The island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos provides a wide variety of conditions for kiteboarding from shallow waters for beginners to memorable waves and downwinders.
Kiteboarding Long Bay
Kiteboarding site of Long Bay in Turks and Caicos is 5 minutes walk from the villa. Long Bay is an immense 20 square kilometers sandy bay, one meter deep as far as the eye can see . No current, no coral, no waves, no danger. Paradise for the beginner or to practice new moves. A great beach where your family will be safe, Long Bay Turks and Caicos is ideally located for the prevailing winds of the Turks. SunSea villas are 5 minutes walk from Long Bay
Kiteboarding Grace Bay
When the wind blows from the north or northeast , Grace Bay becomes the favorite site of expert kiters. There are waves on the reef one km from the shore and choppy conditions on the other side of the reef.
Kiteboarding Turtle Tail
Located on the south shore , Turtle Tail is the site of flat flat flat. Rather shallow, it becomes a little paradise when the wind direction is favourable .
Other kite sites, expeditions and courses
All around the island you will find different sites providing different conditions for kiteboarding.
For Kite expeditions, visit www.kiteprovo.com. Some suggestions:
- Downwinders from Long Bay to Turtle Tail.
- Downwinders from long Bay to Boogaloos restaurant
- Downwinders from Grace Bay to the renowned Conch Shack
- A day of kiteboarding in the Mangroves, a place you will never forget.
And many more possibilities…
Learn to Kite
Kiteboarding is quickly becoming one of the most popular adrenaline pumping sports here in the Turks and Caicos. With consistent trade winds and shallow water, the learning conditions on Provo are nothing short of world class. Professional instructors from www.KiteProvo.com will get you started. First learning to fly the kite on the beach, and then out into the water with your board. KiteProvo also offers advanced lessons for those already up and riding.
Your first lesson will be a land lesson/ Power Kite Flying Fundamentals. The Land Lesson is approximately 1.5hrs. During this lesson you will learn the basics of flying a trainer kite, learn how to generate power and gain an understanding for the wind and equipment. From here, you will move onto the water lesson/ Kiteboarding Fundamentals H2O. The H2O lesson is approximately 2.5hrs. During this lesson you will learn how to fly one of the big inflatable kites progressing to practice water starts with the board. This is where you will really get a taste for the thrill of kiteboarding.
Private instruction (one on one):
The fastest way to learn is with a private instructor (minimum 2 hours). You will have more time with the kite in your hands and will have the one on one attention of your instructor. Your private instructor can tailor the lessons specifically to your needs and desires. You can comfortably progress at your own rate
Also, contact KiteProvo for rentals, downwinders and other recommended kiting spots here in TCI