The cove affords shelter for small vessels during winds blowing between west and north.
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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.
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 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.
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.