Outer Banks, also known as OBX, is a 200 mi/322 km long string of narrow barrier islands of the coast of North Carolina. A small portion of it extends further in Virginia, at the beginning of the southern corner of Virginia Beach, on the east coast of the United States. It is a major tourist destination and known for its temperate climate.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Fonte da Telha beach, Sesimbra, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
The area is also famous for having some of the greatest beaches in Portugal where the ideal weather conditions offer non stop fun for those who are into water sports. Fonte da Telha is a massive beach that spreads over 10 km/6.2 mi long in length and is covered with fantastic white sand.
Perfect for kite-surfing enthusiasts and organized with facilities such as parking, showers, toilets and beach bars, this spot is one of the best places to be, all year round. The best wind direction is when coming from North and the size of the swell starts working at 1.5 m/5 ft, holding up to 2.5 m/8 ft.
Kite-surfing in Fonte da Telha is an amazing experience, suitable for beginners or for those who wish to brush up their skills. Schools provide with the best instructors and gear rentals in the area and are ready to introduce you to the extreme kite-surfing world. During summer kite-surfers should go out, in side-on-shore and side-shore winds because of the cliffs on the back of the beach.
For the most advanced practitioners, Fonte da Telha beach is an ideal destination during winter as well because of the south west stormy waves. So wait no longer, pack up your bags for a summertime adventure in the beautiful Fonte da Telha beach and enjoy the warm sunny weather and the clear sea of the Atlantic Ocean.