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Marsa Alam JP Windsurf + Cabrinha Kitesurf Centre - Marsa Alam, Red Sea

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Our newly featured windsurf and kitesurf centre in Marsa Alam is located on the beach in front of the newly renovated Three Corners Equinox Beach Hotel, with a large bay providing flat water conditions and an open water area with swell further out. Ideal for all levels of slalom and freestyle windsurfers and kitesurfers.

The windsurf and kitesurf centre in Marsa Alam is located 30km south of the airport, approximately a 30 minute drive, situated on the southern part of the beach in front of the hotel.

The centre offers rental and instruction packages with the latest windsurf and kitesurf equipment from . Storage of your own equipment is available on the beach. The centre has a shop that sells beachwear fashion and sunglasses etc., a beach bar that offers espresso, fruit shakes and cocktails, free WiFi, beach BBQ’s with a bonfire and beach parties.

Directly in front of the centre there is a bay for the windsurfers and kite surfers, the first 20 meters are shallow and sandy, providing a convenient starting area. There is a jetty situated upwind, reaching 200m off shore to the Potato reef, this protects the bay from high waves, resulting in perfect flat-water conditions in the bay. For those wanting to go out to the open sea, there is a 250 meter wide passage south of the reef. The swell doesn’t break, making it perfect for wave beginners. In medium wind conditions waves are around 1.5m and grow up to around 3 meters in stronger winds. The centre has beach assistant’s constantly on look out and a rescue boat always on duty.

Sports and Activities
SUP, sailing, wakeboarding and yoga are all available at the centre.


Kit Range
The latest JP windsurf boards, NeilPryde sails and rigs, Core, Carved and Cabrinha kitesurf equipment is available.

Equipment rental is in three board categories: Beginners, Freeride or Hi-Tech. You may change your pre-reserved board within your booked category.

Freeride Ranges include a range of Epoxy sandwich structure from 96-160 litres.
Hi-Tech quipment contains the lates P boards in 'Full Wood Sandwich' and 'Professional' Editions.


1 Week
2 Weeks
Beginners Board £165 £259
Freeride Board £235 £365
Hi-Tech Board  £295 £455
*Non Consecutive Days - Beginners Board  4 out of 7 days
9 out of 14 days
*Non Consecutive Days - Freeride Board  4 out of 7 days
9 out of 14 days
*Non Consecutive Days - Hi-Tech Board  4 out of 7 days
9 out of 14 days
Please Note: You may be required to pay a damage waiver fee, locally at the centre, or leave a credit card deposit against potential damage, before rental equipment can be taken.

Sportif recommend you take insurance to cover third party liability, as well as medical and general travel insurance, which is required as part of our terms and conditions of booking. However, your insurance may not provide cover for damage to equipment that is rented, so worth checking in advance of travel.

 * Non Consecutive Days Rates
   4 out of 7 days and 9 out of 14 days rates are applicable to dates in June and July,
   1.-17 December and 6-20 January. Rental is without a pre-reserved fixed board,
   ie you select from available boards on the day.

A complete tuition programme is available for all levels from beginner to expert. Group lessons are 2 hours per unit. If there is just 1 or 2 students, the lessons will be reduced to 1 hour per lesson.

VDWS Beginners Group Course, Intermediate and Advance courses.

Beginners Course
Including Equipment
- - - £230
Intermediate - Advanced Group Lessons Including equipment
£105 £190 £260 £340
Intermediate - Advanced Group Lessons without board rental 
£90 £135 £185 £250

Children (12 years and below)

Beginner course

1 hour private lesson INC board

Private instruction 
1 hr £55
1 hr - £75

Beginner courses (3 to 5 days)

*20% dicount on all windsurf courses for children up to the age of 12

All courses are taught to IKO international standards. Kitesurfing courses are taught as Semi Private (2 students to 1 instructor) or Private lessons only.

Beginners Course INC equipment - - - £100
Kite Advanced INC equipment - £160 £290 -
Kite Advanced without equipment - £110 £185 -

Private Lesson - 1 hour

 INC equipment

Without equipment
Kitesurf Licence VDWS INC schoolbook
Without schoolbook

All equipment is included (kites, board, harness, wetsuit, buoyancy vest, helmet).

Kitesurf Rental
Kitesurf Rental is available for fully independent kitesurfers IKO Level III minimum. Ie able to kitesurf in all directions, including upwind and self rescue ie relaunch the kite in deep water. A skills check will be made before kitesurfing equipment can be taken and if not to the required standard lessons will be subsituted to the value of the equipment rental.

1 Week
2 Weeks
Freeride Board £255 £385
Hitech Board £300 £460
Kite or Board £160 £240
*Non Consecutive Days - Freeride Board  4 out of 7 days
9 out of 14 days
*Non Consecutive Days - Hitech Board  4 out of 7 days
9 out of 14 days
Lagoon shuttle to Kitelagoon - per person Daily

*4 out of 7 days and 9 out of 14 days for arrivals in June and July, 1-17 December and 6-20 January (this offer is without fixboard)

Fact File

Sailing Conditions

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Great Reasons to go to Marsa Alam, Red Sea

Best Time: March to November.
Launch: Sandy beach with shallow training area with some coral heads. Shoes recommended.
Wind Direction: Cross shore
from the left.
Wind Type: Thermal. Strongest early in the day.
Shorebreak: Slight to none.
Water Conditions: Flat water inside bay. Ideal for training.
Slight to rolling swell outside bay.
Suitability: All levels.
  • Suitability for all levels.
  • Purpose build, spacious windsurf centre.
  • Clean consistent winds, perfect slalom area.
  • Open all year round.
  • Scuba diving and snorkelling.
  • Good choice for non sailing friends and family.
  • Stunning, natural lanscape in protected, national Wadi Gimal Park.

The Sportif Experience

With over 30 years experience Sportif has become the UK's leading specialist windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing and dive holiday company. As a fully bonded ATOL license holder you can be reassured that all elements of your holiday are fully secured and your money safe. Sportif are the original windsurfing and kitesurfing tour operator, established in 1982 and now offering over 50 of the best destinations around the world to enjoy your chosen sport.



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