LOCAL TOUR AROUND THE AREA OF KATAKOLON
AGIOS ANDREAS-TIGANONISI ISLET –MYTICAS ISLET – MERKOURI COVE –NISAKOULIA BAY (ICTHYS CAPE)
INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLACES
Agios Andreas is a settlement near Katakolon port and is situated on the site of ancient Pheia at a bay of particular natural beauty .Ancient Pheia was sunk after a destructive earthquake in the 6th century AD and today lies submerged in the sea . Ideal place for snorkeling.
Opposite the area of Agios Andreas are situated two small islets Myticas and Tyganonisi. Both destinations are suitable for diving , snorkeling and swimming .It is a beautiful and attractive rocky area with turquoise waters approached only by boat .The outstanding natural beauty after the earthquake is breathtaking.
The islet of Tiganonisi is also home to many seaguls which makes it ideal to take pictures and explore the wild stunning seabed .
Nisakoulia bay or Icthys cape is an area with natural beauty and is located at the cape of Katakolon .It is a magical rocky place ideal for snorkeling as the sea bottom is full of different kind of fish or shells and of course swimming in the calm crystal clear waters will be an unforgettable experience .Don’t miss a body treatment with natural clay emerged from the area.
Mercury cove is a private place surrounded by lash plantation of pine trees and with the combination of the rocky formation make the area unique .Early in the morning the view is out of this world as the colours play with the sun rays .Behind Mercury cove there is one of the most famous wineries of Greece .So during our private cruise you will have to enjoy a bottle of Mercury wine.
The local tour can last from 3 to 5 hours
Snorkeling gear is provided as well as light snack ,a bottle of wine ,fresh fruit and cold water. Be sure that you will enjoy a friendly and hospitable private cruise with me Dimitrios the captain and my wife Victoria the hostess to make sure you will have a luxury service on board .We will be pleased to be the ones who will guide you around in a friendly and unforgettable way .Our services are tailored to your needs and interests always ensuring your comfort and safety .Depending on the time you have to spend ,the weather conditions and what you want to see and experience we will design the perfect itinerary for you.
A TOUR TO ZANTE ISLAND (40’ MINUTES FROM KATAKOLON PORT)
KERI –MARATHONISI –CAVES -NATIONAL PARK OF CARRETA CARRETA-PORTO ROMA (for lunch after request)
A tour to the protected area of the national park of the turtles Carreta –Carreta in the bay of Laganas. You will have the chance to see from close quarters these incredible turtles and take a lot of photos .
Marathonisi is a picturesque turle shaped island that lies in the middle of the Bay of Laganas floating like a turtle in the sparkling seasThis mythical island has no inhabitants and it is one of the major nesting grounds of the Careta Careta Turtles and is heavily protected by the National Marine part of Zante.You can swim and walk close to the nesting area..
A tour to the famous Caves.A fantastic place that is famous worldwide . The stunning rock formation in the southern region are famous for being surrounded in bright blue and sapphire waters.Its beauty is out of this world. Swim inside the caves to explore the incredible rocky formations of nature . Ideal place for taking under water photos.
Keri area is the ultimate destination for calm and relaxation as you will swim and dive in marvelous sea bottoms in spotless bays.The calm and crystal waters make this area a must for any experienced swimmer or diver who will appreciate beauty .
Porto Roma is a long strip very special because of the very blue waters. This little rocky fishing cove is very picturesque and it is a location ideal for lunch at a traditional Greek taverna . You can try fresh fish and various greek dishes .We will visit this place if you wish to have a lunch.
( 1hour and 30min from Katakolon port)
SHIPWRECK/ NAVAGIO IN ZANTE ISLAND-KERI
The most famous beach of the Mediterranean , located in the west coast of Zante and can only be reached by boat .With bright white pebble sand and extraordinary blue turquoise waters the beach AT Navagio is quite out of this world!Towering white cliffs dwarf the beach at Shipwreck Bay where a stranded wreck
lies washed up in the middle of the beach .Approaching the beach is a once in –a lifetime experience .You will be able to swim in the cool turquoise waters and explore the wreckage of the boat which has been engraved with hundreds of names of visitors since the ship washed up n 1983.
Visit Keri area
The best beaches in the Ionian sea that everybody wants to experience ,but only a few can!!!!!
Our meeting point
The charter starts from Skafidia harbour or Katakolo portupon request.The full charter day lasts 8 hours and starts at 8:30 or 9:00.The half day charter is about 5 hours and starts from 9:oo -14:00.The distance from Katakolo to Zante is 40 minutes.
Keri-Marathonisi-Caves -National Park of Carreta Caretta-PORTO ROMA
It is located in the southern part of Zante and is gifted with a lot of incredible private bays popular with tourists .Ideal for swimming and snorkelling.It is the ultimate destination for calm and relaxation as you will swim and dive in marvellous sea bottoms in spotless bays.
MARATHONISI 'TURTLE' ISLAND
This picturesque turtle shaped island lies in the middle of the bay of Laganas,floating like a turtle in the sparkling seas.This magical island has no inhabitants and it is one of the major nesting grounds of the Careta Careta Turtles and is heavily protected by the National Marine part which ensures that the beach is empty by sunset when the turtles approach to lay their eggs .Unforgetable experience to see from close quarters the turtles.
The CAVES areone of the most pooular boat trips in Marathonisi.The stunning rock formations in the southern region are famous for being surrounded in bright blue and saphire waters.
PORTO ROMA BEACH
This beach is a long strip very special because of the very blue sparkling waters.This little fishermen cove right on the edge is very picturesque.It is a location ideal for lunch ,trying fresh fish and delicious greek dishes.The place is gifted with a unique natural beauty of lash greenery and unspoiled beaches.
Agios Nikolaos is a popular beach in Vasilikos,with an excellent range of water sports and the best reputation on the island for scuba diving.There is a bar with good snacks and coctails to enjoy listening to the sound of loud music .
EXPLORE ZANTE BEACHES -
SHIPWRECK 'NAVAGIO' BAY
The most famous beach in Zante and in fact all over the world islocated on the west coast of the island .Shipwreck Bay can only be rached by boat.With bright white pebble sand and extraordinary blue turquoise waters ,the beach of 'Navagio' is quite out of this world! Towering white cliffs dwarf the beach at Shipwreck Baywhere a stranded wreck lies washed up in the middle of the beach.
Approaching the beach is a once in-a-lifetime experience. You will be able to swim in the cool turquoise waters and explore the wreckage of the boat,which has been engraved with hundreds of names of visitors since the ship was washed up in 1983.Well,don't forget to engrave yours too.
EXPLORE KEFALONIA ISLAND
Poros is one of the most elegant resorts in Kefalonia with a lot of tourists visiting it every year.It is famous for its gorgeous beaches with turquoise waters.Ideal place for those seeking incredible sea to swim and snorkel.
The extraordinary scenic horseshoe bay is tucked just around the coast from Sami.It is a beautiful and attractive pebble beach with turquoise waters surrounded by impressive lush green hills.The outstanding natural beauty is absolutely breathtaking. The beach at Anti.Samiwas used as the Italian encampment in the film of Captain Corelli's Mandolin.The crystal clear waters and small reefs offer some of the best snorkelling in the whole of the Ionian sea ,some say more akin to the Caribbean than the Mediterranean!
Sami is the jewel of Kefalonia's eastern coast.It is a beautiful coastal town perfect for summer holidays.Sami is the second largest port on the island of Kefalonia.It is a wonderful place to have a drink or a meal in one of the traditional taverns or restaurants.
The best beaches in Ithaka are found scattered around its coastline ,from the north to the south with amazing waters and wild natural beauty.
ONE MAGIC ISLAND
Ithaka is worldwide famous as the home of Odysseus.
Vathy Village Ithaka
Vathy is the capital and the main harbour of Ithaka since the 16th century .The picturesque village ,the largest of the island is built ampitheatrically around a deep and sheltered bay with a narrow entrance.
Kioni is one of the most beautiful villages of Ithaka . It is built on a deep bay and the village has been classified as preserved.The entrance of the bay is dominated by three ruined windmills.You will find traditional taverns where you can eat fresh fish and sample local recipes.