Valdelagrana (Puerto de Santa Maria)

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Jerez de la Frontera
Next Town
Cadiz, Puerto de Santa Maria
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

With West wind (Poniente) good spot for kitesurfing with middle sized waves, sometimes good waves. With East wind (Levante) good spot for windsurfing with very small waves, if strong winds could be choppy. During winter with swell and low pressure wind from SE waves can be excellent.

Beach

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

Very nice and long beach, plenty of space for launching. Soft sand with small pieces of shells. In summer it's crowded and could be restricted.

Wind

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

With West wind (Poniente) good spot for kitesurfing. With East wind (Levante) good spot for windsurfing. In spring and in summer constant thermal of 16-18 knots most of the days.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Puerto de Santa Maraa drive towards Cadiz direction and you will find Valdelagrana, drive to the beach and you will find the place left of the beach looking seaward. Drive further south to get to the West facing part of the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

In summer check with the locals for rules. If too packed, go further south down the beach.

Nightlife

Puerto de Santa Maria is great in summer, in winter is OK on weekends.