Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Kalamata
Next Town
Messini
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Deep water with choppy waves. Harbor mole. Few swimmers in the water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Power lines
Beach Users:
No information

Big beach that covers all the gulf of Kalamata. There is a electricity cable downwind all way, except after Oasis Beach Bar, the last bar of the Messini beach. Sandy beach with ok space, some plants and cactus downwind but by far the best place is after the beach bar.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal, Thick

Hot summer. From November till April you need a wetsuit.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SSE, S, SSW
Main Direction:
SSE, S, SSW

The usual wind is thermal. In summer the thermal wind comes in the afternoon with onshore wind. Advice: have a big kite or sail with you. 13-19 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Get to Kalamata and drive to Messini. Then south to the ocean and Bouka. Find the Oasis Beach Bar, after it you will find lots of space until the marina.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

Very good nightlife in Kalamata, especially in Berga with tough clubbing, mainly locals.