Sao Miguel Do Gostoso Kitesurfing Holiday and Travel Guide

Sao Miguel Do Gostoso

Brazil

Why Visit?

Sao Miguel Do Gostoso is a kitesurfing paradise yet to be known by many. Imagine the best wind conditions in Brazil but without the crowds. Enjoy the adventure of northeast Brazil, a quiet and safe region, full of like-minded good people. Hundreds of kilometres of wild beaches and dunes to travel with your buggy, epic downwinders, lagoons, waves, and more. A place full of magical corners, with unforgettable sunsets and musical nights on the beach around a bonfire, a place where time stands still and visitors never want to leave.

Wind and Weather

The high wind season in Sao Miguel runs from September to February. During these months, 90% - 100% of navigable days are recorded. With winds reaching between 20 and 25 knots. The winds that Sao Miguel receives are the winds aliases, the high air currents on the planet; and they are known to be very constant. That, together with the 29ºC water temperature and an average air temperature of 26ºC, what more could you ask for! During the windy season, there is hardly any rainfall.

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Getting Around

To move around Sao Miguel Do Gostoso and surrounding areas, there are several options from the rental of electric bicycles, motorcycles, cars and buggies. There is even a motorcycle taxi option. You'll not get stranded!

Food and Drink

One of the strengths of Sao Miguel is the quality and variety of its restaurants. From local Brazilian cuisine to international haute cuisine. One of the main attractions at the restaurants is how meticulously and beautifully they are decorated, with an incredible amount of detail.

Nightlife

Life in Sao Miguel is relaxed, and you'll notice it when you go out at night. T.here are a variety of bars and beach clubs that offer live music and a chilled out atmosphere, and we also have one nightclub in the area! Pleasant atmosphere, security and a lot of fun are what the night in Sao Miguel offers you.

No Wind?

In high season in Sao Miguel, there is always wind, but if the rare day does arrive, there is plenty to do around Sao Miguel. You can go exploring on a buggy, go horseriding until sunset, play beach games or go on an excursion to somewhere beautiful. If you want to embrace the culture, you can also take a Brazilian cooking course, learn to play local music; the possibilities are endless!

Internet

In Sao Miguel do Gostoso internet access is guaranteed. All restaurants and hotels have offer a good connection as well.

Accommodation

Sao Miguel has pretty much whatever accommodation you are looking for. They offer beautiful inns with very well-kept gardens and swimming pools, as well as villas on the beach for families and groups. Rental houses and also available. Most offers can be found on any bookings website or TripAdvisor.

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Where are the Best Kitesurfing Beaches in Sao Miguel Do Gostoso?

Ponta de Santo Cristo is the spot if you want to freeride, kite waves or freestyle. About 300 meters from the coast, there is a sandbar, which offers a gorgeous flat water spot!

As the tide comes in, the waves start rolling in, and it's the best time, and it's the best time to score some nice and consistent waves.

This spot is perfect for beginners to advanced riders.

  • Wind: Cross on from the right
  • Waves: Out on the reef
  • Shorebreak: No

Monte Alegre Beach is about 2 km from Ponta de Santo Cristo, and this spot offers the best conditions in São Miguel do Gostoso!

At low tide, you can browse our natural pools with flat, waist-deep water, ideal for both learning the sport and for freestyle fans. When the tide comes in, that's when our wave-riding enthusiasts come to play! We also have many local turtles are come up for a breathe, so make sure you keep an eye out for them!

In the Monte Alegre Beach area, you'll find places on the beach like Idilico Paraiso Village where you can spend the day and enjoy a good meal. It is a place from beginners to advanced riders.

  • Wind: Cross on from the right
  • Waves: With high tide
  • Shorebreak: No

From Idilico Kite Club, you'll head out with an instructor (it's mandatory just in case a car if needed, they will arrange it) and head to Tourinhos Beach. It's a fun downwinder, but keep an eye out for all the coral and the dunes.

  • Wind: Cross on from the right
  • Waves: Yes
  • Shorebreak: Yes

This is a downwinder you don't want to miss out on, and you have to be in good shape for it too! A 30 KM adventure from Tourinhos beach to Praia do Marco. Formed of huge dunes, the beach is beautiful, cosy, suitable for rest, with a natural pool, reefs, many virgin areas still not inhabited, and the main one: the first colonial landmark implanted in Brazil.

  • Wind: Cross on from the right
  • Waves: No
  • Shorebreak: No

'The Big Lagoon' is located 45 km from São Miguel do Gostoso. It is an ideal place for kitesurfers of all levels, from freestyle fans to beginners who appreciate the safety conditions offered by a lagoon. The lagoon has a small beach that facilitates launching and landing.

  • Wind: Onshore
  • Waves: No
  • Shorebreak: No

A wild place that is worth exploring! The best waves of the region only 20 minutes from São Miguel do Gostoso.

  • Wind: Cross on from the right
  • Waves: Yes, good ones!
  • Shorebreak: No

Natural pools with crystalline and shallow waters located 2 km from the coast of Perobas (20 km from Gostoso SM). Perfect for all levels, we call it the Brazilian Caribbean!

  • Wind: Very good wind, no shore
  • Waves: No
  • Shorebreak: No

If you come to São Miguel do Gostoso, you can not miss the trip to Galinhos! Just 90 km with a buggy of beaches and wild dunes, to reach a natural virgin paradise. Galinhos is famous for its arm of the sea, which serves as a lagoon with super flat water in which you can kitesurf alone.

  • Wind: Very good wind, no shore
  • Waves: Yes, but also flat conditions
  • Shorebreak: No

When is the Best Time to go Kitesurfing in Sao Miguel Do Gostoso?

The windy months to go kitesurfing in Sao Miguel Do Gostoso are January, February, September, October, November, December

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