About XL KITES

Born out of a lifelong passion for water sports, XL KITES started in 1999 and has been perfecting the art of teaching kiteboarding ever since. With 18 years of experience, we give the best kiteboard lessons in the business. We are a professional full-time school and shop in continuous operation since the beginning of kiteboarding.  We are dedicated to your riding safely and effectively. From your first minutes on a trainer kite to those amazing seconds of your first ride, we make sure you are learning safe effective techniques.

Our beach location is perfect for learning.  We have shallow water, smooth wind, and a huge uncrowded bay.  Right across from our excellent teaching area are the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.  The beautiful clear waters of the Gulf are amazing for your first wave rides. 

Simply put, XL KITES is unmatched in kiteboarding experience and expertise.  We provide friendly professional service that is a reflection of our love of kiteboarding and our commitment to treat people with love and respect. Kiteboarding is our passion!

In addition to kiteboarding, XL Kites is also a first rate provider of flyboarding, powered paragliding and soon, stand up paddle board rental and sales! The reason is simple: we're always looking for ways to create opportunities to enjoy our amazing beaches and crystal clear water!

Flyboarding is an awesome way to inject a LOT of fun into your families summer vacation, and is also perfect for company gatherings or any other social event! Flyboarding is safe, affordable and very easy to schedule. Check it out here at our website in the "Light Wind Activities" section!

Powered Paragliding is an exhilarating, safe and affordable way to fly! It involves a small motor and an overhead foil wing, controlled by YOU, with very intuitive control handles. XL Kites has been teaching Powered Paragliding for the past 15 years, right here on our beautiful beaches! Come enjoy the amazing views and peaceful serenity only possible with Powered Paragliding!

At XL Kites, we embody strong values, respect and integrity in all we do. We understand the decision to take on kiteboarding, flyboarding and/or powered paragliding is not a trivial thing for most people. We will treat you with kindness and supportive advice in our lessons, just as we'll always keep in mind your best interest when discussing sales. We believe that customers who are treated as we would want to be treated ourselves, helps ensure our customer relationships thrive and continue for many years. So give us a call, or come to our store - give us a chance to earn your business and your trust - you'll be glad you did!