- ABOUT THE SPOT
Wind Surfing in Kouremenos Beach, Sitia, Crete Greece
Palekastro is a typical Cretan village, located in the middle of Kouremenos bay, where you don’t find mass tourism. The big sandy beach of Kouremenos of 1.5 km/ 0.93 mi length can give you the ideal vacations. Enjoy the best sunshine, the flat water, feel the fresh air and breath.
Kouremenos beach offers the right conditions for windsurfing. So, lets play games with the wind, flirt with the waves and feel the adrenaline and the passion. During the summer period the temperature can exceed to 30°C/86°F. The wind in the area usually reaches at 4 or 7 Bft. The choppy waves are from 1-3+m/3.28-9.84 ft. The best season is from May to October, where the meltemi wind blows side shore from the left. Near the spot, there is a windsurf school, that can provide with all the equipment and can show you the magic of windsurf.
Take a break, it’s time for a walk. Find a restaurant, taste the traditional Cretan food, listen to Mantinades poetry and maybe you will learn local Cretan dances. Drink some shots of raki, but be careful, it’s a really strong sort of local alcohol spirit. Near the spot, you can also find comfortable accommodations, where you can relax and find the peacefulness you need.