The Municipality of Saronikos was created by the merger of the former municipalities Kalyvia Thorikou and Anavyssos and the communities of Kouvaras, Saronida and Palaia Fokea.
This magical location, offers both the natural beauty and the cultural treasures which have given birth to the Olympic spirit and define Greek hospitality. The lush peninsula is graced with sandy coves surrounded by dazzling blue waters, where travelers are lulled by an amazing world of leisure, beauty and Mediterranean flair.
Watching the sunset filling the sky with every shade of mauve and pink and making the sea glowing like a sapphire is an unforgettable experience. There is a plethora of long, open sandy beaches or small ones with rocks where you can swim; popular among the windsurfers are the beaches between Saronida and Anavissos.
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.
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.
Immediately after the Grand resort in Lagonissi and about 40 km from Athens will find a beautiful sandy beach as well as others in the region has very good water but it is relatively organized. A short walk from the beach you will find coffee and food.
Large beautiful private sandy beach and well-organized Grand Resort Lagonissi in front of the hotel complex in the homonymous small peninsula in Lagonissi, located 40 kilometers southeast of downtown Athens. Other feature of this beach is that the wider environment is quite good with lots of trees and away from the road.
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.
Athina Diving was founded in 1994 by Dimitris Roubos and thanks to its unique location, is the only dive center 30 minutes away from the Athens city center. On the seaside, the center has its own private parking and a small dock to provide every comfort.
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.