If you are coming to Fuerteventura to kitesurf, the first think you should really keep in mind before going with the wind is your skill level.
If you’re going to start from scratch, it would be best for you to contact a specialised school that will hold your hand and explain the best tricks for controlling the kite so that this sport will become your new passion.
For beginners, these are the best beaches for getting started with a kite:
Playa del Burro:
In the heart of the Dunas de Corralejo Park you’ll find this perfect beach for starting with your fist kitesurfing lessons. You’ll see an area that is reserved for beginners with gentle, short waves that will allow you to feel safe when you get into the water.
You’ll also see people with more advanced levels on this beach because it offers various types of waves for all tastes.
Playa de Sotavento:
This beach is located at the south-east of the island. Its endless kilometres of white beaches and constant wind convert it into a perfect spot for water and wind sports, such as windsurfing and kitesurfing.
It’s famous to the point of being a can’t miss spot in the worldwide circuit for both sports.
If you are just starting out with kitesurfing, this beach is on a shallow lagoon, which is perfect for learning how to glide the board with the help of a kite.
Caleta de Fuste:
Near Sotavento, a bit more towards the north, you have Caleta de Fuste. It is shielded from sea currents, which makes it a perfect place for getting started with this sport.
If your level is a bit more advanced, there are beaches there that will delight everyone.
Spectacular beaches and landscapes that will take your breath away. El Cotillo is one of the most special spots on Fuerteventura and, without a doubt, one of the most popular beaches among advanced riders.
Its strong waves tend to crash aggressively against the coast, so you should really take that into account before venturing into its waters.
If you spend all day kitesurfing, you’ll be rewarded when the sun sets among unparalleled colours and views.
One of the most famous beaches of Fuerteventura couldn’t be missing from this list.
At Corralejo we will find one of the most iconic beaches for kitesurfing: Flag Beach, which is ideal for polishing your technique.
Here you will find many riders who are willing to be carried away by the constant wind and different kinds of waves they train with to improve day after day.
You will see many schools training first-timers, but it is a beach with a reef bottom that can be seen at low tide. If you choose this beach, use diving boots to avoid hurting your feet upon entering or coming out of the water during low tide.
If you’d like to kitesurf in open waters with total safety, Matas Blancas beach is perfect for it.
Even though there are different types of winds there, it has gentle waves, which makes it suitable for all levels