My Name is Upul De Silva and I want to welcome you at my Kiteboarding and Windsurfing ECO-Resort here in Kalpitiya – best kitespot of Sri Lanka! My team and me will do everything to make your stay perfect while getting a real insight of our cutlure.
Your task is just to take your gear & board, get out on the Kalpitiya lagoon, kitesurf / windsurf as long as you want, make some kitesurfing trip to paradice island, relax and drink a cocktail in a hammock at the chillout-zone while observing the surfers at the lagoon. For the rest my team and me takes care to pamper you in the Sri Lankan way...
Proprietor : Upul De Silva
Date of birth : 10/18/80
Home town : Aluthgama / Bentota
Places of residence : Kalpitiya – Sri Lanka (Kalpitiya Lagoon) Gols – Austria (Lake Neusiedl)
Athletic and personal successes :
I started with windsurfing at the early age of eleven at Bentota river
1998 > First Qualifikation to the National Team of Sri Lanka
Since 1999 member of the National Olympic committee of Sri Lanka (windsurfing): participation in National and International championships
1999 – 2004: 4th times Sri Lankan Windsurf National Champion
1999 Asian Championship in Pakistan, 7th 2003 Asian Championship in India, 9th
2004/05 No Championship because of the Tsunami
2005 Int. Chiemsee Regatta Mistral cl, 9th
2006 World Sailing Games Austria, 43th
2006 Int. German Mistral Regatta, 13th
2006 Asian Games in Doha Qatar, 7th
15th Asian Games 2006 in Doha – Olympic Class : Sri Lankan Participant for Windsurf Mistral One Design: 7th place
2012 Austrian SUP-Championship, 3rd
Sports / Hobbies : windsurfing, kitesurfing, stand up paddling (SUP), wave-riding, fitness, cooking, travelling, spending time with my family in Austria
For myself important :
As I grew up under very poor conditions, it´s important for me to help others in need and stop looking away.
If you want to particitpate those projects – just tell me! There are a lot of people in Sri Lanka who are greatful for your help!
Support and help for others is necessary!
Educations / Jobs :
Pool & sports at Hotel Lanka Princess / Bentota
VDWS windsurf instructor in Podersdorf & Weiden / Austria, Lake Garda / Italy, Privat coachings Brasil
VDWS kitesurf instructor in Podersdorf / Austria
Windsurf Station Manager in Podersdorf & Weiden / Austria
Languages : Singhala (mother language), English, German
Just a few Coverage Links (German) :
*It would be a pleasure for my team and me to welcome you here in our beautiful homecountry! Make your stay perfect by giving you the best service and teach you in all these amazing sports! We hope to see you soon here at Kalpitiya Lagoon!
Who we are : Consists of 25 team members – most of them Singhalese, Austrian, Germany, Marokkean... international team; like a family we run our hotel – so you will feel immediatly at home!
Since :2011/2012 when we settled the first 3 Cabanas
Now : Today we are Sri Lankan largest Kitesurfing and Windsurf school
What we do :
Run an ECO-Resort – keep the nature. Try to offer the best equipment on the Kite market: North Kiteschool & Official North Kiteboarding Center.
Offer highest standards for instructions: VDWS certified kitesurf- and windsurf school. Keep our heart and mind open for all people over the world!
Where We Are : North-West coast – Puttalam district - directly at the Kalpitiya Lagoon located – settled in between the coconut palm beach! Trained kitesurfers as well as windsurfers can start from our beach – all others take usage of our boat shuttle to the vis-a-vis side of the lagoon where we have our own beachhut and instruction zone.
Our Philosophy :Life is too short to keep off your board! We are surfers – so just relax and take life easy!
Best of : KiteTrips to Paradice Island with included downwinders – best flat water spot in Kalpitiya. AfterSurf Chillout Zone - amazing view over the Kalpitiya Lagoon especially during Sundowners Partys / Events / BBQ´s Arrack Attack at our SurfBar
Full board at our Sri Lankan restaurant
Boat shuttles & Boat rescues at the lagoon
Airport shuttle service at any times