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Freak Surf Crete is one of the top windsurfing spots in all of Europe! An outstanding windsurf experience can be found here thanks to fantastic wind statistics. We have the best JP and NP equipment avaliable and offer a unique, cosy atmosphere. This makes Freak Surf one of the most popular surf stations in the world. The windsurfing station is located in the middle of a beautiful sandy bay. Even in the high season the waters are un-crowded because there is no mass tourism in the area. Non-surfers equally enjoy the friendly atmosphere, the wind-protected, tree-shaded area around the windsurfing station and the famous Vai Palm Beach that’s only 10 minutes away. We are also offering electricity, water supply, beach shower, sun beds, volleyball, evening entertainment and partys.

There is no chance of drifting off shore as the bay is enclosed. We pride ourselves with our safety system and there is always at least one member of the crew on baywatch duty. A powerful motorboat and Jet Ski are available in case of an emergency.

Hannes Unterweger (Austria) and Davina Payne (UK) realised their dream and opened the Freak Windsurf station with friends in 2004. They have built up an international, fun and loyal team over the years. We can communicate with you in English, French, Italian and German.


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Hannes Unterweger


Founder and owner of Freak Windsurf Palekastro Crete. Hannes has been a passionate Windsurfer for more than 25 years. It has been 15 years since he opened the Freak Windsurf Centre in Palekastro together with his girlfriend Davina. He lives between Dakhla (Western Sahara), Palekastro (Greece) and London (UK). Co-Founder Davina is a fully qualified Yoga teacher and teaches Yoga at the beach every day.

Our international Team consists of:
Andreas and Felix (Austria), Julien (France), Alex and Panagiotis (Greece), Jana (Germany), Davina (UK), Giovanni and Lorenzo (Italy) and many more…

Wind Report

Kouremenos bay has a very impressive wind statistic and the wind is similar to Karpathos with app. 1 Beaufort less. From May to October the wind is blowing almost every day. Palekastro is a Meltemi Spot and due to the local thermal and funneling effect the wind is stronger. Palekastro might be the windiest place on earth between May and October. It’s a windsurf paradise and a top place to windsurf in Greece!

where to find us

Freak Windsurf is located on Kouremenos Beach in Palekastro on Crete.  The airport Sitia is just a 15 minutes drive away!

Just search for Freak Windsurf & Bike Center on Google Maps and it will guide you to Crete’s Windsurf Paradise.