KAIAFAS WATER SKI RESORT
Located at Lake Kaiafas in the Peloponnese, Greece, Kaiafas Water Ski Resort (KWSR) is every skier’s paradise. Only 250 kilometers from Athens and about 80 kilometers from Kalamata airport, KWSR is open all-year round as the lake’s water temperate and conditions are idyllic for all skiing levels.
The perfect skiing conditions and the sea located only 200 meters from the site in combination with Hotel Olympia on the isle right at the lake, make KWSR the perfect destination for one’s vacations. The area is surrounded by sights and places of interest, such as the Kaiafas Thermal Springs, Ancient Olympia, the Nenda Waterfalls and the historic town of Pylos. Around the lake, numerous Greek tavernas will impress you with the traditional food they have to offer. Apart from skiing, visitors at KWSR can also indulge in massages, use the on-site sauna, enjoy bike rides and go walking around the lake’s picturesque natural surroundings.
Numerous international ski meets (such as the Open European Championship in 1997 and the Kaiafas International in 2005) as well as a number of nationwide tournaments (like the Michailides Master which takes place on a yearly basis) have been hosted at Lake Kaiafas in the past. KWSR has two NAUTIQUE boats and provides all equipment necessary for slalom skiing, tricks, barefoot and wakeboarding.George and Tassos Hatzis, both European champions and holders of several national records, are the principal coaches at KWSR. Owners of HATZIS WATERSKI PARADISE ski school in Aliartos, Greece, George and Tassos Hatzis have trained many national, European and worldwide ski champions as well as foreign athletes who hold national records in their respective countries.