The beautiful island of Lefkada is located on the west coast of Greece, in the Ionian sea and is part of the Eptanisa island complex. Rich in history from the ancient times and widely known as the "Caribbean of Greece", Lefkada boasts breathtaking beaches with exotic blue waters, cosmopolitan seaside towns and mountainous villages, lush nature and waterfalls and is known as a top destination for a wide variety of water sports and activities.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Guincho Beach, Cascais, Lisbon and Coast Portugal
Cascais is also surrounded by many popular beaches with incredible seascapes that offer many recreational activities. One of these beaches is Guincho Beach. Situated at about 5 km/3 mi away from the main town, offering ideal weather conditions, the beach has become a global playground for kite-surfing enthusiasts.
Widely known for its natural beauty and the strong northern winds, blowing during summer at a maximum speed of 25 knots/46.3 kph, this place is the perfect spot for high adrenaline free-style fun. The sea is crystal clear and sandy while the predominant winds provide with non stop beach breaks and powerful lefts and rights.
Along the coastline, there are schools with experienced instructors, awaiting to introduce you to the amazing kitesurfing world and lead you safely into the waves. The best season to kitesurf in Guincho Beach is from July to September and for those who seek the high speed winds of the spot, the best part of the day is in the afternoon. Kite-surfers should be careful also of the sea-currents. However, because of the location’s popularity, bear in mind that the spot is overcrowded during weekends.