Natural Spa, Nature Hike & Kayaking experience in coastal Athens with a private guide
Looking for an unforgettable outdoor experience in a stunning environment?
If you want to:
•live a unique wellness experience in a lake with natural springs and Spa Fish
•enjoy amazing views of Greek Islands from high on top of a hill
•go sea kayaking in breathtaking surrounding
then this is the right private tour for you! Discover the Athenian Riviera with an insider and feel rejuvenated after a glorious day in the sun! Transfers from Athens to the venue and back included if you wish!
We start our private tour at either your hotel lobby or directly at the magical and mysterious Lake Vouliagmeni-a small fresh-water lake fed by an underground hot spring current, creating a ecologic mineral spa. Put on your swim wear in the cabins, let the small fish in the lake offer you a relaxing massage & cleanse your skin or swim. Take shower afterwards and relax on the sun beds. Lake facilities are excellent. After this we start hiking in the adjacent nature reserve. We will find many remarkable plant species, such as Thyme and Capers all growing in the wild. Furthermore we might encounter Chukar Partridges and Land Turtles.
When we reach our final destination, the charming harbour of Varkiza, we start kayaking in the Mediterranean Sea. Don't feel like kayaking? You can swim and sunbathe instead. Transfer back by car to Athens included.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I can meet you at your Athens hotel, Athens airport or we meet at Vouliagmeni, which is on the Athens coast
End Point Options: Airport, Hotel
Duration: 5 hours
The sea-kayaking can be done as described from 15 May till end September
It is easy to go to the starting point: Lake Vouliagmeni in Vouliagmeni. From the port or Athens city center it is a 45 minute taxi ride (around 25 Euro). With the comfortable bus KTEL Sounio (coastal route) you get off at Lake Vouliagmeni bus stop too. IF YOU WANT HOWEVER YOU CAN GET A PRIVATE TRANSFER FROM ATHENS CENTRE TO VOULIAGMENI - INCLUDED IN THE PRICE! PLUS TRANSFER BACK TO ATHENS CENTRE! By comfortable VW PASSAT - 5-seater with lots of space.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euro - You may want to grab lunch when you are at the beach. Or eat afterwards.
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Chantel once again provided a wonderful day for us outdoors in Athens. She organized sea kayaking for us with an expert guide and changed her schedule to make our experience happen based on the current weather/wind conditions. After a nice kayak paddle to a small uninhabited island and back we headed for a short hike to see the sought after endemic saffron producing crocus plants just now blooming. Then a trip to the beautiful and rejuvenating Vouliagmeni Lake. The garrarufa cleaned our feet!