Go kiting to :

Flat Spot

Water: Crystal Clear

Beach: Sand

Level: beginner

Description of Nin (Croatia)

Nin, one of Croatia's top kite surfing spots, is the place to go kiting to. This picturesque destination offers a unique kiting experience, with kite surfers able to glide across the vast, flat-water lagoon that forms between the medieval town of Nin and the sea. The lagoon is created by a long, sandy bank, providing an expansive and protected area for kiting.

The spot is particularly well-suited for families, as the large beach area offers a safe space for children to play while parents enjoy the thrill of kite surfing. Nin's kiting conditions are truly exceptional, with two distinct areas to explore. Kite surfers can choose to ride the smooth, flat waters of the internal lagoon or challenge themselves on the choppier open sea, simply by walking across the interconnecting sandbank.

One of the key advantages of Nin as a kite surfing destination is the ample launching and landing space. The open, spacious area allows both experienced and beginner kite surfers to take to the water safely and confidently. Whether you're looking to hone your skills or simply experience the joy of kite surfing in a picturesque setting, Nin is sure to impress.

Spot characteristics

Spot Type


Rider Skill



Seasonal Crowd

Beach Type


Water Quality

Crystal Clear

Tide Influence

Tide independent

Suggested Equipment

Lycra and shorty in the summer months, normal wetsuit the rest of the year



Other info

On no-wind days plenty of things to do in the surroundings. You can visit various historical churches like St Nicholas, St Anselm, or the Church of the holy cross, named "the smallest cathedral in the world".

Worth a check is also the Museum of Salt and the Roman Forum in the center of Nin. If you feel sporty you can try horse riding at the local equestrian club or take a bike ride to the Donkey Farm. For more info check here .



spot map
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Closest City


How to get There

By car follow the A1 autoroute to Zadar and then take the coastal road up to Nin. You can reach also Zadar by ferry from Italy.



Wind Conditions

Wind Range

From 8 to 35 Knots

% of Windy days per month

Main wind directions

Forecast on windy.com

Video on the Kite Spot

Check this video by Ben Beholz to get a closer feeling about kitesurfing in Nin

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