Continent
Europe
Country
Greece
Next Big City
Samos
Next Town
Psili Ammos
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Swimmers, Ships, Jetskis
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Beautiful bay with sandy bottom where you can walk knee deep for over 25 meters.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Trees, Bystanders, Road, Cars
Beach Users:
June, July, August, September, October

Beautiful small beach situated in a bay near Turkey. In contrary to most beaches in Samos this one has sand and a sandy bottom. Also the water is relative shallow which makes it possible to launch in the water. That is also necessary since the beach is narrow and even from June there is a lot of crowd. I would not recommend to kite there in the weekends and in the high-season. Too dangerous for the swimmers and sunbathers.

Weather

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

In summer the air temperature is 25-35°C. During winter a wetsuit is necessary.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SSE, S, SSW, SW, WSW
Main Direction:
ENE

Works best in Southerlies. But most of the time the wind is offshore or powered by a thermal effect. Be careful to watch the forecast since the thermal effect gives just enough wind to kite, but is NEVER stable to have a good session. Also a wind direction change can occur very rapidly, which makes you drift to Turkey.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

From Samos towards the airport, then follow signs to Psili Ammos. There is a sandy road over the beach accessible with a 2 wheel drive car. Add the end there is a small parking lot. Be careful to keep speed at the end if you do not have a 4x4.

Extra information

Rules
None

Use your brain, there are always swimmers and sunbathers. Although the place is nice for kiting if there is wind. With max 5 kiters the bay is full. I would not recommend to kite here unless it is quiet.

Nightlife

No information