Mvuvi Resort: the perfect place for kitesurfing in Zanzibar
Despite being quite windy and so suitable for this spectacular activity, Zanzibar is still not overly crowded with surfers.
The monsoons that characterize it, Kusi and Kaskasi, blow in two different periods, bringing Mvuvi Resort on the coast of a wind that comes from the east and runs directly on the sandy beach of Kiwengwa for at least 8 months a year.
The average wind speed is 16 knots some days and goes up to 20 during the afternoon. At the same time, inside the reef waves do not exceed 2 meters in height.
Depending on the spot, the distance from the reef resort is about half a kilometer, with depths that, in relation to the tides, can reach between 2 and 5 meters. Basically, the reef creates a great basin that seems made for those who practice kitesurfing, while the long sandbar of Kiwengwa, located in front of Mvuvi Resort offers conditions of comfort and safety.
All these advantageous features will make the east coast of Zanzibar an indispensable destination for lovers of kite, with Kiwengwa ready to impose itself as one of the most important of all the Indian Ocean.
The Mvuvi Resort is located in the heart of this coast, which is well suited to play freely and make bold changes on the sea waves. Thus, here is the perfect accomodation for you holiday of kitesurfing in Zanzibar, whether you are experienced surfers of simple newcomers to the sport.
For those interested in the technical details, kitesurfing inside the lagoon of Mvuvi Resort suggest sails from 9 to 12 meters, with boards of 135 cm (for a rider’s weight of about 75kg). For much of the year the wetsuit is not required, except in the period from June to September in which go well with the tickness of 3 mm.
We will welcome your inquiries and questions, our staff will be happy to provide you useful information about kitesurfing in Zanzibar, as well as for other sports activities.