Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Kos
Next Town
Marmari
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water, with small waves. You can stand in the water about 50 meters from the beach.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
No information

Long sandy beach. The permitted kite-zone was moved further downwind where the beach is only about 10 m wide. The presence of trees on this small beach makes launching and landing there very tricky.

Weather

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

Summer warm with around 32°C, water 24°C. No wetsuit necessary but protect your skin with a lycra. During winter a wetsuit is needed.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
W, WNW, NW
Main Direction:
N, NW

Best from June to September. Meltemi wind NW, thermal, starts around noon and stops exactly with sunset. Every day mostly 4.5-6 Bft. 10/12 sqm kite is the most useful. Best time to go is June to August, which is high season, with 80-90% wind. Off-season no regular winds.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Kos westwards to Marmari. In Marmari you take the road along the coast to the west. At the end of the road there you'll find the kitezone. Take a scooter.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Since 2011 kiting is prohibited in front of the wide beach which now became a swimming zone.

Nightlife

No information