Faroe / Ekeviken

Continent
Europe
Country
Sweden
Next Big City
Visby, Gotland
Next Town
Faroe, Nors
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Shallow close to shore, waves at N winds. Bottom is sandy.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Sand, plenty of space. The beach is probably 1km long. Crowded in a few spots but the beach is big enough for everyone.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NE, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
S, SSW, SW, WSW, W

The wind depends on the frontal systems moving over Europe, there's no predictable trade winds or sea breeze. This is a good beach for northerly winds. Best from April to June and August to October, July is usually less windy.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Gotland is off the shore from the Swedish East coast. To Gotland by ferry or air, arrive in Visby. Drive north towards Faroesund (about 50km) then take the ferry to Fårö. Drive north on the main road for maybe 10km, then take a left towards Ekeviken.

Extra information

Rules
Other

It's a big beach, stay clear of the other beach users.

Nightlife

No information