Waterparks and Watersports: The Best Sea Activities in Crete

The resort island of Crete in Greece is famous for its beautiful beaches and warm waters that make it the perfect destination to indulge in the host of waterparks and watersports on offer. 

Here is our selection of hand-picked operators and venues for you to try out on your next Crete holiday!

Meropi Aqua

Meropi Aqua is a waterpark based in Malia, Heraklion, and offers guests an exhilarating experience on slides. These include 1 spiral lane and 4 straight, fast lanes, as well as a section suitable for small children between 2 and 6 years old with 3 water slides and a staircase built in the shape of octopus legs. 

Bravo Park

Bravo Park in Gazion, Heraklion, offers guests a large swimming pool, waterslides, flying fox (zip line), kids pool, playground, beach volleyball, street workout gym, 2 restaurants, coffee bar, pool bar, sunbeds, hostel, lifeguards, DJ, free Wi-Fi, changing rooms, and even satellite TV. In short, it’s a park that’s definitely worth a trip!

Creta Maris Beach Resort

Creta Maris Beach Resort’s waterpark in Hersonissos, Heraklion, is the perfect destination for a family fun day. It features a selection of twisted waterslides, the Aquatower pools, and the little kids’ Spray Action Zone. Supervised by trained personnel, the hotel also has a Water Sports Center that offers a wide range of water sports facilities and lessons including surfing, pedalo, kayaking tours, and Fly Board.

Mastoras Water Sports

Mastoras Water Sports provides exciting activities and lessons in a range of water sports on the beaches of Creta Palace, White Palace, and Minos Mare hotel in Rethymno City, Rethymno. Guests can enjoy waterskiing, wakeboarding, sofa rides, banana rides, jet skiing or jet ski safari tours, and even parasailing.

Gouves Water Sports

Gouves Water Sports is a water sports equipment rental service in Kato Gouves, Heraklion. It has received some great reviews attesting to the friendliness, professionalism, and linguistic abilities of its staff as well as the quality of the equipment and activities, including parasailing, an inflatable bed, jet skis, and a banana boat. 

Akis Watersports

Akis Watersports in the popular holiday town of Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, is another Crete water sports equipment rental service boasting friendly, professional staff and great facilities and services. Their parachute activity, in particular, is highly recommended. 

Aris Water Sports

Aris Water Sports also offers equipment rental services and activities including parasailing, jet skiing, boat rentals, fly board, banana boat, crazy sofa, airstream, water skiing, wakeboarding, stand-up paddling, single and double canoes, and pedal boats. This company is based in Analipsi, on Hersonissos, Heraklion.

Lottie Watersports

Lottie Watersports offers visitors jet skiing and jet ski safari, speedboat trips to the nearby caves, charter trips, boats for rent, crazy UFO and crazy sofa rides, banana boat rides, stand-up paddle boards (SUPs), canoes and kayaks, water skiing, and wakeboarding. With a good, solid reputation, Lottie Watersports has been offering its services for about 20 years and is based at the Iberostar Creta Marine Hotel in Rethymno.

Chrispy Waterpark

Chrispy Waterpark in Rapaniana, Kolimvari (Chania) promises a wonderful and memorable experience, featuring swimming pools (including a children’s pool), 4 straight waterslides, and 1 curving waterslide. There are also sunbeds and towels available for guests.

Splish Splash Water Sports

Splish Splash Water Sports is a water sports equipment rental service in Agia Marina, Chania. This company offers sofa/ring slider rides, Jet skis, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards (SUPs). Friendly and professional staff and instructors ensure that visitors enjoy a memorable, safe experience. 

H2O Watersports

H2O Watersports is situated in Ammoudara Bay, Heraklion. It is recommended for jet ski safaris, parasailing, jet ski rental, inflatables, boat rental, pedalos, canoes, and SUPs. Located on the west side of the beautiful Ammoudara Bay on a 7 km-long sandy beach, this company offers a great experience for family and friends.

Xtreme Watersports Douloumis

Xtreme Watersports Douloumis is a watersports provider in Makry Gialos, Lasithi. It features rentals and activities including boat tours, jet skiing, pedal boats, wakeboarding, and snorkeling. It is popular with tourists thanks to its reasonable prices and friendly, helpful staff that is multilingual and particularly good with kids. 

Platanias Watersports

Platanias Watersports operates from Platanias Beach in Chania and features a variety of rentals and activities that include parasailing, sofa rides, boat trips, canoes, jet skiing, and stand-up paddles. The staff is friendly and well-trained and the location is perfect for a day spent enjoying the water and having fun in the sun!

Enjoy Your Favorite Sea Activities in Crete

With so many great places to visit, all that is left is for you to book your favorite luxury beachfront villa in Crete, get your swimming togs on, lather up with sunscreen, then head off to one of these awesome Crete Waterpark and Water Sports venues for the adventure of a lifetime!

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