Kitesurf Holidays To Le Morne In Mauritius
Mauritius is a beautiful island in the Indian Ocean, around a 12 hour flight from the UK/Europe. It is widely recognised as one of the very best kitesurfing destinations in the world due to reliable wind and a great variety of kitesurf conditions. Kitesurfing from down the line waves to flat water lagoon, all from the same beach. Combined with stunning luxury hotels, at amazing prices, right on the kitesurfing beach of Le Morne. It is no surprise that a kitesurf holiday to Mauritius is just about as perfect as it gets.
Planet Kitesurf Holidays has a huge amount of personal experience in Mauritius with staff travelling to the island every year. We always have the latest information to hand about all the hotels, kitesurfing equipment, kitesurf instruction and travel options. We are widely acknowledged as the UK’s leading specialist in Mauritius kitesurfing holidays and are able to offer exclusive, unbeatable prices from outstanding resorts offering tailor made packages. Just pick up the phone for an immediate best price quotation along with expert advice.
Planet Kitesurf offer a range of services to Mauritius that include:Direct flights from London and many other European airports Up to 60% off luxury hotels around the island and offers and room upgrades not found anywhere else. Tailor made tours in combination with Rodriquez Island, Reunion Island, South Africa and Dubai and many more Kitesurf rental of the latest North equipment including SUP, surf & Windsurf combinations Brilliant child care included in your holiday for free!
Planet Travel are specialists in tailor made tours to this area so please call and speak to an expert travel professional about combining your stay in Le Morne and a wide range of other locations.
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The Kitesurf Spots
Le Morne, at the foot of Mauritius' famous landmark, the impressive Le Morne Brabant Mountain, in the southern part ?of the island, offers everything kitesurfers could wish for. ?The spot is well suited for all kitesurfing abilities. The constant southeast trade winds, ?which in the summer months blow all day long, make for excellent kiting. These ?winds that have travelled 4000 miles over the sea are very consistent and clean.
The Learner Lagoon
We can organise kitesurfing lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced kiteboarders. ?For beginners we use the large lagoon with its fantastic knee-deep flat water, on the windward side of the centre. This is the safest spot for both, learning to kitesurf and for improving one's kitesurfing skills. Inside the lagoon and especially in front of ?the station, small coral clumps, shells and marine animals can be found in the water, so we recommend everybody ?to wear shoes.
The kitesurfing spot for advanced kitesurfers is situated directly in front of our centre on the main kite beach, where the wind blows consistently sideshore from the left.? Here you can blast across the lagoon on shallow water ?protected from waves by the outer reef, located about ?600m offshore.? The reef is relatively smooth and is about 1m below ?the surface, allowing you to ride down the 1-2 m ?waves without risk. If conditions are right, the kitesurf ?spot is also suitable for wave riding novices making ?their first attempts at surfing down wave.
Mauritius can be a challenging windsurfing spot. For the kids we have a big lagoon with shallow water. In the morning there are light winds which are perfect for the kids lesson.
The wind usually blows from east or southeast (sideshore from the left) and reaches a strength of 3-5 beaufort on average during summer in the southern hemisphere and about 4-6 beaufort during winter. In winter (April to October), the trade wind shows its best side. Between December and April there can be heavy rainfall.
Other than the board sports offered, diving can be arranged, trekking is available and sampling the local Creole/French cuisine is a must. There are also some really good Chinese restaurants on the island (as quite a large proportion of the population are Chinese).
Many of the evening activities revolve around sipping on a well deserved "sundowner" before indulging in some of the great local food cooked on an open barbeque underneath the stars. Needles to say, Mauritius is not a destination for those seeking a lively club scene! Prices on the island are not the cheapest, but the quality more than makes up for this.
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