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Hakuna Matata

Kitecamp in Watamu, Kenya

Kitesurfing in Kenya - sounds exotic - it is, and a little secret on top of that. Our (still) secret kite spot is located north of Mombasa, called Watamu. You have never heard of it? This is exactly what is sensational about it. 

An empty kite spot with our private kite lodge, a small but luxurious apartment complex that leaves nothing to be desired.

This is the perfect opportunity for you to escape the cold January and February in Europe - off to Africa for kitesurfing!

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In Watamu you will find a long white sandy beach, reliable thermal sideshore wind and hardly any other kite surfers. The temperatures, according to the proximity to the equator, are tropical. Perfect kite sessions in bikini or board shorts with constant wind await you. In addition, Kenya offers a breathtaking landscape and the incredibly relaxed Hakuna Matata lifestyle that is waiting to be discovered. 

Our kite camp in Kenya offers one thing above all: time and leisure. Hakuna Matata!

Luxurious Private Kite Villa

Wir lieben diese Anlagen, die keine Wünsche offen lassen und nur wenige Minuten Fußmarsch vom Kitestrand entfernt liegen

Escaping winter for two weeks

We treat ourselves to a break from winter and flee to the south, to Kenya, for two kite camps in February

Small motley group

Our group remains manageable but still offers the necessary size to enable individual retreat

3 experienced Guides

We are not only there for you on the water, we are also happy to show you the special adventures that await you in Kenya

Komm mit uns nach Kenia!

  • 18.01. - 01.02.2025

    Entry and intermediate camp

  • 02.02. - 16.02.2025

    Entry and intermediate camp

Eckdaten zum Kitecamp Kenia


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Our highly trained LakeUnited coaches are always on site in Kenya too.

As part of the LakeUnited Supervision they ensure your safety at the spot, look out to provide the perfect basic conditions - and enable you to make real progress on the water.

Kite equipment

You don't need to disassemble your board, don't need to carry a board bag and when you arrive, everything is ready for you.

We have the latest equipment with us: wave boards, twin tips and kites from 5 to 15 m² (you never know).


We have several luxurious residential complexes in our program. All lodges are within walking distance of our kite beach, where we use the infrastructure of a local kite school.

In any case, spacious, practically equipped (mosquito net!) rooms, spacious common areas, pools and opportunities for yoga or relaxation await you.

Full service package standard double room

€ 2.230,-

Including overnight stay in a standard double room with half board, equipment rental, guiding, supervision and airport transfer, excluding travel

Request an offer and you'll get all the information including available packages and prices.

You can contact us any time and we will send you all the important information you have to know. Just contact us and we will send you news and updates, if the date isn`t the right one for you. We`ll find a solution for almost everything.

LakeUnited Supervision

We ensure your safety and your skill boost

Our highly trained LakeUnited coaches are always on site at each of our camps. LakeUnited coaches are passionate about your progress. It's not just years of experience that make up their skills. Their trained eye, attention to detail and precise instructions enable you to get better at kitesurfing easily and in a short time.

As part of LakeUnited Supervision we ensure the perfect conditions and safety at the spot. In addition, we enable real progress on the water and the further development of your kite skills. We select the right spot on site, support you in choosing the right equipment and give you personal tips for your individual progress - so that you can get the most out of it.

Depending on the wind and weather, we hold workshops on different topics. We share all our knowledge and tricks with you and answer all your questions to make you a better kiter.

Reliable thermal wind

Spot & Wind in Watamu

In addition to warm temperatures and thus kitesurfing without neoprene in the Indian Ocean, Kenya also offers a reliable and constant sideshore wind. In Watamu you will find a white sandy beach that stretches for several kilometers offering enough space for many kiters. But don't worry, there won't be many other kitesurfers nearby.

During breakfast you will notice the leaves starting to move in the wind, because in the course of the morning the constant wind sets in and accompanies you until sunset. You will usually fly kites between ten and twelve square meters.

Due to the tides, Watamu is a spot with many faces and each of them has its own peculiarity. Sensational downwind trips are also possible. We just have to decide how many kilometers we want to kite with the wind. 

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Accomodation in Watamu

We discovered two facilities near the town of Watamu, each of which is special in its own way. One is built in a traditional style, with small apartments, lots of greenery and direct access to the sea. The second is like a fortress, with a breathtaking roof terrace and observation tower.

Both properties have spacious rooms, common areas, yoga and meditation rooms and private pools.

You are within walking distance of the kite beach. So you are flexible and can quickly run back or come to the beach.

fun even for non-kiters

Activities in Kenya

We offer plenty of additional activities for non-kiters and kite-lazy people. Or simply as an alternative if the sore muscles are too intense or if there is a lull after all. 

Detailed information on the Kitecamp in Watamu

We have been traveling to Kenya ourselves and with groups for years and are very familiar with both traveling to and in the country and kiting at the spot.

We have briefly summarized all the useful information for you.

In Kenya you will find enough space for many kiters, but there are none. Usually it is only us and two or three other people on the water. Thanks to the reliable thermals, you can prepare for many wind days. We will mainly have wind for ten to twelve square meter kites. Of course we also needed smaller and bigger kites in the past. 

Due to the sideshore wind we will mainly stay at the kite station, where we have also stored our equipment and can use the infrastructure. In Watamu you can of course freely organize your time. We definitely don't have stress, we have a lot of time. 

We take care of your progress in joint kite sessions and will improve your skills. If you want to ride a waveboard or foil, we make it possible for you. 

Occasionally, waves can be found on the reef when the conditions work together perfectly. 

Downwinders are also planned. Here we just have to decide how long we want to ride with the wind. We take care of your progress and safety and have fun on the water.

Yes, kitesurfing is strength training! So that you don't just build up your muscles while towing your kite and otherwise sit around waiting for better wind, we offer you our equipment for rent. Whether land or water kite, a lot or little wind - we always have the right equipment for you! So you travel much more carefree, use new kites from top brands such as Flysurfer and Duotone and have more time on the water overall.

LakeUnited's events are always educational. Because our goal is that you can take as much as possible with you. We place great value on practice and can now look back on more than 15 years of training experience in kitesurfing. Nevertheless, we are constantly evolving by continuously revising our concepts. 

After all, there is not just one way, because everyone learns differently and needs different inputs. In addition, one or the other may already have made mistakes that need to be specifically corrected. We use different approaches to improve your skills on the water and on the kite. We will hold several workshops and also offer video analyzes - if everything goes well, even with a projector in the evening. 

Because we love detailed work, we can draw your attention to little things that others don't even see. Often, just a few small changes lead to the desired success and you enjoy more fun and safety on the water. n our high-quality kite lessons, we clearly see our strength in empathy and in working on a personal level. With empathy and a lot of fun, we will pick you up right where you are. This applies to beginners as well as professionals, after all, we have already trained some kite instructors in our academy.

As soon as the gate opens, the luxurious mansion will impress you. The property has a beautiful landscaped tropical garden, a large swimming pool and a cozy area to relax.

You don't have to take care of your physical well-being in Kenya, as there is a private cook for us. He provides you with breakfast and dinner. Every day starts with a healthy breakfast together. There is homemade granola with fresh and juicy fruits, eggs in different variations and deliciously ripe avocados.

During the day you can get something to drink right on the kite beach at the surrounding bars and restaurants and buy a lunch snack or a delicious Italian ice cream. 

Dinner at our mansion is varied. There is everything from vegetarian dishes to meat or fish.

In the city of Watamu (five minutes by moped or tuk tuk) there are some good restaurants and bars where you can eat and drink well. With a lot of Italian influence, you are well looked after here in very beautiful places. 

The destination of the trip is Mombasa. Turkish and Ethiopian Airlines fly relatively quickly from Vienna with a stopover. Tip from us: At Ethiopian Airlines sports baggage with 23 kilograms is included. You can register for Turkish Airlines sports baggage with 32 kilograms for about € 50 each way. No matter how you get to Mombasa, we will definitely pick you up from the airport. 

Flight cost: app. € 550.- to € 800.-

Offer for flights: We would be happy to send you an offer from our cooperation partner so that you don't have to worry about anything.

Visa: The Kenyan visa should be applied for in advance. We would be happy to send you the link here.

Transfer to the mansion: We organize a transfer to your accommodation and back again. This is already included in the price. 

Money: Official currency in Kenya is the Kenyan shilling. If you want you can change a small amount at the airport. However, we advise you not to change a larger amount there, because there is an opportunity for a better course in Watamu. You can also withdraw money with your credit card in the city.

Visa: A visa is mandatory for your entry into Kenya. You can apply online in advance and it costs around € 55.- 

Passport: Your passport must be valid for six months upon entry.

Vaccinations: There is no mandatory vaccination for Kenya. However, it is advisable to contact your doctor or the tropical institute in advance and to consult.

Malaria: We recommend extensive insect protection. However, everyone has to decide for themselves whether to take malaria medication prophylactically. It is best to clarify here with the tropical institute and your doctor. 

Internet: There is wifi in the mansion and at the kite center. If you need internet anytime and anywhere, you can of course get your own SIM card, 

Travel insurance: We would be happy to send you a personal offer for your trip. Just get in touch with us and we will be happy to help you.

Safari: We can organize a safari for you and other participants on site. We recommend a two-day tour of the Tsavo East National Park with an overnight stay in a lodge. Of course you can also stay longer on safari or start or end your vacation with a tour.