Mallorca / Palma Edificio Gesa (Portitxol)

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Palma de Mallorca
Next Town
Palma de Mallorca
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Food, Parking

Water

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

Flat and choppy water in summer, waves in winter with WSW winds. Very little tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
June, July, August, September

The beach 25-35 meters wide and 3 km long with nice, soft sand no rocks. It starts to become crowed at weekends in May and from June to September it is always too crowed and not allowed to kitesurf.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
S, SSW, SW

From May to October thermal winds 10-15 knots (onshore) which increase at 12:00 to the afternoon every day. Winter season gusty conditions 10-30 knots with waves from WSW direction.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From the airport towards Palma. Turn left after the first traffic light.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

It is not allowed to do kitesurfing if people are swimming in the water, which is from June to September.

Nightlife

In Palma city there is a lot of nightlife.