~ KITESURF ~

Type: Iko kiteboarding afiliated 

Location:  kokkini Hani " Arina Beach " 
Distance: 5 minutes from Heraklion airport, 10 minutes from Heraklion town centre and 15 minutes from Surf In Crete spot " Amoudara " 

 

Welcome to our Surf In Crete Kite Spot 
Our Kite center  will provide you with all necessary in order to get you wet :)
No equipment? -No problem? Our rental service will set you up in no-time!
Got your own equipmnet? Come and kite!
Store your quiver at our storage facilitys at surf In Crete, socialise with other kiters and enjoy life.  
No wind in Heraklion?-Thank God SurFari!!! If there is a place in Crete that has wind we could get you there with our minivan. See SURFARI 

The Spot is suitable for all kiters. Thermal NW winds blow almost daily from June till September ranging from 15-30 knots.
Devided by a reef the spot creates a small flat terrain which makes it ideal for newbies.
The water temperature is around 18 C and the air temperature is normally at 30 C but it could easily get up to 40 C on a pretty hot day.
Sun protection is essential.

Basic Courses

~ BASIC COURSES ~
You might think that kitesurfing is difficult. Not with Surf In Crete Learn how to kite by experienced kite instructors qualified by International Kiteboarding Organisation ( ikointl.com ). Our Surf In Crete Kite Center is an Iko afiliated center and in full compliance with the Greek kitesurfing legislation for your highest safety and better service

First things first! At this level you will practice various skills on land that will transfer to the water for the next level. Skills covered include assessing the wind and the physical location, using the safety systems, managing proper equipment set-up and controlling the trainer kite.

Time to get wet! Here you will practice the skills learned in Level 1, this time with full power and in the water. Your instructor will show you how to gain power and drag with control both down and upwind. Once you have these skills mastered you will be ready to try out some water starts on the board.

Now you are rocking! Your instructor can start to fine tune your style until riding upwind is second nature. You will also practice riding toe side and can attempt your fist jump. This level focuses on advanced skills that will help you achieve independence in the water.

Time for tips! Has it been a while since you kited last time and want to fresh up your memory? Are you a bit reluctant by getting straight into the water and need a boost? This is the course for you. One full hour with our instructor will sort you out.

~ Advanced Courses ~
So know that you know the basics it is time to make the next step and push it further. Kite Clinics are designed to teach you all the tips and tricks you need right on the spot,so that you do not waiste your time by re-inventing the wheel. Chose your style and prepare yourself to go extreme...

If you want to learn how to jump, turn, and ride with style this is the course you need.

If you are more of a surf dude that is the course for you.

Feel the pure thrill of KiteSurfing.

~ prices ~

PRIVATE KITE LESSONS
TimePrice
Intro30 min30 €
Level 13 hrs200 €
Level 23 hrs250 €
Level 34 hrs250 €
Level 1 & 26 hrs490 €
Level 2 & 37 hrs560 €
Level 1 - 310 hrs600 €
Single Session 1 hr80 €
Kite Clinic 1 hr90 €
SHARED KITE LESSONS (2persons)
TimePrice
Intro30 min20 € pp
Level 1 3 hrs140€ pp
Level 2 3 hrs160€ pp
Level 3 4hrs180€ pp
Level 1 & 26 hrs260€ pp
Level 2 & 37 hrs300€ pp
Level 1 - 310 hrs400 € pp
Single Session 1 hr40 € pp
RENTALS
First HourExtra HourInsourrance
Board20 € 15€ 20 €
Harness15 € 10€ 10 €
Kite & Bar50 € 30€ 50 €
Complete60 € 40€ 50 €