Ellenbogen Kitesurfing Sylt in Germany scenic beach with clouds and sun shining through

Sylt Ellenbogen Kitesurf Spot in Sylt

Europe Kiteboard Spot in Germany

Ellenbogen Beach at Sylt's northernmost tip is a protected standing area offering ideal conditions for beginners and training. With flat water and occasional small waves, it's perfect for kitesurfers of all skill levels. The spot works well with most wind directions, except for NW, and there is ample space on the beach for setup and launching. Just be aware of the occasional kite school on site. To access the spot, there is a small toll fee of approximately €6, and parking is available at the "Kiterparkplatz."

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Sylt Ellenbogen Kitesurfing wind conditions

Ellenbogen Beach at Sylt's northernmost tip is an ideal kitesurfing spot for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. The spot offers ideal conditions with flat water and occasional small waves, making it a perfect location for learning or practicing kitesurfing.

  • body wear

    • long neo
    • short neo
  • ride type

    • freeride
    • freestyle
    • hydrofoil
    • wakestyle
    • wave
  • skill level

    • beginner
    • intermediate
    • advanced
    • professional
  • spot type

    • island
    • lagoon
    • ocean
  • starting area

    • sandy beach
  • water condition

    • choppy
    • flat water
    • medium wave
  • wind daytime

    • all day

Wind Stats for Sylt Ellenbogen Kiteboarding

Around the Kiteboarding Spot Sylt Ellenbogen

Königshafen is a protected standing area on the eastern side of the island in the Wadden Sea. There is plenty of space on the beach for set up and launching, although kite schools may occasionally be present. During the summer months, the spot can become crowded, so kitesurfers should be cautious and maintain safe distances from others.

  • camper parking

    • Not allowed, but possible
  • car parking

    • At the spot
  • emergency

    • A medical center
    • Kite repair

How to get to Sylt Ellenbogen and how to bring it about while you're there

To access the spot, a small toll fee of approximately €6 is required to enter the Ellenbogen. The best place to park is at the designated "Kiterparkplatz," which can be easily identified by the kite school's material wagon. The kite spot is accessible with most wind directions, except for NW, which can be offshore and gusty due to the dunes. Wind directions such as North-Northwest, North, or North-Northeast are generally not recommended for kitesurfing at this spot.

  • accommodation

    • near the spot
  • public transport

    • Good
  • rental cars

    • Not recommended


Kitesurfers must ensure that they can ride safely and with control, especially in crowded conditions.

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Wind Forecast for Sylt Ellenbogen Kitesurfing


The Sylt Ellenbogen kiteboarding spot at Ellenbogen Beach in Sylt, Europe's northernmost tip, offers a protected standing area that's ideal for beginners and training. With its flat water, occasional small waves, and expansive beach area for setup and launching, it caters to kiteboarders of all skill levels. However, it's important to be mindful of the occasional kite school on site.

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Loissin, a renowned kitesurfing destination, is situated on the shores of the Greifswalder Bodden, a lagoon in the Baltic Sea. This spot is famous for its consistent wind conditions and vast, shallow water areas, making it an ideal location for both beginners and experienced kitesurfers. Historically, the region around Greifswald has been a hub for maritime activities, and in recent years, it has gained popularity for kitesurfing, attracting enthusiasts from around the world.

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Westerland Sylt is a world-renowned kitesurfing destination located on the picturesque island of Sylt in northern Germany. With its long stretches of sandy beaches and consistently strong winds, it's a mecca for kitesurfing enthusiasts from all over the world. However, due to the strong winds and powerful waves, this spot is not recommended for beginners. For experienced kitesurfers, Westerland Sylt offers an ideal destination with wide-open beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning scenery that make for an unforgettable kitesurfing experience.