Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Rhodos
Next Town
Prasonisi
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The sea is split in two parts. One is wavy the other is very flat but full of windsurfers. I think they would be a bit angry about kitesurfers in this zone. Prefer the less busy time to get at this side. Shallow areas.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Cars
Beach Users:
June, July, August

The beach is big around 500-600m. In summer there are many cars and visitors. But there is space for everyone. Be careful with your camper. With high winds and tide the water can get very high. Camping is allowed and there are many in summer (around 100).

Weather

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

Best time to go is the summer June to August. Air 30°C, water 24°C. Wetsuit not necessary in summer. All year round possible.

Wind

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

Much wind: Meltemi NW from June to August, onshore and offshore. There are 2 mountains at the ends of the beach which accelerate the wind.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take the plane to Rhodos or the ferry from Athens/Pireaus to Rhodos. Then to the end of the island.

Extra information

Rules
None

In the offshore area are mostly only windsurfers. There are 3 restaurants and one mini shop. Get your food on the way to Prasonisi. But in Katavia 8km from Prasonisi you will fine restaurant and night club "Luis Restaurant" 20m from Prasonisi Club hotel.

Nightlife

No nightlife.