General info

Prasonisi in the south of Rhodes is an absolute windsurfing top spot!

Possible sports

Water travel

Kite surfing



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Prasonisi is a peninsula in the south of Rhodes, known for its beautiful beaches and its excellent conditions for windsurfing and kitesurfing. The peninsula is also known as the "island within the island" as it is surrounded by water at high tide and becomes a land bridge connecting the southern and northern coasts of Rhodes at low tide.

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Latitude: 27.776522572003508 Longitude: 35.89001920930982

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Prasonisi is especially popular with surfers, as the winds here are perfect for surfing. The southern side of the peninsula offers due to the strong winds and the high waves ideal conditions for advanced skiers, while the northern side is more suitable for beginners.

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Culture &
Free time

In the surroundings of Prasonisi there are many possibilities to discover the local culture and to do leisure activities.

Some of the cultural attractions that can be visited in the area are the ancient ruins of Kameiros and the medieval castle of Monolithos. Both offer a glimpse into the rich history of Rhodes.

For those who like hiking or exploring nature, there are many hiking trails in the area of Prasonisi. The Epta Piges (Seven Springs) Forest, the Profitis Ilias Mountain and the Butterfly Valley are just some of the beautiful places you can visit.

Free time

Leisure offer

Apart from windsurfing and kitesurfing, there are many other recreational activities to enjoy in the Prasonisi area.

One of the most popular activities is diving and snorkeling. There are many diving schools that offer diving trips to the surrounding reefs and wrecks that are home to a variety of marine life. Snorkeling is also a great way to explore the underwater world and see many types of fish and corals.



In the surroundings of Prasonisi there are many sights that you can visit. Here are some of the most popular:

  • The ancient city of Kameiros was one of the three ancient cities on Rhodes and offers a wealth of ruins and archaeological sites. Visitors can see the remains of the ancient theater, the agora and the temple of Athena.
  • Butterfly Valley is a nature reserve known for its large population of butterflies. The valley also offers hiking trails through a forest of sycamore and linden trees and a stream with waterfalls and natural pools.
  • Monolithos Castle dates back to the 15th century and was built by the Knights of the Order of St. John. It is located on a rock and offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings.
  • Profitis Ilias Mountain, at 798 meters, is the highest mountain in Rhodes and offers spectacular views of the island and the Aegean Sea. There is also a chapel on the top, built in honor of the Prophet Elijah.
  • Lindos is one of the most famous towns in Rhodes and offers a wealth of historical sites, including the Acropolis of Lindos and the St. Paul's Bay Chapel. The town is also known for its traditional white houses with blue roofs and narrow streets.
  • The Epta Piges forest provides a cool retreat from the heat and is known for its seven springs that form a crystal clear pool of water. There are also hiking trails and picnic areas in the forest.


There are many restaurants, cafes and bars in the area that offer a variety of dishes and drinks. From traditional taverns with fresh seafood to trendy bars and cafes, there is something for everyone.


Lifestyle & Tips

First of all, it is important to pay attention to the wind and weather conditions, especially if you come here for windsurfing or kitesurfing. The best time for windsurfing and kitesurfing is from May to September, when the winds are the strongest.

There are also many beaches around Prasonisi where you can relax and swim. Some of the most popular beaches are Gennadi Beach, Lachania Beach and Agios Georgios Beach. It is also worth visiting some of the lesser known beaches, which are often less crowded and quieter.

Destination Info

Enjoy the Greek flair paired with some adventurous windsurfing sessions

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Customs and rules

Customs and rules

In Greece, people are very aware of the rich historical and cultural heritage. The Greek Orthodox Church exerts a strong influence, especially in rural areas.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in all public transport, public buildings, bars and restaurants.
It is customary in restaurants to tip 5 % if the tip is not already included in the bill.



Rhodes is a relatively safe vacation destination. Due to the ongoing COVID situation, we recommend that you check the current situation shortly before traveling.



116,000 inhabitants



The largest religious community on the island of Rhodes is the Greek Orthodox Church.



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