Etang de La Palme - France
beginner  flatwater shelss lagoon

What to expect at kitespot Etang de La Palme?

In France, a 2 hour drive from Toulouse, you’ll find kitespot Etang de La Palme and its lagoon with shallow water and shelly beach. So bring you surf shoes.

There are a lot of beginners at kitespot Etang de La Palme, but if you want to up your freestyle game, this spot will also give you a good time.

When the wind is coming from the land (Tramontane) it’s very gusty. This Northwest Tramontane wind is present 85% of the time. When Tramontane is gone, Marin from the Southeast is your girl.

If you want to get some gear or lessons go to the nearest kiteshop EB-Kite.

Remember to bring your own food and water, because the facilities are limited.

Park your car on the side of the D709 and hit the water!

Make sure to also check the secret Leucate kitespot.


From March to October is the best time.

Flat to choppy shallow water.

Yes, from April to October, with sea wind.

Yes, 4:3mm from October to May, 2mm shorty from June to September.