Sotogrande River (Playa de Guadalquiton)

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Sevilla, Malaga
Next Town
La Linea, Puerto de Sotogrande
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Wave breaker, Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Waves coming around the mole with Easterlies. Flat on the river.

Beach

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

Pebble beach. Lots of space. In front of the village many tourists during summer. The river can break the beach, then the access is not as easy.

Wind

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

Best with Easterlies (Levante). Poniente or summer thermal can be ridden in the river mouth, but for experienced riders only.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take 49 north from La Linea until you get to Puerto de Sotogrande. Here to the beach in front of the river. The river can also break through the beach, then start on the south beach of Sotogrande, or walk a long way from the main road.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information