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Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby KingAstra » Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:01 pm

Hi Guys

Im from Germany and currently planning to go kitesurfing with my Girlfriend in my summerholidays(August).
It all comes down to tow places, either Sotavento in Fuerteventura(Canarian Islands) or El Gouna (Egypt).I've been to Corralejo in Fuerteventura 2 years ago but never stayed in Egypt. I'm an advanced rider but my girlfriend is a total beginner she will just start this spring.We both only have a 12m² . I allready have kind of an opinion on both spots but I'm really looking forward to yours

Hope you guys can help me to make my choice

Greetz

Yannic

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:49 am

DON'T go to Sotavento, you gonna hate that place!!! I do!!!

Egypt is much better! El Gouna is not the best choice in Egypt. But if your girl can't ride, maybe the best for her.

Soma Bay is a very cool area...e.g. there is the Interconti!

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby KingAstra » Thu Feb 14, 2008 12:20 pm

Hi Toby

thanks for the advice I highly appreciate that. Can you then also tell me a little bit about the advantages of Somano Bay in contrast to El Gouna because I really dont know much about any of the spots in Egybt :lol:

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby Toby » Thu Feb 14, 2008 1:39 pm

El Gouna: 3 kite centers, always busy...many beginners.

Soma Bay has awesome flat water conditions at several parts. Not as many kiters as El Gouna.

check http://www.kitebeaches.com and see the satellite pictures to compare. And see the videos linked below the beach info to get an idea.

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby Spexz » Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:41 am

Im looking to go there aswell but cant find a good flight only about 1000Euros per person.. and thats stupid..

Can u recommend a airline company? i want to fly from Sweden but can get a cheap flight to London if anyone can rekommend a company flying from there..

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby KingAstra » Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:40 pm

I checked up a couple of spots in that area on kitebeaches and on http://www.kitetravel.de/Videos.html?PH ... 0p0(Pretty good videos about kitetraveling in egypt but only in german)
I havent decided on an explicit area yet but I am pretty sure I'll book something in the next few weeks.
Thanks to you Toby

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby Toby » Sun Feb 17, 2008 1:35 pm

there are very cheap flights leaving from Germany. I'm sure from UK as well.

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Re: Sotavento(Fuerteventura) or ElGouna(Egypt)

Postby Chillbay » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:31 pm

Toby wrote:DON'T go to Sotavento, you gonna hate that place!!! I do!!!

Egypt is much better! El Gouna is not the best choice in Egypt. But if your girl can't ride, maybe the best for her.

Soma Bay is a very cool area...e.g. there is the Interconti!


Hy Toby, whats the problem with Sotavento? Only asking cause i'm looking at going to the PKRA then a little kiting.


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