Learn how to kitesurf in Famara

Kitesurf School Lanzarote

Kiteboarding lessons for beginners

Kitesurf is a fast developing sport and there are many kite schools out there, so we recommend choosing carefully... The kite school in Famara has been an IKO Certified Center since 2014. You will be learning from a well tested teaching program with IKO certified kiteboarding instructors and final IKO certification.

Come and experience this exciting sport in one of the safest and best spots in Europe - Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Our kite lessons provide a proven step-by-step approach according to IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) teaching standards.

Kite classes take place in Famara beach every day of the week (Sundays included) from March to September.

Surf camp

IKO approved schools worldwide teach according to IKO’s Kiteboarding Training System that includes 4 levels: discovery, intermediate, independent and master. The kite school in Famara offers lessons for the first 3 levels. Classes are radio-assisted for extra safety and all the equipment is up to date and includes kites, safety systems, helmets, life vests and radios. At the end of the classes, you will be accredited with the IKO Kiteboarder Card, stating your level achieved during the lessons. Lessons are taught in English and Spanish.

IKO Kiteboarder CardThe IKO Member Card works as a kiteboarding passport and it is recognized worldwide whether you wish to take further classes or rent equipment This can be extremely important because many centers, such as the one in Lanzarote, will request your card in order to rent equipment or to continue with more advanced kite courses. If you already have an IKO Kiteboarder Card, don't forget to bring it along.
If you already have some kitesurfing experience but are not certified yet, you can get an IKO Card by going to any IKO Affiliated Kite Center and asking an IKO Instructor to check your current level and to certify you.

Kitesurf Lesson in Famara
1 Day includes:

Kiteboarding Canary Islands
  • Transfer between the Kite Center in Famara and Famara beach
  • 3 hours of kite surfing lessons (theory and practical)
  • All kitesurf equipment
  • Radio-assisted classes
  • Classes held by IKO Instructors Level 2
  • IKO Kiteboarder Card, level certification
  • Maximum 4 students per instructor
  • Insurance during classes (civil liability)
  • Lots of fun!
Achievement on the course always depending on students learning curve!

For a complete course + accommodation check our Kite surf Camp for full details

Kitesurf Courses Levels
Famara - Lanzarote

From March to October we offer kitesurf lessons for all levels, from absolute beginners to intermediate and advanced riders

With access to up-to-date water support and rescue vehicles radio assisted classes, state of the art equipment, safety systems, helmets and life vests you are sure to learn this fantastic sport in the safest environment. Our team of certified senior kite surf instructors will work with you in small groups, teaching beginner to advanced kite surfing fundamentals. We offer a low student-to-teacher ratio with all the necessary material included. Lessons take place every day of the week, including Sundays.

Beg ginner Kitesurf Course
Level 1

Kite center LanzaroteThe Beginners Kite Surf Camp in Lanzarote is aimed at those of you who wish to learn Kite surfing on the safest and most fun manner on one of the most beautiful and uncrowned spots in Europe (Famara Beach is inside "Famara Natural Park" a protected Biosphere Natural Reserve).

The objective of this beginner 4 days course is to learn all the handling & safety procedures and full control of the kite both inside and outside the water.
In this course, you cover all the land exercise and do your first body dragging, become fully self sufficient controlling the kite and managing with the board at the same time, exercises water starting exercises and first tries with the board.

Kiteboarding lessons LanzaroteThis course will get you through all the steps, from setting up your equipment to your first sensations flowing on your own in the water. You will cover all the steps up to IKO level 1 certification.
The course covers, safety, kite set up, flying skills (unhooked and hooked), launching and landing, theory on wind effects, space awareness, body dragging and self rescue with initial water starting techniques (unhooked and hooked. Achievement on the course always depending on students learning curve!

Intermediate Kitesurf Course
Level 2

Kitesurf clinic Lanzarote

The kitesurf clinic is aimed at people who have done a beginner course before and for one reason or another were unable to complete it or feel they would like to recap on the water work to boost their confidence.

This course helps you to improve body positioning, kite and power control, better board and edging technique and aims to get you up on the board every time kite surfing out and back.

Participants have all the theory, are competent beach flyers but just need to cover body dragging and getting on the board. You must have completed at least IKO level 1.

This is the level for you if: Kiteboarding for intermediates

  • Have completed IKO level 1 or 2
  • Are fully knowledgeable and competent on all the steps covered on the IKO level 1 or 2
  • Know all the "land" work
  • Body dragged
  • You try to water start (unhooked and hooked) but find that you are rolling in the water prelaunch and just not getting anywhere!
  • You are totally hooked to kite surfing

You should take the intermediate kitesurfing course if you have fully completed all the steps in IKO level 1 or up to IKO level 2. Achievement on the course always depending on  student's learning curve.

Advanced Kitesurfing Course
Level 3

Advanced kite courses LanzaroteKite camp for advanced riders is for those that are more natural to kite surfing, have covered up to IKO Level 2, bought their first kite and board and regularly practice at a local spot.

You may well be up on the board and finding that you get over powered and wiping out spectacularly after a blistering run or just don't seem to be able to crack the upwind technique and having to walk back up the beach. For sure you have a limited amount of Kite flying hours and frustration is lurking... You find you need to try those extra kite sizes you need, coaching tips and supervision, improve your upwind ability, smooth out transitions and ... start to explore controlled jumps whilst in a safe environment.

The advanced kitesurf course aims at people that have completed and are fully competent on all steps covered on IKO level 1 and 2 or those of you that have covered IKO level 3, but still need coaching to get their kite surfing skills to the maximum. Come and fly with us!