The bay affords shelter for small vessels when west and east winds blow.
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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.
'Elias' is the name of a small waterside taverna in Cape Sounio lying on the edge of the bay with a breathtaking view on the Temple of Posiedon atop the cliffs.
Chill over a delicious seafood feast washed down with a good local wine or ouzo and watch the sunset from the picturesque bay.
Located in front of the village Kalopigado is a sandy beach of medium size, not organized, but clean and fairly quiet during the week as opposed to Saturday and Sunday and is usually crowded. Located between the seaside towns also Daskaleio and Mikrolimano.
Small sandy beach within a small bay south of the Vromopousi is relatively sheltered from the strong northern winds of summer (winds) and is located approximately 19 kilometers southeast of the center of Keratea. Located along the coast between the villages of Agia Marina and Mikrolimano Kalopigado.
Extensive beach front Legraina the homonymous tourist resort, located 60 kilometers southeast from the city center and 3 kilometers west of Cape Sounion. The first choice for those seeking a freestyler feeling in diving, the beach level Legraina combines Cycladic fine, golden sand and azure waters and lack of crowds.
Sandy beach in the well protected bay of Sounion, where in ancient times was located in the dockyard of the Athenian fleet, located across from the archeological site near the site of the hotel units, approximately 68 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. This is a fully organized beach just below the temple of Poseidon at Sounion, with clean sand and pebbles on the edge, where you can enjoy your swim.
Small sandy beach in the well protected cove located directly beneath the Temple of Poseidon is located approximately 68 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. Shortly before arriving at the temple of Poseidon on the dirt road turn left and after few meters you come across a small creek desert.
Arriving at Cape Sounion, instead of turning on the triangle to the Posedona to go straight and second or third street (dirt road) turn right and you will soon find yourself on a sandy beach that is not widely known, but only locally. It is not organized, so make sure to the essentials.
Small sandy beach on the right of the small bay of Mikrolimano front of the settlement, the beach is sheltered from the south to a small low peninsula, located about 18 kilometers southeast of the center of Keratea. This is a relatively sheltered beach from the strong summer winds (winds) and the corresponding south.
In the bay of Thorikos under the famous ancient theater and the twin hills typical Small and Large Velatouri with the remains of the Mycenaean citadel, the beach is not suitable for swimming because the water is contaminated with various industrial wastes. Gathered on the beach with enough interest in windsurfing.
Small sandy beach outside the small bay in front of Mikrolimano newly Mikrolimano Panorama village, the beach is sheltered in a cove below, given the small low peninsula which protects the island and it looks like you go on foot, located about 18 km southeast of the center of Keratea to which it belongs and 59 from the center of Athens. This is a relatively sheltered beach from the strong summer winds (winds) and the corresponding south.
Our diving field includes the reefs and wrecks of Macronisos island, Cape Sounio and the surrounding islets. For the experienced and technical divers we organize daily excursions to more remote diving sites all of them chosen from the immense personal archive of Kostas Thoctarides.