Kitesurf on Koh Phangan with KITEFLIP Kite & Wakeboard Center !
Want to learn how to kitesurf on Koh Phangan in Thailand? KITEFLIP is the place to be! From our idyllic tropical island in southern Thailand our school offers professional kitesurf lessons and quality equipment rental.
Kitesurfing is for many years one of the fastest growing sports and is here to stay! Most people who come in contact with the sport get addicted straight away. During the years important safety standards have set out which makes kitesurfing nowadays very safe and accessible.
Our goal is to teach you all the skills you need to become a safe and independent kiteboarder while having a lot of fun. After the lesson you will receive an IKO certification (International Kiteboarding Organisation) which is recognized worldwide and enables you to not only kitesurf on Koh Phangan but anywhere in the world.
Kitesurfing in Thailand – Our courses
The discovery course is perfect for those who are eager to explore this new and exciting sport by learning the basic skills. It is also for those who just want to have a fun and thrilling day.
Full Beginner Course
This is the course for anyone who wants to become an independent kitesurfer. This means having all of the ‘know-how’ to be able to kite in a safe way at our kitesurf School on Koh Phangan.
This course is especially for those who already have experience in kitesurfing and need some assistance in improving their skills. This course is customized to your specific kitesurfing level.
Kitesurfing in Thailand – Why learn with us?
If you want to learn how to kitesurf in Thailand, Koh Phangan is one of the best and easiest places to do it. The reason for this is it’s flat, reef-protected waters, endless space and stable winds. This combination makes it ideal for beginners. The main advantage that we have at Kiteflip is the option to choose between our 3 locations. This way we can choose the best spot at the right time of the year. It doesn’t matter where the wind comes from, we can always kite
At Kiteflip we put our utmost effort in giving our students the best experience possible. This means we try to create the best conditions possible for you to make sure you will be riding on the board in no time. That’s why we use the best equipment on the market today! Because the wind conditions can vary sometimes it’s important we have the right kites for every wind condition. We also have special ‘school kites’ which are designed to facilitate the learning curve for our students. This will make a big difference when you are learning how to kitesurf on Koh Phangan.
You want to learn kitesurfing in Thailand with the right school. The thing that sets us apart is that we are the only school that uses the latest bluetooth radio helmet technology. This allows our instructors to always stay in direct contact with our students. The direct feedback on the moment the student is riding makes them progress much faster! We believe that with the right conditions anybody can learn how to kite, no matter which age or background.
The last reason why Kitefip is the ‘go to’ place to learn how to kitesurf on Koh Phangan is our team. We are all passionate kiteboarders with many years of experience who really love kitesurfing. In our team we also speak a lot of different languages combined so we are able to teach most students in their native language. All of our certified instructors have only one goal and that is to get you up on the board and kitesurf on Koh Phangan with a big smile on your face.
Kitesurf on Koh Phangan – Important to know!
Koh Phangan has 3 different kite seasons with each season a different wind direction. Because we are the only school with 3 locations we are able to teach in the best conditions. The average winds are between 10 and 20 knots. If you are not sure about the conditions on the date you plan to start a course, it’s best to just send us an email so we can give you the right advice.
When you decide you want to learn kitesurfing in Thailand and start a course with us it’s best to book a lesson beforehand. This can be done up and till 1 day before the lesson. Just send us an email or call us over whatsapp to check the availability. Usually we always have instructors available so you can also just pass by our school and see when an instructor is available. We are flexible in our schedule but off course we do have to take the weather into account. Payment can be done by paypall transfer or cash.
What do you need to prepare for a lesson? the only thing you need to bring is swimwear, sunglasses and sunscreen. We provide all the other gear you need to kitesurf on Koh Phangan. This includes a lycra shirt against the sun, a kitesurf harness, shoes, vest and a strap for your sunglasses.
You only pay for the time you actually spend on the water. In case the wind would suddenly stop we can refund you the remaining hours or reschedule the lesson.
For those who come to kitesurf on Koh Phangan and wish to stay right on the kitespot we have onsite accommodation available. The beachfront bungalows are equipped with a private bathroom, hot shower, aircon, wifi and all the necessary amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Kitesurf on Koh Phangan – Our latest blog posts
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Best sunset spots
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