Prasonisi Rhodes during summer time, and when water levels are low enough, this island is a peninsula attached to Rhodes.
Prasonisi Rhodes during the winter time, and when water levels are high enough, Prasonisi Rhodes becomes an island.
The closest Greek village is Kattavia, however, there is a purpose-built settlement on the place that contains motels, stores, restaurants, and windsurf rentals which are open seasonally. Prasonisi means in Greek “the green island”. During the summer, the water levels are low, and in winter, the water levels are high, and Prasonisi looks more like a separate island. The nearest Rhodian village is Kattavia.
It is noted to be a good place for windsurfing and kitesurfing due to predictable and reliable winds with certain qualities (not gusty, constant direction and during particular times of the day).
For those who love the Aegean blue waters and seek for windsurfing adventure, Prasonisi the southern seashore of the island is an ideal proposal. Prasonisi in the Greek language means “Green Island” as, during the winter time when water levels are high enough, Prasonisi becomes an island. On summer time, and when water levels are low enough, the island is a peninsula attached to Rhodes. The west side beach is usually windy making it a destination one for windsurfers, in perfect contrast with the east which is usually calm and ideal for sunbathing.
You may reach Prasonisi Rhodes either from the east or the west side of Rhodes island. Try both routes, one to reach it and the other when leaving the area, so to ensure that you will drive through the magnificent countryside of the island.
Prasonisi Rhodes is the place that every watersport enthusiast must visit.