Undoubtedly, kitesurfing stands out as one of the most exhilarating and habit-forming activities. After all, there’s nothing quite like the sensation of utilizing the sheer force of the wind to smoothly ride over the waves! This sport is easily accessible and typically includes the whole family.
While the Mediterranean might not boast the rugged seascapes found in the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, Greece offers numerous stunning and wind-swept locations ideal for kitesurfing, with the added bonus of crystal-clear waters, golden beaches, and naturally, picturesque islands. Explore further to uncover some beautiful homes to rent in some of the most ideal kitesurfing spots in Greece:
Pounda is an ideal kitesurfing spot, situated on the western coast of Paros. The nearby small island of Antiparos, located directly opposite the beach, creates a jet-stream effect that enhances the summer meltemi winds for an exhilarating experience. The beach features stunning soft, white sands and is equipped with two water sports centers providing various courses and equipment rentals. Available to rent on Pounda beach is Ciel, one of the most exclusive kite-in & kite-out beachfront villas in the Mediterranean. Ideal for kite surfers of all levels, this rare gem is flanked by two of Greece’s premier kitesurfing schools, offering extensive equipment and expert instructors to elevate your kite surfing experience in just a few days.
Internationally renowned for its vibrant party scene and nightlife, Mykonos harbors the Mediterranean’s best-kept kitesurfing gem! Robust winds, turquoise waters, and secluded beaches, away from the bustling resort towns, render it an ideal island for surfers with intermediate to advanced skills. Ftelia Beach, situated near the village of Ano Mera, stands out as an idyllic spot, drawing windsurfing enthusiasts as well. On the other hand, Korfos Beach, an undiscovered stretch of sand opposite the lively party destination of Ornos, offers a tranquil setting for a peaceful day on the waves. Available to rent on Mykonos is The Magnificent, a six bedroom property where masterful design and modern luxury are uniquely embodied. In a beautiful beachfront setting, Magnificent is the perfect base with two nearby beaches.
Prasonisi, situated on the southwestern corner of Rhodes, is a rugged cape influenced by robust winds on its northern flank and graced with serene waters on its southern side. This peninsula, transforming into an island during the winter, proves to be an ideal location for surfing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing owing to its consistent and dependable winds. The area boasts a variety of seasonal amenities, including board rental shops, water sports centers, and charming tavernas. Available to rent on Rhodes, in the nearby area of Lachania, is Fleur de Mer, boasting a beachfront location, in the most beautiful and unexplored south part of Rhodes.
Naxos stands out as one of the windiest islands in Europe, experiencing 240 or more days of winds exceeding 15 knots each year. Novice enthusiasts can relish the comfortably breezy and secure surroundings of Glyfada and Mikri Vigla Beaches. Meanwhile, those with advanced skills can challenge themselves against the waves at Amitis or Agios Prokopis, both featuring shore breaks. Available to rent on Naxos is Astria, where the nearest beach is just 5 minutes away on foot.
Lefkada emerges as a top-tier kitesurfing destination in Greece, primarily due to the opportunity it presents for riders to navigate the impeccably smooth waters of its lagoon. The island’s appeal lies not only in its scenic beauty but also in the unique experience of gliding across the flat expanse of the lagoon, making it a must-visit locale for kitesurfing enthusiasts. Available to rent in Lekfada is Augustin, the villa will enchant all sea lovers for its attractive private coastline of 100 meters.