Sunday, January 31, 2010

Kite Boarding at the Paradise Resort Ras Sidr


Welcome to the CNS (Club Nathalie Simon) Centre at Paradise Resort, Ras Sudr. With the largest shallow water lagoon in the area, legendary, consistent cross shore winds and all round sun – CNS at Ras Sudr offers the very best kitesurfing and windsurfing Egypt can offer.

Ras Sudr center terrasse

Both windsurfers and kitesurfers take advantage of the direct beach access only metres from our Beach Centre. The wide, sandy lagoon offers you the perfect location to take your first steps as a beginner in either windsurfing or kitesurfing, make your first aerial moves or perfect those new tricks in world class conditions.

Our Centre is open daily from 9am to sunset. You can enjoy that last session of the day with the sun setting across the Red Sea, before relaxing in our new Beach Centre chill out terrace melting away the exertions of the day. From expert to beginner, our friendly, professional team of instructors can offer a range of instruction to meet your needs.

Ras Sudr center
Ras Sudr center terrasse
Our Beach Centre offers a range of first class facilities to make your holiday with us one of the easiest and safest ever. Your safety is our top priority and our fully equipped rescue boat is on the water and ready to help from dawn to dusk. We offer international pro windsurf and kitesurf instruction with lessons from beginner to expert as well as individual coaching. The Beach Centre is located on the long sandy beach only metres from the water and has storage, rental, shop, repair centre, Surf Bar and terrace. The Beach Centre is also wi-fi enabled with pc access to check your e-mail while on the beach.

The resort also has 2 large swimming pools for those who want a dip in the pool, with full service bars.


Ras Sudr Paradise Hotel for kitesurfing and windsurfing holidays

Paradise Hotel
Paradise is a new resort set on the sparsely populated coast of the Red Sea, about 200km south of Cairo. The resort hotel offers high quality furnished rooms and suites within a peaceful courtyard setting.
This small hotel located in a huge resort was created by a very famous Egyptian Coptic family and offers you high quality for accommodations and services just a few minutes from the CNS centre.
You will certainly enjoy the peaceful and green patio!
Paradise hotel Paradise hotel
All rooms have en-suite facilities, air conditioning, satellite tv, international telephone and mini bar.
Equipments and services
Patio, bar and restaurant with a very nice and cozy atmosphere.
1 big swimming pool "close to the beach", tennis courts, billiard, Beach bar and restaurant on the beach, half board
We also have a range of villas, chalets and beach apartments, designed for maximum comfort and privacy. The villas and apartments include a living room area and a fully fitted kitchen, in addition to bedrooms and fully equipped bathrooms. Air conditioning is included throughout all accommodation
Paradise hotel
The Beach Apartments are a great option located only a few metres from the Club. These are 2 bedroom apartments (one twin room, one double room) with large living area, fully fitted kitchen and bathroom. They also have TV/DVD facilities, private balcony and a roof terrace with BBQ.
The apartments are a great option for small groups who want some extra space or privacy and are available as a half board option (breakfast/dinner) at the hotel if you wish to keep your self catering to a minimum.
The Villa has 3 bedrooms, large living area, fully fitted kitchen and air conditioning throughout.
The Chalets have 2 bedrooms (one twin room, one double room), large living area, small kitchen and air conditioning throughout.
booking though our travel agencies.


The lesson

Our kitesurf packages are designed for everyone and designed to take your riding to the next level. From beginner to expert, our team of international professionals instructors can offer a package to suit your individual needs.
Learn at your own pace in a fully secure area with the best equipment and instruction available.

Lessons are available in English, French, German, Spanish and Arabic with a maximum of 4 students per instructor. All students are supplied with safety jacket, helmet and harness. All equipment is new, easy to use and regularly checked.

Coaching with camera available on demand.

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Prices for lesson packages are shown on the table below.

Kitesurf Courses (2009 rates)
Duration Rate (max 4 people per course)
3 hours 110 Euros
6 hours 200 Euro
9 hours 280 Euro
12 hours 350 Euro
Coaching / refreshing course 40 Euro
Private lesson per hour 75 Euro


Booties are strongly recommended in Ras Sudr area, as parts of the sandy lagoon have small stones and shells. We have a small selection at the Centre but it is advised to bring your own.

It is suggested you bring a short wet suit between November-April. Full wet suit preferred between December-March. Between May-October a pair of boards shorts and lycra top are more than enough.

Sun cream and sunglasses are a must!

Dehydration – in the summer months especially, you must remember to drink lots of water. A few hours on the water during the hot sun can quickly leave you dehydrated so please remember to drinks lots!!

Kitesurfing Rental

Learn Kitesurfing and windsurfing in Egypt hugest lagoon
Our rental equipment is replaced and updated every year and we have a full range of kit available for kitesurfing. For the kitesurfer we have a range of the latest Cabrinha kites. Boards are also available as well as a full selection of safety equipment for beginners.

The Club Nathalie Simon Ras Sudr offers, for expert only (up wind riders) kitesurf and board rental

Equipment Hire T.O. indicative rates (including rescue boat) for riders who know how to go up-wind and sail in group in all conditions
Rental (2009 local rates)
Duration Rate (2009)
1 day - Kite & board 70 Euros
1 week-end - Kite & board 120 Euro
1 week - Kite & board 260 Euro
1 day - board only 40 Euro
1 week-end - board only 65 Euro
1 week - board only 140 Euro
1 day - kite only 50 Euro
1 week-end - kite only 85 Euro
1 week - kite only 190 Euro
Beach acces, assistance & rescue : 10 euros / 1 day or 50 euros / week
Insurance : 5 euros/ 1 day or 30 euros / week
nb: per hour and 1/2 day rental are also available - contact us for more info.


windsurfing holidays in Ras Sudr Canoe with the dolphins

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Discover one of the most amazing deserts in the world with local Bedouins. Many type of excursion can be organised. 4x4 drive in the desert, visit of Serabit El Khadim (the only pharaonic temple in Sinai). Spend the night under the stars and discover another way of life…

St Catherine Monastery St Catherine Monastery

Located at the foot of Mount Moses, St. Catherine's Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries in the world. Visit the monastery and enjoy the hike of the Mont Moses. Certainly an unforgettable trip…
Spices shop in Cairo Cairo

Too much to see in Cairo to quote all but what you should not miss: Cairo Museum (Egyptian antiquities), the Citadel and mosque of Mohamed Ali and the busy and colorful bazar of Khan-el-khalili. Do not miss it!

Ras Sudr steady wind paradise!
The wind! From March to November is the best period for taking advantage of the powerful thermal of the red sea. The wind, blowing early morning is here until the night, offer you sun rise and sun set daily.
Ras Sudr weather
Air temperature

Water Temperature

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