Downwind in the Etang de Salses, Leucate

Organized by Unikite

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Sporty
Duration: 1 half day
Spoken languages: French, English, German
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Discover the various amazing downwind kitesurfing spots of the region. 

This session is an aquatic excursion in the sea or across the étang de Salses, an exceptional natural site of 7000 hectares. 

The landscapes here are absolutely magnificent, a great backdrop for your open air adventure! You'll spend a total of 3-4 hours visiting the different spots, a great way of exploring the area.

You'll be followed by a boat, should you require any assistance and all kitesurfing gear can be provided should you need it.

If you would like to enjoy a locally prepared meal, then please let the team at UniKite know beforehand so they can make all the necessary preparations.

Offer Description


- You will be introduced to your instructor who will brief you on the security protocols and the chosen itinerary of the day
- You will be using a radio to stay in constant contact with your instructor, so you are never alone and will also be followed by a boat should you require assistance
- You will be assisted when taking off and landing
- Your excursion will either take place in the etang or the sea, depending on your requirements and goals

Activity requirements

Level of expertise: you must be an autonomous kitesurfer who knows how to control your kite without any problems.

You must also know how to kitesurf downwind. 

All participants must be at least 15 years old or at weigh at least 45 kgs and be able to swim autonomously.

Children under 18 years old must provide proof of parental consent.

You must buy (or already have) a kitesurfing licence onsite.

Special terms

In adverse weather conditions your lessons may be postponed to a later date convenient to both you and the school.

July & August are peaks seasons, therefore the prices are higher during these months.

  • All necessary gear (upon request)
  • Wetsuit booties
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Bottled water
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Meeting point
UniKite, 11 Z.A., 11370 Leucate Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule