Why Langebaan is the perfect spot for windsurfing

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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 fear not, because just down the coast is the lesser known lagoon at Langebaan where miles of flat azure water, reliable consistent winds and a friendly atmosphere with a great windsurf school provides the perfect spot for those learning to windsurf or looking to progress.


Langebaan also offers great value for money

Langebaan is one of those hard-to-find value for money windsurfing destinations where amazing accommodation, at a price that isn’t too hard on the pocket, combines with world class service and of course amazing windsurfing in one of the world’s best locations. The amazing exchange rate means that everything from accommodation to wining and dining, windsurfing lessons and rental is affordable and you can choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your taste. Book a self-catering cottage for the whole family, wine and dine in style at an old farmhouse or relax as a couple in the sophisticated atmosphere of a hotel in the town centre.


The conditions are perfect for beginners and improvers

For beginners, or intermediates looking for flat-water and easy waves, the massive lagoon at Langebaan is simply ideal. Between November and March the wind is reliable and consistent, making it one of the most wind sure destinations on the planet at this time of year, but you have to book early to secure a spot during the high season.


The huge flat water area of the lagoon with its fantastic shallow spots make it a great location if you are looking for a learn to windsurf holiday or to improve your skills. 


It’s a great holiday destination

Besides being a great windsurf destination, Langebaan and its surrounds are also great for an all round fantastic holiday with the family. Langebaan itself provides a relaxed seaside atmosphere where you can look forward to lazy days on the beach or time spent exploring the West Coast National Park – a protected area, home to ostrich, eland and zebra, and a world-renowned birding spot. A trip to Langebaan can also easily be paired with a few days exploring the bustling city of Cape Town or a night or two searching for the Big Five on safari. For those looking for the ultimate kitesurfing holiday, you could even pair Mauritius and Langebaan and experience two of the world’s best kiting locations in one go!


So what are you waiting for? Contact us to book your Langebaan windsurfing holiday today!