BRAZIL FLAT WATER CAMP TRAINING– PARAJURU – 2016
The team OF KITE CAMP PRO organise in Parajuru a kitesurf camp training
BOOKING OPEN - LIMITED PLACES REMAINING
For 2016 KITE CAMP PRO is introducing 2 completely new camps and locations in Brazil. They are running a Big Air kite camp in Prea and a Flat Water kite camp in Parajuru. They have listened to what you most want from your kite camp and have put together 2 awesome packages to give you the experience if a lifetime with us. The Flat Water camp in Parajuru has been carefully chosen to provide some of the butter flat lagoon experiences you read and see in Brazil video and articles, but without the crowds of pro riders or stagnant water. The spot we have chosen is an open lagoon providing 3-4 hours a day of very flat water with the added bonus of a sand bank with waves for those that want them. They have also chosen accommodation to suit different needs and the cost of the camp reflects this from sharing a room in an eco lodge to a single room in a luxury house. Please contact us to discuss the accommodation and pricing options further. BRAZIL FLAT WATER CAMP – PARAJURU – 2016
29 OCT - 5 NOV 2016
€1600 - €1900
The lagoon is fed by a river mouth and empties and opens into the sea which ensures clean water and a guarantee of a sufficient level of water and size of lagoon compared to so many of the other lagoons which are getting smaller and smaller with decreased rainfall. You will have your flat water AND your space with the guaranteed and constant Brazilian winds. The wind is not a fiercely strong as the more northerly spots being you will be able to use a range of your kites but mostly on mid sized and larger kites rather than overpowered on small kites all the time. This will give you the chance to progress and ride in confidence and security rather than constantly flying by the seat of your pants. This spot is still one of the virtually undiscovered gems of Brazil and we have extensively researched to bring it to you as part of our camps. We are not going to say much more about the spot because the pictures and video really say it all.
This year they have put on 2 accommodation options to suit different styles and budgets, but each offering the highest quality and comfort. They have taken 2 houses and customers can choose the option which suits them best however we assure you that splitting the group over these two houses will NOT affect the dynamic as all meals, trips, riding, briefings and debriefings will be done as a group and the houses are within 5 minutes walk and less than a minute in one of the 2 buggies supplied for each house.
The first option is the Castelo Vendom. It is a unique eco lodge/house offering a number of accommodation options for singles, couples and those wishing to be matched to share a room with another person. There are 5 rooms available and the price varies depending on the room choice and whether it is shared or not, however this is the more reasonable option of the two accommodations. Castelo Vendom has a pool, wifi and he rooms have an eco friendly natural ventilation system.
The second option is the Casa Grande. This is a luxury house with no expenses spared. 5 spacious double rooms which have bathrooms with hot water showers, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, safe, dressing room and terrace; four of the rooms have whirlpools. The guest lounge provides a wonderful view to the pool and the garden.
Both accommodations will come with 2 buggies each so that guests can easily move between the houses and the beach at all times. We are also offering massages for you on site to help you relax after a long days kiting.
ALL MEALS ARE INCLUDED and as previously mentioned will be taken as a group so that there is no division in the dynamic of the camp. We have always felt that the connection between us and our clients has been one of the strongest points of our camps and this will continue in this new wonderful location.
Transfers to and from Fortaleza Airport
7 nights full board at with “Castelo Vendom“ or “Casa Grande”.
Attention to providing healthy food at all times
6 days full coaching (2 hours in the morning, and 2 hours in the afternoon).
Video analysis and personal progression goals
Regular 1 on 1 feedback sessions off the water to analyse problems and progress
Downwinder and trip to nearby spot as a group
2 Buggies per house
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Flights (approx 700€ – 900€)
Kiting equipment (please see the Extras if you would like to purchase equipment)
Professional photo-shoot (more info in the FAQ)
Holiday insurance (more info in the FAQ)
FLIGHT INFORMATION We understand that flights can have a huge difference on the cost of your camp so as always we recommend you book your flight AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Flights from Europe are with either TAP from Lisbon Portugal or Lufthansa from Frankfurt with connections to all major european cities. We estimate flights to cost from €700 – €900 ..of course the sooner you book the better. We are more than happy to assist you in searching for flights or you can use the handy widget below.
BRAZIL Brazil has a reciprocal visa system, so if your home country requires Brazilian nationals to secure a visa, then you will need one to enter Brazil. At the time of writing, American, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens need visas, but citizens of the UK, France, Ireland and most other EU countries as well as South Africa do not. Check with the Brazilian embassy or consulate in your home country. If you are unsure please let us know and we will research on your behalf. There are also no specific vaccination requirements, however like all tropical destinations we would recommend you bring with you some form of mosquito repellant and if you are particularly sensitive to mosquito bites, so light longer trousers for the evenings. Brazil’s currency is the real (often written R$); the plural is reais. One real is made up of 100 centavos. 1R$ is equivalent to approximately 0.35€/$0.45US / £0.30. We recommend changing your money BEFORE travelling as this allows you to do so in the security of your own country with no stress or uncompetitive rates of having to do so at arrival in the airport. We also recommend taking smaller sized bills and not keeping all of your money in one place in your bags.
Parajuru, a famous fishermen village, is located at about 124 km / 77 mi southeast of Fortaleza in the state of Ceara, Brazil. The area is known for eco-tourism, thanks to its natural setting, which renders it a paradise for the fans of kite surfing, the best flat water spot in Ceara. Parajuru offers clean beaches and un unusual marine beauty. With warm temperatures at about 30 °C / 86 °F, lukewarm water type and onshore or sideshore winds, all kite surfing lovers will enjoy this activity in safe conditions. From July to January wind blows almost every day with 17 to 25 knots. Rarely and only for a few hours the wind exceeds 30 knots. Kiters ride with 11 m (80 kg rider) and occasionally a larger kite or an 7m or 9m on stronger days. For girls, 8m and 10m are perfect.
SOFI CHEVALIER SPEAKS: FRENCH, ENGLISH Originally a snowboarder and a skier, it did not take long for Sofi to fall in love with what is now her main motivation, kitesurfing. As a former sports teacher she is a person who loves to share, communicate and inspire. After 3 years of teaching in French high schools and middle schools, she couldn’t resist her desire to get away from it and decided, after qualifying as an IKO instructor, to settle on the paradise island of Zanzibar, Tanzania, to live her new life as a kitesurfer. After 1 year spent there the desire to expand and share her passion with the female community gave her the idea to create her own online magazine, KiteSista, but still kept on teaching and coaching kitesurfing at all levels. Still wanting to give girls a new vision of the sport, she decided to do a little bit more via Kitesista and became the third most influential kitesurfing Girl 2012′ and got sponsorship from F- one, Kanabeach, Lastage and Mood. Thereafter she became involved in progression and coaching camps and realized quickly that this approach is definitely what motivates her and what she likes to do – share her passion and knowledge with others. recently she has joined together with fellow F-One rider Celine Rodenas to create Kite Camp Pro focusing on training camps offering a high level of service both on and off the water. With Sofi’s love of travel and kitesurfing, but also with her desire to teach and share, Kite Camp Pro will give you the opportunity to travel to the other side of the world to improve and achieve your goals.
SPEAKS: ENGLISH, FRENCH Marcus, or mog as he is more commonly known, is the technical side of the business, from websites to social media, to marketing, to photography, to just making sure everything works, …or fixing it when it’s broken. He is also an accomplished freestyle coach with experience in teaching as far reached as university lecturing and working with disabled children. So although he doesn’t possess any formal qualifications (in anything) he more than makes up for it in experience and patience. From the UK originally, but having lived 4 years in Zanzibar where he helped build and develop the media impact of Paje By Kite, and currently living in France, he is here to make sure that you are always online wherever possible and that, if you wish, you can take home some amazing shots from your time on the camp, if you decide to make a private photo-shoot with him. In the meantime you will find him behind his computer answering your questions, and dealing with any issues and requests that you might have.