Want exceptional kitesurfing lessons? Learn with Capeverdean’s Premier Kiteboarding School, Kite Kriol. Kite Kriol offers the highest standard of kiteboarding tuition to meet your needs.

Our lessons are based on IKO standards.

Kite Kriol operates at Boa Vista’s most central teaching location – Estoril Beach, Sal Rei.

Our mission is to get you riding fast in the safest environment while having maximum fun. Included in your lessons you’ll have access to industry leading equipment from North, Cabrinha Kites and NPSurf.

KiteKriol is nestled in Sal Rei Bay, home of the most alluring beaches in Cape Verde Islands and a unique kitesurfing spot.

This diverse place with its shallow flat waters and wavy spots just round the corner, it´s perfect place for those seeking for a memorable kitesurfing experience.
KiteKriol team – run by locals – is a team of certified instructors with a strong will to ensure Kitesurfing lovers of all sort of levels take advantage of these perfect conditions hence the team offers bespoke packages.

For beginners we guarantee you spend the necessary time onshore but we likewise use techniques to quickly bring to the water where the instructor supervises suing an inflatable boat.

For intermediates and advanced riders KiteKriol provided the best equipment to ride safely and help step onto the next level.

For intermediates and advanced level (strapless freestyle, wave riding and freestyle twintip) we also organise trips on 4×4 to best spots on the island which included a BBQ on the beach. Some of the trips take one to the most gorgeous beaches on the island like Santa Monica, Ervatão…


KiteKriol is located at Estoril Beach on the city side of Sal Rei, just 5mn from Boa Vista airport.

João Cristovão

10-15 minutes walk / 2 minutes taxi ride from the center of Sal Rei.

GPS Coordinates:
16.16179248, -22.90923781









About The Kite Kriol Team

By choosing KiteKriol as your headquarter for your kitesurfing holidays, you´re beyond any doubt choosing a place where from the first to last minute you will be treated with utmost respect and professionalism.

Here we try to speak your mother tongue therefore we have team fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese and French with a long experience dealing with travellers.

Our centre is located in the heart of the bay and it´s equally distant to small hotels in the island and the All Inclusive resorts.

However, either our centre or the spots are never overcrowded offering therefore the opportunity to experience a friendly atmosphere where everyone is willing to help.

We work in partnership with a bar restaurant 2 minutes walking distance, it´s an ideal place for relaxing during the breaks, having a snack and also enjoying Boa Vista night life.

KiteKriol was an idea that did blossom between 3 friends in love with kitesurfing and for the time being is beautifully flourishing amid all those willing to ride with locals.

KiteKriol, stay local, learn with locals.