Guide to British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays: Kitesurf the BVI!

Nov 29, 2019 BY AWE365 Team

British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays are hugely popular among kitesurfers looking for great conditions in paradise. Considered some of the most untouched and unspoiled islands in the Caribbean – you really need to kitesurf the BVI at some point.

Kitesurfari SXM British Virgin Islands image by Captain James

You’ll find these tiny islands between Puerto Rico and St Martin in the northern part of the Caribbean Sea. The warm, consistent winds and beautiful blue waters have long made this one of the top sailing destinations in the world.

These days it’s proving to be a hit with kitesurfers too. So if you want to kitesurf the BVI read on!

British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays

The British Virgin Islands are all relatively small. There are four main land masses where the majority of the population lives. Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada are the main islands – although each is surrounded by smaller outcrops too.

The vast golden sandy beaches are bordered by impossibly turquoise waters. And the huge windswept lagoons mean there are plenty of places to ride.

Guide to British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays: Kitesurf the BVI! Image from Anegada by Tommy Gaunt

Its well recommended to go kitesurfing in Anegada. Check out the kitesurf school by professional kitesurfer Tommy Gaunt. Based in Keel Point it is highly recommended.

You can also discover plenty of magical, undiscovered gems around the smaller islands. With lots of reefs creating nice swells and warm waters teeming with tropical fish.

If you are going to kitesurf the BVI you can leave the wetsuit at home. It’s so perfect you could be forgiven for thinking the BVIs were designed by a higher power specifically with kitesurfers in mind.

Kitesurf the BVI

There are safe, shallow lagoons which are ideal for beginners and freestylers. The reefs provide plenty of waves to challenge more experienced riders (watch out for coral).

Guide to British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays: Kitesurf the BVI! Image from Anegada by Tommy Gaunt

The relatively isolated location lends British Virgin Islands kiteboarding holidays a magical quality. This is something that doesn’t really exist elsewhere, even in the Caribbean.

But hurry, because word is getting out and these waters won’t be this empty for much longer. One of the best ways to explore the area is on a kitesurfing cruise. Your captain will take you to all the top spots for the conditions and you get to explore more of the BVI.

Great wind, varied kite spots and stunning beaches. All in all, British Virgin Islands kitesurfing holidays are about as close to perfect as you’ll find on the planet.

Planning a kite trip? Be sure to check out our kitesurfing discounts as you could save a fortune.

Anegada, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean, Caribbean Sea, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda
Advanced, Beginner, Freestyle, Intermediate
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