Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Mikri Vigla Beach, Naxos Island, Aegean Islands Greece

Skill level:
Beginners and advanced
Best season:
May to September
Wind force:
21 knots/38.9 kph
Best wind direction:
North, Northeast
Located in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades complex and dominates the sea with its mountainous landscapes. Known from the ancient times, as it was an important commercial and cultural center in Greece, Naxos is the greenest island in Cyclades and home to many ancient ruins and a wide variety of picturesque villages, cosmopolitan towns, natural harbors and beaches with crystal clear waters.

Naxos is a favorite summer destination for visitors that arrive from all over the world to enjoy the hot, sunny weather and bathe in the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. Favored with strong reliable Venturi winds and an average temperature of 35°C/95 °F, the island offers some of the best wind conditions for a variety of water sport activities and Mikri Vigla beach is among the best sites for kite surfing.

Mikri Vigla Beach is a beautiful, sandy beach with amazing clear waters. With consistent side on shore winds that reach 21 knots/38.9 kph and more, blowing during summer and especially on July and August, the beach is a hot spot for both local and foreign kite surfing fans. Suitable for all skill levels, the wind provides flat water conditions early in the morning, ideal for those who wish to take lessons or brush up their skills. The wind builds up as the day goes by and advanced riders can have all the fun they can get with freestyle and wave kite surfing.

Organized with schools offering lessons, rentals and repairs as well as beach bars, showers and rest rooms, this beach is paradise for those who would like a get away from the noisy towns of Naxos and just wish to relax and kite all day. And when the sun goes down, you can always enjoy a refreshing drink and attend the numerous parties and events taking place on the spot. Keep in mind that the wind has many gusts and waves can be rough and choppy. If you are a kite surfing enthusiast, don’t miss the opportunity to visit Naxos. It will definitely be a summer holiday you will never forget!