Pointe Faula Kitesurfing in Martinique at Saint Vincent and the Grenadines image with darker sand and palms along the shoreline blown on one side from strong wind

Pointe Faula Kitesurf Spot in Martinique

Carribean Kiteboard Spot in Martinique

Pointe Faula is a renowned kitesurfing spot located on the southern coast of Martinique, a Caribbean island. It is situated in the town of Le Vauclin and offers excellent conditions for kitesurfing enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to advanced riders.

The mixed culture, the Creole cuisine, Caribbean music, countless opportunities to meet this unique people makes this island next to the Kite Spot special. The kitesurfing Spot right on the famous beach Pointe Faula offers excellent conditions for all abilities! In the middle of the lagoon, especially beginners and advanced kiters will find ideal conditions to learn or improve kitesurfing. While on the other side of the coral reef also the experts come at their expense. The island offers something for everyone with its picturesque little streets, impressive buildings from the colonial era, crystal clear, turquoise blue water and palm-fringed sandy beaches and dense rainforest amidst a magnificent mountain scenery. The absolutely friendly and warm-hearted inhabitants top the paradisiac ambience. 

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Pointe Faula Kitesurfing wind conditions

Pointe Faula benefits from consistent trade winds that blow from the east, typically ranging between 15 to 25 knots. These winds are ideal for kitesurfing, providing a steady and reliable breeze throughout the year.

Water Conditions: The kitesurfing area at Pointe Faula features a large shallow lagoon that is protected by a coral reef, creating a calm and flat-water environment. The lagoon is relatively shallow, with a sandy bottom, making it perfect for beginners and freestyle riders. The protected nature of the lagoon also reduces the presence of waves, making it easier for learners to progress and for freestyle maneuvers.

Launching and Landing: Pointe Faula offers a spacious sandy beach, providing ample room for launching and landing kites safely. The beach is relatively wide, allowing multiple riders to set up their equipment simultaneously without feeling crowded.

  • body wear

    • short neo
  • downwinder

    • Yes
  • ride type

    • freeride
    • freestyle
    • wakestyle
    • wave
  • skill level

    • beginner
    • intermediate
    • advanced
    • professional
  • spot type

    • island
    • ocean
  • starting area

    • grass
    • shallow water
  • water condition

    • choppy
  • wind daytime

    • in the afternoon
    • midday

Wind Stats for Pointe Faula Kiteboarding

Around the Kiteboarding Spot Pointe Faula

Local Kitesurfing Community: Pointe Faula attracts kitesurfing enthusiasts from around the world, creating a vibrant and friendly community. You can connect with fellow riders, exchange tips and tricks, and share the thrill of this exhilarating water sport. The atmosphere is often energetic and welcoming, making it a great place to meet like-minded individuals.

Other Activities: Apart from kitesurfing, Pointe Faula offers additional water activities such as windsurfing and paddleboarding. The tranquil lagoon also makes it an excellent location for swimming and snorkeling. Additionally, there are nearby amenities, including restaurants, cafes, and accommodations, allowing visitors to relax and enjoy the surrounding area.

  • camper parking

    • Only by day
  • car parking

    • At the spot
  • emergency

    • A rescue service
  • has toilet

    • Yes

How to get to Pointe Faula and how to bring it about while you're there

To get to Pointe Faula, the popular kitesurfing spot in Martinique, you can follow these general directions:

Fly to Martinique: Start by booking a flight to Martinique. Aim for Aime Cesaire International Airport (FDF), located near the capital city of Fort-de-France. Several international airlines offer flights to Martinique from various destinations.

Travel to Le Vauclin: From the airport, you have a couple of options to reach Le Vauclin, the town where Pointe Faula is located. You can rent a car from the airport and drive to Le Vauclin, which takes approximately 30-40 minutes. Alternatively, you can arrange a taxi or shuttle service to transport you directly to Le Vauclin.

Navigate to Pointe Faula: Once you arrive in Le Vauclin, you'll need to make your way to Pointe Faula. The kitesurfing spot is easily accessible and well-known, so locals can provide directions if needed. You can also use a GPS or navigation app to guide you to the exact location.

Parking: Pointe Faula has parking facilities available, allowing you to safely park your vehicle while you enjoy your kitesurfing session. Look for designated parking areas near the beach, and be sure to follow any posted parking regulations.

It's worth noting that public transportation options in Martinique might be limited, so having your own means of transportation, such as a rental car, can offer more convenience and flexibility. Additionally, if you're staying at a hotel or resort in Le Vauclin, they may provide shuttle services or transportation arrangements to Pointe Faula.

  • accommodation

    • near the spot
  • public transport

    • Mellow
  • rental cars

    • Recommended


The left part of the beach is reserved for windsurfing and swimming, the right part is for kitesurfing. Watch out for sea urchin in the water.

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Wind Forecast for Pointe Faula Kitesurfing


The peak season for kitesurfing at Pointe Faula is typically from December to March when the wind conditions are most favorable.