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La Somone

La Somone is a little touristic town. see the map or GoogleMap

Kitesurfing is quiet there on flat water (attention : some stones along the beach).

There are 3 periods :

  • from november to february, the Trade Winds from North-East is offshore and gusty, 10-25kts : difficult and to avoid sad
  • from february to july, there is a thermic effect that turns thewind to North-West on the afternoons, 12-20kts : easy to use smiley
  • from july to november, the wind comes from the ocean, North-West / West / South-West, heavy, warm and wet, 5-15kts : not to bad frown

The beach (close to Hotel Baobab) at the river mouth is ideal for kite launch, just in front of a little wave ... we share it with the surfers (attention, they have priority !).

La Somone par vent de terre

La Somone par vent de terre
La Somone with offshore wind

La Somone par vent de mer

La Somone par vent de mer
La Somone with onshore wind

Contact Philippe +221 784836896 or Somone Surf Forever for SUP and surf, classes and rental

Contact Omar +221 779435041 if you want anything about sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing (even rescue), but he is not kitesurfing instructor.

Contact Baye Faye (tel : 773703594) on the beach near the boats, he is a young and funny guy who will give you lots of good services with his boat : balades, assistance, bodyboard and windsurf rental... and who will show you where to eat along the lagoon at Ibra's  "L'ile aux pélicans"

Enjoy the spot at Mouss' bar-restau "Au coucher du soleil" that is just at the point between lagoon and ocean : +221 775798014 / +221 771846964. There is a large beach to takeoff and land the kite, but attention, there are stones in the water, easy when high tide (to avoid for beginners !).

Note that the lagoon behind is a classed reserve, so kiteboarding is forbidden there.

Creation date : 06/11/2004 14:15
Last update : 04/03/2019 00:37
Category : - Petite Côte
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