Punta Trettu in Sardinia is considered the Best Sardinia Kite Spot and one of the Best Kite Spots in Europe, famous all over the world. Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf, four words always conncted. In fact, when people think about Punta Trettu in Sardinia or about Kitesurf in Sardinia, immediately connect Punta Trettu with kitesurfing in Sardinia: Kite Punta Trettu, Punta Trettu Sardinia, Punta Trettu Kitesurf, Punta Trettu Kite, Punta Trettu Sardegna are practically synonymous to identify the fantastic Kite Spot of Punta Trettu. Popularity of Punta Trettu is due to its perfect conditions for kitesurfing: shallow water, flat water, steady winds, no swimmers, good environment.
Let’s now see more about the kite spot of Punta Trettu.
Where is Punta Trettu
Punta Trettu is a tongue of land surrounded by the sea that “point straight” to the island of Sant’Antioco, located in the south-west of Sardinia, in Italy, in the municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu, near the Village of Matzaccara. The here below maps shows the exact location of Punta Trettu.
The Kite Spot of Punta Trettu, Shallow and Flat water for all levels
Punta Trettu is considered the best Sardinia kitesurfing Spot and one of the best kite spots in Europe. This Kite Spot is so famous because its perfect shallow water and flat water, the same conditions that you can find in a lagoon.
Riders can kite and when needed, they can stand up, walk and relax. Especially the beginners can learn easly without waves standing up and relax when necessary. Advanced riders, thanks to the shallow water have the perfect conditions to try new tricks and jumps.
Due to the shallow water and the winds that are almost always blowing here, in Punta Trettu there are pratically no swimmers. Anyway, launch of kites is allowed only at Punta Trettu Kite Beach and Kitesurfing is only allowed in the following two kite zones:
- one kite zone reserved to the official kite schools of Punta Trettu.
- one kite zone reserved to the independent riders (intermediate or advanced) that are independent and do not need kite lessons.
Kitesurfing is not allowed in other areas of Punta Trettu, included the beach in front of the harbor.
Kite Zones of Punta Trettu are showed in this video.
Winds in Punta Trettu Sardinia
The best winds to enjoy kitesurfing in Punta Trettu are the North-West (called Mistral) and the South-East (called Sirocco). Winds blowing from other directions can be good if they are strong. The only wind that is not working in Punta Trettu is the Noth-East (called Grecale).
In Punta Trettu, the wind of Mistral can be till 5-10 knots stronger than what is expected by Windguru and Windfinder, due to local thermal winds blowing here.
The best websites to check the wind forecast in Punta Trettu are:
Kite Schools in Punta Trettu Sardinia
In the kite paradise of Punta Trettu there are some kite schools that offer services as kitesurfing lessons, kite courses and kite rental. There are also kite centers, like the Punta Trettu Kite Center Sardinia where, a part learning kitesurf, you can relax and spend great moments with other people while enjoying drinks, snacks and foods, and find services as:
- Kite school services,
- B&B, for people that like to stay overnight in Punta Trettu,
- Lounge Bar and Café (Food and Drink services),
- Free parking,
- Camper and Van area,
- Kitesurf Shop, for people that need kite equipment and wetsuits,
- Info point,
- Relax area,
- Free Internet Wi-Fi,
- Hot showers,
- Toilets and changing room,
- Kite Repair,
- Stone barbecue (BBQ)