Named ' The newest star of Brazil' Gostoso is a true gem to the world of windsurfing and we think one of the best windsurf locations in the world! Located in the region of Rio Grande Do Norte, and just over a one hour transfer from Natals' International airports.
A windsurf holiday to Gostoso offers a rare combination of incredibly reliable wind, beautiful accommodation and amazing value for money. The local people are very charming, and welcoming to windsurfers, kiters, and surfers. Violence is non existent here, and the pace of life is really calm. The town of Gostoso is changing a lot with 'wind tourism' growing every year with new small very good restaurants popping up. New for 2015 is a range of very good quality hand picked accommodations with the windsurfing either directly on site or just a short walk away. See our Gostoso accommodations here.
When planning a windsurf holiday to Brazil it is especially important you get the best advice on the appropriate accommodation and windsurf location for your budget and skill level. As with a lot of destinations there tends to be just a hand full of really good quality accommodations and windsurf centres. Planet Windsurf are Brazil specialist having travelled extensively around the coast of this amazing country. Please call us for expert advice and we will do our best to make sure you get the best windsurf holiday to Brazil.
"We had a delightful and very memorable holiday. Your masterstroke in setting things up was to arrange for the driver, to do all our transfers in Brazil. These services were excellent. Thanks again for making the arrangements. Not convinced that my windsurfing progressed a lot, but it was fun to try in Gostoso and Alex, my instructor, was indeed very patient. "
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The very best wind season for Gostoso is between September and March with 90% super reliable wind ranging from 17 to 30 knots. This really is one of the most wind reliable location on the planet during this period. It is also quite goods to travel in mid August and July although the wind direction can switch quite a lot during this time. For waves the best season is November through to January with super clean 1-2 metre waves on the outer reef.
Generally the wind direction is side to side off shore; mostly side shore during the main wind period. Mornings and late afternoon can switch a bit side off. Of course, as with all of our partner windsurf centers, we ensure good safety cover for all of our clients.
There is a variety of conditions from shall flat water through to small clean waves. Planet Windsurf work with 2 different windsurf locations, depending on your accommodation choice and windsurf level. When making your holiday booking to Gostoso we can advice you on the best location and windsurf centre for your requirements
Gostoso a great place to be in the evenings for a relaxing few beers, maybe a BBQ, and then a restful night to set yourself up for another hard day on the water. There are a few lively bars on the weekends with live music. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, with everything from pizzarias to traditional local restaurants serving mouth watering brazilian specialities and plenty of fresh sea food.
If you are looking for a more social setting, perhasps travelling as a single traveller, it can be better to stay at Claudi's guest house as here there is a great atmosphere with a lot of organised events and social nights.