Greece has something for everyone, no matter what your taste may be. The beauty of Greece leaves an everlasting impact and becomes as a part of your memories that you will always cherish. People who visit the beautiful islands of Greece are always attracted back to it. Adventure sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling and wind surfing in Greece are particularly famous. Here are few of the reasons that make Greece popular among people from all corners of the world:
Greece offers perfect wind conditions for the purpose of windsurfing making it a heaven for all the enthusiastic wind surfers. It provides idyllic wind and climatic conditions especially during the warm summer season. Wind surfing in Greece is reputed on a global level and holds a World Champion ship of wind surfing every year. This event is being carried out in the many of the Greek islands since 1993 by PBA which is the world association of professional windsurfers. Wind surfing gained momentum in Greece after victory of Nikos Kaklamanakis at Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996.
Greece shares an intimate relation with the sea since the beginning and which could also be seen today. Greece hosts two seas namely The Aegean Sea and the Ionian Sea. Aegean Sea is more popular for the practice of wind surf as the islands in the region cater to summer wind called the Meltemi which comes from the northern region. The wind conditions provided by these winds are suitable for the purpose of wind surfing. The Meltemi blows in the Aegean Sea during the months of May to September and are mainly string in the months of July and August.
Though the Meltemi blows over many beaches in Greece but each area has different wind intensity and conditions. Some of the regions offer more wind and are popular among many surfers. Some of the biggest intensities are found in the Cycladic islands of Paros and Naxos, which for obvious reasons attracts windsurfers from every corner of the world each year.
The Ionian Sea also provides Maistros winds which blow in the summer months are less strong compared to Aegean Sea winds. These winds come from north-west and offer great conditions for beginners and intermediate wind surfers to polish their skills. Places such as island of Lefkada entice many wind surfers every year. Andros is another place which is considered among the best in the world when it comes to wind surfing. At every beach you can find certified instructors who will guide and teach in simple steps on how to wind surf. Wind surfing in Greece is gaining popularity and is one of the most thrilling and adventurous sports. Greece islands and wind conditions provide best scenario for experiencing the thrill of wind surfing.
When you aren’t busy exploring ocean floor or surfing on the high waves, you can relax and enjoy fresh seafood and local wines and cheese. With so many islands, it’s easy to find peaceful and secluded beaches. Greece has everything what one can ask for, from soft and sandy coastline which stretches far and wide to many restaurants and shopping venues and all within walking distances. It offers a perfect spot for people to relax and rejuvenate, away from the hectic lifestyles. Greece beaches also have a vibrant nightlife that attracts party going crowd of all ages.