Wind Surfing in Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira Portugal

Maximum swell size:
2-3 m (6.5-10 ft)
Jardim do Mar is a charming village in the western part of the municipality of Calheta in Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago island. The name Jardim do Mar or the garden of the sea is owed to the craggy transition of upright bare slopes in a winsome resort, which in the past used to be covered with wild flowers. The pebble beaches attract many tourists for their natural beauty.

This place is surrounded by sea and mountain, thus this combination provides you with the serenity you may look for to give in. The narrow streets and the low level houses preserve the old days. Jardim do Mar offers the right conditions for windsurfing. So, if you want to feel full of adrenaline, then take your board and run to the beach.

In summer the wave swell size is from 0.5 to 1.3 m (1.5 to 4 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 40%. In autumn the wind blows offshore at 47% and the waves swell size is from  1.3- 2 m (4-6.5 ft) to 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft). In winter the waves swell size is from 1.3-2 m (4-6.5 ft) to 2-3 m (6.5-10 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 45%. In spring, most of the time the waves are from 0.5 m (1.5 ft) to 2 m (6.5 ft) and the wind blows offshore at 47%. The swell size starts working at over 3.5 m (12 ft) and holds up to 5 m (16 ft) and over. The wave’s quality is world class, reef-rocky with right direction.

Last, but not least, beautiful accommodation options are waiting for you and many other activities that you can do when you don’t play with the strong waves.