Down in the southwest of the island, this great little bay provides a variety of water conditions that will suit everybody. Whether you want to surf, windsurf or kitesurf, and whatever your experience or abilities, this will have something for you.
This is another wave spot on the same stretch of coast as Shacks, and just a bit further over from Isabela. Once again, it is mainly populated by surfers, with the occasional kiter and windsurfer, and as the conditions are quite challenging it is only suitable for those with plenty of experience.
This is solely a place for the experts, requiring the ability to handle large waves and the odd angry local. Surfers are most common here, but there’s no reason why kiters and windsurfers couldn’t use it too.
Right in front of the hotel, this is a fairly popular spot on the east coast of the island. While actual conditions here aren’t too challenging, the small area available and the busy nature means it isn’t suitable for beginners, whether kitesurfers or windsurfers.
One for experienced surfers, kiters and windsurfers, this another spot close to San Juan that also offers some interesting conditions. Waves are present part of the year, so time your visit carefully if you have a preference.
Sitting on an exposed part of the north coast, this spot is perfectly placed to catch both winds and swells. Because of this it is known as a wave riders paradise, and while it’s obviously good for surfing it is also used by intermediate and above windsurfers and kitesurfers.
Surrounded by reefs, this coastal spot is effectively in a lagoon and as a result it is protected from the worst of the ocean currents. This makes it a safe, predictable spot that will appeal to windsurfers and kitesurfers of all abilities but is especially suited to beginners.
Up in the northwest of the island, this spot is exposed to the wind and the swell from the ocean and produces some great waves. Surfers, kitesurfers and windsurfers all come out here, but as the conditions are a bit more challenging than usual an intermediate or better rating is required.
This is a nice spot, convenient for the main populated areas but still in its own little bay. It is useful for either kitesurfing or windsurfing, and anyone will be ok here regardless of their experience level.
Just a couple of hours drive from San Juan, this is a tough beach break that demands respect. For those surfers, kitesurfers and windsurfers who like large waves it’s a great place, but you have to have the experience to handle it.
Right down in the southeast corner of the country, this relatively remote spot is surprisingly well developed. Both kitesurfers and windsurfers use it, and all abilities will find it a good place to spend a day.
A lot bit more challenging than the nearby La Punta spot, this lagoon requires a good grasp of the basics and a fair bit of practical experience. It’s a great location and has plenty going for it though, and watching the lagoon fill and empty with the tide is a sight in itself.
This kitesurfing and windsurfing spot is suitable for all abilities. It is found at the end of a long spit of land and while it is exposed to the winds, it is protected from swells from the surrounding bay.
This out of the way spot is in the south west portion of the country, and sits in the middle of an exposed bay. The full power of the sea is able to roll in here, creating a big wave spot that will appeal to experienced surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers.
This exposed ocean spot demands a certain amount of ability, and because of this it isn’t suitable for beginners. Anyone who likes large waves will enjoy it out here, whether they are surfers, kitesurfers or windsurfers.
Situated in the south western region of Calabria, lies the beach at Capo Suvero. It is a good spot for kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities. During the summer months, particularly, June, July and August the beach does get busy with tourists so there may well be surfing restrictions in place, therefore it may pay to check this out before you set off. Having said this, the best times to surf are between the months of May through till September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on the southern tip of Italy, a stone's throw from the island of Sicily in the province of Calabria lies the beach at Catona. It is a very popular spot for kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities. The beach gets very packed with tourists during the summer months and as a result you may have to go further down the beach to the south to surf. The best times of the year are between the months of May through to September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on Italy's north western coast in the region of Tuscany lies the beautiful ancient seaside town of Castiglione Della Pescaia. It is a great spot for wind surfers, kite surfers and surfers of all levels and abilities. The town gets very busy with tourists, particularly throughout June, July and August and as a result, there may well be surfing/zone restrictions in place during this period. The best times to surf here are between the months of April through till September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on Italy's south western coast lies the beach at Casa Del Conti. It is around 90 kms from the city of Salerno in the Cilento region. It is a popular spot for kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities. It is possible to surf all year round here although it might be advisable to avoid the busy tourist months of July and August. The best times to surf here are from April through to June and September through to November.
Situated on the western coast of Italy in the region of Lazio lies the beach at Carrubo. It is a popular spot with wind surfers, kite surfers and sailors of intermediate and expert abilities Beginners are not advised to practice here because of the passing ships and boats that sail in and out of the harbour. The beach gets very busy with tourists during the months of June, July and August so there may well be surfing restrictions in place during this time. Having said his the best times to surf here are between the months of May and September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated in the north western coast of Italy a stone's throw away from the border with France lies the beach at Caranca. It is a very popular spot for kite surfers, wind surfers and surfers of all levels and abilities. The main time to surf here is between the months of April and November, although the beach does get busy with tourists, particularly during June, July and August. Because of this surfing restrictions may well be in place.
Situated on the southern tip of Italy, just a stone's throw from the island of Sicily in the region of Calabria lies the beach at Capo Spartivento. It is a popular spot with wind surfers and kite surfers of all levels and abilities. The beach does get pretty busy during the months of June, July and August so there may be restrictions in place during this time. It may pay you to check it out before you set off. Having said this, the best times to surf here are between the months of April and September.
Situated north of Naples in the Campania region of Italy lies the beach at Capo Miseno. It is a good spot for surfers and kite surfers of intermediate and expert ability It is not advisable for beginners to practice here because of the large rock formations found in the water. There are also wave breakers/groynes constructed along this area of the coast, as well as some cliffs at the east end of the beach. It does get busy with tourists during the busy summer months so there may well be surfing restrictions/zones in place during this time. Having said this, the best times to surf are from May to November, when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated around 30 minutes north west of Rome near the town of Civitavecchia in the region of Lazio lies the beach at Capo Linaro. This is a spot that can be used by windsurfers and kite surfers of intermediate and expert abilities. Beginners are not advised to practice here because of the hazards that are around such as bridges and rocks on the shoreline. This is a small beach and during the summer it does get fairly busy with tourists and because of this, there may well be restrictions in place during these times, so you might want to check it out before you set off. The best times to surf here are between the months of April and November.
Situated In the Venezia region of northern Italy lies the beach at Caorle. This is a great spot for kite surfers, wind surfers and surfers of all levels and abilities. The beach itself does get very busy with tourists, particularly during the months of June, July and August, however the beach is pretty large, so you are still able to surf as long as you keep away from the bathers. The best times of the year to surf are between April and September when the thermal winds kick in.
Nestled on the west side of Italy in the Lazio region lies the beach of Torre Paola which takes its name from the 16th century coastal watch tower located in neighboring Sabaudia. It's a popular spot for kitesurfers and windsurfers of all abilities and the season runs from April to November although off season is possible.
Situated along the stretch of land that separates the Adriatic Sea from the Lake of Lesina lies the spot at Torre Mileto. This spot is popular with surfers of all types and abilities with a season from April to November although off season is possible.
This beach is located in Brindisi on Italy's south eastern Puglia coast and it's spot within a nature reserve makes a refeshing change from some of the other overcrowded beach resorts. It is actually one of Puglia's top kitesurfing locations and there is a surfing school here which offers lessons at all levels from the age of 10 upwards. You will also find windsurfers here and, if the wind is in the right direction and the waves are large, board surfers. The season runs from April to November although off season is possible.