Since 2009, Kalpitiya has emerged as one of the hottest kitesurfing spots in Asia, leading to a boom in the number of kite resorts and kite schools in the area.
Ladened with lagoons and consistent seasonal wind, Kalpitiya’s a well-known destination in the kitesurfing world. But where are its best kite spots?
Just 170km north of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, lies rugged and rural Kalpitiya. For most travellers, this remote sandbar would easily skip the radar in favour of Galle,
Swim, bask, relax: repeat.