Tourlidas will swim to the open Gulf of Patras. It lies 5 km from the city and the journey is fascinating, because the paved road goes into the lagoon. It took its name from a type of sea birds that were there the Curlews. There you will see the Black Salt. Told the black because the salt is lower in quality than the White, the other salt lake located on the road to Etoliko. Handsome is the settlement with the curlew wooden houses (pelades), where many spend their holidays Mesologi. Today is the beach of Missolonghi. The Curlew was until 1885 the island. There he anchored the ships, before the harbor, and from there the waters are very shallow. The road which joined the city created by the excavations, made for the construction of the harbor. In Curlew are bars and restaurants and a cafeteria.
The small harbor is protected by curved mole with a total length of about 140 m, from the head of which a light is exhibited. The outer side of the jetty is protected by rock ballasting, while the inner side is quayed and has depths of about 2 m near it.
Kastos is located close to larger and long-established boating and holiday home destinations such as Ithaca, Kefalonia, Lefkada and Meganissi; it is separated from its neighbouring island of Kalamos by a deep channel. Just eight kilometres long and, even at its widest, only 1,200 metres across, Kastos has a huge appeal to all forms of boating and yachting enthusiasts.
The sandy beach Louros located at the southwest edge of the area of, bordering the Gulf of Patras and the Ionian Sea is the largest beach in Greece and the second in Europe with 17 km length is submerged daily by thousands of swimmers from the surrounding area who can enjoy a swim or a coffee in one of the many shops there. The beach is just 15 km from Neochori 33 km from Missolonghi, 50 km from Agrinio.
In the perfect facilities of the hotel Long Beach Resort in Logos Aegio, we have created a suitable place that covers all the requirements of a scuba diver. Our diving center offers escort to certified divers, training programs and expertise of PADI, ANDI and CMAS organizations.