Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies
County Line is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

1. County Line

Pacific Coast Hhy, Ventura, CA
Surf Spot · 1 tip

BingBing: The best spot for Kitesurfing in LA! Leo Carrillo and Nicholas Canyon are good Malibu spots just a few miles south, and Belmont Shores in Long Beach is best for beginners.” – Gretta Kruesi

Station 28 is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

2. Station 28

6.9
Sullivan's Island, Sullivans Island, SC
Beach · 4 tips and reviews

BingBing: This is my hometown spot. A steady SW sea breeze all spring, warm waters, white sandy beaches, & friendly locals. Air Kiteboarding & OliNah are two local shops worth checking out.” – Gretta Kruesi

Real Watersports is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

3. Real Watersports

8.1
25706 North Carolina 12, Waves, NC
Board Shop · 8 tips and reviews

BingBing: The Outer Banks are epic for Kitesurfing, & home to the Triple-S Invitational, w/ butter flat water on the sound, & waves on the ocean. Perfect conditions for riders of all levels!” – Gretta Kruesi

Islamorada, FL is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

4. Islamorada, FL

Florida
City · 17 tips and reviews

BingBing: The Keys are the best spot for flat, Caribbean-clear water for Kitesurfing without leaving the US.” – Gretta Kruesi

City of Hood River is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

5. City of Hood River

Oregon
City · 20 tips and reviews

BingBing: The West Coast’s most popular kite playground – especially in July & August. Wind, sliders, waves, mountain biking, skate parks – everything for the summer adrenaline junkie.” – Gretta Kruesi

Park City, UT is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

6. Park City, UT

Utah
City · 24 tips and reviews

BingBing: If you love to ski or snowboard, you’ll love snow kiting! There are lots of snowfields & lakes in the area perfect for it. Go late in the season (Jan/Feb), to ensure packed snow.” – Gretta Kruesi

Cabarete is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

7. Cabarete

Town · 9 tips and reviews

BingBing: Like most famous kite spots, Cabarete was a windsurfing destination before kiters took over. Spring & summer offer the most consistent winds. LEK is the go-to shop for lessons.” – Gretta Kruesi

Crissy Field Overlook is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

8. Crissy Field Overlook

8.3
San Francisco, CA
Scenic Lookout · Presidio National Park · 6 tips and reviews

BingBing: This spot is known for its gusty winds and is worth checking out for the novelty of kiting under the Golden Gate Bridge. Just be careful of wind shadows and barges!” – Gretta Kruesi

Sherman Island Kiteboarding is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

9. Sherman Island Kiteboarding

Sherman Island (Rt. 160), Rio Vista, CA
Athletics & Sports · 1 tip

BingBing: A little camp spot w/ warmer temps than the bay & strong winds in the flats all summer. There’s a guy who will take you upwind by boat a few miles & follow you back for just $30!” – Gretta Kruesi

Anegada Island - BVi is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

10. Anegada Island - BVi

7.5
Britsh Virgin Island
Resort · 2 tips and reviews

BingBing: This remote island is a kitesurfer’s paradise. Beautiful weather, waves & flat water. Spot a Cabrinha Kite w/ Virgin written on it & you may see Sir Richard Branson kiting past!” – Gretta Kruesi

Nitro City is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

11. Nitro City

8.5
Carretera Punta Chame, Punta Chame, Panamá
Resort · 20 tips and reviews

BingBing: The boys of Nitro Circus traveled to Central America to create an extreme sport retreat. If you like everything at your fingertips & coaching from the pros, this is the place.” – Gretta Kruesi

Naish Beach is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

12. Naish Beach

Hawaii
Beach · 2 tips and reviews

BingBing: Naish is great for easy launching and direct access. The close-by Kite Beach is better for pros.” – Gretta Kruesi

Brighton Beach is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

13. Brighton Beach

7.0
The Esplanade, Scarborough, WA
Beach · 4 tips and reviews

BingBing: Perth sits on the Western Australian coast, and is an internationally known Kitesurfing spot. Brighton Beach, in particular, is prime during their summer (our winter) months.” – Gretta Kruesi

Waterman's Retreat is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

14. Waterman's Retreat

Waves, NC
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · 4 tips and reviews

BingBing: This spot has a perfect set up for riding, including a grassy launch w/ electric pumps, rifts upwind, rails, jet skis & more. Plus, stay right next door at Waterman’s Retreat.” – Gretta Kruesi

Namotu Island, Fiji is one of Gretta Kruesi’s Top Spots to Surf the Skies.

15. Namotu Island, Fiji

Resort · 3 tips and reviews

BingBing: Fiji is home to world-class waves surfing, Kitesurfing and water sports of all kinds. It’s a pilgrimage every wave rider should make.” – Gretta Kruesi

16. Hookipa

Hawaii
Uncategorized · 1 tip

BingBing: This is my favorite wave spot on Maui. Just south of Ho’okipa, it’s an advanced spot, and you may want to wear booties to get past the reef. Definitely worth the ride!” – Gretta Kruesi