Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Reggio di Calabria
Next Town
Catanzaro, Botricello
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Small kicker waves, good for right jumpers with Southerly winds.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Long and wide, sandy beach. Lots of space from fall to spring. During summer next to Maracana is an empty beach area with enough space to launch and land.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal

Summer hot, almost no rain, spring and autumn pretty warm, winter not too cold. Warm water in the summer (around 27┬░C) and not too cold in the winter (16-18┬░C).

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
SW

During summer thermal winds blow from the Westcoast and then get accelerated, blows offshore further south and then turns to SW here. Normally winds are stronger than forecasted.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Catanzaro east on 19, then NE on 106 until you get to Botricello.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Swimmer zone during summer.

Nightlife

Fun nightlife in Crotone.