World's Best Kitesurfing: Kalpitiya
Dilsiri, Léo and our staff are stoked welcome you in our camp and kiteschool. We are located on the West Coast of Sri Lanka in Kalpitiya, on the peninsula of Puttalam and we’re definitely not your average kind of hotel. Kitesurfing Lanka, our own little piece of paradise in Kalpitiya, is a reflection of our hard work and passion for kitesurfing, nature and the community.
In Kalpitiya there are two distinct kite seasons – summer season which runs May to October and winter season from mid-December to mid-March. Both summer and winter are warm, dry and windy, but the wind direction changes making every spot a new adventure! Most of our kite trips run year round, with a select few that are season dependant.
The Indian Ocean is ideal for kitesurfing, and the best thing is that its right in front of the camp! The small islets, reefs and sandbanks along the north of the peninsula present the perfect opportunity for downwinders and other kite trips. We organise several kite trips for you to choose from, ranging from beginner level to advanced, and you can kite at a different location each day of the week!
There are several accommodation options for you to choose from – premium bungalows, garden bungalows, double room garden villa, 4 bedroom villa, and glamping tents. In addition we also offer kitesurfing lessons – from beginner courses to advanced coaching, kite trips, there is a kite shop and kite repair in the camp and we also offer kite rentals. There’s also a lot of free activities and services, as well as excursion opportunities for no wind days and non kiters.
We are rated #1 on TripAdvisor. Our guest love our food: local fruits and vegetables from the village, fresh seafood brought in by the fishermen each morning. You’ll get to enjoy a mix of Sri Lankan Cuisine like Rice & Curry, Hoppers and Kottu as well as a range of Western Dishes. There’s free tea, coffee and drinking water available around the clock.
We strive to ensure that our presence does not adversely impact the environment and are committed to recycling and the use of sustainable materials. Join in on one of our many sustainability projects and help the cause!
What's cooking for the 2020 season?
- Donkey point going strong with kite rental, surf board rental, drinks, snack, music... and a rescue boat on the spot each afternoon.
- Access to out neighbours Swimming pool for all our guests while we finish ours
- Air Condition in garden bungalows and in the private Villa.
- The Beach Bungalows are finished and look oh so good!
- Kitefoil lessons and foil rental is available
- Don't want to say too much, but if you like tapas, watch this space!
Where are we located ?
KSL is situated in cool village in Kalpitiya. Its situated on the North West Coast of Sri Lanka on the Puttalam Pennisula. 3 hours drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and 4 hours drive from the capital, Colombo. Experience uncrowded beaches, Kalpitiya is not spoilt by mass tourism!