Posted on 05/04/2020
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Ikaria: Surfing and SUP Lessons for Beginners - 2020

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While you are holidaying in Ikaria, take surfing or a SUP lesson and explore the Aegean in a fun and exciting way. With no previous experience required, you can learn the basics or improve your skills under the guidance of experienced instructors.

DURATION: 1.5 hours
STARTING TIME: Flexible, depending on weather conditions
MEETING POINT: Ikaria surf school, at the center of Messakti beach, Ikaria
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASON: May to October
WHO CAN COME: This activity is suitable for everyone in good health, above the age of 10, familiar with necessary swimming skills


◾ Get guidance from experienced instructors and learn the basics of SUP or surfing
◾ Improve your skills and surf the beautiful Messakti Beach in Ikaria
◾ Learn to paddle on your SUP board and have fun in the water

What is included

✔ Lessons by certified instructors
✔ All equipment
✖ Bathing suit
✖ Suncream and a hat

What to expect

Take the opportunity while you are on holiday in the magical island of Ikaria and catch up with a surfing or SUP class. Vassilis, Isidoros, and Argyro, all certified instructors by SurfingGB and ISA, will teach you everything you need to know so you feel comfortable on the board while riding the waves. All the surf lessons are adjusted to cover different student levels in small groups on an instructor-students ratio strictly 4:1.

Is surfing a bit too much for you? You can try SUP and have an enjoyable and fun time in the water. You will learn how to balance yourself on your board and paddle with the right technique so that you won't get exhausted. All this under the watchful eye and help of your expert instructor. Once you feel comfortable, you will take a fun ride along the coast to practice and explore the coastline.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 14 hours

Additional Info

Surf and SUP are weather-dependent activities. If the weather does not allow you to have your surf or SUP lesson, you can either reschedule for the following day or follow a replacement activity suggested to you by your hosts.


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