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Windsurf & Kitesurf Centre South Soma Bay - Soma Bay, Red Sea

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The windsurf and kitesurf centre in Soma Bay is 50 meters from the water’s edge and offers both rental and tuition for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Open  
All Year. 

Location
Located on the leeward side in the south of Soma Bay, the centre is situated 50m from the waters edge, on the beach in front of the Caribbean World Resort. This year round spot offers huge areas of flat water, approximately 5-10 meters of shallow standing areas, a sandbank 100 meters upwind and a closed area to the leeward side. This is a perfect spot for beginners as well as some areas offering a little chop for jumping, tricks and SUP/surf.

Facilities
The centre offers equipement storage directly on the beach, a small surf shop with accessories and tshirts and a fresh water washing area for both windsurfing and kitesurfing kit. For kitesurfers, there is a sandy beach for kite launching and landing and a boat shuttle to take you to the best spots. For kitesurfers with their own equipment the centre offers a payable service with access to compressor, fresh water, storage, rescue and shuttle to deep parts of the lagoon. SUP (stand up paddle boards) are available for voucher guests free of charge.

Services
Windsurfing Tuition is available for all levels, with Fanatic boards and North sails available to rent. For qualified kiters, minimum IKO level 3 standard, the full range of North kiteboarding kites and boards are available to rent.  There is a rescue service during the day with 2 rescue boats and a security list for guests.

Private storage: Space is available for those with their own equipment at an additional charge. (This is required to be booked in advance to guarantee availability.) Also available at the centre are guided windsurfing & kitesurfing tours to Tobia Island, snorkelling tours, SUP and table soccer. You can also book waterskiing, snorkelling and scuba diving locally (at an extra charge).

Kit Range
Latest equipment from Starboard, Severne, North Sails, Airush and North Kiteboarding. Fanatic, North & North Kiteboarding:
Approx 45 windsurf boards, 50 rigs & 20 kitesurf boards and 30 kites.
SUP equipment.
Junior and Kiddy rigs available.

Rental

 WINDSURF RENTAL Prices
From
 1 Week Rental £240
 2 Weeks Rental £380
 4 out of 7 Days £190
10 out of 14 Days £325
Harness | Surf Shoes | Life Vest from £5 each
 Please Note: You may be required to pay insurance locally before equipment is rented. Sportif offer insurance to cover for third party liability insurance (when under instruction or supervision), medical & general travel insurance but does not provide cover for damage to equipment that is rented. An additional fee will be required to pay in advance locally before you can take the hire equipment unless you can show you have insurance that will cover the entire cost to replace damaged equipment.

Discounts: Kids up to 16 years - 30% on rental prices. 2 Persons sharing same equipment, 2nd person only pays + 25%. 20% discount offered for travel between 01 January to 15 March 2017.


 KITESURF RENTAL Prices from
 1 Week Rental £270
 2 Weeks Rental £405
 1 Week Storage -max 2 boards, 3 kites/person £90
 4 out of 7 days £215
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.

Low Season is 1st June - 10 July 2013 


Tuition

Rental equipment is included as part of the taster and beginner lessons but not included in the Intermediate-Advanced Step by Step lessons, Private Tuition and Supervision.

 

KITESURF TUITION 1day
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Beginners courses (2-3 hours per day) £95 £165 £245 £330 £410
Advanced courses (2-3 hours per day) £95 £165 £245 £330 -
Private/ Semi-private course
(2.5 hours) (per person)
Private
£175
Semi-private
£110

 

WINDSURF TUITION 1day
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Beginners courses (2-3 hours per day) £70 £120 £175 £230
Advanced courses (2-3 hours per day) £70 £120 £175 £230
Private lesson £65

Fact File

Sailing Conditions

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

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Freestyle 

Wave 

Great Reasons to go to Soma Bay, Red Sea

Best Time: All Year.
Launch: Sandy beach with shallow waters.
Wind Direction: Side shore to cross off shore from the right.
Wind Type: Thermal, building in the morning.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Wide shallow waters with flat water sailing.
Suitability: All Levels.
  • Ideal Learn to Kitesurf holiday location
  • Huge, flat water lagoon
  • Dedicated kitesurf centre
  • Superb diving
  • Choice of boutique or luxury hotels
  • One of the best shallow water & offshore sailing areas in the south red sea. 

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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