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Kitesurfing and windsurfing in Madagascar

Kitesurfing in Madagascar

Kitesurfing and windsurfing in Madagascar

Madagascar, a mainland island between Africa and Asia, the Mozambique Channel to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east offer exceptional spots for lovers of gliding & kiting.

You will be able to practice many water sports, especially kitesurfing and windsurfing, thanks to a continuous wind that blows along the north coast of the island.

Surf & Kite Holidays in Madagascar

What better place than Madagascar to have a sensational surfing experience?

Between Kitesurfing and windsurfing the north coast of the island offers you exceptional spots that are still spared from mass tourism.

Most Kite and windsurf activities take place in Sakalava Bay because it is one of the safest (with a crosswind that quickly brings you back to the bay).

But the more experienced will not be disappointed with their kitesurfing and windsurfing stay: from April to November in the north of the island 95% of the days are windy.

So you can Freestyle Freeride enjoy freely in the calm waters of the lagoon, but also jumps in the waves (which can be up to 3 m high on the reef).

TheKitesurfing spot located in the north  Kitesurfing spots are therefore perfect for maneuvers and jumps.

Surfing in Sakalava Bay

Perfect in summer and not far from the city of Diego-Suarez is the bay of Sakalava. Still spared from mass tourism, it offers an exceptional playground for windsurfing in Madagascar and kitesurfing in Madagascar, in a magnificent and wild environment.

Here you can during your Windsurfing vacation indulge in all kinds of sliding.

Wind season between May and October (southeast trade winds blow incessantly).

Kitesurfing in the Emerald Sea

Located in the extreme north of the large island, at the entrance of Diego-Suarez Bay, Babaomby Bay is the meeting point between the Indian Ocean and the Mozambique Channel.

The incredible color of the water has resulted in the Emerald Sea, you have the opportunity to kitesurf and windsurf on one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world.

Dream opportunities for surfing and kiting

With a particularly constant and regular trade wind regime, Sakalava Bay is probably one of the best Kitesurfing spots in Madagascar, to start and gain confidence.

A unique place that will enchant you from the moment you arrive.

In the Sakalava Bay you will find a white sandy beach, a shallow sandy bottom and warm water protected from the waves by a coral reef.

Windsurfing vacationLocated between the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar, or more precisely the northern region of the country, benefits from a particularly regular trade wind regime.

Sakalava Bay is known throughout the Indian Ocean and is considered the best place in Madagascar.
Diego Suarez has been one of the top rated spots for days with winds over 4 on Windguru for many years.
On average, the wind blows at about 20 knots at the beginning and end of the season, and at about 25-30 knots during the high season.
The most common kites are 7 and 9 m² for kitesurfing and 4.2/4.7 m² for windsurfing.

Sakalava Bay is one of the windiest kitesurfing spots in the world.

The trade winds blow without interruption from March to November, and the month of December often holds nice surprises with many navigation days.

With about nine months of wind a year and a particularly pleasant tropical climate, the Sakalava bay everything for a dream kitesurfing vacation!

The risks of accidents are almost zero in Sakalava, a huge, completely clear beach and a seabed consisting mainly of fineSakalava bayThe sandy area will allow you to learn kitesurfing and to sail in optimal safety conditions.

With an area of about 2.5 km² and protected by a coral reef, the Sakalava Bay a calming place with a crosswind that always brings you back to the beach.

You will be able to progress and gain confidence in all serenity.

Sakalava is a perfect place to Kitesurfing to learn, but also to Freestyle to practice on flat water and surf easily accessible reef waves.

Babaomby Spot Emerald Sea

Through the Babaomby Peninsula from the Diego Suarez Bay separated, the Emerald Sea lagoon is an incredible spot for kitesurfing.

With a length of 12 km and a width of 3 km, the freeride area is immense. You can visit the lagoon in downwind (kitesurfing in downwind), pass fishing villages and also surf very nice reef wavesKitesurfing in the Emerald Seaen.

The Emerald Sea Lagoon is more suitable for experienced surfers, as the starting conditions are more difficult than in Sakalava.

But once in the lagoon, turquoise and translucent water awaits you, islands scattered everywhere, rays, Turtles and the feeling of experiencing something extraordinary in one of the most beautiful places in Madagascar!

The bay of the French

Just outside Diego-Suarez, on the way to Sakalava, is the Baie des Français, a still untouched spot for windsurfing in Madagascar and kitesurfing, huge and still very little visited here in Madagascar.

The Sugarloaf, which is located in the middle of the bay, makes it a very atypical place.

Windsurfing vacationIt is the ideal starting point to visit Diego-Suarez Bay, the second largest in the world after Rio in Brazil. Passing ancient shipwrecks, you will reach the Ramena village, starting point for the Emerald Sea.

The wind season, perfect for windsurfing in Madagascar, goes from the end of March to the end of November.

Kitesurfing in Madagascar - Nosy Be

If you want to "ride" on the island of fragrances, you will not be disappointed.

It is located in the northwest of Madagascar and is one of the most beautiful islands and beaches in the world. It is rich in volcanic lakes and has a unique Fauna and flora.

Due to its location, it is more protected from the wind and yet remains an essential spot for your Windsurfing vacation or kitesurfing trip.

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