Shira Leonida

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Learning kitesurfing in Kalpitiya lagoon– Sri Lanka Kalpitiya has become very recently a very famous kitesurfing destination. It is well known among all kitesurfers that the flat and shallow water of kalpitiya lagoon makes this lagoon a very friendly spot to learn and to progress in kitesurfing. Here we will give you some good tips when travelling to kalpitiya to learn kitesurfing How to get to Kalpitiya?. Kalpitiya is located about 118km northwest of Colombo International Airport and it takes around 3 hours drive to get kalpitiya. From the airport to Kalpitiya you can take a taxi or a Tuk Tuk and negotiate with the drivers the best price. If you want to experience the first Sinhalese adventure, there are public buses that will take you to kalpitiya too. But first make sure you have a place to sit, as they take about 5 to 6 hours drive. Where to stay in Kalpitiya? You will find many hotels near the kalpitiya lagoon, where the main kite spot is located, but make sure that they can provide transport to the lagoon or to the beach. If your intention is to come to the area to do Kite, some the schools have their own transport that will brings you free to the Lagoon. The Kalpitiya Lagoon has flat water, so it is ideal for beginners, freestylers or professionals who want to improve their techniques. Furthermore, if you want to kite in the open sea at the other side of the lagoon, you will find the Indian ocean for wave riding The wind is very constant in Kalpitiya, especially in winter time and the kite to use can different depending how strong the wind is. With the Kite schools that rent their equipment, you are not going to have problems finding the best one for you. The best time to come to practice kitesurfing in Kalpitiya is from May to September and from December to February. Which school to choose? When you get to the lagoon you will find some beach huts where the schools are located. You can go directly to ask what they offer or you can stay in a Kite school. There are many kitesurfing schools in Kalpitiya and I recommend that you choose a school that is flexible, has certified instructors, and it has a good insurance. What to do if there is no wind? From the hotel you can be informed of the possibilities of tours that they offer. In Kalpitiya you can see Dolphins, go by boat to Wilpattu National Park and spend the day in the middle of nature surrounded by mangroves, monkeys and hopefully see elephant footsteps and there are schools that offer yoga sessions for all levels at very good prices.