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Emerald Sea

Flat Spot

Water: Crystal Clear

Beach: Rocky

Level: intermediate

Description of Emerald Sea (Madagascar)

Welcome to Emerald Sea, a paradise for kitesurfers and windsurfers alike. Set amidst the stunning backdrop of Madagascar's Emerald Sea, this spot offers a perfect blend of flat water and thrilling waves, catering to advanced and intermediate riders. Beginners are welcome too, provided they ride with care. Glide across the crystal-clear waters, harnessing the wind for exhilarating rides or challenging yourself with freestyle tricks. For those seeking underwater adventures, snorkeling amidst vibrant marine life awaits. After an epic kitesurfing session, indulge in a delightful lunch experience on Suarez Island. Picture yourself savoring freshly caught seafood while soaking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding turquoise waters. It's the perfect way to recharge and relax before heading back out for more action on the waves. Whether you're a seasoned pro, an intermediate enthusiast, or a beginner with caution, Emerald Sea promises an unforgettable experience filled with adrenaline-pumping activities and tranquil moments amidst nature's beauty. Come join us for an unforgettable journey where every moment is a celebration of the sea and the wind.

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Spot characteristics

Spot Type


Rider Skill



Few people on the spot

Beach Type


Water Quality

Crystal Clear

Tide Influence

Rideable with low tide

Suggested Equipment

Recommended equipment for Emerald Sea includes a dry suit, wet suit, shorty, lycra, shoes, and helmet. Additionally, sunscreen is essential due to the hot conditions. Stay protected and enjoy your time in the Emerald Sea!


Navigating Emerald Sea requires caution due to rocky areas on the beach that may damage your kite or pose risks to riders. Riding upwind skills are essential, but there's always a rescue boat on standby in case riders struggle with upwind currents.

Other info

Emerald Sea offers more than kitesurfing. Explore marine life through snorkeling, island-hopping, or relaxing on beaches. Experience local culture with village tours, dine on fresh seafood, or unwind with yoga/spa sessions. Enjoy nightlife in Diego or Ramena Beach. Explore nearby attractions like Three Bays, French Mountain, Amber Mountain National Park, Red Tsingy, and more. There's something for everyone!



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Closest City

Diego Suarez

How to get There

Reach Emerald Sea by flying into Diego Suarez/Antsiranana Airport in Madagascar. From there, take a scenic drive or arrange a boat transfer from Ramena Beach for a picturesque journey to the spot.


Accessing Emerald Sea is best done by boat from Ramena Beach. Enjoy a scenic ride across the sparkling waters, soaking in the beauty of the surroundings before arriving at this kitesurfing and windsurfing haven.

Wind Conditions

Wind Range

From 10 to 40 Knots

% of Windy days per month

Main wind directions

Forecast on windy.com

Local Kitesurfing Schools

Following you can find links to the page of the kitesurfing schools which operate on this spot. From there you can contact them through our form or directly via email or phone (if it was provided by them on the page).

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