Punta Trettu (that means “straight tip”) is an area located in the South of Sardinia, in the district of San Giovanni Suergiu, close to the small village of Matzaccara. Punta Trettu is a place that is becoming more and more popular among kitesurfers and the people that like to learn kitesurfing, due to the perfect conditions of this place: flat water, shallow water and steady winds. Conditions that make Punta Trettu a Kitesurf Paradise.
The vegetation and morphology that characterize Punta Trettu
Punta Trettu has a beautiful landscape and environmental, embellished by the view to the islands of Sant’Antioco and San Pietro (Carloforte). The vegetation is composed by several species of pine (domestic, maritime and Canary) and by Mediterranean scrub with endemic species of the whole south-western area of Sardinia. From a morphological point of view, Punta Trettu is characterized by a narrow band of sand and vegetation: at the end of this band, you can find a small nice beach surrounded by trees and Mediterranean scrub .
The sea of Punta Trettu is like an emerging marine sector with characteristics and conditions typical of lagoon systems. In fact Punta Trettu has a rich marine vegetation and a sandy and pebble sandy bottom with shallow water almost everywhere. Because the shallow water (about 20 to 30 inches) for several tens of meters from the shore, bathing is unmanageable.In addition, in Punta Trettu, the wind blows constantly for a high percentage of days during the year with a wind constant and direct and never gusty whatever direction it blows from.
Punta Trettu, the Paradise of Kitesurfing
For the reasons explained before, the shallow, the flat water and the steady winds, Punta Trettu is a perfect kite spot, considered a Kitesurf Paradise, one of the best Kite Spots in Sardinia, Italy, Europe and also in the World, both for Kitesurfing and for learning Kitesurf.