Kitesurfing, also called kiteboarding. or just Kitesurf or Kite. is an exciting new sport, that has became one of the the fastest growing sport in the world. Kitesurfing consists in gliding on the water surface with a board and pulled by a kite.
Easy sport to learn, kitesurfing needs specific kite spot to be practiced. Sardinia, one of the most famous island in the Mediterranean sea, is known even for its perfect kite beaches.
Kite beaches in Sardinia for kitesurfing
With 2000 kilometers of coastline, Sardinia is one of the windiest regions of Europe and a true mecca for windsurfers and kitesurfers.
In the South of Sardinia, are located many among the best kitesurfing beaches of the island.
Here under you could find an overview of some of the best kite spots of Sardinia.
Kitesurfing in Cagliari and Sardinia
If you are coming to Sardinia for your next Holidays and you would like to enjoy something new and exciting, Learn to kitesurf in the best kite beaches of Sardinia.
In Sardinia there are many Kitesurf Centers and among these we will point you to the following ones:
- KiteGeneration and Kiteboarding Sardinia, Kiteschools based in Cagliari, that teach kitesurf in several kite beaches of Southern Sardinia and propose even other sea activities like SUP Tours and Lessons and Snorkeling and Boat Tours,
- Kite Punta Trettu, Kite Center located in Punta Trettu, one of most perfect spots for kitesurfing of Europe, famous because the flat and shallow water.
The Best Kite Beaches of Sardinia
Kitesurfing at Poetto Beach
Being one of the longest beach in this area with a length of 8 kilometers, Poetto Beach faces south-east, overlooking the waters of the Golfo di Quartu.
Poetto beach has a full range of facilities: you’ll find kiosks, bars with beach beds, restaurants, discos, plenty of water sports facilities, a marina, and a fair.
Poetto Beach belongs to one of the most windy spots in Sardinia and for this reason a great spot for kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing. Many kitesurfing enthusiasts consider Poetto one of the best kitesurfing beaches of Sardinia. International kitesurfing and windsurfing championships frequently take place at Poetto beach.
Kitesurfing in La Maddalena Spiaggia (Capoterra, Cagliari)
Also known as Petrol Beach, La Maddalena Spiaggia is another famous kite spot.
Located 15 kilometers from Cagliari , Petrol Beach has great winds expeciallly from April to September.
Kitesurfing in Villasimius
Villasimius is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of Sardinia: its crystal waters, sandy beaches make this place a paradise.
Villasimius is also a good spot for kitesurfing, in particular during the low seasons. The main kite spots of Villasimius are Campulongu, Porto Giunco and Simius Playa. You should move from one to another kite spot depending on the wind direction.
Kitesurfing in Chia
The beach of Chia has a large wind exposure. Usually, north-east, south-west, east and south winds bring nice waves.
During the summer season (from May to August), during the hot and sunny days, a thermal wind could blow by reaching an intensity of 20 knots. In this season due to the lack of kitesurf lanes and to the large number of bathers, for kitesurfing in Chia a boat lift service is needed.
Kitesurfing in Poerto Botte
Porto Botte is a bay which lies to the south of Sant€™Antioco island and to the north of Porto Pino beach.
Outstanding with Mistral that blows side-on with flat water, Porto Botte is suitable both beginners and expert riders.
Kitesurfing in Punta Trettu
Punta Trettu, located in the municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu, is a fantastic kite spot: with flat-shallow water, and constant wind , Punta Trettu is a paradise for kitesurfing.