- ABOUT THE SPOT
SUP in Glyfada Beach, Corfu Island, Ionian Islands Greece
If you are looking for a beautiful sandy beach with great facilities, then Glyfada should be your first choice. The beach is located on the west side of the island, only 16 km/9.9 mi away from the town of Corfu. Glyfada has been awarded with the Blue Flag and attracts a vast number of tourists every year. This lovely beach with crystal blue water, provides many leisure activities and water sports to visitors to make their stay at the spot even more favorable!
It is an exposed beach-break that welcomes SUP practitioners of all experience levels. Offshore winds blow from the northeast and the best swell direction is from the southwest. In addition, the site offers good surf at all stages of the tide. Furthermore, the ideal tide movement is rising and falling tides. The swell size starts working at less than 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 2 m/ 6 ft. Note that, you should be careful of urchins. Finally, Glyfada caters good hotels, seaside restaurants and bars where you can sit and enjoy your beverage at the beach.