Aquatic Activities in Crete

Sea Activities

Crete

Windsurfing and kitesurfing are the two most popular wave sports in Crete. In recent years fans of a new form of sport, stand up paddle (SUP), have increased. During the winter days, the most adventurous are engaged in surfing. 

Diving in Crete
Crete retains its rugged terrain below sea surface, forming imposing abysses, caves and reefs. Furthermore, numerous shipwrecks and airplane carcasses are scattered round Crete, a reminder of the island’s the history. Guests of Crete have the opportunity to escape to the magical underwater world by choosing among a large number of diving clubs. Besides diving, visitors can explore coasts through snorkeling or participate in fishing trips or bottom-glass boat excursions. Souda Bay...
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Sea Excursions
Hundreds of Crete's visitors each year enjoy the pirate excursions and the exploration of the most secret places in Crete with the pirate ships and the ferries that organize events around the island. 
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Sailing
The visitors of Crete looking for seclusion could rent a motor or sailing vessel from the marinas of Agios Nikolaos, Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania and at almost all smaller harbors of the island. Indeed, there are many people combining vacation in Crete with a trip to the magical island of Santorini. The most common destinations for paid sailing tours is the gulf of Elounda, the islet of Dia and Souda bay in Chania. [widgetkit id=1550]
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Windsurfing in Crete
Windsurfing is a water sport which combines the disciplines of sailing and surfing. The sport  first emerged in California in the 1960s, and spread rapidly to all countries, Greece between them. Kouremenos bay, next to Palekastro, is definitely the king of windsurfing resorts in Crete and one of the most famous spots in Greece (and Europe). Here, lovers of surfing and kite-surf will find all they need; strong winds and equipment to rent. A little northern, at the base of Cape...
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Kitesurfing in Crete
The aquatic sport of kitesurf or kiteboarding began to spread after 2000 and has evolved in one of the most popular water sports mainly due to its extreme features. It is generally easier than surf or windsurf. Conditions and spots for kite surf in Crete are perfect for all the kite surfers and experience levels. Elafonissi, Kedrodasos, Kouremenos and Ammoudara are some of the most famous kite surf spots in Crete. Best period is considered from September to...
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Surfing in Crete
Surfing on a board is a very popular aquatic sport originating from ancient Hawaiian civilization. All one needs is a board and a wetsuit for the winter! However the most interesting question is whether Crete is a place where someone could surf. What most people don't know is that here are stunning places which feature waves from 1.5 up to 2.5 meters. Especially in winter when sea is full of waves, surfing is an ideal sport for those loving pumping sea. Depending on the forecast...
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Paddle Surfing (SUP) in Crete
Stand up paddle (SUP) is a new sport similar to surf, at its simplest form which is standing up on a large board using a paddle for moving and keeping balance. It's a new form of surfing that allows everyone to catch some waves with a little practice. Moreover, it can be enjoyed in calm days for a relaxing stroll and cruising through channels, sharp coves and caves. Lately, a new form of SUP activity has arisen, that is SUP Yoga, i.e. taking yoga exercises on a SUP board floating on...
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Black Rose - 3.9 out of 5 based on 15 votes
Black Rose

Every day the Black Rose sails from the port of Hersonissos to the clear waters of the Cretan sea. We stop at ST’ Georges bay next to caves for about 2 hours. There you have the chance to swim and explore the bay with snorkels. The time you come on the boat after swimming the pirates (crew) will prepare a delicious meal for you to enjoy.

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Adventure Crete - 3.0 out of 5 based on 4 votes
Adventure Crete

Georgiou Papandreou 30, Elounda

At Adventure Crete you find just the best and coolest activities for your holidays. Don’t waste your time. Holidays are too short!

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