Welcome to Kayaking Holidays your worldwide kayak and canoe guide. Not just about kayaking holidays but all aspects of kayaking from the gear you buy, to 'how to' guides. We aim to help you get more from your time on the water whether you are a beginner looking to learn to kayak or an experienced paddler looking for adventurous kayaking holidays.


Normandy Kayaking Wikimedia Commons image by Touzé Eric

Normandy, in northern France, is a great place to get outside and explore. It’s a particularly good place to do that in a kayak or canoe. With a long coastline on the English Channel, and plenty Read more »


Tenerife Kayaking Flickr image by ReservasdeCoches.com

Tenerife isn’t all sunbathing and sand. It’s a great place to get out in a kayak and explore the water, too. There are no rivers on the island, so a Tenerife kayaking holiday is all about Read more »


France Kayaking Flickr image by AraM

As a kayaking and canoeing destination, France has it all. From easy family paddling on shallow rivers, to white-water adventures in the mountains, to sea-kayaking: take your pick! France is criss-crossed with rivers and canals, making Read more »


Croatia Kayaking Flickr image by kawanet

Croatia as a tourist destination is hardly a well kept secret. The former Yugoslav country has seen increasing visitors many of whom are looking for action and adventure. With great river and sea kayaking opportunities in Read more »


Vilamoura Kayaking Flickr image by girolame

Vilamoura lies in the heart of Portugal’s Algarve region. It’s a favourite of sun-worshippers and upmarket shoppers. It’s also a great place to base yourself for a holiday of a more adventurous kind. Choose a Vilamoura Read more »


Italy Kayaking Flickr image by Leslie Veen

An Italy kayaking trip can take you down fast-flowing mountain rivers, across beautiful lakes, through rolling countryside, and around a fascinating coastline. Italy’s varied landscape means that it is a fantastic place to enjoy a kayaking Read more »


Cuba Kayaking Flickr image by Artur Staszewski

Cuba is one of the most tranquil places for sea kayaking in the world. With perfect Caribbean climates, undiscovered picturesque beaches and amazing shipwrecks it’s no surprise kayaking here is taking off. The best way of Read more »