Our friends from Lefkadi, experts in Kitesurfing, send us this article and some cool photos from their activities. Check them out and see what they can do for you!
Lefkadi Kitepark is the first Kitesurfing school in Mainland Greece as well as the first Kitepark in the whole of Greece. Since 2006 Lefkadi Kitepark has been active in delivering kiteboarding lessons as well as organising other activities and events for the global kiteboarding community with the participation of athletes and artists from Greece and abroad.
Kitepark is operating yearly delivering a wide range of services.Thermal winds blows almost daily onwards at circa 15 to 20 knots with a parallel to the coast direction. The wide range of services offered in Kitepark’s facilities in Lefkadi and the ideal weather conditions constitute Lefkadi Kitepark as a perfect kiteboarding destination for both learning and practicing Kitesurfing and wind related sports and many other no wind alternative activities. Lefkadi Kitepark is located close to Halkida, 50mins from Athens and one hour from Athens International Airport. Access to Lefkadi is either through the newly built motorway (2009) which allows for a quick and pleasant trip, or via the Oropos-Eretria ferry link.
Halkida has a buzzing nightlife with several bars and clubs open until early morning, while in Lefkadi beach, only minutes away from the Lefkadi Kitepark facilities, there is a picturesque marina and a number of restaurants and tavernas suitable for all tastes. A wide range of accommodation options is available to suit all tastes both in Lefkadi beach and in Halkida making the area an ideal relaxing destination while practicing a fascinating and rapidly evolving sport.
All instructors are IKO certified. For IKO Level 1& Level 2 we use short lines and two ways radio communication system providing high standards of safety and the ultimate learning experience.
Get certified! All of our students after completing the three levels of IKO courses receive the IKO kiteboarder card. With IKO kiteboarder card you can access every spot worldwide.
Kitesurfing teaching methods
- Short lines to avoid drag on the student
- Radiocommunication system
- Boat Training
During the year, the percentage of days that you can enjoy Kitesurfing to the island reach 70%. Particular the season from March to October, the rate reaches 90%.’s. Most often, wind directions are SE,E,NW,N,NE and S. From March until the end of October, almost daily conditions are ideal in parts of the central and south side of the island.
- Retail Sales
- Coffee-Snack Bar
Check this cool video from their Kitesurfing action (more in their YouTube channel)
— Article provided by Kitepark. Call them at: +306988616190 and see more of their contact data below.