just want to enjoy kiteboarding can either rent the equipment or buy their own. It is advised to check the current weather and water conditions before entering the water.