Ile de Re / Rivedoux

Continent
Europe
Country
France
Next Big City
La Rochelle
Next Town
La Flotte en Re
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Bridge
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

It's a quite good wave spot to begin. Waves aren't too big but you can surf them, they generally come from the right (when you look to the sea). Shore break isn't too strong but can be a little bit irritating for the beginner. Bridge to the north.

Beach

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

It's a big soft sand beach. There is a lot of place and you will never be disturbed by others.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
No information

Usually, wind isn't too strong like 15-20 knots. You can kitesurf about ten days a month. No particular best seasons. You can get on any beach around Rivedoux for different wind directions.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Train
Access
Short walk

There is a big bridge from France and you will have to pay (10/20$ depending on the season). You can also come with bus from the rail station or the airport of La Rochelle. You will find lots of parking space just next to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Be careful during summer because there are lots of tourists.

Nightlife

No information