Daily Sailing Cruise in Thassos with Lunch
Daily Sailing Cruise on Thassos - duration 8h
No transfer, departure 10:00 port of Limanakia
This daily charter includes sailing towards the south-eastern coast of the island. First stop is Salonikios cape for swimming and breakfast. On the way there you will pass by the remote island of Panagi, a protected marine eco-system under the EU’s NATURA 2000 policy.
You can see seagulls and cormorants (Shags) build their nests on the coastline. It is even possible to see dolphinsin their natural habitat. After the first stop, you will set sail all way up the eastern coast of the island. The beautiful coastline and breathtaking views make for a relaxing and unforgettable cruise.
On your way to Archangelos Monastery you sail by Giola, a natural shaped pool formation among the rocks. Then you will continue your journey towards the Archagelos Monastery and its secluded beach, which was once the monastery’s old port. Here you can have free time to enjoy the location's turquoise waters while some appetizers are prepared for you.
Then you will arrive in Aliki where Phoenicians used to quarry and load Thassian marble on their ships millennia ago. Swim in crystal-clear water next to the sunken quarry where seawater is mixed with fresh water, visit the Roman theatre dating from 197 B.C, the Byzantine church ruins (built on roman temples) and admire the view of the open sea of northeast Aegean sea. Here you will stop for lunch, which is prepared by the crew. You then have free time during which, those who wish, may try some fishing as well (all the necessary equipment is provided).
If desired, an additional stop is offered. You continue your route further north along the east coast, with its deep green forest covered mountains, towards Paradise beach. A place where pine trees reach the shore and the green island of Koinura lies directly opposite.
To conclude, you will retrace your steps towards Potos. On the way back you shall stop for an afternoon dessert and swimming in Saint Anna beach or in Rosogremos beach.
This day trip starts and finishes from Potos or Limenaria located in the southern part of the island, leaving at 10:00am and returning at 18:00pm. The regular excursion includes your own brand new sailing boat (HANSE 385) with an experienced skipper and co-skipper. All fuel and taxes, drinks (coffee, wine, juice and soft drinks) are included in the price.
While you are swimming, sunbathe or simply relax, your meal is prepared for you. This comes as option of either an apetizer and main course with Greek salad or a traditional mezes accompanied with Ouzo.
•Set sail along the beautiful coastline of Thassos
•Discover the secluded beaches of Archagelos Monastery
•Visit the ancient ruins from roman times
•Enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by the crew as you admire the view
•Swim across the crystal-clear waters
•Transfer to and from the port (but can be easily arranged)