Experience the Meltemi winds in Greece

Prasonisi Beach is the southernmost beach of Rhodes – the main island of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece. Prasonisi Beach is famous for its excellent geographical location, strong and stable Meltemi winds, and unique coastline connecting two seas at one large sandy beach; the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. These characteristics make it one of the world’s most attractive and interesting places for windsurfing or wind foil, both at beginner and advanced levels.

FACTS 

Where is Prasonisi located?
Prasonisi beach is the southernmost beach of Rhodes – the main island of the Dodecanese Island in Greece. 

Are you open all year?
No. We are open from 25th of April till the 31st of October.

What gear can you rent?
We have all the gear you need. Primarily we use freeride equipment but also offer freestyle and wave equipment.

Sails:
– Overdrive 7.8
– NCX from 5.0 to 8.2
– Convert from 5.0 to 7.5
– Gator from 4.0 to 8.0
– Blade from 3.3 to 5.3
– Redback from 2.5 to 4.7
– Freek from 4.0 to 5.2
– FoilFreek from 4.8 to 5.6
– FoilGlide from 6.0 to 8.0

Boards:
– Pyro 79
– Dyno 85 to 125
– Psycho 94 & 102
– Fox 95 to 135
– Verso 122 to 154
– Alien 120 to 155

Do you offer clinics and lessons?
Yes, we do.
Our instructors are very experienced and can teach at every level of advance – from the very beginner to freestyle / wave level.

We also cooperate with many world-class riders who offer their own clinics, for example Simon Bornhoft and Dieter van der Eyken.

Where can I book?
Best to contact us via our e-mail: prasonisi.center@gmail.com

Do you provide accommodation?
Yes, we offer accommodation in Kattavia. It is the nearest village 8 km away from Prasonisi.
We offer cozy apartments in a tiny traditional Greek village.  Additionally, there are other apartments, hotels, and villas for rent nearby.

Where can I find prices?
You can find the prices on our website: http://www.prasonisicenter.com or contacting us directly by email.

Conditions

Do I need to bring my own wetsuit and harness?
If you’d prefer to wear your own wetsuit and/or harness you can of course bring it with you, but you can also rent them in our center.
When you rent a board, the wetsuit rental is free of charge, the harness, however, is not included in the price.

Best months to visit?
May
Advantages: good winds, the equipment is brand new, a lot of space in the water making sailing very comfortable.
Disadvantages: the water and the wind are still a bit cold therefore a shorty or even a full wetsuit is necessary.

June
Advantages: good strong warm winds and warm water and still not too many sailors in the water as well as regular tourists.
Disadvantages: none.

July, August
Advantages: Long days, consistent, strong Meltemi wind, very warm. A good time for singles to come, there is a lot happening and you can enjoy good wind days.
Disadvantages: During the high season it can be very crowded on the water. This period is not recommended for people who are looking for discounted prices.

September, October
Advantages: Great wind, high water and air temperatures, beautiful sunrises. A lot of space in the water.
Disadvantages: Shorter days. The wind is not so consistent in October

Which conditions does the spot offer?
In Prasonisi you can expect fantastic winds, around 20 knots almost every day. Our spot is considered very easy, with very flat and smooth water.

Which type of rider is the spot most suitable for?
On the Mediterranean sea (flat water): Beginners, Advanced, Freeride, and Freestyle.
O
n the Aegean Sea: Wave.

Which wetsuit do I need?
Long wetsuit in April, May and October, shorty / lycra in June, July, August and September.

Entertainment

What can you do besides windsurfing?
It is quite a wild part of the island, so apart from windsurfing, there are not many other activities on site. Our guests usually perceive this as a positive aspect.

Are there any bars or restaurants around?
There are 2 restaurants and 2 supermarkets at the beach. The owners hospitality is great and they treat every windsurfer as a top customer.
If people are looking for a party evening, we recommend visiting beautiful city of Lindos where the bars and clubs are located.

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