Best Spots for Kitesurfing

Discover Turkey and its best kiteboarding places

Turkey's Best Kitesurfing Places

Kitesurfing is one of the most popular extreme water sports in recent years for those who want to enjoy the sea and wind. Discover the top kite spots in Turkey, one of Europe's most popular kitesurfing havens.

Kiteboarding Spots

Sunbathing on the beach, swimming in the turquoise colour sea, enjoying freedom, forgetting all troubles and even flying. Isn't it amazing that you can find all of these in a single activity? That is why kitesurfing is the fastest growing water sport in the world.

Varying temperatures during the day, often create fluctuating wind conditions on the land near the coast. Turkey has a reputation among advanced kitesurfers because of its challenging degree of difficulty. Many visitors flock to Turkey's Aegean and Mediterranean coasts to experience kitesurf in the summer months. You can kitesurf personally in most of places in Turkey, this is the list of best kite spots for expert kitesurfers.


Kilyos: Kilyos, known for its beach parties in recent years, is a good place for kiteboard lovers in and around Istanbul. Schools specializing in windsurfing and kitesurfing await surfers.

Southwest and North Aegean

Akyaka: Akyaka is one of the best spots for kitesurfing in the world with its continuous blowing wind and certain areas reserved for kitesurfers. Moreover, you can combine many different holiday alternatives with kitesurfing in Akyaka.

Cesme: Cesme, one of the most trendy places of the recent years, hosts thousands of holidaymakers every year. Especially known for windsurfing, this spot is also very popular for kitesurfing.

Bodrum: Bodrum, Turkey's most important and most beautiful resort, is also the nice choice for kiteboarding enthusiasts with its vibrant nightlife, wind, magnificent nature and local architecture.

Gokceada: Gokceada may be among the great places for kitesurfers with its cultural richness and proximity to Istanbul. Especially in the middle of summer for those who prefer the cold water, this island is always a windy kitesurfing spot.

Ayvalik: Ayvalik, beautiful seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey, which is famous for its local cuisine, a very attractive spot for those who want to experience kitesurfing against its endless olive trees.

Datca: This area is one of the dream corners of Turkey and ideal for kitesurfing. With turquoise colour water and fluctuating wind conditions, Datca is the best choice for those who want to practice kiteboarding.

Urla: Urla, which is a charming Aegean town, perfect place for kitesurf lovers with its coastal areas, strong wind, new surf courses and lovely villages.

Best Kitesurfing Places in Turkey
Ilica Beach, Cesme, Izmir