Kiteboarding in Turkey

Discover Turkey and its perfect kitesurfing spots

Kitesurfing in Turkey

What is your next summer adventure? Kiteboarding? Turkey has the perfect spots for kiteboarding and much more. Turkey is home of summer fun and kiteboarding. Kitesurfing along Turkey's costs promises an adrenaline for holidaymaker seeking some thrills.


Kiteboarding, which is an exciting water sport for the new millennium, gradually developing every year in Turkey. If you are looking for turquoise blue waters, sunshine and reliable winds, Turkey is the perfect place to enjoy great kiteboarding conditions. For non-kitesurfers and those rare no-wind days, there are great beaches and plenty of over activities in Turkey.

Kiteboarding Courses

While you are in Turkey you can improve your kitesurfing skills with many kiteboarding clubs for all levels. The Turkish kiteboarding centers are located in various beaches of our country and are renting the necessary equipment but also offering kitesurfing courses. Some of the best clubs are situated in and around the provinces of Mugla, Balikesir, Canakkale, Antalya, Izmir and Sinop.

Perfect Spots for Kitesurfers

Kitesurfing is an activity of moving across water on a surfboard while holding a large kite which is attached to strong strings. In terms of wind, some of the best and most favourite spots for kiteboarding in Turkey are Gokova Bay, Ayvalik, Akyaka, Alacati, Pirlanta Beach, Urla, Bodrum, Fethiye, Finike, Patara, Tasucu, Yumurtalik, Didim, Side, Gokceada Island, and Sinop Akliman.

Gokova Bay: Gokova is just like a paradise for kiteboarding. In Gokova you don't need to worry about the wind, it is as reliable as clockwork.

Ayvalik: Ayvalik offers flat water, a huge shallow playground with reliable and thermally accelerated winds.

Gokceada Island: Gokceada is Turkeys largest island. The sea is totally free of any kind of pollution.

Alacati: Alacati is a charming resort, one of Europe's top kitesurf locations and the perfect place for kiteboarders to enjoy great kiteboarding conditions.

Kiteboarding can also be practiced in other mainland beaches. Come and discover why Turkey is the hottest new kitesurfing destination of Europe.

Kitesurfing in Turkey
Akcapinar Beach, Akyaka, Mugla