Rantum Kitesurf Spot in Sylt with two sheep in front eating grass and north sea in the background

Sylt Rantum Kitesurf Spot in Sylt

Europe Kiteboard Spot in Germany

Rantum is a small community located about ten minutes south of Sylt. This charming village boasts beautiful scenery and a rich history of battling the sea. One of the main attractions in the area is the "K 4" kitesurfing spot, which is a must-visit for experienced kiteboarders.

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Sylt Rantum
advanced, island, choppy
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advanced, lagoon, choppy
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advanced, island, choppy
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Sylt Rantum Kitesurfing wind conditions

The Kitespot Sylt/Rantum is situated in close proximity to Rantum, Sylt, Germany. The spot character can be described as small to medium waves, depending on the wind strength and direction. We recommend kitesurfing at this spot for advanced and expert riders.

  • body wear

    • long neo
  • downwinder

    • Yes
  • ride type

    • freeride
    • wakestyle
    • wave
  • skill level

    • advanced
    • professional
  • spot type

    • island
    • ocean
  • starting area

    • sandy beach
  • water condition

    • choppy
    • medium wave
  • wind daytime

    • all day

Wind Stats for Sylt Rantum Kiteboarding

Around the Kiteboarding Spot Sylt Rantum

If you're looking for an authentic island experience, Rantum is the perfect spot for you. Standing on the dune tops, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the North Sea breaking on the fine sandy West Coast and the gentle waves of the Wadden Sea on the east side. Rantum is one of the smallest towns on the island of Sylt and is known as "the fleeing village" because of its eventful history of battling with the sea. Enjoy endless cycling and hiking trails, the proximity to the Wadden Sea, and the charm of the harbor. You can even visit the Strandkorbmanufaktur, where the island's iconic beach chairs are handmade.

  • camper parking

    • Overnight
  • car parking

    • At the spot
  • emergency

    • A medical center
    • Kite repair
  • has restaurant

    • Yes
  • has toilet

    • Yes
  • has shower

    • Yes

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

To get to the K 4 spot, drive on the L24 from Westerland towards Hörnum. After 5-10 minutes of driving through Rantum, you'll come across the fifth parking lot on the right-hand side or the last one before Hörnum. Park your car and walk for 5 minutes over the dunes to reach the spot. If you're looking to explore the area, there are bike rentals available in Rantum, and the spot is only ten minutes away from the lively island center.

  • accommodation

    • near the spot
  • public transport

    • Good
  • rental cars

    • Recommended


As always, make sure to check the weather and wind conditions before heading out to the spot. Respect other riders and beachgoers, and be mindful of any potential hazards in the water. Keep the beach clean by properly disposing of any trash, and follow any local rules and regulations. Have fun and enjoy your kitesurfing experience in Rantum, Sylt!

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Wind Forecast for Sylt Rantum Kitesurfing


Sylt Rantum is best suited for advanced to professional kiteboarders. The spot is characterized by small to medium waves, varying according to the strength and direction of the wind. Kiteboarding is enjoyable all day at this spot, thanks to the consistent conditions.

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