Continent
Europe
Country
Italy
Next Big City
Olbia
Next Town
Vignola Mare
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water. Few rocks in the water.

Beach

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

Sandy beach.

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:
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, E, W
Main Direction:
N, SE, NW

Wind directions are West or East to Northeast with only slight variations. Due to the mountains on the south side and the gap between Corsica and Sardinia, that reinforces and redirects winds from any easterly direction, Vignola has stronger and more stable wind than any other beach on the north shore. Winds from the West are slightly gusty, choose Marina delle Rose at 4 km distance as alternative spot.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Alghero drive along the coast, from Olbia via Arzachena, Palau, Santa Teresa Gallura along the coast or via Luogosantu, Aglientu thru the mainland.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

During high season in July and August the beach is really crowded, leave 100 meters distance from the beach for swimmers and use the marked entrance/exit for starting kites. You need a helmet an a lifejacket because the Coast Guards are sometimes there.

Nightlife

A few bars and restaurants at Vignola Mare, bars, pubs and discotheques at Santa Teresa Gallura.