Spotlight: Destination Cape Town

Cape Town is renowned for its year-round windsurfing conditions.

From September to April, the south east coast offers some of the best windsurfing conditions in the world.

Cape Town, South Africa, is renowned for its excellent windsurfing conditions, thanks to a combination of strong winds and stunning coastal scenery. If you’re planning a windsurfing trip to Cape Town with a hire car, here are some of the best windsurfing spots to consider:

Windsurfing in Cape Town

Ride Cape Town’s most popular windsurfing spots in front of Table Mountain while admiring the horizon struck by the orange-red colours of the setting sun.

Whether you’re looking for waves to surf or calm waters to practice freestyle, Cape Town has everything to satisfy windsurfing enthusiasts, making this destination a must on the world map of this sport.


Bloubergstrand - Wikipedia

Located a short drive from Cape Town city centre. Offers fantastic views ofTable Mountain and the city skyline. Known for its strong and constant winds, particularly during the summer months (October to March). Kite Beach in Bloubergstrand is a popular spot for windsurfing and kitesurfing.


Beach weather in Sunset Beach, Cape Town, South Africa in October

Adjacent to Bloubergstrand, a little further north. Also known for its reliable winds, especially in the afternoon. Offers a quieter and less crowded atmosphere than Bloubergstrand.



Big Bay BeachAnother spot near Bloubergstrand, a little further south. Ideal for intermediate and advanced windsurfers due to its strong winds and difficult conditions. Hosts windsurfing competitions and events throughout the year.



Located around 2 hours’ drive north of Cape Town. Known for its turquoise waters and shallow lagoon, it is perfect for beginners and windsurfers. Constant winds during the summer months. Langebaan is a quiet coastal town, making it an excellent place for a windsurfing getaway.

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