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Hyeres France
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25° Air
24° Water

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Spot Description

Located on the most southern spot in beautiful Côte d’Azur, and close to the islands of Hyères, Porquerolles and Port Cors, the Almanarre bay is a kite surfer paradise with an over 5 km long beach, sustained winds and warm waters throughout the year. Many events and competitions occur year round such as the world championships of windsurfing, the french championships of kitesurfing and the international kitesurf and windsurf shows.The bay is navigable with most wind orientations and is a perfect spot to learn in perfect safety.

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Details for Hyeres
Beach: Almanarre Bay
I 5 8c01462fb0b343cbbb0dc72348cc80b467b50ffa2c371fa5a30a2c088aa2b24b Kite schools
http://www.kitesurf-hyeres.com/index-en.htm http://www.mfkite.com/ http://kitesurf-var.com/
I 1 77e4666d44d8a5ed1d709668b31fb4c1ae700040135c2bb9c3b4667b34ab1c82 Location
The bay is a soft sand beach stretched over 5 km but can be fairly narrow at some points.
I 2 93fdaf0953d32c43159afd4e568d05ab2b91fde409fd0e489dac2b72ed065ef3 Wind condition
Mistral brings in a westerly onshore wind that is partly gusty. This spot is also well kiteable in an easterly wind with upwind riding level.
I 3 3f9f00e280ed1cf3094e01193787fb9944dc22afff4d561a420394facceab773 Water Condition
Long waves in Mistral conditions, flat water in an easterly wind. The water gets deep quickly.
I 4 b3e0535591c8f44135bffe2860085a7442a17d3be0c1fb404d9443495c388221 Warning
Kite surfing is restricted to certain areas during summer due to high number of beach guests. Pay attention to nearby road, as the beach is fairly narrow.
I 6 7c078403338e872b7840a005671ab8f45b081002874d896d3511da03b03d0ca9 Accomodation
Accomodation options are plenty. You may either want to stay in Hyeres, the biggest town in the area, and commute to the bay via taxi or rented car. Or you may choose to stay at the Giens Peninsula to be closer to the kite spot.
I 7 b74c2c938485ba623881d9603b52b38b92e791d2be3aa6967edf0a98136be058 Distance
The bay is located only 10 min from Toulon airport. From both Hyeres and the Giens peninsula, it is a short ride to the far stretched Almanarre bay.
I 8 b9af7e81e7cc9bc0f60440cdfbf17c175c9b53894c78236dbcb2d2fbac11990f Restaurants
There are plenty of options along the beach
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Diving, wakeboarding, jet ski, sightseeing, SUP
Beach: La Madrague
I 5 8c01462fb0b343cbbb0dc72348cc80b467b50ffa2c371fa5a30a2c088aa2b24b Kite schools
http://kitegreg.com/
I 1 77e4666d44d8a5ed1d709668b31fb4c1ae700040135c2bb9c3b4667b34ab1c82 Location
This spot is connected to ALmanarre Bay and is located at the southern end of it. It tends to be less crowded and has smallwe waves and shallower water than the bay.
I 2 93fdaf0953d32c43159afd4e568d05ab2b91fde409fd0e489dac2b72ed065ef3 Wind condition
Mistral brings in a westerly onshore wind that is partly gusty. This spot is also well kiteable in an easterly wind with upwind riding level.
I 3 3f9f00e280ed1cf3094e01193787fb9944dc22afff4d561a420394facceab773 Water Condition
Long waves in Mistral conditions, flat water in an easterly wind.
I 4 b3e0535591c8f44135bffe2860085a7442a17d3be0c1fb404d9443495c388221 Warning
The kite zone is marked out by buoys in summer
I 6 7c078403338e872b7840a005671ab8f45b081002874d896d3511da03b03d0ca9 Accomodation
Accomodation options are plenty. You may either want to stay in Hyeres, the biggest town in the area, and commute to the bay via taxi or rented car. Or you may choose to stay at the Giens Peninsula to be closer to the kite spot.
I 7 b74c2c938485ba623881d9603b52b38b92e791d2be3aa6967edf0a98136be058 Distance
The bay is located only 10 min from Toulouse airport. From both Hyeres and the Giens peninsula, it is a short ride to the far stretched Almanarre bay.
I 8 b9af7e81e7cc9bc0f60440cdfbf17c175c9b53894c78236dbcb2d2fbac11990f Restaurants
There are plenty of options along the beach
I 10 0c7994c64245a1ef5deca9768a3069b03b4c18b5763b67355f2977afcb2c62c1 Sports
Diving, wakeboarding, jet ski, sightseeing, SUP