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Iraklio Kite Club is the first and
the only Kiteboarding club of Iraklion
with a sandy beach of more than 2000m2
dedicated only to kitesurfing.
Located on the windiest beach around
hassle-free of sunbathers and swimmers
we are proud of being the first IKO
affiliated kite spot in Crete licensed
by the local authorities and certified
by the Hellenic Coast Guard.
In our spot you will always find a place
to relax after or between your sessions,
a shower, fresh water for rinsing your
equipment and racks to let them dry.



14 min drive from Heraklion Airport
and 4 kmh from Heraklion city center.

Kite Shop, Beach Bar

Getting there:
Navigate yourselves to
“Heraklion Municipal Swimming Center”
and then follow the main road to the West.
There is a sign of the club
after 500m on your right.
Also look into CONTACT for a google map



This spot is ideal for all levels of
kitesurfing — whether you want to learn
kitesurfing or boost higher with the small
kickers that are building up on the reef.
Sometimes when wavy you can even ride
a couple of waves with your surfboard.
In the summer the wind is moderate
and the swell is small or unexistent.
Wave lovers will enjoy it more
in the winter months as the swell is
usually bigger whith stronger winds.

Skill level:
Mostly from beginners to advanced.
When wavy for experienced intermediate
to advanced riders only.

Best Wind:
June, July, August. The rest of the year
there is wind but with less probability.

Wind Speed:
Summer 10-25 knots with an average of
18 knots. Winter 15-40 Knots

Water Condition:
Mostly choppy, occasionally small to medium waves.

Water wear:
In summer time a boardshorts and
a rashguard for sunprotection is enough.
If you plan to spent many hours in the
water a spring wetsuit is always handy.

Sunny and warm
Spacious long sandy beach
Not crowded in the water
Laid-back easy going atmosphere
Easily accessibly from all over Crete

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