Paros / Pounda

Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Parikia (Paros)
Next Town
Pounda
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat blue water. Shallow for the first 5-10m. There are hardly any waves, maybe a bit of chop when the wind gets above 20 knots.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Big white sandy beach with lots of space for launching and landing, clear from obstacles.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NW, NNW

Paros island Greece is very famous for the summer wind Meltemi, which blows sideshore or sideonshore here. 10-30+ knots in summer. Mainly winds from North and Northwest (Meltemi) 83% >3 Bft during summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

You have to get the ferry from Pireus Athens to Paros Island or the aeroplane from Athens to Paros. Cyclades Island group. Fly to Athens, bus to Rafina (Port), ferry to Paros. Bus or car to Pounda.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Follow the local regulations that the kite schools have posted.

Nightlife

Paros is very famous for the nightlife. You can find a lot of places where you can party as much as you can.