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Find Inspiration for your next windsurf trip

Search our stories and get inspired by our passionate team of writers, windsurf travel specialists, local experts and ambassadors.

The best windsurfing spots to nail a carve gybe

Here are our top five spots for nailing the all-important carve gybe. At all five you are likely to find perfect conditions for improving, as well as a whole host of other features to help you enjoy your stay. 

Tips for booking the ultimate windsurf holiday

The ultimate windsurfing holiday combines luxury with affordability. But how do you go about finding the perfect deal? Here are a few tips from travel experts to get you started.

The best places on the Planet to learn to windsurf

A fantastic adventure for young and old alike, a learn to windsurf holiday can be a fun way to bond as a family while enjoying sun and sea! Learning to windsurf on holiday will turn what can be a frustrating experience into an enjoyable one as you are able to combine expert instruction with an amazing […]

Things to do in Langebaan, South Africa

The seaside town of Langebaan is located just an hour and a half down the coast from South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town. While experienced windsurfers flock to Cape Town for its strong winds and amazing waves, Langebaan offers a more tranquil environment for those looking to learn to windsurf or improvers wanting to […]

Why Langebaan is the perfect spot for windsurfing

Langebaan is a quaint seaside town, located an hours drive down the coast from Cape Town, South Africa. And while the windy city of Cape Town is famous for its amazing waves and gusting strong winds, beginners and intermediates are often left eating sand in the more advanced beach sites of this beautiful city. But […]

The very best windsurf locations

Looking ahead to late summer and into the winter, Planet Windsurf Holidays takes a look at some of the very best windsurf locations in the world for a holiday in the coming six months. As always, all our resorts have been hand picked and personally tested to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime. […]

Wonderful Cape Town in 4K

Such an epic short film Jamie Hancock has produced! Behind the camera Jamie Hancock and Julian Robinet capture the Tabou Gaastra team in action in the amazing water of Cape Town: a huge line-up, breathtaking drone shots and fantastic tricks. We can’t help but watch over and over again! Filmed during early 2016 in wonderful […]

The Ultimate Windsurf Holiday Long Haul Destinations

Most of us are happy to take any opportunity to get out on the water that comes our way. The odd day around the British coast here, a snatched long weekend in the Greek islands or Canaries there. But sometimes all you want to do is have a proper blowout. Jump on board a plane, […]