Porto Heli - Nafplio - Monemvasia - Elafonisos
Explore the most beautiful coasts along Peloponnese. Dive into the blue of Greece's sea and clear your mind.Porto heli, this cosmopolitan hangout in the Peloponnese has it all. Beautiful beaches backed by the sun-kissed Mediterranean landscape, attractive summer villas, yacht marinas, the island of Spetses across the narrow straits, fresh fish and a lively nightlife are just a few highlights of Porto Heli and Ermioni, a destination for the cognoscenti.
Monemvasia, the medieval town featuring superb architecture and cobbled streets, is an ideal getaway all year round. Its uniqueness and its fairytale atmosphere (the cliches I mentioned before) remain as true as ever. Even if you haven’t studied its history, you see it written on the walls around you. The sense of isolation felt on this legendary rock, cut off from the coast of the Peloponnese by an earthquake in 375 AD, adds to the wonder.
Drive in luxury through a beautiful road trip at canal of Corinth. The Corinth Canal is an important navigational route which once allowed ships to enter the Aegean Sea. Continue to Porto Heli, our first sea destination. This cosmopolitan hangout in the Peloponnese has it all. Beautiful beaches backed by the sun-kissed Mediterranean landscape and ofcourse our stunning resort. You will dive into the deep blue of Argolic Gulf and enjoy tasty cokteils. You can walk through its beautiful narrow alleys, view the wonderfull landscapes and enjoy a delicious traditional meal.
This morning after you have a tonic breakfast we drive to Astros. The coastal road that runs south from Nafplio, on the vest side of the Argolic bay, winds along beaches and mountains, interrupted by small villages. This is one of the most beautiful coastal scenery we know of in Greece. Paralio Astros is a really pretty beach and port village, with a long, beautiful sandy beach where you can swim, suntaned or enjoy a fresh beverage. In the north end of town a small hill rises up, with a castle on top. We continue though a beautiful off road route to famous medieval town of Monemvasia. Magical, mystical, extraordinary, breathtaking, immense, impressive. These are only some of the words people very often use in an effort to describe Monemvasia. The legendary lighthouse of Cape Malias, the petrified forest of Agia Marina, the exotic beaches of Elafonisos, the gate of Portelo with the harsh waves of the endless blue of the sea the peninsula of Monemvasia will blow your mind. Explore the fascinating mansions, the ornamented Byzantine churches and the narrow cobblestone alleys. The history of Monemvasia will travel you back in time through its prestigious fairytales and its medieval glory. Are you ready for a journey back to the medieval times?
After a good breakfast and a tour at beautiful Monemvasia we ll head for the famous Elofonisos coasts. Mostly famous for its exotic waters, Elafonissos island is the Caribbean of Greece. Simos, Sarakiniko and Panagia are the most beautiful beaches, with the golden sand and the pure water. Simos beach may be the best beach in Greece with soft white sand and clean blue water. There you can swim, enjoy a beverage and taste the delicious greek cuisine.
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