Kitesurfing is undeniably one of the most thrilling and addictive sports – after
all, nothing beats the feeling of harnessing the pure power of the wind to glide
over the waves!
Whilst the Mediterranean may not see the wild seascapes of the Atlantic or
Pacific Oceans, Greece has many beautiful and breezy destinations perfect for
kitesurfing, with the added benefit of crystalline waters, golden sands and, of
course, idyllic islands. Mostly found in the eastern Dodecanese, read on to
discover the perfect kitesurfing destinations in Greece:
Prasonisi is a wild cape on the southwestern corner on Rhodes, swept by strong
winds on its northern side and blessed by calm waters on its southern side. The
peninsula (which becomes an island in the winter months) is perfect for surfing,
kitesurfing and windsurfing due to its predictable and reliable winds, and has a
range of seasonal facilities including board rental shops, water sports centres
Discover the perfect kitesurfing location at Marmari Beach, on the northern
coastline of Kos. The small islands of Pserimos and Kalymnos are positioned
directly opposite the beach, resulting in a jet-stream effect which accelerates
the summer meltemi winds to thrilling effect. The beach itself boasts beautiful
soft, white sands and comes complete with the oldest surf bar on the island!
Meanwhile, a water sport centre on-site offers a range of courses and lessons,
including kite licence training, boat tours, SUP & wake boarding.
Secluded Limnos remains blissfully off-the-beaten-track, and conceals perhaps
the Mediterranean’s best-kept kitesurfing secret. Strong winds, turquoise
waters and uncrowded beaches give Keros Beach a Caribbean-like
atmosphere, making it perfect for beginners and pros alike. Two kite surf
stations are situated nearby, but you’re unlikely to see any crowds on this
sparsely populated and serene Greek island.
Naxos is one of the windiest islands in Europe, and has over 240 days of 15+
knot wind per year. Beginners will enjoy the breezy but safe environment of
Glyfada and Mikri Vigla beaches, whilst advanced surfers can test their skills on
the choppy waves of Amitis or Agios Prokopis beach (both of which have shore
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