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Seahorse Bay kitesurf holiday

Kitesurfing in Egypt

Contact:

UK: +44 (0)2036 085 777
DE: +49 (0)40 20 93 45 090
CH: +41 (0)43 50 81 504
info@kiteworldwide.com

+ Family like atmosphere at Ibi & Friends Kiteclub Seahorse Bay
+ Living right at the spot, without TukTuk rides
+ Complete packages for beginner, intermediate and advanced
+ Limited availability for more space on the water

+ NEW: 1 week Movie Gate Hotel including flight and transfer

Together with our longtime partner and friends from Ibi & Friends we discovered and developed Seahorse Bay between Hurghada and El Gouna for kitesurfers. The new and comfortable kite villa has been completed and opened in March 2011. Because of these perfect conditions we decided to make an exclusive contract with the Kite Club in Seahorse Bay.

Right at this new spot there are indeed three things that we haven’t seen in Egypt anywhere else:

1. Accommodations right at the spot (even on the kite school area): You have the choice between three different accommodations right at the spot with no more than a five minutes walk from the new kite centre. Missing out on wind because of tuk-tuk rides or late busses belongs to the past.

2. Limited guest number for more space on the water: The number of kitesurf beginners and storages for kite equipment is limited, so you’ll always have enough space on the water.

3. Kiting at low tide: Like everywhere in Egypt the water runs out of the Seahorse Bay at low tide. However, experienced kitesurfers can kitesurf independent of the tide in the so-called “pool” in the ocean.

At Seahorse Bay we have special no-worries packages where absolutely everything is included. No matter if you are total beginner, advanced kitesurfer or if you do not kitesurf at all, with those packages it won’t be boring at any time.

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Kitesurfing at Seahorse Bay

Spot

Thanks to the large shallow-water area and the stable wind direction the spot is perfect for beginners. There is enough space in the lagoon as the number of students and storage slots is limited. This is why neither beginners nor advanced kiters feel restricted.

The shallow lagoon with fine sand and the fact that there are more than 70% windy days a year provides ideal conditions for unforgettable kitesurf sessions.
Experienced kitesurfers can kitesurf independent of the tide in the so-called “pool” in the ocean.

We recommend wearing booties due to small shells and stones in the water.


KiteWorldWide kitesurf holiday packages

Just like in many other KiteWorldWide Destinations we offer you the no-worries packages for your kitesurfing journey to Egypt.

Apart from “only” kitesurfing, many other services are included to make your stay just awesome.

Service included:

- VDWS Kite Course as booked

- Gear Rental (kite, board, bar) for the rest of the week

- Wetsuit, harness, vest and helmet rental (at request)

- Rescue, launch and landing service

- Usage of the Kite Club Seahorse Bay facilities

- Accommodation as booked

- Catering as booked

- Transportation from/to airport

- Evening excursion to old Hurghada

- Evening excursion to El Gouna

- BBQ with Campfire party at the Kite Club

- Oriental Night with Campfire and Shishas

- Usage of SUPs and snorkeling gear

Attention: Since these package prices are heavily discounted, fees for gear / courses will not be returned for days with ‘non-kiteable’ conditions (no wind, storms etc.)!


Kitecenter

The Kite Club Seahorse Bay offers kitesurfing lessons with professional and VDWS licensed instructors, kite rental and gear storage (kite service) for up to 25 guests in an exclusive and family-like atmosphere.

The Kite Club is located right at the spot on a private lot of about 1400 m². Along with the kite villa there is a nice and large garden that joins directly to the beach and spot. Here you will find showers along with cozy sunbeds and other sitting areas perfect for relaxing between or after kite sessions.

If you want to know what else the kitecenter has to offer just scroll down to accommodations and check out the kiteclub.


Courses / Gear

Kitesurf Courses

The professional instructors at the Kite Club Seahorse Bay teach in English, or German if you want. All instructors are licensed and teach in small groups of max. 4 people to ensure a fast progress of your skills.

To confirm your current kite level you can also acquire your VDWS kite license right after your kite course. This allows you to rent gear everywhere around the world.

For more advanced kiters, we offer courses to improve your technique and to reach the next (VDWS) level.

Kitesurf Gear

In the Kiteclub we always provide the latest gear from the current season. Our great kite pool ranges from F-One (Bandit 5 & 6), Slingshot and boards from Spleene and F-One. You will find the perfect setup for everybody.


Beginners (VDWS level 0-1)

Ten hours of kite course including kite gear rental for the rest of the week. (After the 8th hour of the course)


Intermediate (VDWS level 2 - 3)

Eight hours of kite course including kite gear rental for the rest of the week. (After the 4th hour of the course)


Advanced (VDWS level 4-7)

Two hours of semi private lessons (max. of 2 persons) to reach your individual goals and the kite gear rental for the entire week. (You can set the lessons whenever you want during your stay)


Extra Services

Extra services can be added to the basic package Advanced course four hours (own gear): €150

All You Can Learn Event

The motto for all kitesurfing events is “All you can learn”. For absolute beginners or advanced kitesurfers, you can join the event with your own equipment or rent equipment. In a one week intensive training course there will be three kitesurfing instructors for a maximum of 15 beginners. On site, the group is divided according to their level in order for each kitesurfer to be individually tailored in their group.

Accommodations directly at the kitesurf spot

In Seahorse Bay you can choose between three different accommodations, all situated within short walking distance to the Kite Club. Whether you prefer half board, full board or all inclusive, at Seahorse Bay you find it all! From the Kiteclub you can easily and literally go from “bed to board”.  Due to its great variety of alternative activities the Calimera Club is perfect for families and kids. In case the Kiteclub is fully booked and you don’t like the Club-Resort-like atmosphere we can accommodate you in the cozy Seahorse Bay Pension.

Kite Club Seahorse Bay

The kite villa with its spacious terrace is the focal point of the Kiteclub and spreads out over 200 square meters. In addition the Kite Club provides a lovely and large garden with direct access to the spot.

Facilities

The Kite Club’s generous garden includes a jacuzzi to relax in between your kite sessions. Sun beds and other comfy seating will be awaiting you in and around the kite villa and are of course free of charge. The oriental corner with fireplace and shishas invites to a nice chill-out session.

There’s also a small cafeteria where you can enjoy tasty snacks with non-alcoholic drinks like Egyptian tea. Additionally, there is a reading corner in the chill out area, a climbing wall, satellite TV, and a DVD player for recordings from your day on the water or to watch movies.

In the lounge of the Kite Villa you can find a pool table and a tabletop football. In case you forgot some kite stuff like rash guards, board shorts or other minor but important gear you have the possibility to purchase them in the little shop inside the kite villa.

Rooms

The eight rooms include A/C, fans (on request), a closet, night table, fridge, satellite TV as well as a hairdryer. Six rooms have their own, fully-equipped bathroom. Two rooms share a bathroom and shower and are a bit cheaper. Depending on availability, the rooms can be booked in single, double or triple occupancy. The blue room accommodates up to four people.

Catering: half board

Half board is included in your stay at the Kite Club accommodation. The breakfast contains a rich variety of drinks, bread, eggs in different styles, yoghurts, fruit salads, cornflakes, different spread and also different types of sausages and cheese. The breakfast is prepared freshly for each guest.

The daily dinner offers a choice of three main courses with varying starters and desserts.

You can order wine and beer at the Kite Club, other alcoholic beverages we recommend to bring from the Duty Free shop at the airport.

4**** Hotel Movie Gate – All inclusive right next door

The large club hotel consists of a main building with several subsidiary buildings and bungalows around. It is located south of the kite centre at the hotel’s private sandy beach, right next to the kite spot. Within a five-minute walk along the beach you will reach the Kite Club.
Calimera Club Hotel is perfect for beach holidays, especially for families with younger children.

NEU

From now on, we have worked on an all-inclusive price for the Movie Gate Hotel for you. Therefore, there will only be one price for your complete holiday. This price includes: 1 week in the Movie Gate, including the flight and your airport transfer!

As usual, you can book your desired kite package (beginners-, intermediate-, advanced- or rental package) on top and of course, you will be able enjoy all the nice facilities of our Kiteclub.

Facilities

Within the club resort you’ll find an attractive pool area as well as a sun terrace with sun beds and umbrellas (included in the price). Non-kiters and children can choose between a number of alternative activities. The kid’s club will entertain the children while mommy and/or daddy are kiting through our bay just around the corner. There is also a professional diving school on site.

Rooms

All rooms are comfortably decorated including a bathtub, hair dryer, air conditioning/heater, telephone, satellite TV and a mini fridge. It is also possible to book rooms especially made for family needs.

Catering: all-inclusive

The all inclusive package includes large buffets in different restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner and even snacks between 7:00am and midnight. You can also get all national alcoholic drinks between 10:00am and midnight, as well as soft drinks.

Seahorse Bay Pension

The little pension is situated directly on the private sandy beach next to the Kite Club Seahorse Bay. The pension surrounded by the Red Sea on three sides.

Facilities

From the heated fresh water pool you can follow the wind and watch the kiters on the water. The pool bar provides you with fresh cool beverages. Comfortable sun beds with mattresses and beach towels beside the pool or on the beach are included in the price.

Rooms

The rooms are all lovingly equipped with a satellite TV, air conditioning, safe, hair dryer, minibar, a small sitting corner and a bathroom with shower/WC.

Catering: full board

In the Seahorse Bay Pension you don’t need to care about anything. All you need to do is being present and being hungry at the given lunch and dinner times and you will be taken care of three times a day.

Alternative activities

Included in the package price

Excursion to Hurghada

You’ll head to old Hurghada with a local that shows you how to experience Egypt for real. You can snatch up some good deals at a bazaar and try some local delicacies. Afterwards we will have some drinks at a cocktail bar with live music.

Excursion to El Gouna

Our second evening excursion goes to the tourist city El Gouna. An entirely different evening awaits you. For lots of regular tourists this is paradise – you should at least see it once, just to be able to talk about it. We’ll show you the best restaurants and bars in the marina. You can smoke shisha, chill out and party it up.

Barbecue and bonfire night

One night a week is set aside for the Kite Club Seahorse Bay. We fire up the Barbecue and the bonfire to chill and feast in the garden while chatting about the latest kites and moves. Afterwards we hang around at the oriental corner, smoking a shisha and getting into the right mood for the upcoming days.

Climbing wall

At the back of the Kite Club you will find a brand new three meters’ high climbing wall where you can try out several parcours. Climbing is a perfect addition to kitesurfing and is a lot of fun as well.

Beach volleyball

On the beach of the Kite Club we can set up a fully equipped beach volleyball field where you can challenge the other guests for a nice match.

SUP

Stand-up-paddling is the fitness trend of the last years. No matter if you watch the big wave surfers on Hawaii or you go to the flat water river around the corner, SUPs are everywhere.

We have four sets of SUPs at the Kite Club which you can use at any time.

Snorkeling

KiteWorldWide guests can get snorkeling gear for free at our Kite Club and explore the close reef.

General Information

The bigger tour operators Star Tour, Ving and Apollo fly from Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen to Hurghada once a week in the summer time and several times a week from October on.

Entry documents

German residents need to bring their passport or the identity card valid for at least six more months. Residents from outside of Germany should inform themselves at the Egyptian embassy in advance.

Visa?

The costs for the Egyptian Visa (20 €) are not included in the price. The charge will be paid to the authorities at the airport right after the arrival. Your transfer driver will help you at sight in case you have further questions.

Transfer to the Kiteclub / Hotel?

Right after the arrival you will be picked up by a transfer driver of Egypt Sun Tours and be brought directly to Seahorse Bay. There sure is enough space for your kite luggage and unlike other providers you don’t have to pay any extra charges.

Depending on your time of arrival the team of Ibi&Friends will be awaiting you at the kiteschool.

Duration of the journey

Flights from northern Europe take about five hours.

Flights from southern Europe take about four hours.

The transfer from the airport to Seahorse Bay takes about 15 – 20 minutes.

Information about the flight

Airport: Hurghada (HRG)

The bigger tour operators Star Tour, Ving and Apollo fly from Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen to Hurghada once a week in the summer time and several times a week from October on.

Airlines flying from Germany are Air Berlin, Condor, TUIFly and other chartes.