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Category:Water sports


Looking for action and adventure? Kitesurfing might be just the thing for you! This sport is a mix of several sports, such as windsurfing, paragliding and snowboarding. A kite and a board allow you to fly across the water and jump to great heights.  

  • Only go kitesurfing at the officially designated spots.
  • Take lessons if you have little to no experience.
  • Enjoy the sun, wind and water.

Where to go kitesurfing in Holland?

The best place for kitesurfing is the Noorderstrand on Terschelling. The wind blows harder here than on the mainland. When the tide is up, you can also go kitesurfing on the south side of the island. Other great spots are Callantsoog and Groote Keeten. The beach of Groote Keeten is most suitable during high season since it is wider and there are fewer people.

Kitesurfing in Zeeland

The beaches of Zeeland are perfect for water sports. Because there are so many beaches nearby, there is always one where the wind is just right. Zeeland has ample space for everyone who loves a shot of adrenalin!

Kite surfing in Friesland

In addition to Terschelling, excellent kite surfing is also to be had in Workum. This kite surfing spot is among the best in Europe. The stable wind blowing from the IJsselmeer and shallow water mean it’s the perfect spot to learn kite surfing. There are kite surfing schools by the water. 

Where to learn?

When you start kitesurfing, it is best to find a quiet, shallow spot. We recommend to stay near experienced kitesurfers so you can ask for their help. The wind also plays an important part. Moderate winds from one direction are best to start with. Many seaside towns have a kitesurfing school that organizes lessons on a regular basis.

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Category: Destination

Dutch Coast

Discover the Dutch coast with 250 km worth of beaches, dunes, and the greatest seaside towns. Check out the regions bordering the North Sea and book a great holiday on the coast.

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