New Smyrna Beach.
With an average temperature of 70° and a water temperature of 75°, this wonderful beach near Jacksonville, FL is a paradise. The place is idea for ocean lovers and big wave seekers alike. Enjoy the adrenaline and all the power of waves that can tunnel up to 18 feet in length. Starting in 2009, New Smyrna Beach has set itself up as one of the top spots for professional surfers after LandShark Surfari Pro, a surfing school, started to make this place famous. Since New Smyrna Beach has an exposed beach break, it offers consistent waves that work all year round. Here you will find lessons, equipment rentals and other technical support you may need.
Sebastian Inlet State Park.
Sebastian Inlet sits south of Melbourne Beach, the surf capital of the East coast. When we talk about kitesurfing, this is one of those perfect spots to get down to business. Swimming, sunbathing, scuba diving and kitesurfing are amongst the favorite activities to engage on at this beautiful place. Along this 3-mile stretch of beach divided by the river, waves are constant, shallow and fast. It is said that the East coast wave current starts right here at Sebastian Inlet. Another excellent surf spot is Monster Hole, about a third of a mile off the beach, on the south side of Sebastian Inlet. The shape of the ocean floor rises up and if the surf is big, the waves form long lines, offering long smooth ride.
Cocoa Beach has been considered a surfing capital due to its award winning champions and the amazing spot it offers for extreme water sports. This beach apart from having the best surfing, it has the best shop as well: Ron Jon Surf Shop. The have a wide variety of kiteboarding kites, kiteboards, single lines, harnesses and stunt kites. Right here you can find everything you need to get started, or also meet the demands of a pro surfer. The shop also offers introductory courses to get started like the Kite Experience to learn to use the kite while on land, Intro Courses in shallow water and Supervision for those a bit more advanced. Ron Jon also has a yearly festival with competitions, contests a race and many other great activities. Cocoa Beach also offers excellent seafood, nightlife, shops and sightseeing.
Daytona Beach is one of the prime spots in Florida to kitesurf safely in beaches that are constantly monitored by lifeguard on duty. This spot has a huge boardwalk and pier with children attractions, beachfront parks and a huge water park amongst others. There is also a surfing school called Pure Life Surf, a place that offers courses for all ages and skill levels and tours for different types of groups. Their prices vary depending on hourly rates or number of participants. The huge surfing community and friendly local kitesurfers can give you hints to make your experience more enjoyable and to feel right at home. Daytona Beach offers lodging for all lifestyles and budgets including resorts, B&Bs, hotels and everything you can think of.
Located down at the Florida Keys, some beautiful 120 miles of beautiful tropical islands along the coast of Florida down towards Cuba. These two spots offer some of the most wonderful areas to kitesurf all year around. There are many shops along the Keys to get your gear ready or ask about the best launches, since natural beach is rather scarce in this areas; some of the nice places are Whale Harbor, Anne’s Beach, Hawks Cay and Keys Cable. Even though we are in South Florida, don’t be fooled by the weather and wear a wetsuit, since the cold currents are the main reason why the winds traveling down south, make for some of the best kitesurfing in the world. The place also offers great hotels to stay at, places to have lunch, dinner, shopping and great nightlife. Islamorada also has a monthly party called the Morada Bay Full Moon Party that you must see. The best times to go are December through March.