A Mediterranean ambience, hot
weather, sandy beaches and plenty of vital wind at west coast for a generally
good value create perfect combination for windsurfing and kite surfing
holidays. The island itself has a varied landscape. In the north, the
mountains rise to 960 meters, with pretty little villages, cliffs and more
dramatic scenery. In the middle of the island a combination of flat and
mountainous terrain approaches. This is the best place for windsurfing and
kite surfing. Issos beach, only 28 km from Corfu Town is the island’s most
exotic beach. From there to Agios Georgios stretch kilometers of fine damp
sand that has been shaped into dunes. Green hills on the one hand, golden
hills on the other.
The winds normally blow
cross-shore, cross-onshore and onshore making it easy for save free riding
conditions. In the morning are light winds averaging from 3 to 5 knots.
Afternoons are having more stable winds averaging from 9 to 17 knots. There is
always the occasional exceptional day in between. December to April have the
most constant strong winds. The best intermediate and basic level learning
conditions are in May and July. August usually produces the strongest winds
averaging 15 knots.
The beach is organized with
toilets, lifeguard, snack bar, changing rooms and it is awarded by European
Blue Flag for its cleanness.
There are two windsurfing schools
in Issos Beach. One owned by German windsurfers and the other owned by English
windsurfers. Both schools rent all equipment as well as provide training for
all categories of surfers.
The center is equipped with the
latest Fanatic, Mistral and Tushingham wave and slalom kit. Launch on the
beach in front of the centre where the waves are smaller and one gibe downwind
and you're in the impact zone. Or stay upwind for bump & jump sailing.
Contact us for more information, rates and possible reservation.