Sardinia / Porto Pollo

Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Olbia
Next Town
Palau, Porto Pollo
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Ships
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Getting deep after a few meters, sometimes choppy with little waves. With good wind conditions sometimes really crowded with kiters, so be careful on the water. Please respect the swimmer zones.

Beach

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

Sandy and long beach with beach goers and windsurfers.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, WSW, W, WNW, NW
Main Direction:
NE, ENE, SE, W, WNW, NW

Hotspot for wind in Sardegna: wind nearly every day, most of the time NW winds. Winds tend to be slightly gusty from West as they come over the land first.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Airplane or boat (from Genova or Livorno) to Olbia, then by car to Porto Pollo.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Lots of windsurfers. Stay out of there way. The kite launch area is near the river mouth (Porto Liscia Kite Zone). No riding in the marked swimmer zones.

Nightlife

No information