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The land of salsa, football and.. WIND!

For years we have been searching for the most beautiful destinations that combine key factors such as: reliable wind, pristine sandy beaches, rolling waves, and unlimited space on the water. Have you ever dreamed about such a place? Then you have just found the trip that will make your dream come true! When you join our XXL Downwinder through Brazil, we leave the busy beaches and mass tourism behind us. You will discover new kitesurf spots and be coached by our pro kitesurfers who have been coming here for years. Life is one big journey, so why not travel in style!

Early bird discount
€ 50 discount if you book before 1 june
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Skill set
Level 3-4 Intermediate to Advanced
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Location, routes & spots

Capoeira, 100% wind and caipirinha!

There is no better way to travel than with your kite! When we start with our downwinder the 4×4 jeeps will follow us while we chase the wind! During the Brazilian downwinder we will guide you to all the hidden lagoons and undiscovered places, with the final destination at surfers’ paradise and the ‘wild west’ of Brazil: Jericoacoara! This place is in the top 10 of the most beautiful beaches in the world. During this trip, everything is arranged down to the last detail and professional travel guidance (guides) from KiteActive will accompany you to show you the way!

Get in touch with us and get ready for the kitesurfing holiday of a lifetime. The wind is blowing and the waves are rolling!


Endless summer

Follow the summer!

The climate in Brazil is great. With a water temperature of 25 degrees and an air temperature of +30 degrees, you can walk around in your bikini or board shorts all day long. The evenings are also wonderfully warm, so it’s the perfect way to extend your summer! The season in Brazil starts from June to the end of December. KiteActive settles down in Brazil from mid-October to the end of December.

If you are on the water with kiters of the same level, you always make more progression. You learn from each other and push yourself to learn new things! In this course you will be pushed and coached as much as possible to learn new tricks. With KiteActive you will spend a week in a perfect destination with people who also want to make progress. Hey ho, Let’s go! 🙂

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Learn new tricks and make progression

This is the ultimate package for anyone who can already kitesurf but wants to make progress and learn new tricks. From your very first jump to a kiteloop handle pass. Our team is ready to help you with the right tips and tricks to achieve your goals!

What to expect from this course

During the course we will look at what your personal goals are and what is feasible. We go through the theory together and during the week we try to push, coach and motivate you as much as possible to try new things in a safe way.


What can you learn?

The basics of pop
Learn how to pop. This is an very important skill which you need for your entire kite career!
Your first jump
You want to learn how to go skyhigh?
Back & Front roll
Make a salto in the air! You think it is difficult, but we will learn you this amazing trick in 1 week!
board grabs, onefooters and board-offs
Grab the board in front of the camera!
Your first kiteloop (downloop)
Fly like a rollercoaster
Your first downwinder
With a downwinder your are doing a kite tour along the coast!
Learn how to ride strapless / bottom turns / wave skills
Upgrade your skills in the waves
Get unhooked!
Learn how to do unhooked tricks like Raily, S-bend or maybe even a handle pass?


How many hours is this course?
We do not link exact hours to this package. We try to push everyone as much as possible and occasionally provide 1-on-1 guidance. The goal is to make as much progress as possible and during this course we will give you all the tools you need to continue practicing.
Is kitegear included in this package?
No, you need to bring your own kitegear or rent a complete set at € 399 / week
Am I insured?
You are not insured against damage through KiteActive. We recommend that you check your travel insurance carefully to see whether it also covers extreme sports. to avoid disappointment and hassle on holiday. We work together with Sportzeker and then you are always covered for everything!

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If you are on the water with kiters of the same level, you always make more progression. You learn from each other and push yourself to learn new things! In this course you will be pushed and coached as much as possible to learn new tricks. With KiteActive you will spend a week in a perfect destination with people who also want to make progress. Hey ho, Let’s go! 🙂

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Level up! There is still so much to learn

Do you want to improve in big air kiting? Going for that megaloop? Or do you really want to learn this sick handle pass? this course is also for waveriders who make are able to do long downwinders in challenging conditions and who want to learn to perform better in the waves.

What is there to learn

Long downwinders in challenging conditions
Like DEN TVTAS for example
Jump 10 meter +
Do you want to go skyhigh with us?
Unhooked tricks


Am i insured?
No not with us. You need to take care on your own travel insurance. If you want we can help you with finding the right one!
How many hours is this course?
No specific hours are attached to this course. From time to time we do 1 on 1 sessions and our team will do our best to learn you as much as possible during this week

Make progression in ideal conditions


Advice from our travel expert AJ


Headset coaching


Photo & Video proof / analysis

With us you can find the latest kite material. We have most brands available and we ensure that you are always on the water with the right size kite. Don’t feel like carrying all your materials with you? No problem!

A list of our brands: Core / Naish / F-one / North / Slingshot / Lieuwe / Appletree


  • You ensure that you indicate your correct level during your booking.
  • Unfortunately, we cannot control the wind. If you cannot complete your package you can settle the outstanding amount in various ways with us.- You can use the outstanding amount in our webshop on (kite) gear
    – You can use it for other KiteActive trips or give it as a gift card to friends
    – You can finish your package in 1 of our schools in Holland.
  • Check your insurance. If you need help with the right insurance please ask us for help! Not all insurance companies cover kitesurf material.
  • Participation in our packages is always at your own risk. Kitesurfing is an extreme sport and although we will make sure you learn kitesurfing with us most safely, you always need to be aware of yourself and others.
  • Always listen well to the instructions from our team.

Kite In & Out

During this unforgettable kitesurf adventure you will sleep in comfortable pousadas along the coast. Sufficient lounge areas and lovely rooms to relax after a full day of kiting! We recommend everyone to acclimatize in our kitehouse in Cumbuco 3 days before departure of the downwinder!
Share your room with max 2 other kitesurfers. We always try to seperate male and female rooms.
In need for more privacy? Book a private room for an additional fee.
Perfect for couples.
Kite inn >> Kite out
As we have been coming to Brazil since 2009, we know the best places to stay. We try to arrange great pousadas directly at the spot, so that you can park your kite in front of the entrance!
Good vibes
In the evenings we will organize some campfires and beach parties
Stunning views
From your room you will have the best view on the beach. Sometimes we are in the middle of nowhere :)
Food & Drinks

Caipirinha & Acai

Every morning we start the day with a delicious and powerful breakfast, which is arranged by the pousada. During the day we ensure that snacks and water are always ready in the pick-ups. During lunch and dinner we provide a delicious (local) restaurant to ensure that there is enough energy for the day.

How to get here - Fortaleza

There are good flights from Amsterdam to Fortaleza, which will take you there in approximately 12 hours. There are 2 good connections; KLM (via Paris or Rio) and TAP (via Lissabon).

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Willem SchinkelshoekWillem Schinkelshoek
22:24 24 Jan 24
We have now been with Kite Active 9 times: Brazil, Greece, Sardinia, Sicily and Dakhla Morocco. Excellent kite spots, nice mix of enthusiastic kiters of various ages. Ideal for the novice & more experienced kiter with always great guidance. 🤟Recommended 👍
Cobie HarkemaCobie Harkema
12:09 02 Jan 24
Had a great time in brasiel good organised super nice guids.see you next time.
ilse de vriesilse de vries
10:26 11 Dec 23
Great travel experiences with Kiteactive!Learn big tricks in Tarifa, sail and kite during the Wadden weekend and downwind twice in Brazil!Always enthusiastic and relaxed travel guidance! Meeting nice new people with the same enthusiasm for kiting, great parties and nice places to stay. Highly recommended!
Ann DSAnn DS
18:15 07 Dec 23
Our first trip with KiteActive was an immediate success. Well organized and an unforgettable experience. Thanks to Roderick and team!Ann, Pé and kids
Rich AmosRich Amos
19:59 26 Feb 23
Just got back from a week in Tarifa with the KiteActive gang - what a brilliant week, we had wind pretty much every day, stayed in the excellent Wild House hostel, lovely group of humans ("my beautifuuul people!" as Henny would say) and Hilke and Cher were amazing group hosts!
Jan Willem MarkvoortJan Willem Markvoort
13:09 08 Oct 22
I joined KiteActive on the TV TAS 2022 downwinder. For me it was a long lasting dream to kite along the wadden islands and the trip really was a mindblowing experience. Now a week later, I still feel stoked!KiteActive managed to organise the trip in a safe way by having a large team of pro-kiters on the water who were able to perform rescues in case of any emergency, a RIB with an experienced crew who looked after us during the crossings and safeTRX watches which could be used to alert the coast guard.The downwinder lasted only 2 days, but it felt like a complete holiday. Kiting in between groups of hunderds of seals, while having a full rainbow on the background in the direction we were sailing, just sketching one of the pictures in my mind which will never fade away. Flat water spots, nice waves to play in, 4m swell during crossings, a nice combination of all sort of conditions. A trip of a lifetime.A big thanks for the KiteActive team, looking forward to the 2023 edition!
Wim GertenaarWim Gertenaar
17:44 04 Oct 22
In 21 years of kiting this was by far my best Kite Experience ever. Riding out the TVTAS-downwinder was a huge challenge which I was Able to complete thanks to the Kiteactive team. Always making sure of our safety in very challenging conditions. 4m High Waves and very Strong currents were but of a few conditionaliteit to mention. But Above all their carefull planning and Knowledge of the North Sea and currents made for a safe yet exhilarating kiteadventure. A true challenge for kiteboard-experts only.Thanx Kiteactive-team. I had an awesome time.
14:05 03 Oct 22
Last weekend I did with Kite active the most ultimate downwinder of the Netherlands, which is TV TAS. With this downwinder you pass by all 5 wadden Islands, which are Texel, Vlieland Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermoniksoog. The downwinder was actually even longer, because we started from the mainland of the Netherlands, at Den Helder instead from Texel. Even though it's a 2 days kitesurf trip, it's been the best kitesurf trip for me so far. The thrill of passing all the wadden islands which is world heritage UNESCO, is a undescribable experience. The trip itself was very good organised bij the people from Kite active. They are very experienced kitesurfers, and they know the area very well. They are very friendly, give good briefings, and this not only at the start, but also at several other locations where necessary. Alse the hotel on Terschelling was very nice. The boat trip back, and the bus back to Den Helder was perfect organised.Be aware to be an experienced kitesurfer. Don't under estimate it, it's great if you're an advanced kitesurfer with enough experience to kite in big waves on sea. Despite the advanced level of all kiters in the group, we had to wear a Safetrx whatch for our safety. Which really made this trip possible and safe.


  • Travel with your kite along the most pristine locations
  • Everyday wind
  • 100% fun garantee
  • Meet nice kiters with the same level
  • A professional team is ready to make as much progress as possible with you

Practical Information

Not included / Bookable

  • Return flight
  • Private room upgrade?
  • Optional activities & excursions
  • Lunch, dinner and drinks

What you still need to arrange!

  • Book a flight
  • Grab your bag and check the packing list

Get ready for your kite holiday!

  • Boardshorts & bikini
  • A lycra for the sun
  • Kitesurf sunglasses
  • Good quality sunscreen
  • Cap and sun hat
  • Your board bag full of kite gear



Tour's Location

Kite soul Pousada no Cumbuco - Rua D - Cumbuco, Caucaia - Ceará, Brazil


Which kite material should I bring?

The wind always blows at least 16 knots and often even harder around 20 knots. In the afternoon the wind sometimes decreases somewhat, so it is also good to take large sizes with you. the Golden rule: Bring all the kite sizes you have!!

When does the downwinder start?

For the Chill & Adventure (& XXL) downwinders can be checked in at our KiteActive pousada on the relevant Saturday (~2:00 PM). Here we gather with the entire group, will eat a delicious meal that evening and the next morning (Sunday morning) we leave early with the downwinder to our first overnight location.

For which level is this trip?

The chill downwinder for level 3 and the XXL & Adventure for level 4 Have done a downwinder at least once and be able to sail upwind independently and perform a self rescue.

Waar eindigt de downwinder?

Your downwinder ends at the final destination (Jericoacoara or Atins). Upon arrival, we will all enjoy a victory dinner, dance the night away and enjoy a delicious breakfast the next morning (this overnight stay is included). The next morning our drivers and supervisors will have to drive back to Cumbuco. You can decide for yourself whether you ride back with our crew (free of charge) or stay at the final destination.

Can I book extra nights?

Yes no problem, discuss with our team and we will help you with anything you need!

Which flights are recommended?

From Europe KLM is a good choice or FlyTAP. Roughly it will cost you between €800-1200 retour.

Can I sleep with my friend in the same room?

yes please let us know during your booking and we will fix it!

An adventure of a lifetime

The complete program and route of the downwinder Brazil can be found below. Here is a day-by-day description of which parts you will do and what your kitesurfing holiday in Brazil on the water will look like. Go through the route of your Kite adventure in advance, so that you can tell us what we are going to do.

If you want, we will pick you up from the airport in Fortaleza. Please report this in advance and provide us with your flight details in a timely manner! At the Chill, Adventure & XXL downwinders in Brazil you can check in at our KiteActive pousada on Saturday around 2:00 PM. That evening we enjoy a delicious meal with all participants and on Sunday morning at 10:00 we leave from Cumbuco or Jericoacoara.

For Chill 3.0 and 4.0 you can check in on Tuesday and we leave on Wednesday morning. It is advisable to stay a few nights earlier in our Pousada in Cumbuco to get used to the sun and enjoy it. As soon as we arrive at our final destination in the evening (Chill, Adventure, XXL on Friday and Chill 3.0 & 4.0 on Monday), we will all enjoy a victory dinner, dance into the night and enjoy a delicious breakfast the next morning. enjoy breakfast. After breakfast our adventure ends and our crew has to drive back to Cumbuco. Here you have the choice to ride back (free of charge) or stay at the final destination.

PLEASE NOTE:This package includes 7 nights, if you wish you can stay extra nights with us in Cumbuco. Ask for the possibilities.


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