Desire to practice or learn Kitesurfing with constant wind? or Surfing perfect waves? Aceh is one of the best spot in Asia. Kiting on flat water from January until middle of March, kiting quality’s waves and also flat water from May until end of September. Surfing friendly barreling waves from November until April. Stand Up Paddle Board and Kayaks, all year round. Discover and stay with Aceh kite camp, the best accommodation Lhoknga beach. We have the must confortable and spacious standing room at lhoknga beach, strategically located between the best Surfing and Kitesurfing spots of Aceh on the North top of Sumatra in Indonesia at 20 mn from Banda Aceh town.
Desire to practice or learn kitesurfing/ Surfing on one of the best spot in Asia? Our Kite/ Surf center “Aceh kite camp” is the first kitesurf and surf school at Aceh and we been discover all the kite surf spots around, we are located in Aceh province on the North top of Sumatra island in Indonesia, just next to the small coastal village of Lhoknga on riverside, that make our place the must quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Strategically located between the best kitesurfing and surfing spots of the West coast of Aceh and at less than 45 mn ride from the international airport of Banda Aceh the ″Sultan Iskandar Mudah″, daily flight operate via Kuala Lumpur, Medan, Jakarta or Penang and we are at 20 mn from Banda Aceh town. We arrange transport from/to the airport and also from the harbour who deserve Weh island (Sabang) to the resort.
The Aceh area is a real playground. In this part of Indonesia, the Indian Ocean offers an ideal environment for all water sports like kiteboarding, Surfing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Kayak… with a multitude of spots. There is something for all levels, clear lagoons, beach break, reef break or Flat water. The province of Aceh is one of the must windy place in Asia with 8 month of wind per year. Here at Aceh we have two wind season, the South West monsoon from the middle of May until end of September and the North East monsoon from beginning January to middle of March.
Most of the time at this period of the year, the sun accompanies the sessions with a crystal clear water at 28 degrees, and don’t forget to provide a solar cream, sunglasses and Lycra. We advise to wear Surfing Booties during the North East Monsoon.
The South West monsoon, nicknamed by locals “Angin Barat” blows continuously from May to the end of September, the range of the wind can vary from 12 to 40 knots according to days, that’s why it’s better to take two different sizes of kite.
The North East monsoon, Nicknamed by the locals “Timur Padang” blows continuously from January until March, the strength of the wind can vary from 12 to 25 Knots according the days, it is a very stable wind with clear sky.
Our kitesurf Center is situated in the best accommodation of Lhoknga, the “Riverside resort” surrounded by mountain, river and the Indian Ocean. The resort presents incredible views, we are the only one resort on the west coast of Aceh. Lhoknga Riverside Resort is the best place to stay in Lhoknga beach. The resort is open all year round and he is designed for all budget Kiteboarding holidays during the wind season or Surfing holidays during October to April and Stand up Paddle Board or Kayak all year round.
Our kite surf school offers kitesurfing rental and lessons for beginners and also for advanced riders, like waveriding, freestyle, or Strapless frame governed by Regis I.K.O Instructor with more than 13 years of experience has the practice of kitesurf.
At the end of your courses a I.K.O card will be delivered by your instructor specifying the level acquired by the student, this card will allow you to continue your progress or for rent kite gear in any kitesurf school in the world certified by I.K.O. The kitesurfing lessons can be done in English, French or Indonesian language.
All year round Aceh kite-camp proposes Stand Up Paddle Board or Kayak rental for the river or has the ocean. The SUP or the kayak being one of the best ways for discover the surrounding natural landscapes of Lhoknga and Aceh.
Be careful if you plan to practice kite surfing by yourself in Aceh province, some spots can be dangerous due to the Tsunami of 2004. Certain zones seem feasible and nevertheless appearances can be misleading: current, reef, trees are present in certain zones under the water and of strong blows of wind can sometimes affect the region. That is why it’s better to practice kitesurfing in Aceh surrounded with professionals’ team. Aceh kitecamp is the most capable to guide you with more than 19 years of experience in the region of Aceh.