Brexit-busting kite trips from KiteWorldWide

Zanzibar Jambiani

Beat the Brexit blues

Learn to kite in Sri Lanka, Cape Town and Zanzibar


With the fear of a no-deal Brexit looming and a weaker pound, consumer confidence in travel has taken a knocking. However there are still many kite destinations outside of the Eurozone, just an affordable flight away, where you can learn to kitesurf while enjoying a lower cost of living. 

KiteWorldWide are seeing a 34% increase in enquiries to long-haul destinations such as Sri Lanka, Cape Town and Zanzibar. Each destination has something to offer both kiting and non-kiting guests as well as a variety of activities, both on and off the water and beers are under £1.50 and you can dine out for £1.10!


Sri Lanka, Kalpitiya



How far your money goes:

Price of a Sri Lankan beer: 350 Rupees = £1.49

Cheap meal out: 258 Rupees = £1.10

A bottle of mid-range wine: 2000 Rupees = £8.51


Kiteworldwide Cape Town


 KWW package includes:

  • Seven nights’ accommodation in the Lodge 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner with water served at meal times 
  • Afternoon tea / snack when you finish kiting 
  • 12 Hour Kite Course plus Kite rental at the end of the course 
  • Kite trip or downwinder 
  • SUP usage and weekly yoga sessions

excluding flights, starts at £905 pp for a double room

from £428 return.


Accommodation: The stylish KiteWorldWide Lagoon Lodge has a pool and large spacious rooms. It lies right on the edge of a huge flat-water lagoon with the Indian Ocean just the other side of the sand dunes so it’s a great place to learn and progress your kiting. 

In Kalpitiya you can score great kiting and experience Sri Lanka’s vibrant culture while staying in a chic lagoon lodge for kiters and non-kiters. It’s a rare spot that’s unspoilt by tourism with Wilpattu National Park close by, day trips including jungle safaris, the UNESCO heritage site of Anuradhapura and dolphin and whale-watching all easily accessible from the lodge.

When to go?
There are two long windy seasons; December – March and May – Oct.



South Africa, Cape Town



How far your money goes:

Price of a South African beer: 200 South African Rand = £1.66

Cheap Meal out: 120 Rand = £6.63

A bottle of mid-range wine: 65 Rand = £3.59


Kiteworldwide Cape Town


KWW package Includes:

  • Self-catering accommodation
  • Weekly Braii (BBQ)
  • Kite Storage
  • Daily kiting together with the Kiteboarding Events Team
  • Two downwinders (kiting in one direction from one spot to another) per week (from VDWS level 5-6)
  • One kite excursion per week
  • “The Old Biscuit Mill” Market every Saturday
  • Just in case: “No-wind” program (surf, SUP, excursions)


Price: (excl. flights) start from £460 pp for seven nights. Beginner’s kiting courses start at £439.

from £501 return

As well as good food and wines, South Africa also offers strong, consistent winds, making it a world-class kitesurfing location for beginners and intermediates.

The KiteWorldWide Mansion is legendary among kiters and offers a rich, luxurious designer loft villa with a huge living room with kitchen, a South African braai (BBQ) area, and rooftop pool with views from across the coast to the iconic Table Mountain.

The Mansion is located in Sunset Beach, just 100 metres from the beach, one of the best kitesurfing spots in Cape Town.

When to go? From 1
st October until 15 April



Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania


Zanzibar Jambiani


How far your money goes:

Price of a Tanzanian beer:  5000 Tanzanian Shilling = £1.63

Cheap Meal out: 8000 TSh = £2.61

A bottle of mid-range wine: 18,000 Tsh = £5.88


Red Monkey Lodge


KWW package includes:

  • Seven nights’ accommodation in the Red Monkey Lodge 
  • 12-hour Kite Course 
  • Kite rental at the end of the course 
  • Return transfer from the airport
  • SUP usage 
  • Weekly excursion “Zanzibar East Coast at night”
  • Weekly Swahili Dinner with all the team and all our guests 


Price: The Beginner Package (excluding flights, including breakfast) based on two people sharing, starts from £750 pp

from £488 return

When to go?
There are two windy seasons: from December to March and June to September.

Located in the Indian Ocean, the beautiful island of Zanzibar is famous for its beautiful beaches with crystal-clear, turquoise water. Because of the two different seasons you can either surf under the sun in the summer or enjoy this spot in the winter when it’s cold and dark back home.

The kitespot is directly in front of the sustainable eco-lodge. A huge lagoon with warm, shallow water which is perfect for instruction and trainingThis small island in front of the east coast of Tanzania not only has stunning beaches, but also beautiful dive sites and lots of alternatives activities.

It’s super eco-friendly too, due to the years of campaigning by the accommodation owner. You won’t find a single plastic bottle at Red Monkey Lodge.



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