Windsurfing in Ixia - Rhodes
Spot type: windsurfing only
Ixia is the northernmost of the surf spots on Rhodes. The beach of Ixia is long, 20 m wide and often crowded. It consists of gravel and sand.
There are sun beds and parasols. The beach is too narrow but also too crowded for the launching and landing of kites.
The predominant wind direction is side-onshore. In the morning, the wind is weaker, making the conditions suitable for beginners. In the afternoon, the wind speed is increased by thermal effects. During the summer, it reaches 4 to 6 Bft almost every day. Near the shore, you can find a narrow zone of shallow water. There are 3 surf centers in Ixia.
Ixia is a town newly built for tourism. Accordingly, there is a wide range of hotels, sports facilities, night clubs, etc.
For those who love the older Greek architecture, Rhodes City is just 5 km away. You can reach a large number of restaurants, bars and clubs
within a few minutes.
Northern Windsurfing Beach
With Windsurfing Center Surfline Rhodes.
Middle Windsurfing Beach
With Windsurfing Center Surfers Paradise.
Southern Windsurfing Beach
With Windsurfing Center Windsurfers World.
Hotels in Ixia
Hotels in Ixia:
List of hotels in Ixia, ordered by their distance to the windsurfing center ('Surfers Paradise'):
|Sheraton Rhodes Resort||***** / 401||200 m||120 m||view on booking.com|
|Amathus Beach Hotel and Elite Suites||***** / 327||210 m||110 m||view on booking.com|
|Belair Beach Hotel||**** / 164||330 m||70 m||view on booking.com|
|Olympic Palace Hotel||***** / 338||470 m||130 m||view on booking.com|
|Hotel Filmar||** / 48||660 m||120 m||view on booking.com|
|Rodos Palace Hotel||***** / 785||660 m||140 m||view on booking.com|
|Caravel Hotel Apartments||*** / 29||710 m||190 m||view on booking.com|
|Villa Di Mare||***** / 14||720 m||40 m||view on booking.com|
|Smartline Cosmopolitan Hotel||**** / 371||980 m||90 m||view on booking.com|
|Solemar Apartments||- / 24||1,1 km||460 m||view on booking.com|
|Argo Sea Hotel||- / 26||1,2 km||260 m||view on booking.com|
|Blue Roses||- / 11||1,3 km||250 m||view on booking.com|
|Avra Beach Resort||**** / 224||1,3 km||70 m||view on booking.com|
|Hotel Nathalie||*** / 61||1,4 km||430 m||view on booking.com|
|Hippocampus Hotel||- / 18||1,5 km||280 m||view on booking.com|
|Solemar Hotel||*** / 102||1,6 km||390 m||view on booking.com|
|Sentido Ixian All Suites||***** / 69||1,8 km||80 m||view on booking.com|
|Sentido Ixian Grand||***** / 211||1,8 km||80 m||view on booking.com|
|Katia Hotel||** / 55||2,2 km||570 m||view on booking.com|
|Sunday Hotel||** / 33||2,3 km||570 m||view on booking.com|
(*) All distances are calculated along streets, they are NOT the usually shorter straight-line distances.