Sancti Petri

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Sevilla, Malaga
Next Town
Cadiz, Sancti Petri-La Barrosa
 
Type:
Ocean, River Mouth
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Ships, Wave breaker, Stakes
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Beautiful clear water. Sandbars with shallow and perfect flat water. Close to the rivers mouth always flat. Outside the bay you can find nice waves, specially on SW wind. Watch out for the boating channel, the stakes marking it and boat traffic. Look out for currents in the river mouth when tides change, you can easily loose your kiteboard.

Beach

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

Behind a big sand dune you will find this sandy beach. The bay is about 800m long. Packed during summer. Then launch from the island on the opposite site of the channel. You can get there with a shuttle for a small fee.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
W, WNW, NW
Main Direction:
E, W

Main wind direction is sideonshore Poniente (W, NW). Levante winds are offshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Tarifa (about 50km) towards Cadiz, pass Conil on the N-340/E-5. Turn left onto Carretera de las Lagunas. Pass through 1 roundabout. Enter next roundabout and take 2nd exit onto Calle Albatros. Enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto CA-2134/Carretera de la Barrosa. Pass through 1 roundabout. Then to Sancti Petri Puerto and find the beach.

Extra information

Rules
Time

Don't launch a kite on the main beach during summer. Shuttle to the island across the channel.

Nightlife

No information