Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf: the fantastic Kite Spot with Flat and Shallow Water

Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf: The Best Kite Spot with Flat and Shallow Water

Punta Trettu, on the South West of Sardinia, not far from Sant’Antioco, is considered one of the best kite spots in Europe. Punta Trettu has grown in popularity all over the world due to its perfect characteristics for kitesurfing: flat water, shallow water, great steady winds.

Characteristics of the Kite Spot of Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf

  • Minimum level required: Beginner
  • Type of spot: Sandy
  • Type of seabed: Sandy
  • Useful wind: Mistral, Scirocco
  • Water quality: Flat / Rippled
  • Waves with wind of: No waves are formed
  • Distance from Cagliari center: 85 km
  • Distance from the car park: 10 min
  • Water temperature: 15 ° C (winter) – 25 ° C (summer)
  • Wind range: 12-40 knots
Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurfing
Punta Trettu Kitesurf Spot in Sardinia

Description of the Kite Spot of Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf

Punta Trettu is located near the Village of Matzaccara in the Municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu), in the southwest coast of Sardinia. Punta Trettu is condidered a Paradise for Kitesurfing, an excellent kite spot to learn kitesurfing as beginners who take courses or lessons with the instructors can benefit from a very shallow and flat water, and advanded riders can try new tricks in a perfect shallow water. 

Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurfing
Punta Trettu Kitesurf in Sardinia

Although Punta Trettu is a place where there are no swimmers due to the shallow water, to the small available beach and to the winds that are almost always blowing here, kitesurf can be launched only at the Punta Trettu Kite Beach and kitesurfing is allowed only in some kite zones:

  • in the kite zone dedicated to the official kite schools for their kite courses and kitesurfing lessons,
  • in the kite zone dedicated to people that already know how to kitesurf (independent riders that have at least the kite level 5).

Kitesurfing is not allowed:

  • in the route used by boat to reach and leave the harbor of Sant’Antioco,
  • in front of beach near the small harbor of Punta Trettu.

In fact, for local and italian laws, kitesurfing and other water sports are allowed 500 m far from the harbors and the boat channels, and 200 m far from the beaches.

People that will kitesurf out of the allowed kite zones can get a very high fine from the Guard Coast and Police.

To understand where kitesurfing is allowed in Punta Trettu, have a look at this video.

Where is our Kite Center based in Punta Trettu Sardinia

In our Kite Center in Punta Trettu you will find everything you need to practice Kitesurfing and other sports such as Windsurf, SUP and Surf, you can relax sipping a drink and eating foods in our Lounge Bar and Cafè, get services for Campers (electricity, water, showers, ect), accommodations at the Punta Trettu Kitesurf House Sardinia and much more.

Our Kite Center is located in the positions showed in the here below map.

How to Get to Punta Trettu Sardinia Kitesurf

From Cagliari, take the S.S. 130 towards Carbonia. Arrived in the vicinity of Carbonia, continue in the direction of Portoscuso towards Matzaccara. Once you arrive in Matzaccara, continue to Punta Trettu.

Punta Trettu in Sardinia, the best Kite Spot in Europe

Punta Trettu Kitesurf Sardinia, the Best Kite Spot in Europe

Sardinia offers many kite spots for kitesurfing: kite spots for wave lovers as well kite spots for foilers, for freestylers and also for beginners. Among all kite spots of Sardinia, one of the best kite spots, considered one of the best spot for kitesurfing, is Punta Trettu, in the south west of Sardinia. In this page we will describe the kite spot of Punta Trettu.

Punta Trettu The Best Kite Spot in Europe
Punta Trettu Kitesurf Sardinia

The Kite Spot of Punta Trettu in Sardinia

Punta Trettu is a fantasti kite spot in the South West of Sardinia. It is a tip (Punta) that faces straight ahead (“Trettu” in Sardinian, “Dritta” in Italian) to the island of Sant’Antioco.

Punta Trettu is a famous Kitesurfing spot due to:

  • shallow and flat water, that makes kitesurfing  easy and funny, specially for beginners;
  • constantly blowing winds of Mistral, Scirocco, Ponente and Levante.

Characteristics of the kite spot of Punta Trettu

  • Minimun level required: Beginner
  • Sea bed: Sandy
  • The best wind: Mistral
  • Water shape: Flat
  • Wind for waves: –
  • Distance from the center of Cagliari: 85 km
  • Distance from parking: 10 min by walk
  • Water temperature:  15 °C (winter) – 25 °C (summer)
  • Wind range: 10-40 Knots

Punta Trettu in Sardinia: the paradise for Kitesurfing

Many famous kiters consider the kite spot of Punta Trettu in Sardinia the best flat and shallow water kite spot in Europe.
Punta Trettu works perfectly with:

  • north-west (Mistral) wind
  • south-east (Scirocco) wind

That are the predominant winds in Sardinia. Punta Trettu works even well with East (Levante) and West (Ponente) winds.

The characteristics that make Punta Trettu a kite paradise are:

  • shallow and flat water,
  • good winds,
  • enough space for everyone.

For the above reasons, Punta Trettu is a perfect spot to learn to kitesurf for beginners, intermediate and advanced.

Punta Trettu Kitesurf Sardinia
Punta Trettu, the Best Kite Spot in Sardinia

Kite Zones in Punta Trettu

Although in Punta Trettu there are no swimmers, because of the shallow water, the small beach, the constantly blowing wind, there are kite zones where kitesurfing is allowed and zone where kitesurfing is absolutely forbidden.

The kite zones where kitesurfing is allowed and the areas where kitesurfing is not possible are:

  • Kite zones of Punta Trettu where is possible to kitesurf
    • Kite Zone dedicated to the official kite schools of Punta Trettu,
    • Kite Zone dedicated to the independent kiters that are independent as they have at least the Kite Level 5). This Kite Zone is always  shallow and perfect for freestyle.
  • Zones of Punta Trettu where kitesurfing is not allowed
    • The part of the spot close to the boat navigation channel. For the sea law, kiters should stay 500 meters far from the boat routes and the harbors.

Who will kitesurf in the kite zones where kitesurfing is not allowed could incur into a fine from the sea police and Guard Coast.

This video can give an idea of the zones of Punta Trettu where is possible to kitesurf.

Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu, Sardinia

Weather and Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu Sardinia

Punta Trettu Kite Beach, in the South West of Sardinia, is famous all over the world for its good weather and wind statistic, and perfect conditions for kitesurfing. If you like to know the weather and wind Statistics in Punta Trettu, in this page probably you could find useful information. In case you like to have a live view on Punta Trettu, you can have a look at this page.

Winds in Punta Trettu Sardinia

Punta Trettu in Sardinia, the incredible spot for kitesurfing in the South of Sardinia
Punta Trettu in Sardinia

Punta Trettu is a tip (“Punta”) that faces straight ahead (“Trettu” in Sardinian, “Dritta” in Italian) to the island of Sant’Antioco,  where the wind almost always blows during the year.

By adding the perfect wind conditions to the other great characteristic of this beach, the shallow and flat water, we can understand why Punta Trettu is considered a paradise for kitesurfing.

The position of Punta Trettu along the channel between Sardinia and the small Island of Sant’Antioco, guarantees great wind conditions for Kitesurfing.

In Punta Trettu are working the following winds:

  1. Mistral, wind from North-West), that is the main wind during the year,
  2. Ponente, wind from West,
  3. Scirocco, wind from South-East,
  4. Ostro, wind from South (works well if strong),
  5. Levante, wind from South-East (it works well if strong),
  6. Libeccio, wind from South-West (it works well if strong).

As said before, the above winds wind blow constantly during the year, and thanks to the “natural channel” between Sardinia and the island of Sant’Antioco, the winds are always constant and direct. In addition, during the summer and spring season, the peculiar morphology of Punta Trettu creates a local thermal wind which often boosts the wind of Mistral: for this reason this wind is often 5 or 10 knots stronger than what is forecast by Windguru and Windfinder.

Punta Trettu Wind Statistics
Great Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu Sardinia

Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu

Considering that the models to forecast the weather have an accuracy of approximately 50 km, they could not predict exactly the wind conditions in a exact place. In fact the wind conditions on a specific spot can be affected by local effects and the real wind conditions can be really different from what is forecasted. In Punta Trettu the local effects often increase the wind intensity.Considering that the weather and wind statistics of the various weather services (like windguru.cz) do not take into account the thermal winds generated by morphology of local territory, the following wind statistics have been calculated considering the useful days in which we have been kitesurfing and doing kite lessons, since 2011. Those weather and wind statistics refer to the overall kite spots of southern Sardinia. Statistics for Punta Trettu are very similar to these statistics.

Month of year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
% Wind for kitesurfing 35% 35% 50% 75% 75% 85% 90% 90% 70% 70% 50% 50%
Air temperature (°C) 12 13 16 18 21 26 29 29 26 23 18 16

 

Weather Forecast in Punta Trettu, Sardinia

Now that you know the wind statistics in Punta Trettu, you can have a look at the following links to check the weather forecast in the fantastic kite spot of Punta Trettu, by keeping in mind what it has been explained before.

Great Wind Statistics in Punta Trettu Sardinia
Punta Trettu Kite Beach: Fantastic Wind for Kitesurfing

Punta Trettu Kite Beach: the Paradise of Kitesurfing in Sardinia

Punta Trettu, the perfect kite Spot in Sardinia with flat and shallow water

In the South West of Sardinia island, in front of Sant’Antioco, is located the famous and fantastic kite spot of Punta Trettu Kite Beach, the Paradise of Kitesurfing, considered one of the best Kite Spot in the world. In this post we will try to give you the information about Punta Trettu.

What does mean Punta Trettu?

Punta Trettu  is a tip (Punta) that faces straight ahead (“Trettu” in Sardinian, “Dritta” in Italian) to the island of Sant’Antioco.

Why Punta Trettu is considered one of the best Kite Spot?

Punta Trettu is a Kite Spot, famous for its perfect characteristics that make kitesurfing very easy, allowing the kite beginners to learn fastly and the advanced kiters to improve their level.

Here in Punta Trettu kitesurfing is allowed only at Punta Trettu Kite Beach.

Learning Kitesurf at Punta Trettu Kite Beach with shallow and Flat Water
Flat and Shallow Water at Punta Trettu Kite Beach

Flat Water, Shallow Water and Steady WInds in Punta Trettu

The main characteristic of the Punta Trettu Kite Beach are: 

  • shallow water,
  • flat water,
  • constantly blowing winds.

The sandy bottom and the transparent waters complete this magic kite spot that, also in case of strong winds, has always flat water like in a lagoon.

Punta Trettu Kite Spot: The Kite Paradise in Sardinia
Punta Trettu Kite Beach

Punta Trettu Kite Beach: the Paradise for Kitesurfing

First kiters discovered Punta Trettu in 2008 and from 2010 several kite schools started to use Punta Trettu Kite Beach for kitesurfing lessons.

“In 2009, I heard that Punta Trettu was a paradise for kitesurfing. When I went there in 2010 for the first time, I felt in love with Punta Trettu: warm, shallow and flat water, steady winds, sandy bottom. It was really a Kite Paradise”, says Lucas one of founders of KiteGeneration, now based in Punta Trettu.

Definitely Punta Trettu is a Paradise for Kitesurfing, with exceptional flat and shallow water conditions, perfect for all kite levels. Punta Trettu Kite Beach, one of the best kite spots in the World.