Windsurfing in Greece
Greece is one of the best places in the world to go windsurfing. The islands, especially those that are part of the Cyclades, have so many great spots for learning this sport or getting better at it. Let’s take a better look at Greece as a windsurfing destination, shall we?
Greece is a windsurfing paradise just waiting to be explored. With some of the best windsurfing in the world, Greece has everything you need for an amazing holiday: great weather, lots of spots and schools, and an abundance of water sports equipment–all at affordable prices.
In summer time when it’s warm outside (average temperature: 25 degrees Celsius), you can rent boards at one of many shops around Athens or Mykonos island if you don’t have your own gear with you yet! The water temperature in Greece ranges from 16-20 degrees Celsius during winter months but gets warmer as summer approaches (24–28 degrees Celsius).
Greece is a popular destination for windsurfing, thanks to its warm Mediterranean climate, crystal-clear waters, and strong winds. The country offers a diverse range of windsurfing conditions and facilities, from beginner-friendly spots with steady winds and small waves, to more challenging locations with stronger winds and larger waves for experienced surfers. Many of the beaches in Greece have good windsurfing conditions, and there are also several windsurfing schools and rental shops available, making it easy for both beginners and experienced windsurfers to find the right spot and equipment. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing and peaceful windsurfing experience or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, Greece has something to offer for everyone.
Karpathos is a great place for windsurfing. The water is clean and clear, and there are many different beaches to choose from. You can rent a windsurfing board there as well, so you don’t have to bring your own with you!
Kalamos Beach is one of the best places to windsurf in Greece. It’s a long beach with a strong wind, which makes it ideal for beginners and advanced riders alike. There are many hotels and restaurants nearby, so if you get tired of surfing, there are plenty of options for food and drink! The beach itself is clean and well maintained.
Lesvos –often spelled Lesbos– is a beautiful place to windsurf. It has many great spots for windsurfing, and you can find the best wind conditions on this island. The Kassandra Peninsula is particularly popular. Here, the winds are strong and steady, and the waves are big. These windsurfing beaches are beautiful, with white sand and clear blue water that sparkles like diamonds under the sun’s rays. And if camping is your thing, why not bring a tent or campervan and camp at one of the many campsites near this beach? If you’re not camping here, be aware that most campsites charge fees for using their amenities (such as showers).
The biggest island in Greece offers a diverse range of windsurfing conditions, from beginner-friendly spots with steady winds and small waves, to more challenging locations with stronger winds and larger waves for experienced surfers. It’s also home to several windsurfing schools and rental shops.
Beautiful Elafonisi with its turquoise waters is popular spot for windsurfing and other water sports. The beach offers good windsurfing conditions for both beginners and experienced surfers, and there is a windsurfing school right on the beach.
Kouremenos Bay, next to Palekastro, could be considered the prime windsurfing resort in Crete. Windsurfers and kitesurfers will find all they need here; strong winds, clear water, and the best rental equipment.
Paxos is not a particularly famous windsurfing destination, but it does have some strong winds and crystal-clear water. If you’re looking for somewhere quiet and uncrowded while working on your windsurfing skills, this might be the perfect place for you.
Windsurfing rentals are available in the port town of Lakka (which also has plenty of restaurants and bars), so if you don’t have to bring own gear with you. As this island can only be reached by ferry, bringing your own equipment is no problem. Just drive your van onto the ferry in Igoumenitsa on the Greek mainland.
In summary, windsurfing is big in Greece. This is a great way to experience this varied country in a different way. You can stay in shape and at the same time fill up on delicious Greek food, without the burden of conscience. Be the windsurfer that you are and take advantage of the circumstances. You’re looking for a trip to Greece and here is your chance to take action. See you this year?