Kitesurfing Porto Botte, Sardinia

Porto Botte is a kite spot super with Mistral that blows onshore and gives flat water. Wind of Ponente (west) can be good. Other winds are usually not working well. For that reason KiteGeneration gives Kitesurfing Lessons in Porto Botte just in case of Mistral.

Kitesurfing Porto Botte: Spot features

Minimun level required Beginner
Kind of Spot Sandy
Sea bed Sandy
Best winds Mistral (NW)-Scirocco (SE)-Libeccio (SW)
Water shape Flat – Choppy
Wind for waves No
Distance from the centre of Cagliari 80 km
Distance from parking < 1 min
Water temperature 15 °C (winter) – 25 °C (summer)
Wind range 12-40 knots
Il Fortino coordinates 39.044444, 8.549372
Porto Botte Center Bay coordinates 39.037617, 8.572962
Is Solinas coordinates 39.025886, 8.575987

Kitesurfing Porto Botte: Spot description

Porto Botte is a wide bay about 2 km, that is close to the village of San Giovanni Suergiu and that is part of the Municipality of Giba.

Kitesurfing Porto Botte Sardinia kite spots
Kitesurfing Porto Botte: Kite Spots

In the bay of Porto Botte there are three spots for kite surfing:

  • Il Fortino (The fort), in the north of the bay, home of Kitesurf Sardinia kiteschool, where there are very few swimmers not being a perfect area for bathing,
  • Porto Botte al centro (Porto Botte center bay), in the middle of the bay, where the Municipality of Giba annually install, during the summer season, a kite lane,
  • Is Solinas, in the south of the bay, the most beautiful part of Porto Botte with a beautiful sandy beach with that, for this reason, during the summer season is full of swimmers.

Kitesurfing in Porto Botte is easy for beginners, which can safely make practice and go back to the start point by walk, and good for expert kiters too that can enjoy the big spaces for their tricks.

The spot is super with Mistral that blows onshore and gives flat water.

How to reach Porto Botte

From Cagliari get the S.S. 130 to Carbonia then continue to Sant’Antioco till the village of San Giovanni Suergiu. Once in San Giovanni Suergiu, continue to Giba direction (for around 5 Km) till Porto Botte.

Kitesurfing Porto Botte, Sardinia
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