The best spots for solo-traveling kitesurfers
Now let’s get real! This is a small collection of spots which are ideal for solo traveling kite girls:
– Cabarete, Dominican Republic: Whether you’re a yoga-loving and health-food-addicted kite girl or like to go for good food and drinks every night – this is the place for you. No other spot in the world has that kite vibe and within a day you’ll have plenty of kite buddys in crime! Plus there is a really high level here at the spot and a lot of really rad female kiteboarders to inspire your style of riding!
– Tarifa, Spain: This is the European version of Cabarete! A huge kite surf scene and tons of bars, tapas places, restaurants to have a great night every night of the week. An ideal spot for solo-traveling kite girls as well!
– El Gouna, Egypt: Some kite teacher called this place the Disneyland of Egypt and it’s true! I felt totally comfortable at this spot right from the start, there are tons of solo-traveling kite girls and it’s easy to get to know new people. There is also lots of no wind options and tons of restaurants and bars to celeberate your new jump. At KBC they also have events for kite girls.
– La Ventana, Baja California, Mexico: this is a place for the laid-back, yoga-loving, in-touch-with-nature kite girl! While this place also has a great overall atmosphere and it’s easy to get to know new people as a solo-traveller – it’s not the place to go to if you want to party every night. Baja Midnight starts at 9 pm and people here pretty much get up with sunrise to go for a SUP or mountain-bike or yoga session instead of partying all night.
You’re still not sure if you should just head out all by yourself?
If this is your first trip as a solo-traveling kitegirl, then why don’t you do this: ask around in one of the Facebook groups for local kite girls – like the Women’s Kiteboarding Community, Kite Chicas or Kite Chics United. And before you know it, you already have some local girls to meet up with!
Also try facebook groups with more members, e.g. look for your destination and kitesurf in facebook – just to give a random example, this is the Kitesurf Tarifa group.
Or if you want to push your riding at the same time, try one of the many (girls) kite camps that are offered.
But just out of my own experience: go out there and let life surprise you. Carried away by magic, saltwater and wind you’ll probably return back home with a whole lot of stories!