Phalasarna is an ancient Greek harbor town on the northwest coast of Crete, in the regional unit of Chania. For most people, Phalasarna is one of the best beaches in Crete. The wild beauty of the impressive sandstone towers with hundreds of meters of walls reveal a secret old world.
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Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Pleasure Bay, Castle Island, Massachusetts USA
Easily accessible, it is located in South Boston and is a very sunny and sandy beach. Parking is free. Water is very clean but can get shallow when there is low tide. Condition of the water is most of the times flat. You have to pay attention to the rocks on the bottom, as they can become dangerous.
When windy, the spot attracts a lot of kite surfers. Launching is not an easy case here. Best wind comes from Southeast and Southwest. If you are a beginner, you should better not try it. Not far from there, Revere beach, a location recommended as a more suitable spot for beginner riders. Best time to visit Pleasure Bay for kite surfing is spring and summer.
As it is so close to Boston, just 10-15 minutes away, a lot of people visit the beach after work.