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Where to kitesurf in the Maldives

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Where to kitesurf in the Maldives

There are some spectacular kitesurfing destinations around the planet. Some are renowned for their excellent wind conditions. Others for the choice of luxury accommodation or excellent kite schools. But there is one kitesurfing option that offers all of the above and more.

The Maldives boasts some incredible luxury resorts with a wide range of activities for all members of the family. And because the kitesurfing season is outside of the main tourism peak, you can find great deals even in the most high-end hotels.

The Maldives is home to some of the most beautiful islands on earth, surrounded by warm, turquoise water and white sandy beaches. And the regular winds blowing throughout the season and quiet waters all make for an idyllic kitesurfing destination.

However, with more than 160 resorts spread across 1,000 islands, the hardest part is knowing where to base yourself for your kitesurfing break. So the team here at Planet Kitesurf have decided to make your life easier. As we’ve been there, done that, we know just where to go for the very best kitesurfing holiday in the Maldives. Here are the top spots:

Carpe Diem Beach Resort and Spa

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Carpe Diem Beach Resort is a brand new luxury hotel based around a quiet atoll with plenty of space to kite with a great centre right on site. It’s also close to Hanifaru Bay, a UNESCO biosphere reserve and home to some stunning reefs and marine life, so when you’re not on the water you can explore under it with a spot of diving. Choose from 115 private pool villas and make use of the myriad of facilities.

Anantara Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu

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A string of three luxury resorts, Anantara Dhigu, Veli and Naladhu share facilities and offer superb kitesurfing conditions and a range of other water sports. There are accommodation options to suit most needs and budgets, almost all with stunning ocean views and tropical paradise all around.

Cocoon Maldives

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At Cocoon Maldives you get absolute luxury and a level of pampering it’s hard to match anywhere, and all for a price that might be lower than you’d imagine. Enjoy personalised kitesurfing adventures created by your very own instructor and dine out in a choice of restaurants, before returning to your private pool villa for the ultimate island getaway.

Olhuveli Beach and Spa

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Expect no expense spared and incredible dining options on this truly breath-taking island. There are special family-oriented facilities and outstanding cuisine to enjoy, as well as secluded sandbank areas where you can enjoy total privacy. Of course, Olhuveli’s fantastic kiting conditions that are the main attraction and they don’t disappoint.

Ozen by Atmosphere

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The very first all-inclusive luxury resort in the Maldives, Ozen by Atmosphere is still one of the best. Everything is included in the one price, so you can forget about money and just enjoy your stay. And with facilities this good, plus ideal kitesurfing conditions it’s sure to be a holiday that will live long in the memory.

If you really want to experience the best of the Maldives, then the above resorts offer luxury by the bucket load. Of course, the kitesurfing is the real reason for your trip, and there’s plenty of that too. Good wind conditions, flat water and deserted lagoons all add up to a top kiting break. The fact you can enjoy all that in such a beautiful part of the world is an added bonus. Contact us today for expert advice and to start planning your Maldives kitesurfing holiday!