The KTA Sri Lanka Wrap-Up

The KTA Sri Lanka is over and what a great event it was! We saw some fantastic riding from both the locals and the international riders who made the trip, with some tightly fought battles all the way to the finals. Kitesurfing Lanka was lucky enough to sponsor the event and we hosted the epic final party and prize giving on […]

Kitesurfing basics: Riding upwind

Let’s talk about the first trick you’ll ever learn, riding upwind! It’s an essential part of learning to kite and one of the most frustrating, but once you crack it you’ll wonder how you ever struggled! But struggle we did, so here are some top tips and tricks to help you nail it faster: 1) Speed is key In order […]

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WINDSURFING vs. KITESURFING

If you are an adventure sports lover, then you must have come across the eternal debate that is common within the community. The debate has to do with finding out which water sport is better: windsurfing or kitesurfing (or kiteboarding). The argument appears to be endless as the lovers and supporters of each of these two extreme sports think and […]

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Sustainability and the Environment at KSL

The environment is our greatest resource, and unfortunately we humans are not always very good at looking after it, the earth has been home for a long time and if we don’t work together to change our behaviour it won’t last for future generations! That’s why at Kitesurfing Lanka and Vayu resort we’re working to make a difference through the […]

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2018 Kitesurfing Lanka Mega Trips and Spots list!

This summer Kitesurfing Lanka are expanding the operation, offering more trips and more spots than ever so you’ll have more options to choose from on any given day. Our repeat guests probably know the spots we offer but this year will be a little different so check out the updated info below! Kalpitiya lagoon: This is the main spot for […]

Before you come to Sri Lanka, top tips!

It’s always a bit nerve racking coming to a new place for the first time, and knowing exactly what you need to sort out in advance can be really helpful, so here’s a brief list of the stuff you definitely will need, and the other stuff you might want to think about! ESSENTIALS VISA First and foremost, you’ll most likely […]

KSL and Zian kiteboarding

At kitesurfing Lanka we want you to have a great kitesurfing experience and so obviously our gear is an important part of that. We have been partnered with Zian kiteboarding for a number of years now, a brand owned in Europe but produced in Sri Lanka, just a few hours down the road in Negombo! So who are Zian? Zian […]

A quick word on launching and landing

Did you ever see something go wrong while launching a kite? We see it a lot on the beach here so minimizing the risks seems like the logical thing to do, and there’s one small thing I think can help a lot of people! One of my pet hates is seeing people launch their kite with their board already in […]

Downwinders with Kitesurfing Lanka

The summer downwinders will start soon, a great way to mix it up if you get bored of flat water, or just fancy a bit of an extra challenge riding on the ocean side :D The one from Talawila back to KSL is particularly fun and gives a nice mix of flat, choppy and wavey conditions to suit most people’s […]

Nature in Sri Lanka

We’re very lucky to be surrounded here in Sri Lanka by amazing scenery and nature. Check out this short video from Vayu Resort showcasing some of what there is to offer other than kitesurfing! Nature in Sri Lanka5 (100%) 1 vote