SICILY KITESURFING HOLIDAYS
Kitesurfing Holidays In Sicily
The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily offers warm weather and a kitesurfing season that extends from March until November. This relatively undiscovered kitesurfing destination offers flat, shallow waters - perfect for beginners and one of the safest places to learn to kitesurf!
The nature reserve of Stagnone is the largest lagoon in Sicily, extending between the areas of Marsala and Trapani. The lagoon is home to a number of small islands and is famous for its salt pans and windmills.
While a number of great bakeries, supermarkets and bars can be found close to the kitesurfing spot at Lo Stagnone, we will also arrange a private car rental for your holiday so that you can really explore the beauty of Sicily. The kitesurf centre is located on the western tip of Sicily, surrounded by kilometres of beautiful coastline and ancient cities, rich in historical and archaeological sites. The area of Marsala is linked to marsala wine and a visit to the main shopping street of the city really showcases the beauty of Marsala, the fifth largest city in Sicily.
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Kitesurfing In Sicily
Lo Stagnone, Sicily, offers a great kitesurfing area for beginners just starting out or improvers looking to progress. The large flat water area is shallow enough all around that you can stand up no matter how deep you get or far you go and with a great warm water temperature, and a daytime temperature that never drops below 20°C in summer, the area is perfect for those learning new tricks or that are still learning to surf upwind. With conditions like these, it takes considerably less time to master new skills and is easier to spend hours practising by yourself.
The wind is consistent and reliable with winds coming from the north and a thermic wind which picks up usually after 2pm and lasts until the sun goes down.The season starts in March and can last through until November but the most reliable winds are between June and September when there is a consistent 15-20 knots of wind every day. It is possible to kitesurf safely in all wind conditions and Lo Stagnone has about 300 windy days per year so you won't regret booking a kitesurfing holiday here!
If you are more advanced and enjoy riding with surfboard, a fun wave spot with 1-2 metre waves is also available a five-minute drive away or it is also possible to ride upwind to this spot if you don't want to drive.
Other Activities In Sicily
There are plenty of other activities to enjoy in Sicily on the slim chance you have a day with no wind or simply want some time to relax.
The endless flat water of Lo Stagnone is perfect for stand up paddling and there are several islands in the lagoon waiting to be explored. Boat and ferry trips to these little islands and those further out are also on offer. San Vito Lo Capo, located with an hours drive from the kitesurfing spot is a climber's paradise with routes for all skill levels. A number of beautiful beaches also beckon, providing white sands and turquoise waters where you can while away your days in paradise.
A number of small eateries and even a Michelin Star restaurant can be found within easy distance of Lo Stagnone and provide the perfect places to enjoy summer cocktails and fresh seafood. Also nearby you will find one of the first olive factories in Sicily, and a number of ancient temples, castles and ruins that are just waiting to be explored.