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Anguilla’s only Kiteboarding Academy


We invite all ages and groups to come and take kiteboarding lessons with us on the beautiful island of Anguilla, which is internationally acclaimed for its breathtaking 33 beaches.

Our internationally-certified (IKO) kite instructors will teach you everything you need to know about this up-and-coming sport that’s really making a splash! Anguilla is the perfect kiteboarding destination – our beaches are never crowded, the wind’s always up, and our IKO-certified instructors are all willing and able to help you get some air!!

Whether you’re a complete newbie or a seasoned pro, you’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time on the water with our team, and we look forward to hanging with you!

What is Kitesurfing?

Kiteboarding is today’s fastest-growing water sport, and you can be part of it the next time you visit the beautiful island of Anguilla!

We are Anguilla’s one and only Kiteboarding Academy, and we spare no effort in providing the ultimate kiting experience!

KitesurfingWhether you're a beginner or intermediate kiteboarder, our pro team will help you reach your goals so that you can enjoy the sport in a safe and exciting way.

We use the latest kiteboarding gear, uphold stringent safety guidelines, are respectful of the environment, and provide excellent instruction using a step-by-step approach so that you learn how to ride both quickly and safely!

Anguilla has the perfect beaches and ideal weather conditions for learning how to kiteboard. The wind’s always up somewhere! When you book your kite lessons with us, we confirm the location the day before to work the forecast to our full advantage. Our mission is to get you kiting quickly and safely. Based on our experience, an average person needs 8 to 10 hours of kiting instruction in order to experience the thrill of the first solo ride.
Based upon our experience an average person requires between 8 to 10 hours of kite lessons in order to experience the thrill of the first ride.

Anguilla Watersports Kiteboarding Academy Program

Novices can go from zero to hero with approximately 8 hours of kiteboarding instruction. Although most beginners are able to become quite proficient on the water following completion of this program, some kiters may require an additional few hours of instruction to continue the process of developing more experience and skills. Not sure what level you’re at? Take a look at the steps below to see how far you’ve already made it, and we’ll help you pick up right where you left off. Here's what’s included in our full program designed for enthusiasts who are in it to win it!

Lesson Plan

Set-up, safety and kite flying on land (Hours 1 and 2)

Step 1 - Learning how to set up your gear.
Step 2 - Learning about the wind window and understanding the power zone.
Step 3 - Basic kite handling and learning how to turn, power and de-power your kite.
Step 4 - Flying the kite on the sand.

Getting into the water and body-dragging (Hours 3 and 4)

Step 5 – Learning how to relaunch the kite from the water and from land.
Step 6 – Feeling the kite’s power, and basic body dragging in the water.
Step 7 – Directional and upwind body dragging, using the kite to control your trajectory.

Water start – Getting up on the board (Hours 5 through 8)

Step 8 – Learning how to recover the board.
Step 9 – Self-rescue on land.
Step 10 – Water starts by powering the kite and getting up on the water with the board.
Step 11 – Riding short distances back and forth to the shore downwind.

Advanced lesson

Step 12 – Riding upwind both ways.
Step 13 – Fully independent.
Step 14 – Tricks and stunts (Toe side turns and toe side riding upwind and downwind, jumps, back loop etc.), guided downwinder tour.

We offer the following programs based on the lesson plan indicated above. All of our courses are provided by IKO-certified instructors, and include complete kite gear, water, and transportation if desired.

Go by the Hour

Our “Go by the Hour” lessons are offered in minimum 2-hour blocks per day at the rates indicated below:

Kiteboarding lessons Rate per hour
Private lesson $175
Semi-private lessons $150

Cancellation Policy

If a booking is not cancelled 72 hours before activity start time the customer is liable for the full amount
In the event of thunderstorms or rough seas, we will make every effort to accommodate you on the next available clear weather day. There is no charge for weather-related rescheduling.

Please download and fill out the General Waiver Form have it signed by each participant, and return it to us by email at bookings@anguillawatersports.com prior arrival.

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Kiteboarding Rate Private Rate Semi-Private Details
Ground School/Intro to kiteboarding $125/hour $100/hour
  • 2-hour program for beginners only
  • Beach Session
  • Max. 4 students per instructor
Hourly lessons $175/hour $150/hour
  • Min. 2 hrs per day
  • Location determined by current forecast
Guided kite tour including equipment $400 $325
  • 2.5-hour downwinder tour along the coastline
  • For experienced kiters only
  • Includes transportation back to starting site
Guided kite tour excluding equipment $325 $250
  • 2.5-hour downwinder tour along the coastline
  • For experienced kiters only
  • Includes transportation back to starting site
Zero to hero Package Package price private Package price semi-private Details
Covers steps 1 through 11 of the Lesson Plan $1170 $990
  • 8 hours of instruction
  • 10% discount offered if all 8 hours are booked in advance