Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Wasini Island, Shimoni,
Coast Province Kenya
Located at 75 km/46 mi from Mombasa town and 45 minutes drive from the famous Diani Beach at the southern coast of Mombasa, Wasini Island is a marine lover's heaven, allowing for an absolute example between man and nature. Wasini Island allows one to see Kenya from a different perspective... no roads, no cars, no electricity and no running water!! The island is 5 km/3 mi in length and 1 km/0.8 mi in width.
Normally there is a mild south-west wind all year round getting stronger in the afternoons but again like most of the Kenyan coasts, the winds depend on 2 seasons, Kaskazi (Northerly) and Kusi (Southerly).
This paves way for kite-surfing in Wasini as an almost all year round activity!! Kaskazi season is the most reliable at this spot and it blows in from December to February with strong wind strengths of between 15-20 knots and weather is generally warm at 30°C/86°F. There is no need for wet suits but one needs to apply lots of sunscreen. It is advisable to use fin on the kite-surfing board.
Malindi Beach, an oasis of calm and beauty, is located at 110 km/68 mi from Mombasa City. It overlooks the Malindi Marine Park while the coral garden in the park provides with an amazing flora and fauna. It offers a stunning marine life with amazing weather all year through.
Shoal Bay West is on the western side of the island of Anguilla. Anguilla belongs to Leeward Islands in the West Indies. The island is located in the east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, being situated in the northern Caribbean Sea and the western Atlantic Ocean. Its capital is The Valley.
Sandy Hook is a barrier spit, approximately 6 mi/9.6 km in length and varying between 0.1 mi/0.16 km and 1 mi/1.6 km wide in Middletown Township, in Monmouth County, lengthwise the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey. The eastern shoreline consists of public beaches, where many visitors have the opportunity to spend their holidays.
Located at 75 km/46 mi from Mombasa town and 45 minutes drive from the famous Diani Beach at the southern coast of Mombasa, Wasini Island is a marine lover's heaven, allowing for an absolute example between man and nature.
Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve is located along the east coast of Kenya. The marine park covers an area of 10 km²/3.86 mi² that is around 2500 ac/10.12 km² and the reserve a massive area of 200 km²/77.22 mi² which is around 49400 ac/199.91 km². Since it is located close to most of all the touristic areas, its beaches are one of the most visited and a great deal of activities take place at the same time.
Diani Beach is located at 30 km/18 mi south of Mombasa town, 45 km/27 mi from Mombasa International Airport and 5 km/3 mi from the Ukunda airstrip. The beach stretches at about 25 km/15 mi long with stunning coral reef and huge marine life. The pearly white sand blends into warm blue waters making it a perfect spot for beach holiday!!
Shanzu Beach lies along the shimmering waters of the Mombasa marine park and it is located at 30 km/18 mi in the northern coast of Mombasa town. The beach beach is environmental friendly and has moorings installed for any anchoring damage.
Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve is located along the east coast of Kenya. The marine park covers an area of 6 mi/10 km (around 2,500 ac/10.12 km²) and the reserve a massive area of 124 mi/200 km square (around 49,400 ac/199.91 km²). Since it is located close to most of all the touristic areas, its beaches are one of the most visited and a great deal of activities take place at the same time.
Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals, forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef at almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.