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Naxos

Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean Sea. Hora, the largest city and capital of the island (sometimes called Naxos City) has about 7,000 inhabitants. Mount Zas on Naxos is the highest peak in the Cyclades ((1,004 m). According to mythology, the young Zeus was raised in a cave on Mt. Zas ("Zas" meaning "Zeus").

On Naxos, you can enjoy waist-deep lagoon and a wave spot in a single location. The lagoon is protected by the reef and has sandy seabed. Inside the lagoon conditions are great for freestyle and slalom. There is a marked gateway at the offshore reef, showing the way to the wave spot. The waves (usually from 1 to 2.5 m high) provides excellent jumping and backside riding conditions. The windsurfing season on Naxos lasts from May to October. Summer months, when meltelmi blows, are the best time to go.

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