Amazing weather, good wind, and the best summer vibes? That´s what kitesurfing in July is all about

 

If the only plan you have for the summer season is to spend it at home, then you need to do something exciting… And what will be more exciting than to go kitesurfing in July to beat the heat and bring back some fun to life? When it comes to kitesurfing holidays, July is one of the best months, as you get plenty of spots to choose from!
Especially if you look at the spots located in the northern hemisphere, you will find thermal winds and warm temperatures on the beaches. I mean, what’s better than to beat the heat by surfing on the waters?
As usual, some of the spots remain evergreen as they offer great kitesurfing conditions throughout the year, including July. For example, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, and the Caribbean remain open even during the month of July.
In the kitesurfing community, the month of July comes in the middle of the summer kitesurfing season. This means that you will not have to worry about facing no-wind days which are more frequent during the end of the kitesurfing seasons.
Generally, most kitesurfing enthusiasts agree that the season starting from July till the mid of August is best in terms of trade winds. And to top it all off, you can also get a lot of sunlight ahead of the winter months!
So are you ready to go kitesurfing in July? Well, before we look at the best kitesurfing destinations July, let’s take a moment to explore why this is a good month for kitesurfing!

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Why should you plan a kitesurfing trip in July?

 

 Are you getting double minded whether you should visit kite spots in July or not? Take a look at some of the reasons why you should plan a vacation in July:

Warm Temperatures

If you have missed the winter kitesurfing season, then there is no need to worry… When you visit the kitesurfing spots in July, you can enjoy amazing kitesurfing conditions and warm temperatures! In European countries, the winter tends to be so intense that it feels like one is chilled to the bone! And the best way to beat that cold is to visit a tropical spot that is suitable for kitesurfing!
It doesn’t matter which spot you have chosen for kitesurfing during July – There will be a 100% guarantee of warm temperature and warm outside temperature!

Good Winds

Pretty much all the kitesurfing spots which remain open in July offer good winds higher than 13 – 14 knots. And experts agree that a minimum wind speed of 12 knots is enough to kitesurf in the water. So if you have picked July for your kitesurfing, then you do not have to worry about the wind speeds!

Summer Holidays

Just like June is the start of the summer holidays, the month of July also remains popular among tourists and those seeking a good vacation. So if you want to meet new and interesting people during your kitesurfing tour, then you should choose the month of July! Who knows, you might find a lot of fellow kitesurfers and even form lifelong friendships!
And another benefit of July is that you can also take your kids on vacation to exotic locations since they will be free from school! 

 Best Kitesurfing Destinations in July

  

Looking for the best kitesurfing destinations July? Then have a look at the list of spots we have curated for you:

1. Kalpitiya (Sri Lanka)

In Asia, one of the best kitesurfing spots to visit during July is Kalpitiya, without any doubt, with its consistent winds, amazing local culture, and flat water lagoons. And the best part is that you will find plenty of accommodation options near the beach – So during July, you do not have to spend a lot of time traveling between your hotel/resort and the beach for kitesurfing.
Furthermore, there’s also a lot to explore in Kalpitiya, with plenty of activities, including water sports, wind sports, and so on. And for those who want to learn to kitesurf, you will also find plenty of schools. So if you want to learn to kitesurf, then you should contact our Kitesurfing School!

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where to kite in July. Kalpitiya is the best detsinations to kitesurf in July

2. Naxos Island (Greece)

The 2nd spot on our list is Naxos Island from Greece, which also offers good kitesurfing conditions during July! In fact, this place has a lot to offer to the travelers, such as hiking, scuba diving, mountainous regions, biking, and so on! So when you are taking a break from kitesurfing, you can explore the great Naxos Island for all of its hidden and uncovered beauty!
From the Athens airport, you can reach Naxos Island via car within 6 hours. And from the Santorini Airport, the distance is around 5 hours by car. However, the nearest airport is Mykonos Airport which is only 1 hour and 45 minutes away from Naxos Island!

best spots to go kitesurfing in July - Naxos

3. Watamu (Kenya)

In the beautiful country of Kenya lies Watamu, which is one of the best kitesurfing playgrounds with its consistent winds, white sand beaches, and tons of sightseeing opportunities.
Watamu is actually a protected area that packs a lot of undiscovered natural beauty along with options for safari game reserves! So other than kitesurfing, you can also do a lot more during July in the Watamu area!
Since you will be going to Watamu in July, you can catch the Kuzi wind season, which starts in June and remains in effect till September. On average, the wind speed is usually close to 25 knots on average but can go as high as 30 knots on some occasions. So it will be an idea to bring some 7m kites with you in case the wind gets stronger, and you want some more thrill!
On average, the air temperature during July is usually 36°C during July, while the water tends to be around in the 25°C to 30°C range.

Watamu is an amazing destination where to kite in July

4. Kaliantan (Indonesia)

Kaliantan is a famous kitesurfing spot in Indonesia that offers good opportunities for kitesurfing during July. If you are looking for a spot that offers the perfect blend of waves, winds, and adventure, then Kaliantan is the spot for you!
This spot is still undiscovered by the kitesurfers and tourists, which is an additional plus point if you want more freedom and less crowd!
From April to September, the wind speed in Kaliantan averages around 15 – 20 knots. Since July is basically the middle of the season, you will be able to get pretty much the same wind speeds. And since it will be peak summertime, there is also no need to bring any wetsuits with you.
To top it all off, rain is also very rare during July, so that’s another plus. Furthermore, many kitesurfers say that the wind in this spot tends to be even stronger than in Bali, which further adds to the appeal!

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Kaliantan, the perfect spot to kitesurf in July

5. Tenerife (Spain)

If you are looking for a kitesurfing spot in Europe for the month of July, then you can visit Tenerife, located in Spain! The Tenerife is a part of the Canary Islands, which is basically a group of multiple Islands. Every year, millions of people travel to these Islands to escape from the colder climates.
But since you will be visiting this spot in July, the people who want to escape the cold will not be here during this time of the year. But even then, Tenerife has still considered a popular spot among tourists and kitesurfers alike.
The wind speed in these Islands is usually consistent and within 12-35 knots, according to the available information. 

if you want the best wind in July, then don´t forget Tenerife

FAQs

Do you still have some questions related to kitesurfing in July? Have a look at some of our frequently asked questions:

Is it easy to book flights for kitesurfing during July?
From June to August, a lot of tourists plan their holidays which makes it one of the peak seasons during summer. That’s why you will encounter higher fight fares during July. So to avoid any inconvenience, it is a good idea to book your flights ahead of time!

Can I find good winds for kitesurfing in July?
Yes, the average wind speed in most of the popular kitesurfing destinations is pretty good during July. So in terms of wind speed, there’s nothing to worry about if you are going during July!

Where can I go kitesurfing in July?
There are a lot of options to choose from if you are wondering where to kitesurfing in July, such as Sri Lanka, Brazil, the Caribbean, Madagascar, and so on. And besides these spots, there are also tons of other places to visit during July!

Conclusion

Who said that you have to spend the rest of July confined in your home? Break the slowdown of summer with some adrenaline-pumping action and partake in wind and water sports such as kitesurfing! 
The best part about kitesurfing during July is that it is in the middle of the summer season, which means good and consistent winds will await you most of the time. However, as it goes with the peak tourist months, making arrangements ahead of time will save you from a lot of headaches and hassle!
And if you are planning to go visit one of these spots during July with your family, then you can also easily find multiple accommodation options too!

July is worthy! What are you waiting for?

 

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