Have you heard about kitesurfing in Southeast Asia?
Did you even thought about the possibility of having your kitesurfing lessons in Vietnam?
If the answer is yes, you probably have heard also about tropical weather, warm waters, gentle breezes and friendly people.
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Perhaps now it is time to tell about a well kept secret:
An almost unknown kitesurfing destination, not far from Ho Chi Minh city which offers great friendly winds on a large and wide beach.
At Bai Sau beach in Vung Tau city you can have both, waves and flat water, where side to side-onshore breezes blow from NW-E, between 12 and 25 kts daily in the period of time between the months of September to April
While from April to mid September, winds switch direction to W-SW making the forecast more random and less predictable. It’s raining season the months of June to August but rain may arrive after 14h and often it’s possible to have also lessons.
VUNG TAU – KITESURFING DESTINATION
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Where is located kitesurfing lessons Vietnam kiteschool
Our kite school it is located in the coastal city of Vung Tau.
The city of Vung Tau is 125 kms from Ho Chi Minh city and can be reached by car, bus or fast ferry boat in 2 hours.
Great kitesurfing spot in southern Vietnam – Vung Tau city
Vung Tau city is a mid size town with all the amenities and services which will make your kite holidays a great choice.
In Vung Tau city we will find a relaxed laid back style of life, very affordable accommodation and a friendly atmosphere where to spend your vacation and also great kitesurfing conditions.
There are many buses connecting Vung Tau with Ho Chi Minh city and also a Hydrofoil boat service through the Soirap river, until Vung Tau port.
The biggest beach of Vung Tau city, also know by the locals as Bãi Sau, it is 14 kms long and receives in winter the best winds for kitesurfing. In low tide, which happens twice a day, the beach can reach sometimes until 100 mts broad.
Bai Sau beach it is busy by local beachgoers and swimmers only on its first 3 kms, especially during weekends, being the beach from Monday until Friday almost deserted.
At the western end of it, Bai Sau Beach borders one of the several river mouths of Dong Nai River which separates Vung Tau City from Phuoc Tinh and further towards the East with Long Hai, on the opposite side of the river.
This two last beaches receive wind onshore, side onshore during summer months
Our kitesurfing lessons
Our kite lessons in Vung Tau city start with an explanation of the basics of how a kite works and how we control it with our commands from the kite bar.
On a next step we follow with our practices in shallow water and during our progression we will use different kite sizes and length of kite lines.
kitesurfing in Bai Sau
From this first step in our tuition we pass to body drag, board positioning and first waterstarts.
The most part of our lessons take place over the shallow sand bank which is at the end of the beach.
The sand bank is hundreds of meters large and its depth goes from knee deep to waist deep.
The flat shallow waters on the sand banks at the last part of Vung Tau beach facilitates greatly the kitesurfing learning and practices.
Often, we reach the last part of the beach where our kite lessons take place by motorcycle through the broad Bai Sau beach in mid/low tide, riding our motorbike on the hard sand, which adds an interesting experience to our lessons.
During the high tides periodes, our kitesurfing spot can be, as well, reached by road.
Price of kite courses
Our kite lessons price one day: 3 hours lessons is 3.200.000 Vietnam dong
Full kite course price 3 days/9 hours per 8.000.000 Vietnam dong
You can book your kitesurfing lessons in Vung Tau by sending us an email to
Also by contacting by leaving us a message through:
Zalo, WhatsApp or Viber to the number +84 784343228
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How’s the wind and when to visit Vung Tau
Our kite school is operative all year but the best wind direction and the dry season is between the months of mid September to April, coinciding with the Monsoon winds blow from Northeast
first hour jumping lessons in 25 kts in a rare cloudy day at the end of Vung Tau beach
riding in small waves December kite session Vung Tau
kite action in January
Bai Sau Vung Tau kite beach
from behind the kite bar Vung Tau kite beach Bai Sau
There is a broad range of accommodation in Vung Tau city, starting from only 10 euros per day up to 150 euros.
You can contact us, if needed, and we will advice on accommodation according to your budget, free of charge from our side, offering you the best options.
OUR KITE SCHOOL IN WINTER
KITESURFING LESSONS VIETNAM
The best kitesurfing holidays in a great spot and enjoying the perfect winter winds of Vietnam!