Saronic Gulf and Myrtoan Sea Unexplored Route

Sailing Route

Our suggested itinerary starts in Athens and sails first along the Athenian Riviera towards the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion. The next day we sail off to the first islands of the Saronic Gulf, touching Aegina Island, Hydra and the vibrant island of Spetses. Then we cross the sea to reach the beautiful villages and bays of the Peloponnesian coast and later we sail south to the most famous town of the area, Monemvasia. From there we will sail around the first leg of the Peloponnese and reach the island of Elafonissos and then continue straight down to Kythera. On the way back we sail further into the Argosaronic gulf visiting also Poros island and Epidavros with its most famous ancient theatre, before the cruise ends, back in Athens.

Add to My Routes

Kalamaki Marina

Add Kalamaki  Marina to favorites Add Kalamaki  Marina to your Points of Interest

Marina

Kalamaki or Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece and is considered the ideal base for sea-loving voyagers eager to explore the Greek islands, many of which are within leisurely sailing distance (i.e.

Cape Sounion

Add Cape Sounion to favorites Add Cape Sounion to your Points of Interest

Anchorage

Immediately to the west of Cape Sounion there is a small bay that is, unfortunately, often full of boats, but from there you can visit one of Greece's most beautiful ancient sites : Poseidon's Temple. It can be seen from quite a distance on its rocky pedestal.

Perdika Harbor

Add Perdika Harbor to favorites Add Perdika Harbor to your Points of Interest

Port

The small harbor of Perdikas lies on the SW coast of the island, 3.5 miles SSE of Aegina harbor.

Hydra Harbor

Add Hydra  Harbor to favorites Add Hydra  Harbor to your Points of Interest

Port

The harbor of Hydra is always very crowded in high season and is best avoided at that time. Early spring is the best time to visit, when it is usually possible to moor either on the south quay or the inside of the north breakwater (where, however, it shallows as you go further in).

Old Harbor or Baltiza

Add Old Harbor or Baltiza to favorites Add Old Harbor or Baltiza to your Points of Interest

Port

The Old Harbor or Báltiza is the only yacht harbor in the island. It is almost always crowded and has been used for a long time.

Kyparissi Beach

Add Kyparissi Beach to favorites Add Kyparissi Beach to your Points of Interest

Beach

Beautiful beach with small pebbles (white and black and with a little sand) and crystal clear waters. Located between the two settlements Paralia and Metropolis.

Geraka Harbor

Add Geraka Harbor to favorites Add Geraka Harbor to your Points of Interest

Port

Gerakas is a small, medieval village built on a natural harbour surrounded by steep hills, where the sea runs inland creating Greece’s only fiord. In ancient times, the entrance to the harbour was known as Porto Cadena (Chain), because of the chain that was used to close off the entrance to the harbour.

Elafonisos Harbor

Add Elafonisos Harbor to favorites Add Elafonisos Harbor to your Points of Interest

Port

The harbor is open NNE and its entrance is 130 m wide, formed by the outer root of the windward mole of the fishing shelter and a jetty that extends NW for about 70 m. The middle of its inner part is widened.

Fragkos - Simos Beach

Add Fragkos - Simos Beach to favorites Add Fragkos - Simos Beach to your Points of Interest

Beach

Large and magnificent huge beach south of the island, opposite the island of Kithira and Sarakiniko. Incredible colors, emerald sea, and fine sand in white golden color, a unique landscpae in Greece.

Avlemonas Beach

Add Avlemonas Beach to favorites Add Avlemonas Beach to your Points of Interest

Beach

In the picturesque village of Avlemonas you can swim in the small creek at the center of the village. An ideal swimming choice for children as the area is surrounded with places where adults can have a meal, drink or coffee while attending the young swimmers.

Porto Cheli Argolida

Add Porto Cheli Argolida to favorites Add Porto Cheli Argolida to your Points of Interest

Anchorage

Poros Harbor

Add Poros Harbor to favorites Add Poros Harbor to your Points of Interest

Port

Poros town harbor provides an excellent shelter but, because of the constant traffic of large and small ferries, there is an almost continual wash caused by their wakes. Also, during south winds, there can be gusts.

Palaia Epidavros Small Port

Add Palaia Epidavros Small Port to favorites Add Palaia Epidavros Small Port to your Points of Interest

Small Harbor

Palaia Epidavros, meaning Old Epidavros, is a small, calm and picturesque town on the coast of Saronikos bay, full of olive and orange trees. In its small port, yachts and sailing boats tie up near the fishing boats.

Kalamaki Marina

Add Kalamaki  Marina to favorites Add Kalamaki  Marina to your Points of Interest

Marina

Kalamaki or Alimos Marina is one of the largest marinas in Greece and is considered the ideal base for sea-loving voyagers eager to explore the Greek islands, many of which are within leisurely sailing distance (i.e.

// //