Shallow water, sandy bottom, safe bay and amazing colours!

Keros is one of the easiest, safest, and most beautiful places in the world to learn how to kite.

Beginner or advanced, we got you covered.

Keros beach is the best place you could possibly imagine to learn how to kite or progress your current level.

Super safe, easy and fun.

Keros bay is the perfect place to learn how to kite. It is a super safe sandy, shallow and calm bay with moderate winds and amazing water colours. Even though Keros beach is one of the safest places in the world to learn how to kite, we still keep safety as our top priority. We have been an IKO affiliated center (International Kiteboarding Organisation) for the last 10 years, which means that we only work with top certified instructors, with successful and safe teaching methodology and with the best kite equipment on the market.

Whatever your level we have a course for you.

Our lessons are either private or in groups of 2. We can also offer group lessons up to 4 people if for families or friends, but group lessons of 2 people are faster and by far more efficient. All students are provided with the latest kitesurfing gear, wetsuits, harness, life jackets and helmets. We carefully choose experienced and motivated instructors from all around the world, and we can offer lessons in Greek, English, German, French, Bulgarian, Polish, Spanish and more. Certification: By the end of all lessons, you will be receiving an official IKO student card that certifies your level.

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Kitesurfing Lessons

Surf Club Keros is an IKO Affiliated center, which means all lessons, instructors, and procedures occur according to the International Kiteboarding Organization guidelines.

Full Course: Level 1 + 2

Level: Complete Beginner

Duration: 10 hrs

Private or Group

During this course, you will learn how to become an independent kiteboarder while staying safe. By the end of the course, you will be able to water start, ride a couple of meters on the board, self-rescue, recover your board and be completely independent flying the kite by your own. The course can be finished in 3-4 days and you will be having 2.5-3 hrs of lessons every day.

Level 1

Level: Complete Beginner

Duration: 5hrs

Private or Group

Level 1 introduces you to the fascinating world of kiteboarding, during which you learn the basics about safety and kite piloting. During Level 1 you will be learning how to set up a kite, theory about the wind, safety, weather, basic flying of the kite, flying with one hand, landing and launching the kite, wind window theory, self-landing the kite.

At the end of Level 1 you will be body dragging in the water in both directions with control, which will prepare you towards your ultimate goal which is getting up on the board.

Level 2

Level: Already Level 1 or previous experience

Duration: 5 hrs

Private or Group

In Level 2 you slowly work your way towards getting up on the board. Now that you already able to pilot the kite with confidence you will engage in  more advanced drills such as kite water relaunch, upwind body drags, body drags with the board, self-rescue and full pack down in the water, steady pull and (hurray!) waterstarting.

After mastering Level 2 you will be able to rent equipment and safely practice on your own. *your instructor will make the final assessment about your independence regarding renting equipment.

Level 3

Level: Level 2

Duration: 5hrs


Once you are able to ride on your board with confidence, you can start thinking about more advanced and fun goals!  In Level 3 you will learn how to ride upwind, toe-side, or even attempt your first jump!! You will also focus on advanced skills like controlling your speed by edging, changing direction without stopping, self-launching and self-landing safely.  You can also move on to more advanced stuff such as trying unhooked tricks, or learning how to ride on a directional surfboard. (check out our weekly progression clinics)

Introduction Course

Level: Complete Beginner

Duration: 3hrs

Private or Group

Not sure if you want to commit for Level 1&2 but you would love to give it a go? That's the course for you.  It takes only 3 hours to get a first taste of this amazing sport and decide whether it is ‘for you’ or not.  During the intro course, you will go out with an instructor and have as much fun as possible, while covering the basics (approximately 1 on land and 2 hours in the water).  By the end of the course, you can continue and complete Level 1+2 by doing the rest 7 hrs of the course.

Refresher Course

Level: Intermediate

Duration: up to you

Private or group of 2 only if you are at the same level

If you haven't kited for a while or your last lesson was a couple of years ago you will feel more confident after a small refresher course before getting out on the water again.

During the refresher course your instructor will go through all the basics really fast to fill in the gaps and see where you need some practice.  Very soon you will feel more confident to continue your progress from where you left it.

The refresher course is also an excellent option for someone that does not feel so confident going out alone at a new place for the first time.

Progression Course

Level: Level 3 (Able to stay upwind)

Duration: 2-3 hours a day


How about landing your first high jump?  Your first kiteloop, backroll, front roll, doing unhooked tricks?  For sure you’ve dreamt about it, time to do it in real life!

Book a progression lesson with one of our experienced instructors and tackle your goal step by step, with safety and motivation.  You will be surprised how good it goes!

Hydrofoil Course

Level: Level 3 (Able to stay upwind), ability to ride a directional board

Duration: 2 hrs 


The new hype, the new craze.  Hydrofoiling is the new way to experience kitesurfing. Glide silently above the water in the lightest winds. We teach foiling with the brand new RRD Dolphin 1 foil board with the adjustable mast system (40cm for beginners, 60cm for intermediates and 90 cm for expert riders) and a boat support.

You must be able to go upwind, do upwind body dragging and perform self-rescue to book this lesson. Join the foil revolution now!

Training your kids

Level: Beginner (able to swim)

Kids are the future. And they are really fun to teach! Our team is appropriately certified and experienced in giving kids lessons.  We run multiple kids camps where we teach them how to kite, and we follow the IKO guidelines for teaching kids.

We use special equipment only for kids with kids harnesses, small kites and boards, short lines, kids buoyancy vests etc. This way we can teach your kids and get them out in the water in our super safe spot and show them the principles of kitesurfing.

Note: kids lessons usually progress at their own pace, and are restricted by factors such as wind conditions, weight of the student etc.  We try to keep the lesson fun, and never push it beyond the kids comfort zone.

Island Downwinders

Duration: 2hrs

Level: Level 2

The deal: We take you to a secret beach on the North-East corner of the island.  You set up your kites there and you get to kite downwind for 2 hours, exploring the magnificent landscapes, kiting in different sea conditions, trying all the tricks you want, while under the guidance and supervision of our instructors.  How cool is that?

It is an unforgettable experience, and you get to see parts of the island that you can only explore by sea.  The downwinders end up at Keros beach, in front of our school.

If it sounds too challenging for you, we also offer the mini downwinder sessions from our school until the South end of Keros bay.  These downwinders are shorter, less demanding, take less time, and are a perfect warm up for our main downwinder event.

Kiteboarding is an incredibly fun sport and it's a sport for everybody. Our goal is to make you an independent rider without skipping the important stuff, thus making it a super safe and exciting experience.

Kitesurf Lessons & Pricelist

IKO Student Card

At the end of your lessons you will be given an Official IKO Student Card, which will certify your level. This way your future instructors will know where you finished or stopped your lessons, and you can present this card to rent out equipment under supervision if you have completed Level 1 and Level 2.

Our lesson methodology take place according to the IKO lesson plan.

IKO Levels Explained - Open +

IKO Level 1

First 5-6 hrs: This course is designed for the beginner and is the first step toward learning how to kiteboard

Students discover the sport and safety rules while practicing various skills on land before performing on water. You will learn to assess the wind and physical location; use the safety systems; manage proper equipment; set-up; and to control the training kite. This program thoroughly introduces kiteboarding as a sport progressing and preparing you for the next level where you will transfer your skills from land to practice on water in the safest way possible. All graduates of this course become a certified Kiteboarder Level 1 and receive an IKO Member Card.

Prerequisites: Anyone meeting local age and health requirements can start at this level.


IKO Level 2

Second 5-6 hrs: Water Starting: Harness the Power of the Kite as You Fly!

Its time to get wet and feel the power of the wind gliding you over water. This Intermediate Level course is designed to transfer the skills you practiced on land to the water.

Students will feel for the first time the powerful vibrations of the wind from their kite and will learn to harness it. Students learn to gain power and drag with control both down and upwind, acquiring the skillsets that lay the foundation for a safe ride on the water. Students will become proficient at the MOST VALUABLE SKILL IN KITEBOARDING - how to come to a controlled stop! Water starting on their boards, students will change directions and recover their boards. Graduates will be able to rent equipment, practice under supervision and be certified as a Kiteboarder Level 2 with an IKO Member Card. Students can then progress on to the next course to learn to ride independently and do a few tricks like the first jump!

Prerequisites : Kiteboarder Level 1 certificate or an equivalent and ability to swim.


IKO Level 3

IKO Level 3: Realising Your Dreams of Kiteboarding Independently

After Level 1 + 2 you are considered an independent rider and you have 3 different alternatives:

a) To go out and practice alone/rent out equipment

b) Go out with the supervision of one of our IKO instructors

c) To continue lessons throughout LEVEL 3

By now, students are ready to get rocking!  Kiteboarding dreams are now realized. The hard work pays off.  Students practice riding toe-side, attempting first jumps, and learning to focus on advanced skills like controlling speeds by edging, changing direction without stopping, self-rescuing, self-launching and landing safely. These skills are honed to make the kiter independent on the water. Independent kiters can explore the world’s different locations, water surfaces and wind strengths! Upon completion of the course, students are certified an IKO Kiteboarder Level 3 with an IKO Member Card and can purchase equipment. At this level, the kiter becomes eligible to start a professional kiteboarding career as an Assistant Instructor.

Prerequisites: Kiteboarder Level 2 certificate or an equivalent.


Kitesurf Equipment Rentals

We have the best kites, boards and harnesses waiting for you to use!

You don’t want to carry your kites with you?  Too expensive to bring them with on the plane?  You want to try out brand new kites and have any kite and board size available at any time?  No problem.

At our kite center you will find more than 70 brand NEW  RRD kites and 40 RRD boards.  With sizes from 4m up to 15m, twin tip boards, surfboards, foil boards, harnesses, and wetsuits we've got you covered in any condition.

In order to rent equipment, you have to be a certified IKO L2 rider. If you are not sure that you are, you are obligated to take a 1hr lesson with one of our instructors in order to make sure you meet all the prerequisites to rent equipment.

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Kiteboards Available for Rental

Accommodation: all the amenities of a luxury suite, right in nature's heart.

Located on the hillside above Keros bay, Surf Club Keros "Lodge & Spa" provides the excellent setup for a perfect holiday.

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