Punta Trettu, in the south west of Sardinia, is a famous kite spot located near the village of Matzaccara in the Municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu. Punta Trettu is always associate to kitesurf because it is considered one of the best kite spot with flat and shallow water in Europe. Kitesurfing in Punta Trettu is like to kitesurf in a Kite Paradise with flat shallow water and steady winds.
The Kite Spot of Punta Trettu
- Kite Spot Name: Punta Trettu.
- Location: Municipality of San Giovanni Suergiu, Southern Sardinia.
- Kite Spot Type: Sandy, Flat and Shallow water.
- Minimum Required Level: Beginner.
- Best winds: Mistral and Scirocco.
- Facilities: parking, kite School, Kite beach.
- Distance from the centre of Cagliari: 85 Km.
- Distance from parking: 10 min.
Punta Trettu is a strip of land, surrounded by the sea, that point straight (Punta Trettu) to the island of Sant’Antioco. It is considered one of the best kite spots for kitesurfing in Sardinia and in Europe: with shallow and flat water, and steady winds is like a Kite Paradise.
The kite spot of Punta Trettu looks like a lagoon because almost completely surrounded by the land.
In Punta Trettu, they have been defined two kite zones for kitesurfing:
- one kite zone reserved to the official kite schools of Punta Trettu.
- one kite zone dedicated to the independent riders that don’t need kite lessons.
In the other zones of Punta Trettu, kitesurfing is not allowed. If you kitesurf out of the allowed kite zones you could get into a huge fine from the sea police and Guard Coast.
To clarify what it has been said above, have a look at this video.
The kite spot of Punta Trettu is perfect both for beginners and advanced riders thanks to the shallow flat water and to the sandy bottom that allow to stand up and walk for hundred of meters.
Winds and weather forecast in Punta Trettu Sardinia
The best winds for kitesurfing in Punta Trettu are the Mistral (North-West) and the Scirocco (South-East). Other winds e.g. Levante (West) and Libeccio (South West) can also blow well when they are strong enough.
To check the weather and wind forecasts in Punta Trettu, you can have a look at the following Weather Forecast services:
However, it should be kept in mind that often, thanks to the local thermal winds (not reported by the weather forecast), the Mistral could blow 5 – 10 knots stronger than expected by Windguru and Windfinder for Punta Trettu.
Directions to Punta Trettu, Sardinia
From Cagliari, get the S.S. 130 till Carbonia. Then continue to Matzaccara and follow the directions to Punta Trettu. To easily get the directions to Punta Trettu, you can click on the here below google map.