What are the best times in the year to kitesurf in Punta Trettu?

Kite Spot Punta Trettu

Punta Trettu is a kitesurfing spot in Sardinia that is well known nationally and internationally. Over the years it has become a reference point for kitesurfing in Italy thanks to the ideal weather conditions for kitesurfing practice. But what are the best times of the year to visit Punta Trettu to fully enjoy its extraordinary conditions and get the most out of your Kitesurfing vacation in Sardinia?

Let us start by saying that Punta Trettu works very well during all months of the year, however, there are some periods that are perhaps characterized by a lower percentage of windy days and more unstable weather. 

The best times in the year to kitesurf in Punta Trettu are:

Kitesurfing in spring at punta trettu

In spring, especially in the months from late March to mid-June, the first thermal winds from the northwest begin and the weather begins to give warm sunny days and very few if any rainy days. 

The predominant winds at Punta Trettu during this period are the Mistral, which is made more intense by the thermal and venturi effect (between 5 and 10 knots stronger than forecast), and the Sirocco, which enters the bay tense also enjoying the thermal effect created between the island of Sant’Antioco and the main island of Sardinia. 

In this season the prices of means of connection with Sardinia and sleeping accommodations are very competitive and we will have the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Sardinia without the risk of finding beaches or other places very crowded. 

The water and air temperature is extremely pleasant during this period and one can kitesurf in Punta Trettu using a 3/2 mm wetsuit without any problem while the outside temperature will fluctuate between 22 and 30 degrees during the day. 

Another aspect that we think is very positive about spring in Punta Trettu but more generally about all of Sardinia is the extremely lush and green nature that you will find following the rainier months of winter. This will make the color contrasts between land and sea even more beautiful and unforgettable. 

Punta Trettu in summer and autumn

Summer in Punta Trettu is definitely the time when we record more presences of kite-loving sportsmen, and fortunately it is also one of the best periods regarding weather and wind conditions. 

The months of June July August but also September are characterized by total absence of rain, sunny weather and temperatures that favor northwest thermals. 

The percentage of windy days when it is possible to kitesurf at punta trettu is around 75% thus making punta trettu one of the windiest kitesurf spots in Italy and Europe. 

Obviously in these months there will be more tourist movement and all the activities related to the beach season will offer their services giving you the possibility to organize different experiences every day.

In the months mentioned there is no need to use a wetsuit, we still recommend bringing a shorty or lycra to be able to stay in the water longer and also enjoy the fantastic sunset sessions that only Punta Trettu can give. 

October remains a great month when the spot becomes less crowded again but the wind does not leave us, the air cools slightly and we will go back to using a 3mm wetsuit to stay in the water comfortably. 

In short, kitesurfing in Punta Trettu is possible practically all year round, we remain at your disposal for any additional information you would like to receive.

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