Le Morne Kitebeach

Continent
Africa
Country
Mauritius
Next Big City
Port Louis
Next Town
Le Morne
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Reefs, Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Big lagoon with lots of space on the water. Flat to choppy water and big shallow area.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

Very small sandy beach but bigger grassy rigging area next to it. Some trees along the shore, where kites are likely to tangle, due to onshore winds, so keep distance.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
SE
Main Direction:
SE

Usual strength of wind in winter is around 5-6 Bft, and Southeast is ideal for this spot, although fully onshore. Best time of the year is from June to September, otherwise your chances are 50/50.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Get to Le Morne, in the southwest end of the island. Drive to the main surf beach and pass it. Keep driving east and follow the sand road until you get to a free space with a meadow and you will see all the kites in the air.

Extra information

Rules
None

Excellent for kite beginners.

Nightlife

None.