Sounio Cruise begins from marina Zeas at 12:00 and returns at 21:30.
It’s a unique, full day yachting experience by the Athenian Riviera and the greater coast of Attica all the way to cape Sounio.
With the blessing of Poseidon, the God of the sea in Greek mythology, we cruise in style, swim & snorkel in turquoise waters, we visit the glorious temple and we are thrilled watching the sunset show in front of our eyes.
After this full day at the sea with a dive into the ancient times and the sun warming our hearts, we come back different!
Feel it with your heart
• A comfortable experience far from the crowds and the roads
• Perfectly combines history & myths with sea, sun and real Greek food
• Take photos of the Poseidon temple from the sea level. Send it to your friends and make them jealous
• One of the most colorful sunsets you’ve ever seen. Romance at its best!
• Swim and snorkel in crystal clear waters, dive and explore hidden beaches
• Sunbathe on the deck or seat back and relax under the cool shadow of the tent
• Our spacious yacht lets the sunshine in and fills your lungs with fresh Aegean Sea air
• Share the fun with your co-travelers, play, laugh, make friends on board
• No self-driving, no need for parking, no such worries. We pick you up from your hotel in the heart of Athens and we take you back for free
(Daily departures. Please check our booking calendar for available dates)
Traditional Greek snacks & refreshments on board
10 minutes easy trekking to the entrance of the archaeological site
Sunset show & Dinner
up to 21:30
We are cruising along the Athenian Riviera.
Passing by the Peace & Friendship Stadium, the beach bars & summer night clubs of Athens, we continue to Glyfada which is famous for shopping and trendy cafes.
We then reach Vouliagmeni and we can see the rocky transformation where the famous lake is located.
After passing Varkiza, Anavyssos and numerous beautiful beaches, it’s time for our first stop for swimming and snorkelling in the small island “Arsida”.
Following a sweet water shower, we enjoy a traditional Greek snack (Ntakos -a Cretan recipe with baked bread/tomatoes/feta/olive oil & oregano from Crete, Mommy’s spinach & cheese pie, Lemonade from organic lemons, Freshly squeezed orange juice, Cool water)
We are now heading towards cape Sounio and we disembark right below the ancient temple of Poseidon. From here, there is a short path of 10 minutes or less that takes us up to the entrance of the glorious site and the greater area.
After our visit in the land has finished, we have some time for freshen up and we take the same path down to the yacht. It is now time for our Greek meal on board. This is especially prepared for us and includes a variety of traditional mezedes and hand-made delicacies.
The sunset is taking place right in front of our eyes and we all grab our cameras to capture the 1000 colours of the sky. A glass of Greek wine or liqueur is served and we say “Yamas” (cheers in Greek) to everyone. Soft music is on. It’s time for hugs, smiles, and funny dancing!
We say goodbye from the heart
Transfer from your hotel in the centre of Athens to the yacht and back
Cruise by yacht along the coast of Attica towards Sounio
Shady & comfortable seats, Sunbathe mattresses, Plenty of space outside and inside
Coffee (try the cold Greek frape!) or Ice tea
FREE Wi-Fi to stay connected during the whole cruise (we are now testing the signal strength of our providers and we will activate this service soon)
Swimming, including your snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel & fins)
Enriched snack and fresh juices from organic fruits
10′ light trekking (very easy and short distance) from Sounio beach up to the tickets cashier
Visit at the archaeological site and the temple of Poseidon
Traditional dinner with various “mommy’s style” Greek mezedes, prepared and freshly cooked with extra virgin olive oil (Sample menu may contain: Chef’s calamari, Fried anchovies, Shrimps, Risoni with octopus, Roasted sardines, “Taramosalata” / Potato / “Fava-yellow split peas” / seasonal salads, Olives, Bread, Yoghurt with honey and walnuts, Watermelon)
Drinks (Glass of Greek white wine/Ouzo/Raki), Juices, Soft drink, Water
Shower facilities (sweet water)
up to €8 per person for the entrance ticket to the archaeological site
kindly notice that in many cases and in various days throughout the year, there is a free entrance policy! Please visit this link for relevant details -> http://odysseus.culture.gr
Optionals (please ask us/order in advance)
Want more during the Sounio Cruise? We’ll be happy to provide you services like sea sports, a private cabin for your whole family or an underwater photography shooting to make your friends jealous, and any other idea you may have, at an extra cost. Please send us your question/enquiry and we’ll do all possible to make it happen.
What to know
Our yacht travels with winds up to 6 Beaufort
We reserve the right to cancel or modify the itinerary subject to weather forecast/conditions or at any time at our discretion. If we exercise that right of cancellation we will refund any fees which you have paid in advance.
15 passengers or more are required for the cruise to be materialized and best enjoyed. In case of limited participations (less than 15), we have the right to change the departure date. If this alternative is not suitable, a full refund will be applied.
Pets are generally not allowed on board, unless specified.
Please do treat the yacht as you would your own home.
If you fail to show up in time for the departure there will be no refund.
Respect the “bare foot / no shoes” rule when you are on the yacht. If you can’t do that, please put soft-soled shoes and it will be OK.
Listen carefully to the briefings of the crew about the program, the safety and other important issues.
Don’t take matters into your own hands. Deal with any problem via the Captain. He is there to help you best enjoy your cruise.
Don’t do anything illegal. The captain and crew will turn you in to the authorities.
What to bring with you
Your best camera!
A swimming suit
A light jacket to enjoy the cool breeze of the evening
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* any special offers and discounts apply on regular rates and are not combinable.
I enjoyed the whole thing. The crew is amazing. Thank you guys
A very friendly team on board provided a warm and comfortable atmosphere on this beautiful beautiful trip to Sounio – 5 stars for you !!!!!
an awesome team, very polite, beautiful & clean yacht, I can’t really say anything negative, perfect!
..a great experience combining history, swimming, fun and making new friends. Thank you so much for the amazing hospitality and congrats to staff for being professional and friendly at the same time. Good job Sounio Cruise! Go, go , go 🙂
me, my husband and especially the kids loved this fantastic day escape from Athens all the way to Cape Sounio. The food was excellent, too. We could not have asked for more! Thank you Dimitris, thank you Paul.
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