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Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda
kitesurf features
downwinders
launch space 20m+
kite-in kite-out accomodation
1-2m waves
2m+ waves
destination ratings
nightlife 4/5
beginner friendly 5/5
family friendly 4/5
flat water 5/5
not crowded 5/5
other activities 5/5
feedback or questions?
cost rating
breakfast + bed + dinner
$300
wifi at the destination
medium
# of restaurants in the area
216

season overview

foil wind is more than 8 kts
wind for big kites is more than 12 kts
freeride wind is more than 17 kts
big air wind is more than 22 kts
air temperature
water temperature

The best wind data for kite travel. How? See here

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New! The room map includes both airbnb and hotel options in Antigua. For the best kitesurf holidays, we recommend staying within walking distance of the main kitespot when possible.

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Kite schools & shops

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Kitesurf Antigua
4 hr private lesson: $300
Full day kitegear rental: $100
40knots
1 hr private lesson: $169
2 hr kids special lesson: $150

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Destination info

Contributor content provided by Adam Anton at Kitesurf Antigua

Kitespot(s) Overview: The warm trade winds blow in Antigua December through August. The beach is over a quarter-mile long with a gentle curve and side-on wind conditions that offer a safe cove for learners and some ‘bump and jump’ conditions further upwind for the more experienced riders. With lots of beach space for practicing the ever-important skills of rigging, launching, and landing your kites, Jabberwock Beach is the safest and most comfortable beach on the island to learn to kite.

Best beginner spot(s) in the area: Jabberwock Beach.

Best wave spot(s) in the area: none.

Downwinders: Yes, from Guiana island back to Jabberwock. You have to charter a boat to take you out.

Significant wind patterns: Steady trade winds throughout the winter.

After-kite drinks or other notable bars & restaurants: Falmouth harbor is where all the nightlife is. Best bars and restaurants on the island!

Local intel by Kitesurf Antigua
Welcome to Kitesurf Antigua, the island’s first and only choice for kitesurfing lessons. With over 10 years of experience, we have the best teaching location on the island, and our friendly instructors are always ready to provide you with a safe and fun learning experience. We are located on the beautiful Jabberwock Beach, on the North-East corner of Antigua.

Wind forecast

Current wind and weather forecast at Antigua. 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.

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