Patroklos Beach at Charakas

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The island of Patroklos (Gaidouronisi) located in the Saronic Gulf, 3 km north of Sounion and 65 km south of Athens. The total area is 4200 acres, while the nearest point from the southwest coast of Attica is 850m. It is a rocky volume almost round, the top is 240m., While the longest is over 2 km and the largest width of 1.5 km belongs to the municipality Keratea as the opposite coast of Attica, Charakas. The islet is mentioned by Pausanias in 'Attic' and is associated with Chremonideio War (262-266m.Ch). Its name comes from the admiral Patroclus from Egypt (not the Homeric Patroclus) who came to help the Athenians, who wanted to freed from the hegemony of Makedonon.Aftos occupied and garrisoned island and across the beach camp and Ruler ie since it bears the name of the Ruler. For those who own the boat Patroklos island offers some absolutely deserted beaches. The island has several creeks ikanopoiontas all tastes from beach up rachodi coast. Of course there is no organization and you need all your essentials. An ideal place for snorkeling.

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Passalimani Cove

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Anchorage

Lagoon 39 (4cab) Economy

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Catamaran for Charter

  • Berths 10
  • Built 2015
  • Length 39.00 ft

Cape Sounion at Lavreotiki

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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.

Bay Thoriko Fishing Shelter

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Small Harbor

Fish Tavern Elias at Sounio

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Restaurant

'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.

Bavaria 50 Cruiser Economy

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Sailing Yacht for Charter

  • Berths 9
  • Built 2006
  • Length 50.00 ft

Saronidas 1st Beach

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Beach

Small sandy beach in front of the resort town of Saronidas located 48 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. Opposite you will find a beautiful square with a playground, benches and greenery.

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.

Sandy beach in the well protected bay Pasalimani or Pasha, just south of the port of Lavrion is located approximately 62 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. This is a special beauty sandy beach, approximately 500 meters.

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Kato Poseidonia Beach

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Beach

It lies 59 kilometers from Athens via inland and 72 km through the coastal Sounio Ave. There is a beach that offers clear blue waters.

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Deserted beach in the village between Sounio and Lower Posidonia. Swim overlooking the blue waters Makronisos.

Deserted beach in the village between Sounio and Lower Posidonia. Swim overlooking the blue waters Makronisos.

Deserted beach in the village between Sounio and Lower Posidonia. Swim overlooking the blue waters Makronisos.

Deserted beach in the village between Sounio and Lower Posidonia. Swim overlooking the blue waters Makronisos.

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.

Anavyssos

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Beach

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.

Shortly after Legrena and below the Grecotel hotel is a small sandy beach. Plriros organized by the hotel offers magnificent waters for swimming, overlooking the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion.

Legrena Beach

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Beach

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.

KAPE Beach at Legrena

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Beach

Towards the Legraina, but well before you get there, you encounter on your right a sign that says in large letters visible 'property CRES'. At that point turn right and follow the road until the first big flat (no more than 4 minutes road).

Charakas Beach

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Beach

Charakas sandy beach opposite the island of Patroklos, or Gaidouronisi for locals and old, on the way to Sounion (5 kilometers), located 58 kilometers southeast from the center of Athens. Map without having to locate, but without sinking in the world, the Ruler of the beach is the ideal solution for those seeking an alternative, but do not have time; or disposal; looking.

Thymari after the settlement. Before the settlement will come a sign on a new settlement with holiday homes.

Small sandy beach with Thyme fine gravel is shortly after the Old Fokea and beachside tavernas, located 55 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. Shortly after the Old Fokea and taverns, you'll see the sign 'Thymari'.

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Palaia Fokaia Beach

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Beach

Extensive sandy beach in front of the resort village of Old Fokea is located 56 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. The Old Bay Fokeas offers many opportunities for swimming and windsurfing.

Arsida Beach at Anavyssos

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Beach

For those who own the boat Arsida islet opposite the Anavyssos offers a nice alternative. Small coves with sand and pebbles and great opportunities for fishing.

Agios Nikolaos is a small island connected to shore by a strip of sand. Located about 55 km away from Athens and is considered one of the cleanest beaches in Attica.

The beach is in front of the homonymous hotel complex. Sandy beach fairly well organised.

Saronidas 2nd Beach

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Beach

Small sandy beach on the east side of town. Located approximately 43 km away from Athens.

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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.

Aqua Divers Club

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Diving Center

Aqua Divers Club in Greece, a PADI 5* Instructor Development Dive Resort caters for both novice and certified scuba divers. The dive shop offers scuba divers and snorkelers a comprehensive selection of PADI scuba diving courses with all the necessary multimedia equipment for scuba teaching/training purposes, daily boat and shore fun dives, and scuba/snorkeling equipment for rental or sale.

Planet Blue Diving Center

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Diving Center

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.

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