Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Cagliari
Next Town
Giba
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Rental, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat water, no tide, perfectly flat near the shore and choppy out on the sea. No waves. Shallow for about 300m.

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
August, None

Approx. 3 km sandy beach. The beach is in average 30 meters wide. Only sand without rocks, corals, shells. There is a reserved kite area of 1200 sqm. Nice spot, not crowded at all during spring and autumn. Quite save since the bay is so big and the whole beach is sandy.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal, Thick

Temperatures in summer are from 25-35┬░C. The lowest temperature in winter is 10┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
N, ESE, SE, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NW

The spot works with Mistral. The location has some special wind conditions. Many days we had only less than 10 kts in the North and West coast of Sardinia, the Porto Botte Beach had good 18-24 knots. It seems that the bottle neck of S.Antioco island and S.Pietro island which is able to increase the mistral wind (NW) to an enjoyable level. Sideshore: NNW. Usually 4-6 Bft. Constant wind turbo bousting of mistral (NW). Mainly winds from N and NW. The bay curves making several directions side-onshore. The windy time starts in April till September.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

South of Cagliari, follow signs to Carbonia and in Carbonia follow directions to S.Antioco. After 15 km turn to left follow direction to Tratalias. After 5-8 km follow direction to Giba. Go straight on and you find on the right the sign Porto Botte. Once you hit the water, turn left and park at the end of the dirt road. Then walk over the little bridge to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

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Nightlife

No information