Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Heraclion
Next Town
Istro
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Beautiful clear water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks, Bystanders
Beach Users:
June, July, August

This bay is also U-shaped, but not as small as the East bay. The beach is separated by a rocky point. Further west the beach is empty, but less wind. Less tourists.

Weather

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

Summer is the best time to go, water 24°C, air 30°C. A lycra for sun protection is recommended. Spring/autumn you need a wetsuit. In wintertime a long wetsuit.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
No information

Only good in a North wind, which makes it through the bay. Further west the wind gets less, but North is more sideonshore here. Onshore: NNE.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Heraclion drive east on E75 and 90, then you will get to Istro. This beach is located west of Istro.

Extra information

Rules
None

Look out for tourists.

Nightlife

No information