ION CLUB Golf de Roses is the best watersports center nestled in the picturesque setting of Golf de Roses, Spain. Beginners, intermediate levels, and more experienced riders can easily progress. With its ideal location, beginners can take their first steps on the board in the mornings, thanks to gentle winds and calm waters. During the bustling summer months of July and August, designated areas are clearly marked for various watersports, ensuring a safe and unforgettable experience for everyone.

The center offers equipment rentals and professional lessons for those looking to hone their skills or try something new. Moreover, ION CLUB Golf de Roses prides itself on its welcoming atmosphere, catering to both adults and children alike. Whether you're seeking thrilling adventures on the waves or relaxing moments on a paddleboard at sunrise, ION CLUB Golf de Roses promises an unforgettable experience for water sports enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.

You will have understood that ION CLUB Golf de Roses is not an ordinary club … it is a center where everything is possible for the practice of windsurfing, kitesurfing, wingfoil and paddle board rental, adults, and children, from beginners to advanced.

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Golf de Roses is undoubtedly THE kitesurf spot on the Costa Brava in the north of Spain. A spot where the Tramontana, a north/northwest wind from the Pyrenees, and the constant sea breeze during the summer months blow regularly. The long sandy Bay of Roses, on the Mediterranean coast, only 30 km south of the French border has been a favorite spot for kitesurfers for decades … Golf de Roses is not only a perfect destination for a family holiday, but it is also an ideal setting for couples and groups of friends.

Kiting Set Up

During the warmer months in summer a fairly reliable thermal wind from the southeast is the dominant wind in the Bay of Roses. In front of the center of the ION CLUB Golf de Roses, in summer the wind often blows sideshore, coming from the left when looking at the sea. In the morning there is usually only a gentle wind, offering perfect conditions for children and beginners in kitesurfing courses. In the afternoon, this thermal wind increases, quite often reaching 20-25 knots, and the most experienced kitesurfers can finally indulge their passion. Occasionally, waves of varying heights are formed near the shore. However, as a rule, the water is flat or choppy between May and October.

When is best to go?

The best season in Golf de Roses is from May to September.

No wind?

At ION CLUB Golf de Roses we are the pioneers of stand up paddleboarding in Catalunya, since we realised early on that our spot offers the ideal conditions for the sport. Since 2008 we have been renting stand up paddleboards at our center. In the mornings, light wind and flat water conditions, with a wide sandy beach, make the spot ideal for taking those first steps on the board. You can paddle towards the beautiful beaches of Sant Marti d’ Empuries, above the beautiful crystal-clear water and a nice sunrise. Following the SUP session, we gather for a shared breakfast on the way back.

There is also so much to do around Golf de Roses, starting with a visit to the picturesque village of Sant Pere Pescador and its Greco-Roman ruins! Blooming with bougainvillea on every street corner, take time to watch the sun set before enjoying a drink on the terrace or a paella in one of the town’s restaurants.

Another village not to be missed is L’Escala! With a lively atmosphere, you will find more restaurants and bars where it is good to party.

On the leisure side, for scuba diving and snorkeling, or simply to observe the coastline, escape to the archipelago of the Medes Islands on a boat trip. This nature reserve is a little jewel on the Costa Brava.

Further inland, don’t miss the picturesque medieval villages of Catalonia, a pleasant return to history.

Getting There

ION CLUB Golf de Roses is located inside the Ballena Alegre Camping resort.. We recommend you get a transfer to reach the ION CLUB.

Kite Options

12m and 10m.

Which Wetsuit?

Lycra and swimwear or shorty are sufficient.



Typical Dinner

Barbeque and tapas.

Late Night

In l’Escala town you will find plenty of nice restaurants and bars, only 10 minutes drive from our centers.

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