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Specchiulla Lagoon (Acquatina)

Flat Spot

Water: Dark - Muddy

Beach: Sand

Level: beginner

Description of Specchiulla Lagoon (Acquatina) (Italy)

This artificial lagoon is an amazing flat water spot when the Northwind (tramontana) blows. The lagoon is facing directly the sea and you can also have a wave session just by crossing a tiny stripe of beach sand.

The spot is quite safe even though some good wind days can get a bit crowded. But the lagoon is big enough to offer space to several riders.

Spot characteristics

Spot Type


Rider Skill



No People on the Spot

Beach Type


Water Quality

Dark - Muddy

Tide Influence

Tide independent

Suggested Equipment

Shorty or lycra in summertime, normal wetsuit the rest of the year.


The occasional crowd and the lagoon bottom it is not very clean so better bring shoes

Other info

There are no special amenities right on the spot, but all the coast is a well-known touristic destination, so plenty of choice for food and accommodation. For great nightlife, the close city of Lecce is a must.



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Closest City

Frigole (Lecce)

How to get There

The spot is midway between Casalabate and San Cataldo. Drive along the coast on Sp133. if you are coming from the north (Brindisi), you will find the lagoon on your left 2/3 km after passing Torre Chianca. If you are coming from the South, pass Frigole and you will find the lagoon and the dirt road that leads to it after 1 km on the right.


Public access through a dirt road from the main SP 133

Wind Conditions

Wind Range

From 12 to 25 Knots

% of Windy days per month

Main wind directions

Forecast on windy.com

Local Kitesurfing Schools

Following you can find links to the page of the kitesurfing schools which operate on this spot. From there you can contact them through our form or directly via email or phone (if it was provided by them on the page).

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