Plaka is the small port of Leonidio, with fishing boats, a few yachts and sailboats that pass through for the night on their way north or south, and several fish taverns and cafes. The beach that is known as Plaka begins at the port and is crescent-shaped and relatively protected. North of the port is Lako Beach which faces the island of Spetses and the open sea and can get some waves like many of the beaches on this coast. Both beaches have cafes and snack bars and have been awarded blue flags for being among the cleanest beaches in Greece.
The beach of Sampatiki with the graphic small port and the beautiful small settlement constitutes a point of attraction for many tourists during summertime. On the beach the small church of the Virgin Mary can be found, while in the night they tie up a lot of fishing boats. Usual and graphic picture constitutes the nets from the fishermen at length of the beach. On the opposite side, you can see the smaller beach of Theopaftoy.
Poulithra is a picturesque seaside village, 9 km. Southeast of Leonidio, the capital of Kynouria in Arcadia, and south of Plaka.
It combines harmonically mountain and sea, 2 km. from the beach and enhanced by the presence of the beautiful natural environment that surrounds the area.
According to the 2001 census, Poulithra – home of poet Ourani – has 598 inhabitants, the main occupation of which are agriculture, fisheries, livestock and tourism.
The village is famous for its picturesque houses that have kept their traditional character and architecture of the mansions is the so called “Kynouriki”. It consists of two districts, one of which is an attraction in the summer period as a testator pebbled beach.
It is necessary to mention the picturesque harbor with views of the surroundings. In Poulithra is the ancient city Polichni, often referred to by the historian Polybius.
The acropolis of the ancient city on the hill that stands beside the port of the village. Moreover, traces of ancient civilization are evident thanks to the ancient castle and the Byzantine walls that surround it.
Tyros is a small seaside town which is a 2 for 1 deal. A beautiful coastal village with beaches, restaurants and cafes and it is also on the edge of the largest National Park in Greece, Parnon Park.
On the seafront, a 2km flat pebble bay the villages of Tyros and Sapounakeika meet and looking up from the harbor you can see the mountain villages clearly defined with Sapounakeika on the left and Tyros (middle and upper) on the right.
Tyros is a working place that has a very short tourist season to boost the local economy in July and August. The tourism is based in small hotels and rooms along the bay that are all family-run. The tourists that come here, year in and year out, are mainly Greek families that base themselves in the same spot and just cross the road to the beach, where they leave all their chairs and beach paraphernalia between their morning and evening swims.
One of the most beautiful places in Greece! Stunning beach with blue-green water, tasty local food in traditional tavernas and landscape to remember in winter months…Worth visiting!
Departure : Porto Heli
Departure time : 10:00 or 11:00
Return time : 6:00 or 7:00
- Full insurance
- Cool beverages
- Fresh fruit and snacks
- Snorkelling equipment
- Sunscreen lotions
- Fresh water
- Alcohol Beverages
- Additional hostess
- Transfer service