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Destination Overview: One of the cheapest destinations in high season, this is the original kitespot in Egypt! Hurghada is easily accessible, affordable, and a popular tourist destination. Sunny, warm weather, and constant wind blowing from mid-March until mid-November makes for epic kiteboarding.
The Red Sea, with it's clear, turquoise and warm water provides for year-round kitesurfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing. Hurghada offers visitors a wide array of attractions and is a perfect destination for families looking to visit the wonders of Egypt. Hurghada has hundreds of hotels, apartments, and quality restaurants along the coastline. In one sentence, Hurghada has something for everyone!
Kitespot(s) Overview: Perfect conditions for all levels of kitesurfers from beginners to advanced riders. The beach is enormous (2 km long), sandy, and free of coral.
The lagoon provides flat, knee/waist-deep water and stable side onshore wind, making an ideal place kitesurfing progression.
Other activities & things to do: Quad bike & Jeep 4x4 desert safari trips, Luxor & Asuan temple tours, Giza pyramids tours, diving and snorkeling daily boat trips, cable wakeboarding park, Hurghada museum, Hurghada grand aquarium, and more.
Best beginner & flat water spot(s) in the area: Kite School Egypt beside AMC Royal hotel Hurghada.
Best wave spot(s) in the area: None.
Downwinders: Kite School Egypt organizes downwind trips from El Gouna to their kite spot, it's approximately a 20 km downwind trip. Alternatively, you can kite from their place to Abu Mungar island and then to Hurghada. It's roughly a 50 km downwind trip.
Significant wind patterns: Strong thermal winds from the Red sea
After-kite drinks or other notable bars & restaurants: Hurghada-The Heaven restaurant, Moby dick restaurant, El Halaka seafood restaurant, Caribbean bar Hurghada. El Gouna-Zia Amelia, White elephant Thai restaurant, Saigon Vietnamese restaurant, La Garage, The Club House, Dunes, bar.
Looking for more detailed information? These are some of the better travel, kitesurf, and "things to do" guides we found.
Current wind and weather forecast at Hurghada. To see best months to kite foil, freeride kiteboard, and for big air, see “season overview” at top. You may have to slide map up to see kitespot.