Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Palma de Mallorca
Next Town
Pollensa, Alcudia
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat and choppy water in summer and winter. In summer the swimming zones are marked. No waves. Shallow for about 100m.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Road, Cars
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Sandy beach 8 km perfect to kite and windsurf. The kite area is in the beginning (south). A street is very close along the beach, so be very careful.

Weather

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

Best season from May to October. Mediterranean conditions, in summer 28┬░C water and 30+┬░C air temp. All year possible, but wetsuit needed.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E

Thermal winds in summer time May to October 10-20 knots. In winter with north wind (Tramontana) 15-30 knots gusty conditions.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

From Palma drive towards Alcudia and then to Pollensa. Main kitebeach is to the south of the bay.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Respect the locals and rules. A kiteleash is a must, since the street comes directly behind the small beach. Usually onshore winds so the only directions is towards the street! Stay out of the marked swimmer zones.

Nightlife

Pto Pollenca: variety of pubs, after 3 a.m the only choice is Chivas 21. Alcudia: many pubs foam party and Menta club.