Sandbank at Galinhos Brazil Kite Spot

Galinhos Kitesurf Spot in Rio Grande

South America Kiteboard Spot in Brazil

The Kite Spot Galinhos is still an uncrowded Spot that offers more than some other Spots in Brazil. This spot is a real highlight with unique spot characteristics. In addition, due to some local strengthening effects, the Kite Spot Galinhos also has an even stronger wind than the area around Fortaleza. The wind blows mostly continuously, but builds up to full strength only by midday. 

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Galinhos Kitesurfing wind conditions

Galinhos benefits from a consistent trade wind known as the "Leste." With wind speeds ranging from 15 to 25 knots, kitesurfers can enjoy optimal conditions for freeriding, freestyle, and even wave riding. The wind typically blows from east to northeast, providing reliable and steady gusts that make Galinhos a sought-after destination for kitesurfing.

  • body wear

    • board shorts
  • downwinder

    • Yes
  • ride type

    • freeride
    • freestyle
    • wakestyle
    • wave
  • skill level

    • beginner
    • intermediate
    • advanced
    • professional
  • spot type

    • lagoon
    • ocean
  • starting area

    • sandy beach
  • water condition

    • flat
    • medium
  • wind daytime

    • in the afternoon
    • midday

Wind Stats for Galinhos Kiteboarding

Around the Kiteboarding Spot Galinhos

Welcome to Galinhos, a hidden gem for kitesurfing in Brazil. With its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and consistent wind, Galinhos offers an idyllic setting for kitesurfing enthusiasts. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, Galinhos promises exhilarating rides and unforgettable moments in a tranquil and natural paradise. The kite spot in Galinhos offers more than just incredible wind conditions. As you ride the waves, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Galinhos is known for its unspoiled beaches, lush mangroves, and stunning sand dunes. The area is rich in marine life, and you may even spot dolphins and sea turtles during your kitesurfing sessions.

  • camper parking

    • Overnight
  • car parking

    • Nearby
  • emergency

    • A rescue service
  • has restaurant

    • Yes
  • has toilet

    • Yes
  • has shower

    • No

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

To reach Galinhos, the nearest major airport is Natal International Airport. From there, you can hire a car or take a transfer to Galinhos, which is approximately a three-hour drive away. Once in Galinhos, you can navigate the area by walking or renting a buggy, as the town is small and easily accessible. Many accommodations are conveniently located near the kite spot, allowing for easy access to the beach.

  • accommodation

    • at the spot
  • public transport

    • Mellow
  • rental cars

    • Recommended


Before kitesurfing in Galinhos, familiarize yourself with the local regulations and guidelines.

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Wind Forecast for Galinhos Kitesurfing


The best time for kitesurfing in Galinhos is from August to February when the trade winds are most consistent, offering optimal conditions for kitesurfing.