Windsurfing in Egypt: in search of the wind

    April 15, 2024

    Windsurfing in Egypt

    About & spots & locations for windsurfing in Egypt:

    The Arab Republic of Egypt is the official name of this country, with Cairo as its capital and the Egyptian pound as its monetary unit.

    Egypt is situated in North Africa and partially on the Sinai Peninsula in Asia, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the east.

    With affordable housing and food prices, as well as exceptional wind conditions, Egypts windsurfing spots are highly regarded by enthusiasts worldwide. The country’s convenient location allows for year-round visits, with water temperatures never dropping below +22 degrees even in the coldest months. Many people from different countries relocate to Egypt for extended periods due to its favorable climate.

    Best place to windsurf here – Sinai.




    The windsurfing spots in Egypt offer a variety of conditions suitable for different skill levels and riding styles. Imagine picturesque views of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba, sandy beaches, consistent wind, and perfect windsurfing conditions – a true paradise for outdoor lovers.

    The combination of warm water and constant wind makes Egypt an ideal destination for windsurfing enthusiasts. Temperatures range from +20°C in winter to over +40°C in summer, allowing for comfortable riding without the need for a wetsuit. Ensure you have SPF cream to protect your skin from the sun and enjoy the freedom of movement on the water.





    The Top Spots for Windsurfing in Egypt:


    Location: Egypt

    Suitable for: beginners advanced pros

    Wheelchair options: flat – chop – wave~2m

    Dahab is an iconic destination and one of the best places in Egypt for those looking to learn windsurfing or kitesurfing. It’s where many people take their first steps in the sport, with excellent opportunities for beginners in an area known as the Lagoon. For more experienced riders, there’s a 2-kilometer speed zone and fantastic wave conditions at Lighthouse Reef.

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    Location: Egypt

    Suitable for: beginners /advanced

    Wheelchair options: flat – chop – wave~1m

    With smooth warm waters, wave zones, shallow areas, and consistent thermal winds, Soma Bay or Kiriazi Beach offers ideal conditions for windsurfers of all levels. It’s a great spot for a family holiday, with luxury hotels providing top-notch service. Soma Bay is a premier resort destination that can be visited year-round.



    Don’t forget about other great windsurfing spots such as Safaga and Marsa Alam in Egypt.


    Windsurfing School in Egypt: your first step towards mastering this amazing sport

    If you’re new to windsurfing or looking to enhance your skills, windsurfing schools in Egypt are the perfect place to start. Professional instructors offer lessons in various languages, ensuring a smooth learning experience for all levels of expertise. Embark on your windsurfing journey in Egypt and experience the thrill of this amazing sport.




    Why should you give windsurfing a try?


    Windsurfing isn’t just a physical activity – it’s a way to challenge yourself and conquer your fears. It’s an opportunity to make new friends from around the globe as you bond over a shared passion. So break free from routine and experience the thrill of gliding across the sea and perfecting your moves under sail. Or simply enjoy the serene glide beneath the vibrant Egyptian sky – the choice is yours!

    Steven Van Broeckhoven in Dahab, Egypt

    Yalla Habibi - Valentin Böckler in Egypt

    Windsurfing spot Soma Bay in Egypt

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