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Hakuna Matata

Kitecamp in Watamu, Kenya

Kitesurfer surft im indischen Ozean mit wolkigem Himmel

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!

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!

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Dates & Services Kitecamp Kenya

Training

Packages

Accommodation

Training

The camp in Kenya has a training character, so we will work on your skills as part of the trip. 

Training for beginners and a material rental can be booked optionally. 

Packages

We recommend the full service package including equipment and coaching.

Leave us a request and we will send you all the information about the packages. 

Accommodation

We have our own luxurious mansion with spacious double rooms and a dorm room including half board. Also an area to relax with a large pool. This facility is just fantastic. 

coaching, equipment and accommodation from

€ 1.247,-

excl. travel costs

  • 29.01 - 12.02.2022

    Entry and intermediate camp

  • 12.02. - 26.02.2022

    Entry and intermediate camp

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.

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. 

amazed when the gate opens

Accomodation in Watamu

Near the city of Watamu we have an extremely beautiful facility, which is reserved only for us. If the gate opens and you enter it you will not be able to get out of amazement. We promise you!

Neben sechs großen Doppelzimmern und zwei Dorm Rooms findest du einen riesigen Pool, einen großen Essbereich und eine wahnsinnig gemütliche Sitzlandschaft. Die ist perfekt, um nach den ausgedehnten Kitesessions zu entspannen. Ehrlich gesagt wir wollen dir gar nicht zu viel verraten, denn die Bilder der Unterkunft sprechen für sich.

From the mansion, you can walk to the nearby kite beach and enjoy the day near a resort. This means that you can also act flexibly and run back quickly if you have forgotten something.

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. 

The six double rooms with king-size beds are spacious and furnished with great attention to detail. In every room you will find your own beautiful bathroom. You can also book a bed in the dorm rooms. These are a little cheaper because you can share the room with other participants. This option also has a great African flair. In addition, of course, all beds are included Mosquito nets. A Room maids come by every day to prepare the rooms and set up the mosquito net in the evening. You can also have your laundry washed at no extra charge.

You don't have to take care of your physical well-being in Kenya, because there is our cook named Durango, who is with us for years already. 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. 

Information about CoVid-19

Since we always strive for your complete satisfaction, CoVid-19 is not a problem for us. If we are not able to carry out a camp or a trip or should not be allowed to travel to or enter a country due to restrictions, we will notify you in good time and you will get your money back.