This beach is for kitesurfers only; nobody else seems to take advantage of it, which is a pity for them but better for the rest of us. It is between east and south Mackay, and is suitable for all ability levels.
This is half of a spot that gives the opportunity to play in either a lagoon or the open ocean, depending on the conditions and your preferences. It is appropriate for intermediate or better windsurfers and kitesurfers.
This is a gorgeous spot, right up in the north-western corner of the country. It is for kitesurfers and windsurfers, and the conditions aren't too challenging so even beginners will find it worthwhile to come out here.
This spot is on the relatively sheltered northern coast of the island, and its location means that it easily picks up the wind and the swell is but doesn't get the extreme weather of other locations. Surfers, windsurfers and kite surfers like this spot, and experience or lack of it is not an issue here.
This spot is for intermediate and better kiters and windsurfers, and offers a decent alternative to Cabarete. The golden sand and turquoise water is typically Caribbean, as is the laid-back atmosphere.
This is a group of seven islands off the coast from Monte Cristi, and all of them are suitable for use by windsurfers and kite surfers of all abilities. The really isn't anything like this anywhere else to compare it to, how often do you get to play with your own group of islands?
The curve of this little peninsula protects the area from the winds and swells coming in from the ocean. As it turns back on itself it almost creates a lagoon, and the resulting conditions mean that kitesurfers and windsurfers of all ability levels, including beginners, will have a good day out here.
Situated on the gorgeous Greek island of Lesvos is the busy port town of Sigri. It is a very popular spot for wind surfers, surfers and kite surfers of all levels and abilities. It does get busy with tourists during July and August and there may well be surfing restrictions in place, so you might want to bear this in mind before you set off. Having said this, the best months for surfing are from May through to the end of September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on the beautiful Greek Island of Lesvos, close to the port town of Sigri lies the beach at Limena. It is a very popular spot for surfers, kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities. The beach itself doesn't get that crowded even during the busy months of July and August so it is possible to surf here all season through. The best times are from May through to September when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on the western side of the Kallonis reservoir on the island of Lesvos lies the spot at Skamnioudi. It is a small fishing village that still retains its quaintness. This spot is popular with kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities and is good most of the year round. During the summer, the thermals kick in so the best months are probably July and August.
Situated on the southernmost tip of the beautiful island of Lesvos lies the beach at Plomari. It is a very popular sot with surfers and kite surfers of all levels and abilities. This spot does get busy with tourists during the summer months of June, July and August and because of this there may well be surfing restrictions in place. Having said that the best times for surfing here are from May through to October when the thermal winds kick in.
Situated on the idyllic Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos) in the northern Aegean lies the beach at Faneromeni. It is a great spot for surfers, wind surfers and kite surfers of all levels and abilities. It does get busy with tourists during the summer season particularly, June through to September, but try to come during the week when there aren't so many people. Having said this, the best times for surfing are from May through to October when you can pick up some excellent thermal breezes.
Situated on the northern tip of the gorgeous Island of Lefkada lies the beach at Agios Ioannis - Milli. This is a very popular spot for kiters and wind surfers of intermediate and expert levels. Due to the specifics of weather patterns under the mountain, the part of the beach to the left of the access road from Lefkada and Milos Beach Club is used for windsurfing, while kiters will need to go further up the beach into a designated area on the right. Beginners might struggle here because of some rocks on the waterline which need to be avoided. The best times for surfing are between May to September.
Situated on the smaller sub island off the larger island of Lesvos lies Nissiopi beach. The only way that you can get there is by boat launched from the main island. Because of this, it doesn't get over run with tourists like other beach destinations and you are able to surf all year around. The best months are from May to October when the thermal winds kick in. It is a great spot for kite surfers and wind surfers of all levels and abilities.
Situated on the south eastern side of the Greek island of Lesvos lies the beach at Katia. It is a popular spot for Kite surfers and wind surfers of all intermediate and expert abilities. It is not advisable for beginners to practice here because of the strong tidal currents. The best times of the year to surf are between May and October although it does get busy with beach goers and sun bathers in July and August, so there may well be surfing restrictions in place during this time.
Located towards the bottom of Naxos Island, this beach is easily accessed from Alyko. It is calmer than some of the other beaches on the island and is popular with surfers of all types who have some experience.
Located just 18 kilometers away from the capital, lies the wonderful beach of Micri Vigla which is made up of two beaches divided by an impressive hill. The north beach captures the meltemi (north winds specific to the cyclades) and makes this spot a mecca for windsurfers and kitesurfers. It is an internationally known resort and has a variety of surfs shops renting out some incredible gear. The southern beach on the other side of the hill is known as a family beach. The spot is best suited to intermediate or experienced surfers since when the wind blows hard in the summer, conditions can sometimes be quite treacherous.
The beautiful beach of Kalistraki is located on the south west side of the Island of Naxos and is one of the best beaches for watersports. The spot is well suited to surfers of all types and varying abilities. There is no set season although the best months are from May to July and September to October.
Naxos which is the largest of the Greek Cyclade Islands is a popular tourist destination and also appeals to surfers since the spot receives pretty constant winds which make for good surfing conditions. Glyfada Beach is a large bay on the south west of the island which is suitable for surfers, kitesurfers and windsurfers. There is no real season although the summer months produce the best wind conditions.
Azalas is a beach resort situated on the north west side of the Island of Naxos, the largest of the Greek Cyclade Islands. Naxos is a popular holiday destination with a good choice of lovely beaches and a wealth of history to explore. This spot is popular with windsurfers with at least intermediate experience. There is no real season here, although the best winds blow during the summer months.
The beach of Amitis is located in the north of the island of Naxos and is popular with intermediate and experienced kitesurfers, windsurfers and board surfers. It is quite small and relatively quiet compared to other beaches on the island and enjoys a location close to the green and fertile villages of Eggares and Gallini.
Alyko is situated on the western side of the island of Naxos and is much quieter than Agios Prokopios. However, it retains a lot of natural charm and is popular with intermediate and experienced surfers and windsurfers.
Agios Prokopios lies on the western side of the island of Naxos and is just 6 kms away from the town center of Naxos. It is the second most popular tourist destination after Naxos on the island and also considered the third best beach in the whole of Greece thanks to its crystal clear blue water and wonderful creamy white sand. This spot is popular with surfers of all types who have at least intermediate level. There is no real season here although the best months are from May to October.
Agiassos is located towards the southern most tip of the Island of Naxos which is the largest of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea. It is a popular spot for surfers of all types who have at least intermediate experience, since there are some rocks scattered around.
Nestling in the south west of the island of Mykonos is the beach of Korfos Bay with its dark volcanic sand and rugged coastline. This bay attracts windsurfers who enjoy the near constant onshore winds. The winds are at their best in the summer months although surfing is possible all year round at this location. The spot is best suited for intermediate and experienced windsurfers since there is a lot of rock at this spot.