Sal Kitebeach (Sharkbay)
intermediate  little waves sand sea

What to expect at kitespot Sal Kitebeach?

On Sal, a 20 minute drive from Sal airport you’ll find kitespot Sal Kitebeach with a sandy beach and some nice kickers.

Sal is a part of the Cape Verde Islands which lays in front of West-Africa in the Atlantic Ocean and has a volcanic origin.


Kitespot Sal Kitebeach has a tradewind from the NorthEast which is side onshore. This constant tradewind gets its power from the temperature differences between subtropics and equator and the rotation of the Earth. The wind has a good wind certainty from November until mid-June and is 14-25 knots.


The water temperature is around 22-27 degrees, so you can hit the water with your shorty and a lycra if you don’t like sunburns. Also beware of the rocks in the water at low tide (around 14:00). The water is flat to choppy at the rocky area (reef) and the further you go out (200m from the reef) the higher the waves 1-2.5m.

Launch area

You can set up your gear on the sandy beach.

Level of riding

Kitespot Sal Kitebeach is best for intermediate or more experienced riders because of the waves.


Get your lessons & gear at Mitu & Djo Kite Surf School Cabo Verde


You can park near the spot. Storage your stuff in a locker at the kite school and get your drinks and bites at the restaurant. You can also use the compressor for a fee (€1).

Alternative travel kitespot

Make sure to also check kitespot Dakhla Attitude.


From November to mid-June is the best time.

Flatwater to little waves.

No, not as far as we know.

Yes, 2mm shorty from December through June, 1mm from July to end-November.