In the South West of Sardinia island, in front of Sant’Antioco, there is a magic place where you can see people Windsurfing and Kitesurfing on the water: Punta Trettu. Exposed to the winds of Scirocco (South East) and Mistral (North West), Punta Trettu, that means Straight Tip, has become famous as paradise for kitesurfing because its exceptional flat and shallow water conditions, that are perfect also for windsurfing.
Punta Trettu: the paradise for kitesurf and windsurf
Sardinia, an island universally recognized as the “Paradise of the Mediterranean” thanks to the fantastic places and beaches, crystal sea waters and wild coasts. Moreover, considering the great winds, Sardinia is considered also a paradise for sails sports, including kitesurfing and windsurfing.
In Sardinia there are many kite and windsurf spots such as Porto Pollo, San Teodoro, Stintino, Capo Mannu and Punta Trettu, famous all over the world.
The northern Sardinia has more jagged shores, mostly rocky beaches and only a few and long sandy beaches. It is mostly mountainous with the typical elegant granitic areas shaded by myrrh and juniper.
The southern coast of Sardinia is more heterogeneous than the north of the island, the coasts are less jagged, less crowded than the North even during the high season. The Southern Sardinia has a more peaceful and genuine atmosphere also. In the Southern Sardinia, Just hidden in this stretch of coast, more precisely in the district of San Giovanni Suergiu, close to the small Village of Matzaccara, in front of Sant’Antioco, there is Punta Trettu.
Punta Trettu is a 600 meters tongue of earth that, in the past years, has become the favorite destination of many kiters. because of:
- a huge bay of transparent water that comes almost always to the knees, protected by three sides and exposed to winds of Mistral and Scirocco.
- the barren sandy bottom completes this magic place that even in case of ”photonic” winds has flat water just like a lagoon.
- Steady winds, often stronger than what is forecasted because local thermal winds and Venturi effect.