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Porto Cesareo Lagoon

Chop Spot

Water: Crystal Clear

Beach: Sand

Level: beginner

Description of Porto Cesareo Lagoon (Italy)

Porto Cesareo is the perfect spot with the south wind (Scirocco). The lagoon is huge and even though this spot can get pretty crowded, there is space for everyone. The water is crystal clear and the access to the beach can be in several points. this is one of the most popular kite spots in Salento.

For further info you can read the related blogpost:

Go kiting to Italy’s Deep south: Salento.

"Summer in Europe: with low-cost air company on one of Italy's most remote regions becomes handy and it is a great kitesurfing area."

Spot characteristics

Spot Type


Rider Skill



Seasonal Crowd

Beach Type


Water Quality

Crystal Clear

Tide Influence

Tide independent

Suggested Equipment

Shorty or full wetsuit according to the season. Shoes advisable.


In several points the beach is narrow and the kite launch is a bit tricky. Some pebbles on the beach might suggest the use of shoes. In high season the access to kiters can be restricted due to the crowd, but normally in July and August the wind is scarse.

Other info

This is a tourist area, so plenty of options for accommodation and food. The nearby Gallipoli is the closest place for nightlife and fun.



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Closest City


How to get There

The lagoon is right south of Porto Cesareo and offers a lot of access to the sea. Porto Ceasero can be easily reached driving north from Gallipoli


Public in several points along the lagoon

Wind Conditions

Wind Range

From 12 to 30 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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