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Safaga Windsurf Centre - Safaga - Egypt, Red Sea

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The Sportif windsurfing centre in Safaga in Egypt is set on the beach front of the Hotel Shams and is ideal for all levels of windsurfer and also those wanting to combine it with kitesurfing and/or scuba diving with lastest equipment from Fanatic and ION.

 All Year.

The windsurfing centre in Safaga is located on the beachfront of the Hotel Shams, this centre is ideal for sailors of all levels with a secluded training bay for beginners and children and superb slalom and freestyle conditions.


Accessories available include new ION wetsuits, life vests, North Sails boom, mast feet protectors and Vario harness lines. Full rental and instruction service with a wide choice of the latest Fanatic boards and rigs. Video analysis available for advanced and unlimited lessons. There are 2 rescue boat on stand by if needed. SUP boards are available to voucher clients at no extra charge on windless days.

Private Storage: Space available for those with their own equipment at an additional charge. (This is required to be booked in advance to guarantee availability.)

Sports & Activities

Other sports available include kitesurfing and SUP. The kitesurfing can be book at the kitesurfing centre just a few hundred metres along the beach.

Kit Range

Latest equipment from Fanatic & North:  Approx.  70 Boards, 105 Sails (3,0 m² -8,2 m²)



 1 Week

2 Weeks
Standard Rate
(Jan - May, Sep and Oct)
£215 £345
Special Rate
(Nov, Dec, Jun - Aug)
£195 £300
Non Consecutive Days - Standard Rate
(Jan - May, Sep and Oct)
4 out of 7 days
10 out of 14 days
Non Consecutive Days - Special Rate
(Nov, Dec, Jun - Aug)
4 out of 7 days
10 out of 14 days
Special Rental Rate
booked with Starter & Refresher Course
5 hours
10 hours
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.

Discounts Available:
       Double Usage:                             2nd person receives 80% discount on rental rate
                                                           (ie only pays +20% on standard rental rate).
       Combination of 2 Sports:                 70% discount on rental on 2nd sport equipment
                                                            (ie pay only +30% on standard rental rate).
       Rental & Instruction of 2 Sports:      10% discount on standard rental rate.
                                                            (rental kitesurfing & windsurfing, instruction - kitesurfing,
                                                             windsurfing, surfing, catamaran sailing).
       Board Only, Rig or Kite Only:           30% discount with storage included*.
                                                             Pay only 70% of complete standard rental rate.
                                                             (*At centres offering storage - the storage for 1 board, 1
                                                             kite, or 1 rig included in the price, subject to availability.)
        Family Specials:                            Windsurf Rental 1 adult + 1 child using same board
                                                             - child up to 16 years is Free of Charge
        Kids & Youngsters:                         50% discount on rental rates 
                                                             (Valid for kids & youngsters up to 16 years.)


Windsurfing Tuition: Starter, Refresher, Advanced, Kids, Semiprivate & Private.
Windsurf lessons from beginner up to expert level are available and can be booked in either groups or private lessons.Group lessons are maximum 6 persons. If there is only 1 person in a group less the time will be reduced but you will receive one to one instruction for the same rate.

Starter & Refresher Training incl. equipment - £85 £120 £170
Advanced Training* £40 - - -
Youngster Training including equipment 
- £65 £95 £145
Children's Training incl. equipment (6-11 yrs) 
maximum 4 children per group
3 hrs
5 hrs
Semi Private / Private Training Semi Private
1 hr £40
1 hr £65

*Advanced & Private & Semi Private training does not include equipment.

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Sailing Conditions

Winter On Shore Winter Off Shore Summer On Shore Summer Off Shore






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Great Reasons to go to Safaga, Red Sea

Best Time: Spring and Autumn.
Launch: Sandy beach running
into shallow training area with
some coral heads.
Wind Direction: Cross shore from
left in morning. Swing cross shore
in the afternoon.
Wind Type: Thermal, strongest
early in day.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Flat water with
windchop. Flat water training area
& beginner's lagoon.
Suitability: All levels.
  • Good year round
    conditions for all sports.
  • Best wind June - Sept.
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing
    & diving.
  • Great beginners
    learning area.
  • Excursions to Toubia
    Island for experienced riders.
  • Most popular board size
    100 - 130 L.
  • Most popular sail size
    5.8 - 6.9 M.

Weather Information

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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