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Ialyssos, Rhodes Duotone/North Kitesurf Centre - Rhodes - Ialyssos, Greece & Mediterranean

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The North kitesurfing centre in Ialyssos in Rhodes is located on Kremasti Beach being less busy and just 3km from the Blue Horizon Hotel or with local hotel options.

Open  April - October.

The centre is located on Kremasti Beach which is on the west cost and 3km from the Blue Horizon Hotel. There is a shuttle from the Pro windsurf centres in Ialyssos twice a day. At approximately 9.30am and 13:30pm going from the centres at the Blue Horizon or the Surf House and returning around 13:45pm and 17:45pm. At Kremasti, there is a wide sandy beach for launch and the less busy beach and open bay makes it a great location to learn in or cruise uninterrupted. The wind conditions are side/cross shore from the left. The wind is usually lighter in the morning, when beginners can take lessons.

Kitesurf lessons from try out lessons up to advanced lessons and can be booked in either groups or private lessons. For qualified kiters, the full range of North kites and boards can be rented. There is a service to assist you with launching and landing a rescue service on stand-by for guest of the centrem if needed. In peak season with demand, the centre arranges weekly guided downwind excusions, payable locally, usually on a Sunday.
Limited space available for those with their own equipment at an additional charge. (This is required to be booked in advance to guarantee availability.)
Windsurfing is available just to the left of the Blue Horizon Hotel, approximately 3km away.

Kit Range

Selection of latest equipment from North Kiteboarding.



2 Weeks
Kite Rental (Kite & Board) £260 £395
Kite Service Package (gear transfers, storage, beach access, rescue) £75 £115
Please Note: You may be required to pay a damage waiver fee, locally at the centre, or leave a credit card deposit against potential damage, before rental equipment can be taken.

Sportif recommend you take insurance to cover third party liability, as well as medical and general travel insurance, which is required as part of our terms and conditions of booking. However, your insurance may not provide cover for damage to equipment that is rented, so worth checking in advance of travel.



Kitesufing Tuition
All levels. Private, semi-private, Beginner, Advanced.
Take a course or rent an equipment with the help of the friendly staff for launching and landing, using the latest hi-tech equipment from North. The team of professional instructors are always there to assist with the aid of jet-bikes in the water. Learning Kitesurfing is easy in small groups of 4-6 people per instructor for practicing the theory on the beach and of 2-4 people per instructor for training in the water. Please note there are no lessons scheduled on a Sunday. The  wide beach offers water free of swimmers and a long, clear shore-line where learning to kite is fun and easy. The first stage is taught on the beach with the Helix Training kite. With the latest teaching methods you will master the body drag, water start, riding and steering the kite.

Refresher Course - 3hrs (1 x 3hrs) £110
Introduction Course - 6hrs (2 x 3hrs) £210
Beginners Course 9hrs (3 x 3hrs) £290
Step Course - 3hrs (1 x 3hrs) £110
Step Course - 6hrs (2 x 3hrs) £210
Private Course - 6hrs (2 x 3hrs) £255
Private 1 hr (with or without equipment) £55
All lessons INCLUDE equipment, except private.

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Sailing Conditions

Summer On Shore Summer Off Shore






Great Reasons to go to Ialyssos, Rhodes

Best Time:  Mid June-September.
Launch: Sandy, Single beach.
Wind Direction: Side shore from left.
Wind Type: Meltemi, accelerated by
thermal in the afternoon.
Shorebreak: Minimal, with moderate
break on occasional big days.
Water Conditions: In shore flat to
small waves with windchop, on the
outside swell with small waves/ramps. At beginners and kite beaches shallow, flat water.
Suitability: All levels.

  • Windsurf centres with Fanatic, Tabou and JP Neil Pryde full ranges.
  • Beginner's windsurf centre.
  • North Kitesurf centre.
  • Large open bay.
  • Limitless historical sites.
  • A busy, beach resort with plenty to do.
  • Windsurfing Clinics with Peter Hart >

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