Exploring Sports during Sailing Holidays in Greece
Windsurfing is an exciting activity that combines sailing and surfing. Greece offers the windsurf lovers a great deal, since it has many beaches where strong winds blow consistently during the summer months. There are many well-equipped facilities, located in these “windswept” beaches, offering great services for professional or amateur surfers! Mikri Vigla and Agios Georgios in Naxos Island are overwhelmed with windsurfers every summer.
Beach Psakoudia is a unique beach, which impresses even the most exigent of visitors. Here the green of pine mingles with the deep blue of the sea and the sky, creating an image of natural beauty.
One of the most beautiful and more isolated coasts of Kassandra found Nea Skioni. Beautiful beach with pebbles and sand near a pine forest.
Long beach between Mola Kalyva and Poseidi. Sandy beach with few pebbles and turquoise waters.
Located south of the cosmopolitan sandy Sani beaches and surrounded by pines and relics of one ancient Roman farmhouse. The sand and the landscape, with the coastal antiquities, are fascinating.
Kalifteri of Afissos is an organized beach with fine sand and spotless waters. On the beach there are organized centers for marine activities such as, sailing, windsurfing, canoe- kayak, a Sea Fun Park and Water Power Sports.
Beautiful beach with sand and a few pebbles. Trees are stretching down to the sea.
Two small gulfs side by side. Crystal clear waters and trees leaning down to the sea.
The small and picturesque settlement of Kastri is located at the southernmost edge of the peninsula of Pelion. It is a settlement with splendid natural environment and is ideal destination for calm and relaxation in nature.
Mavrovouni is a beautiful coastal area located on the south of Gytheion. There you will find a beach length of more than 5 km of fine sand with sand while the water is crystal clear.
Great beach near the port and the center of Sitia. Ideal for families and children.
Small absolutely deserted sandy beach. There is no organization so make sure you have supplies with you - an umbrella, hat, water, etc.
This small beach is not organised but is the most beautiful in the region. The low surrounding hills isolate it and offer an almost silent, 'private', but also exceptionally beautiful beach.
Beautiful little secluded beach with a small colored pebbles 23 km from Sitia and just 4 from Palekastro. The clear blue waters of the Libyan Sea will fascinate you.
Chiona is located 22 km away from Sitia and 2 km from Palekastro It is not only offers clear, cool waters but also the traditional soup of Crete, which anyone can enjoy in the picturesque taverns. Along the beach there are trees which generously offer their shade.
Located in the southern part of the island with its natural harbor, it was used during ancient times,from the Minoan sailors . The beach is always protected from the winds, while in the open, waves are formed individually, making the location, a small paradise for lovers of windsurfing.
Chrysi Akti is the largest and for many the most beautiful of the beaches of Paros is famous for its huge, golden sand, the ideal-for wind surf-currents and the crystal blue waters of the shallow (ideal for families and children). Organized tourist beach with restaurants and bars to submerge the sand behind the trees and umbrellas and sun aligned throughout its length.
The phrase “wild beauty” suits perfectly to this isolated bay in Pano Meria, with the black sand, fine cobblestone and transparent sea that gets suddenly deep. Those who will choose to traverse the 6km from Steni and drive in dirt road, they will be compensated by the time they have a look at the sculptural, peculiar rocks on the left and the “angry” waves during the etesian winds.
The incredibly beautiful beach resort of Mikri Vigla is located 18 kilometres away from the capital and consists in two wonderful sandy beaches separated by an impressive hill. The northern beach of Mikri Vigla is wonderful, with soft golden sand and crystalline turquoise waters and is blessed by the meltemi (north winds specific to the Cyclades) which make it an ideal place for wind/kitesurfing.
The long sandy beach along the coastal Posidonos avenue in Alimos is located approximately 9 km southeast of the city center. A characteristic feature of this beach is that it belongs to the Municipality of Alimos which gives the daily services to the public free.
Great sandy beach within walking distance from the seaside boulevard Avenue, immediately after Alimos, opposite the premises of the former Athens Airport West is located approximately 9 km southeast of the city center, thus it is the nearest to the center of Athens coast of Attica. The actual beach is fully organized with sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, facilities for water sports and many other.
A small sandy cove at the marina across from the Greek point of ending the old Greek airport. It is not organized but a short distance can find cafes, taverns and ouzo.
Small creek with sand and pebbles. It is not organized but a short distance can find cafes, taverns and ouzo.
Great sandy beach within walking distance from the quay Poseidon. Very near the beach will find cafes, taverns and ouzo.
Begins behind the old entertainment center 'Asteria' and extends along the entire small peninsula to the south of Glyfada, a few hundred meters from the city center. It is located less than 20 km from the center of Athens.
The long sandy beach popular enough I Voula beach is just meters from the seaside Poseidon Avenue at the stop of tram and just less than 18 km southeast of the city center, thus it is one of the nearby center of Athens coast of Attica. Organized beach in the suburb of Voula, featuring beach bar, restaurant, changing rooms, etc.
A small sandy cove across from the lake of Vouliagmeni (where the lake begins) about 20 km away from Athens. There is no organized, although there is a tavern right.
Before the Grand Resort Lagonissi will find quite a large beach with sand and rocks. It lies about 35 km from the center and has gotten the certification of the blue flag by the European Union.
Immediately after the Grand resort in Lagonissi and about 40 km from Athens will find a beautiful sandy beach as well as others in the region has very good water but it is relatively organized. A short walk from the beach you will find coffee and food.
The beach is in front of the homonymous hotel complex. Sandy beach fairly well organised.
Agios Nikolaos is a small island connected to shore by a strip of sand. Located about 55 km away from Athens and is considered one of the cleanest beaches in Attica.
Charakas sandy beach opposite the island of Patroklos, or Gaidouronisi for locals and old, on the way to Sounion (5 kilometers), located 58 kilometers southeast from the center of Athens. Map without having to locate, but without sinking in the world, the Ruler of the beach is the ideal solution for those seeking an alternative, but do not have time; or disposal; looking.
In the bay of Thorikos under the famous ancient theater and the twin hills typical Small and Large Velatouri with the remains of the Mycenaean citadel, the beach is not suitable for swimming because the water is contaminated with various industrial wastes. Gathered on the beach with enough interest in windsurfing.
Near the coastal town of Rafina, about 32 km northeast of Athens Rich sand about 700 meters in length located approximately 1.5 kilometers south of the port of Rafina.
Sandy beach about 600 meters in length just off the port of Rafina facilities to the south is located 27 kilometers east of Athens city center. This is on a beach sheltered from the strong summer winds (winds) and the corresponding south.
Sandy beach about 400 meters in length located approximately 1.5 kilometers north of the port of Rafina and 29 kilometers east of Athens city center.
Small sandy beach near the chapel Agios Andreas about 1 kilometer north of Mati and the center of Nea Makri. The beach has no organization and the waters are shallow, so ideal for families with young children and elderly.
Sandy beach front and near the resort town Zouberi located about 1 kilometer south of the center of Nea Makri. The beach has no special organization, only a few umbrellas and sunbeds, and the water is so shallow and offered for families with young children and elderly.
Great sandy beach in front of the resort town of Nea Makri is located about 32 km northeast of the city center. The beach has no special organization rather than loungers and parasols.
Sandy beach from where the ends of Nea Makri and up the harbor of Agios Panteleimon. Although no specific organization you can find coffee and lunch on the beach adjacent to settlements.
Sandy beach from the port of Agios Panteleimon up the beach in front of the ropes. It is not very organized beach and of course if you want tension and fun should go to the nearby ropes.
Small sandy beach within the protected bay of Schinias (Marathon) is located about 43 km northeast of the city center. The small beach is well organized with sun beds, umbrellas and bar and offers possibility for sport in the sand, which attracts many people, especially young people who wish to combine swimming with water sports.
A sandy beach in front of the Olympic Rowing Centre. The beach is organized with sun beds and umbrellas and of course suitable for water sports.
Great sandy beach that starts after the beach in front of the Olympic Rowing complex and reaches to the end of the bay. The beach is not organized and is preferred by those who do not want too much noise.
Great beach with sand and pebbles that gather a lot of people during the summer months. Due to strong winds in the area it is a favorite beach for those who love windsurfing.
Great beach with pebbles and sand in front of the settlement of Kalamos and approximately 39 km from Athens. The beach is right and left of the harbor town.
It is located right in the middle of Halkoutsi village , located about 52 kilometers from the city center on the northeast coast of Attica, the Evian gulf, shortly after Oropos which is almost 5 km to the south. There are beach although in some places you will find fountains.
The beach in front of the tourist resort of Theologos is situated at a distance of 22 kilometers southwestern to the town of Rhodes at the northwestern coast of the island. It is the last part of the 10- kilometers long continuous beach, which starts from Kremasti at the Northeast and ends up here.
Prasonisi is the last edge of Rhodes at the very South and is found at a distance of 95 kilometers southern to the town of Rhodes and 12 kilometers far from the inland village of Kattavia, also to the South. It is a strange place: in winter it is a small islet, but in summer you will see a small peninsula.
This beach is located on the southwest part of the island and 2 kilometers from the airport. It has beautiful long shore of golden sand and very shallow waters, but also there are challenging waves making it a surfers and kite surfers a true and unforgettable experience.
Troulos beach is northeast from Mastichari and it has been awarded with Blue Flag. It is suitable for windsurf and kite surf.