BEYOND ATHENS WIND/ KITE SURF CAMP

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn or improve on wind-kite surf and water sports in the stunning Athens coast
  • Visit the not-to-miss Athens historic center
  • Have fun with your international mates and experience the Athenian night
  • Admire the panorama and take impressive photos at Cape Sounio
  • Explore the many secret beaches and coves in the area
  • Learn different sides of Athens and Greece with our themed walks
  • Have fun playing beach volley
  • Savour top-notch Greek traditional food
  • Take your time and relax at Vouliagmenis thermal lake

TOUR DESCRIPTION

The Beyond Athens wind/kite surf camp organized in collaboration with Athens Board School gives you the opportunity to learn or improve on a challenging and entertaining water sport. In addition you visit Athens on a different note, discover its beautiful surroundings with the insights and tips of a local. You will have loads of fun and be surprised with what this corner of the Mediterranean, so close, safe and warm yearlong can offer you.

Wind surf trainer
Nikolas Skarlatos, born in London, December 10th, 1974 began racing at the age of 14. He went on to Become Greek youth Champion in Course and Slalom events (1991-1992) and also raced PWA and Production Board events before stopping in September 1994. He briefly returned to competitive sailing when the RSX was introduced in 2005. In 2011 after a 14 year successful carrier in Investment Banking he returned full time to competitive racing and coaching at a professional level. Nikolas is the 2013 Greek Formula and Slalom Champion. He speaks native English and Greek and good French. Read our interview with Nikolas (November 2014).

Program
All training sessions take place in the mornings 11.00 to 13.00. SUP board or other water sports will be used in support in case of no wind. After the session and a hot shower you can rest in the area of the Board School and enjoy a light meal before leaving. The fourth day is off and gives you the chance to rest, explore the area and Athens and enjoy other inspiring activities.

Day 1
Arrival-transfer-accomodation
Vouliagmenis Lake: tour, swim and drink
Greek buffet dinner/welcome party

Day 2

Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 1 @ Athens Board School
Light meal
Athens: Plaka Acropolis Museum
Traditional music tavern

Day 3

Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 2 @ Athens Board School
Light meal
Free
Sounio by bike, Lavrio and seafood tavern/ drink out

Day 4
Athens themed tour of your choice (street art, modern Athens, wine tour etc.)
Rest/Beach
Free

Day 5
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 3 @ Athens Board School
Light meal
Sea kayak tour

Day 6
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 4 @ Athens Board School
Light meal
Beach volley activity

Day 7
Wind/ Kite surf Camp: Session 5 @ Athens Board School
Light meal
Free
Secret beaches tour
Farewell party

Day 8
(free)
Departure – transfer to airport

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation in a 3 or + starred hotel B&B
  • A tour leader
  • A private guide for one day tour
  • All transfers with private car or van for the scheduled activities
  • Five wind or kite surf lessons including gear and light lunches
  • An Athens downtown day tour
  • Sea Kayak tour
  • Admission to Vouliagmenis Lake – privè area – tour, swim and dinner buffet;
  • Three dinners at taverns and restaurants
  • Welcome and farewell party plus three drinks out
  • General liability insurance
  • All applicable taxes and VAT

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES AND TOURS

  • Sailing/Water sports/ Diving/
  • Visit to Arxelon – Sea Turtles
  • Photo and video workshop: how to shoot with an action cam
  • Greek traditional dances workshop
  • Winetasting
  • Horseriding
  • Yoga-massage-pilates
  • Island tour (Kea, Aigina, Agkistri, Spetses, Hydra)

NOTES

The proposed program is indicative and adjustable to your wishes and preferences. The last day’s program will depend on time availability. It is suggested that you bring along hat, swimwear, suncream, a neoprene suit and other technical gear that we can suggest if you wish!

Single individuals are welcome to book the tour as well. If by the date of the tour minimum participation requirement is not met, a new date will be suggested or the client is free to cancel with full refund of the paid amount applying. If more people sign in for this tour on the specific date, partial refund may apply if the corresponding rate for shared group tour is lower than the paid amount at the time of booking.

* AIG insurance health and accident cover available upon request (€ 20 pp.)

* See the POSTER here

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