Kitesurfers from all over the world will agree that El Gouna has become a major hub for lovers of all things watersports. It has become a popular return destination along the “Kiter’s Route”, up there with places including Brazil, South Africa, Greece and the Philippines.
With flat, shallow water spots and stable, side-shore wind, this small seaside town on the Red Sea is an obvious choice for many who want to learn or progress in kitesurfing! Here are a few extra reasons why you need to seriously consider El Gouna for your next holiday!
Amazing kitesurfing conditions! The wind is stable and blows direction N-NW, side-shore. The kitesurfing spots are spacious and shallow with flat, warm water. Our main season is a long one, from March through to November!
A quick jump over from Europe! Kite holidays often mean taking long-haul flights, connecting buses, trains, ferry boats, trucks...you’ll be surprised! Fly to Hurghada Airport from Europe or the Middle East and you only have a short, 30 minute drive to El Gouna!
Safe! El Gouna is known by foreigners and Egyptians to be a very safe town; no matter if you’re a solo traveler, a group, young or old, or a family with children.
A sense of community! We have a fun, international community living in El Gouna - a melting pot of kiters, divers, business owners, teachers, students, families, expats, retirees, remote workers, the list goes on! It’s easy to get comfortable within the community and feel part of it.
An action-packed holiday! Wind or no wind, there are so many things to do in El Gouna to stay active. Wakeboard at the cable park or behind a boat, hike in the desert mountains, go sailing, golfing, diving and snorkeling. There are beach clubs to relax and swim, outdoor gyms, stand up paddle-boarding, kayaking...there is something for everyone.
Cuisine and night-life! El Gouna has a wide variety of restaurants offering cuisine from all corners of the world, catering to all tastes and preferences. By night, the marina is lively and there are many bars and places to spend the evening.