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Kitesurfing in Morjim Beach, Goa, Goa India

Skill level:
Beginners and advanced
Wind direction:
NW-NNW
Best season:
February to May
Wind type:
Thermal winds
Goa is one of the most visited and famous places in India since the 60's. Located on the West Coast of the country and fronted by the Arabian Sea, it boasts an amazing coastline with sandy beaches, as well as rich landscapes and tropical forests. Once a Portuguese colony, Goa is an interesting blend of cultures and architectures and is considered to be one of the hotspot destinations in the world for both party goers and spiritual seekers.

Morjim Beach is located on the bank of Chapora River, on the north coast of Goa and is the nesting area of the Olive ridley sea turtle, as well as home to many more birds and wild animals. The beach itself is wide and sandy, with shallow clear waters and attracts visitors that wish to relax, meditate and kite surf.

The climate in the area is tropical monsoon with hot and humid temperatures all year round. The monsoon season starts from early June and cools off the hot temperatures, while it lasts until late September. Kitesurfers visit the spot from February to May, when the winds build up, because of the upcoming rain season.

The thermal winds are coming from north, north west and usually kick in around 12 pm to 2 pm and last until late in the afternoon, reaching a speed of up to 12 kn/4 bf. Since kite surfing is only starting to develop in Goa and the beach is ideal for all skill level kiters, it is never crowded and you can play for as long as you like, anywhere you like, with your kite and the waves.

There is a school operating on the spot and provides gear rentals, as well as lessons and information. There are also places to eat and enjoy cold refreshing cocktails, restrooms, showers and parking.  So if you are just looking for a place to empty your mind and enjoy the clear waters of the Arabian Sea, then Morjim Beach is the place for you!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Dabolim
31.8mi/51.2km, 1hour and 18mins
Head southeast. Turn left toward Zuari Rd. Turn left onto Zuari Rd. Make a U-turn at Bogmalo Road. Slight left toward NH 17A. Slight right onto NH 17A. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Edapally - Panvel Hwy. Go through 5 roundabouts. Slight left. Go through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit. Sharp right. Take the 1st left. Turn right. Take the 1st left toward Duler - Marna - Siolim. Turn left onto Duler - Marna - Siolim. Turn right at Bank of India. Turn left to stay on Duler - Marna - Siolim. Turn right at Aguada - Siolim Rd. Take the 1st left. Turn left toward Pernem – Agarwada - Morjim. Turn left onto Pernem – Agarwada - Morjim. Turn right toward Morjim Beach Road. Turn left onto Morjim Beach Road. Destination will be on the right.
BY AIR
Goa International Airport ,
32.9mi/53.1km from Morjim Beach.
BY TRAIN

The main train line running through Goa, connects Goa with Mumbai to the north and Mangalore to the south. Its main train station in Goa is Madgaon station in Margao, from which there are many daily services to Mumbai. However there is no direct train connection to Morjim Village.

Where to Stay

There are many beach resorts in Morjim, located very close to the beach, with amazing views and facilities. Most of them keep the Goan architecture and offer great hospitality.

HOTELS

Where to Have Fun

There are many restaurants in Morjim to choose from, including the ones within the hotels. The Goan cuisine is a blend of Portuguese and local flavors. Don’t forget to try the fresh fish and crabs.

PLACES

Schools & Shops

There are schools operating on the spot and provide all the necessary gear, as well as experienced instructors. Shops with sporting goods can be found in the city of Panaji, 18.6 mi/30 km away from Morjim.

SCHOOLS
SHOPS

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