"We have been working with Martin Kirk and Kiteboarding School of Maui (KSM) since Martin began his business in 1999. I also have had the pleasure of a long term working relationship with Martin for many years now and aspire to continue to work with his company for many years to come."
Owner/Manager-Maui Vacation Advisors
TAME THE TRADEWINDS OF THE PACIFIC
Swap your sun-lounger and book for a board and kite and have a go at one of the most exciting wind powered sports in the world. And where better to give kite-surfing a try than the sunny climes of Maui.
The following two trips are definitely vacations with bragging rights…
Maui Ocean Divas - Kiteboarding, Yoga, Facials and Pedicures
Created for adventurous “na wahine” (Hawaiian for girls!) who appreciate sun, fun and relaxation. Stay with your best girlfriends at Maui’s only boutique hotel, the charming Hotel Wailea, and enjoy everything this lush island has to offer. You’ll hone your kiteboard and stand-up paddleboard skills from the island’s best (inspired by the hotel’s super sporty GM!) and perfect your yoga poses with private instruction. After all the exercise, you’ll unwind with facials and pedicures.
Your Package Includes: Four Nights at Hotel Wailea / Three days of private kiteboarding lessons / Three mornings of outdoor private yoga classes / SUP (stand up paddle) Lesson / Facial & Pedicure Starting from $1899 per person
Details:¨ Four night accommodations at Wailea’s only boutique hotel, the Hotel Wailea. A gorgeous and peaceful resort surrounded by 15 acres of tropical gardens, views of the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai and the majestic Haleakala. Healthy breakfast included each morning with Kona coffee and fresh pastries from Honolulu Coffee Company.
¨ All Guest rooms include a private lanai, plush suite beds with feather-tops, 330-thread count Egyptian cotton linens, private bathroom, 32” high-definition flat-screen TV, central air conditioning, sound system with iPod and MP3 player ports, high-speed Internet access, mini-refrigerator and complimentary coffee and tea replenished daily. Room service available for an additional charge.¨ Private kiteboarding lessons for 10 hours with a professional, patient and knowledgeable instructor. ¨ 3 Yoga classes that focus on opening and strengthening the muscle groups used for ocean activity.¨ 1 hr SUP (Stand up paddle) lesson (is there only one lesson? ‘s’ conflicts with the above description¨ Facial & pedicure at one of Wailea’s leading spas.
Please note that all getaways can be customized.
Additional Highlights & Optional Upgrades Available to you (charges may occur for resort activities.):
- ¨ Professional massage and additional spa services throughout your stay.
- ¨ Additional Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, the latest in water fitness and core strengthening. Lessons and use of paddle boards.
- ¨ Preferred pricing on top quality and variety of kiteboarding equipment including Cabrinha and Naish kites, Jimmy Lewis and Cabrinha boards.
- ¨ Surfing lessons.
- ¨ Access to some of the world’s best tennis courts and golf courses.
- ¨ On site Concierge Services.
- ¨ Island hiking excursion and local sight-seeing.
- ¨ On site Activities Center that can assist you with booking additional beach activities such as snuba and scuba diving activities, snorkeling, ocean kayaking and sunset dinner sails.
- ¨ Gratuities are included for hotel services.
- ¨ A truly amazing, caring and professional staff that exude the ALOHA SPIRIT!
Additional Resort Activities Offered: Your stay may include the following activities or events: (nominal charges may occur for certain resort activities.)
- ¨ Hula Lessons
- ¨ Guided Star Gazing
- ¨ Snorkeling
- ¨ Flower Lei Making
- ¨ Live Hawaiian Music
- ¨ Pilates
Additional Discounts ¨ Triple Occupancy rates are also available for a group of three traveling together.Customized Experiences ¨ We also provide customized getaways for weddings, yoga groups, family gatherings, reunions or corporate groups.
- ¨ Solo travelers, pairs of friends, small groups and family members are welcome.
- ¨ There is no maximum age limit. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a family member and must be at least 14 years of age or older.
- ¨ No prior kiteboarding experience is required- most of our guests are beginners or have kited only a few times.
- ¨ No prior yoga experience is required- we are able to accommodate absolute beginners to advanced levels. Guests of all surf levels and yoga backgrounds are invited to join us.
- ¨ Guests must be in good health, physical condition and know how to swim.
- ¨ All guests must read and agree to terms of our Policies, Release of Liability and Assumption of All Risks.
¨ We are always asked, “How old are the students that come to the Kiteboarding School of Maui?” In the past years, we have welcomed guests ranging from 12-65 years of age. Our kiteboarding and yoga weekend getaway is geared to satisfy guests of all ages and abilities. Although guests are typically coming to learn how to kiteboard or refine their existing kiting abilities, you are not required to take our kiteboarding lessons. There are many other activities like yoga, stand-up paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling and hiking that you can also enjoy while on your weekend getaway.
The Ultimate Kiteboarding Getaway
Maui boasts the best and most consistent tradewinds in the Pacific with year-round sun and perfect water temperatures. Spend three days in our kiteboarding camp learning how to kite-surf with professional instructors or simply improve your technique. Maui is an ideal spot for both beginners and experts and our instructors will cater to your ability making sure that you get the most out of your time.
When lessons are over, immerse yourself in the luxury of South Maui’s premier resorts lined by Maui’s beautiful Sorth shore. Stay in the authentic Hotel Wailea. Relax and unwind by the pool or at the beach club house.
The suggested itinerary can be adapted and tailor-made to your specific requirements. Additional room nights and lessons are available on request.
DAY 1: Arrive into Kahului International airport and pick up your Jeep Warangler to transfer to the Hotel Wailea. Head out to explore some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
DAY 2-4: You will drive to Maui’s premier kitebeach at Kanaha Beach Park and start your 4 hour kite-surfing adventure. After an exhilarating morning in the water, grab some lunch and spend the afternoon either soaking up the sun on the beach or exploring the street cafés and shops.
For the next three days engage in the art of kitesurfing under the guidance of your IKO certified instructor.
DAY 5: Spend the day picking out your kiteboarding equipment at a local specialist store or work on perfecting your tan at one of Maui’s pristine beaches.
Day 6: Return your car to Kahului airport and depart home.
WHERE YOU SLEEP
Hotel Wailea, Maui : Maui’s True Luxury Boutique Hotel - Peace, Passion & Pleasure
Escape the ordinary at the beautiful Hotel Wailea Maui, a haven for rejuvenation and spiritual transformation. Discover a luxuriating island paradise nestled on the hillsides of Wailea where views of white sand beaches, crystal blue Pacific waters and lush mountains captivate your soul. Perched above the breathtaking Wailea coastline, our enchanting Maui boutique hotel and resort offers a serene sanctuary where passion is ignited and you are embraced by the authentic spirit of aloha.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Five nights at the Hotel Wailea in a Garden View Suite. Overlooking our verdant tropical garden, the Garden View suites feature a private lanai, kitchenette, luxury linens, a deep soaking tub, and either two double beds or one king bed.
Three day Kiteboarding Camp (10 hours) with Maui’s Premier Kiteboarding School
Morning Coffee & Muffins
From $1495 per person