Kos / Tingaki

Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Kos
Next Town
Tingaki
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Choppy, deep water, no tide.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Rocks, Trees, Concrete, Other
Beach Users:
No information

There is enough place at the beach. Respect and take care if there are swimmers. The beach is sandy, sometimes there are some broken bottles. After the beach there are bushes/trees. Take care of the pipe who enters the sea from the salt lake.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
NW
Main Direction:
NW

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

Take the plane to Kos. Go direction to Kos-Town on the mainroad. There is a sign `Tingaki`. Follow it straight to the beach/center. There turn left. Straight until the end of the street, parking directly at the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nudism area at the left side of the parking. But they don't care about you. No kitestation. For beginners there are too many persons in the high season at the day. Prefer the evening for learning. Rescue possibilities are at the water sport school. But they don't watch you!

Nightlife

No information