La Rochelle is the capital of the Charente – Maritime department. It is a port city connected to the Île de Ré with a 2.9 km / 1.8 mi long bridge that was completed on May 19th, 1988. The harbor opens to a protected strait, the Pertuis d'Antioche. La Rochelle is situated in western France and is seaport on the Bay of Biscay which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Magic Sands Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent surfing gear, as well as take lessons if you wish to brush up your surfing skills.
However, Magic Sands Beach is not recommended for beginners. It has a regional classic wave quality, taking both right and left directions with fast power, fun to ride. The size of the swell starts working at 2 m/6 ft and holds up to 4 m+/12 ft+ and the direction of the wind is coming from Northwest and Southwest.
The beach is reef coral with sharp rocks and surfers should be careful. Magic Sands Beach is a famous surfing point, but the beach is small so it gets ultra crowded during weekends.