Ruegen / Kreptitz

Continent
Europe
Country
Germany
Next Big City
Berlin, Rostock
Next Town
Stralsund, Kreptitz
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

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

Only beach on Ruegen with big waves in West winds. Choppy in lighter winds. Harder shore break in stronger winds, but therefore nice waves on the sandbar. Watch out for the current. For experts only.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Other
Beach Users:
No information

Small sandy beach. Access on stairs down the cliff. Not so easy for windsurfers. But enough space for gear on the beach. Kiters be careful with upwinds.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Westerly winds with depressions. Best from fall to spring. Summer lighter. Only good in sideshore winds, best in SW.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

From Stralsund take B196 and B96 to Bergen, then to Sassnitz. Take L30 towards Sagard and Altenkirchen. In Luettkevitz turn right and drive towards Kuhle, Lancken and then to Kreptitz. In Kreptitz, park and walk for about 100m and find the stairs down to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

This is an expert beach, specially in stronger SW winds.

Nightlife

Good nightlife in Stralsund.