Wind Surfing in Phalasarna, Chania, Crete Greece

Wave type:
Wave size:
1-3+m (3.28-9.84ft)
Good swell direction:
North, NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind direction:
Wind strength:
4 to 5Bft
Phalasarna is an ancient harbor town in the northwest coast of Crete in Greece, in the regional unit of Chania. Crete is the biggest island in Greece and well known for its history, culture and other characteristics, such as Mantinades poetry and traditional music.

Phalasarna includes several impressive sandstone towers, with hundreds of meters of walls, that protect the town. It’s not a cosmopolitan place, but it can offers beautiful sunsets, amazing views in a wild way of living. Although it seems to be a deserted beach, it attracts people who try to find peacefulness, a little dose of simple life and stunning views.

Phalasarna beach offers the right conditions for windsurfing. So, prepare yourself for the reef-rocky waves. They will flirt you with their right and left movements. The best swell direction is the north, northwest, west, southwest, and for the wind, the east. The waves swell size is from 1-3+m/3.28-9.84 ft. The wind usually reaches at about 4 to 5 Bft. It’s more suitable for experienced windsurfers, but don’t worry, there is a windsurf school with experts at your disposal, who can help you improve your skills.

Last, but not least, in Phalasarna you can find restaurants, bars and cafes, where you can spend your free time. Accommodation options are also available on the island.