Blown-away in Viganj

Kitesurfing Viganj, Croatia

Visit Viganj the wind and kite surfing Mecca of Europe. Thrill as the Mistral wind powers you through the narrowest part of the Pelješac channel. Enjoy crystal clear waters and plentiful sunshine in this small historic village. Satisfy your body and soul with culture and cuisine, enjoying numerous cafes, restaurants and nearby cultural sites.

Location by Liberan Windsurf and Kite centre

Packages at this location

Knack and Skill Kite-Surfing Kitesurfing

Five P’s in five days - power, performance, passion, perfection, pleasure. Thrill to the sense of power, feel the passion, experience natures perfection, marvel at your own performance, and enjoy ecstatic pleasure. In five days you will journey from novice to accomplished kite-surfer, learning the knack and the skill. With qualified instructors in ideal conditions, powered by the Mistral wind on crystal water. Kite-surfing has never been better.

Day 1 – Learn the basics
Learn basic skills and safety including launching and landing the kite.

Day 2 – Out on the water
Head out on the water with the speedboat, learn to control the kite in the water, and practise body dragging. At all times during the five days you will be supported by a following speed-boat with a qualified IKO instructor. Instructors are also available to jump into the water and assist whenever required.

Day 3 – Movers and Shakers
Learn to move and turn in the water without the board, learn how to travel upwind without the board. Acquire the skills for self rescue.

Day 4 – Using your board
Glide across the sea your board, learning to travel upwind

Day 5 – Birth of a Kite-surfer
Speed across the water, improving your technique and skills. Gain your IKO certification at the end of the course.

May - October, July and August is peak season

Accommodation available upon request. Sleep to the sound of the sea whilst camping in the heart of Viganj. Relish picturesque campsites only 3 metres from the main beach of Ponta. Commute 40 metres by foot to the wind and kite surfing school. Enjoy camping with amenities – with access to electricity, showers, toilets and a kitchen area. Delight in the tastes of Dalmatia with two fantastic restaurants close to the campsite, and plenty of cafe options. Prepare your own meals with the freshest fruit and vegetables from the nearby fruit market, and do not forget to buy your fresh fish, directly off the boat at the neighbouring pier. IKO certification

Trial by wind and water Kitesurfing

Dare to explore the world of kite-surfing – introduce yourself to the thrill of wind and water. Discover the power and peace of wind-powered surfing as you explore the basic techniques and skills required for kite-surfing. Take the opportunity to find out if kite-surfing is your next big adventure. Increase your enjoyment by optionally continuing on with your kite-surfing and complete the multi-day programme.

A 2-hour lesson accompanied by a trained expert instructor with motorboat support.

May - October, July and August is peak season

Accommodation available upon request, Sleep to the sound of the sea whilst camping in the heart of Viganj. Relish picturesque campsites only 3 metres from the main beach of Ponta. Commute 40 metres by foot to the wind and kite surfing school. Enjoy camping with amenities – with access to electricity, showers, toilets and a kitchen area. Delight in the tastes of Dalmatia with two fantastic restaurants close to the campsite, and plenty of cafe options. Prepare your own meals with the freshest fruit and vegetables from the nearby fruit market, and do not forget to buy your fresh fish, directly off the boat at the neighbouring pier. IKO certification

Happiness is Hydro-foiling Kitesurfing

Hover over crystal clear Adriatic waters, harnessing the power of the mistral wind. Take your kite-surfing to the next level with this advanced course in hydro-foiling. Feel the freedom and speed of wind-powered flight. Combining a high volume hydro-foil board with a short mast increasing your safety and accelerating progress. Dare to extend your kite-surfing by rising out of the water, feeling the boost of power and speed.

A 1-hour private lesson, guided and accompanied by an experienced expert guide, advanced level to ensure you gain the most from the experience.

May - October, July and August is peak season

Only for experienced kite-surfers. Accommodation available upon request. Sleep to the sound of the sea whilst camping in the heart of Viganj. Relish picturesque campsites only 3 metres from the main beach of Ponta. Commute 40 metres by foot to the wind and kite surfing school. Enjoy camping with amenities – with access to electricity, showers, toilets and a kitchen area. Delight in the tastes of Dalmatia with two fantastic restaurants close to the campsite, and plenty of cafe options. Prepare your own meals with the freshest fruit and vegetables from the nearby fruit market, and do not forget to buy your fresh fish, directly off the boat at the neighbouring pier. IKO certification

About the location

Accommodation

Sleep to the sound of the sea whilst camping in the heart of Viganj. Relish picturesque campsites only 3 metres from the main beach of Ponta. Commute 40 metres by foot to the wind and kite surfing school. Enjoy camping with amenities – with access to electricity, showers, toilets and a kitchen area. Delight in the tastes of Dalmatia with two fantastic restaurants close to the campsite, and plenty of cafe options. Prepare your own meals with the freshest fruit and vegetables from the nearby fruit market, and do not forget to buy your fresh fish, directly off the boat at the neighbouring pier. For those who do not wish to enjoy the camping experience, there are a number of apartments and holiday homes available in Viganj.

Location

Viganj is a must-see maritime village. Situated on a rim of fertile land, in a large cove west of Cape Sveti Liberan. Here you will enjoy many epicurean delights of cuisine and culture. Including night-clubs, restaurants, cafes and vineyards. Explore an area rich in history with monasteries, churches, historic ports and villages. Swim and play in crystal clear waters and beautiful beaches. Make time to visit the island of Korcula, with even more vineyards, olive groves, and the spectacular old town. For true believers, you may even consider it the birthplace of Marco Polo, and legend tells us it was founded by the Trojan hero Antenor. Viganj is 8 kilometres from the town of Orebic, for travel to Viganj you should look for routes to Orebic or Korcula. The most efficient mode of travel is by ship, with coastal connections between Rijeka, Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik. Korcula has a frequent car ferry to Orebic and a passenger boat travels regularly to Orebic and Viganj.

Food

You cannot visit the Peljesac peninsula without being intrigued by their wines. On the steep southern slopes of the Peljesac peninsula, you will find hard-working vintners tending their Plavac Mali grapes. These very same grapes will produce the outstanding Dingač and Postup wines that you can sample here in their birthplace. Here on the Peljesac peninsula, you will find they love to grill, so make sure you try some of the grilled options. Including Sea Bream, Sea Bass Scorpionfish or Dentex. If fish isn’t your thing try some grilled Goat meat with feta and of course whatever you are grilling make sure you drizzle some excellent local olive oil over the top. For vegetarians, there are also plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, with tasty options available. If you have a sweet-tooth then you are in for a treat, try some of the local cakes and sweets including - paradizet, cukarini, klasuni cookies, amarete, lumblije, rozata custard, sirnice, krempite, krafne, and kroštule sweet knots. As you can see plenty to choose from.

Activities

Excellent windsurfing and kite-surfing, with expert instruction. Wake-boarding. Camping in unique and picturesque locations. Access to fine cuisine, and culture.

Amenities

  • Kitchen

  • Instructors/Coaching

Available activities

  • Daytrips