Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Phalasarna, Chania, Crete Greece

Wave type:
Wind strength:
4 to 5Bft
Wave size:
1-3+m (3.28-9.84ft)
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.

Phalasarna is a tourist attraction spot and an agricultural area. Some of the characteristics of this place are the olive groves and glasshouses, cultivating mainly tomatoes. The long sandy beaches and the crystal clear waters make this place a small paradise…

Or maybe a sweet hell, for the kite-surf lovers. Yes… it’s time to wake up your ancient wild instincts, because the wind and the waves can’t wait. Phalasarna offers the right conditions for kitesurfing. The best swell direction is the north, northwest, west, southwest, and for the wind, the east. The wind usually reaches at about 4 to 5 Bft and the waves swell size is from 1-3+m/3.28-9.84 ft. The spot is more suitable for experienced kite surfers. Near the area, there is a kitesurf school, for those you need an expert, so they can improve their skills.

When you don’t play with the wind, you can taste the traditional Cretan food in the nice restaurants. The people are very hospitable, ready to service you. You can also find bars and cafes, where you can have fun with your friends and family. Last, but not least, there are lovely accommodations, where you can rest and escape from your routine.