Our latest activity is long distance swimming in the beautiful open seas around Poros island. This is an organized week where swimming athletes can combine their training with a beautiful holiday on a Greek island. During the holiday you will stay at Odyssey, where in our bistro you take your breakfast and dinner. Lunch will be either on location or at Odyssey depending on the program of the day. Due to its unique location close to the mainland, Poros offers an almost perfect sea. Ideal for watersports such as rowing, kayaking and swimming.
Our instructor Spiros Rois, an experienced long distance swimmer and triathlete himself, will be your guide and coach during the swimming sessions. He knows the seas around the island perfectly and he has made a challenging program for all participants. The program is made for those that have some experience with long distance swimming and are searching for an interesting and exciting training environment. Some weeks are close to long distance swimming events or races, like the one in Spetses in October 2017. Participating in one of these could be added to the swimming camp as well. More information about the swimming camp weeks can be found in this info-sheet..
For triathletes this is also a perfect training camp. Besides the swimming sessions in the sea, Poros also offers a nice challenge for running and cycling the ’round of the island’. Mountain bikes can be rented locally and it is virtually impossible to lose track of the road around the island. On request we can also provide some additional training sessions close to those for a triathlon. As our bistro possesses an experienced staff, special diets for athletes are no problem. In case needed, a thorough and professional sports massage can easily be organized.
However also less experienced swimmers and children interested in learning swimming techniques might want to follow one or more lessons while on Poros for their holidays. To keep your body in shape you could also follow a few aquarobics lessons that Spiros gives during the summer. Are you interested in one of these swimming exercises while spending your holiday on Poros just contact us. We’ll tell you what the possibilities are while you are on Poros.
The area known as the Saronic Gulf is located close to Athens and along the coastline of Attica and the Peloponnesos. The Saronic Gulf is one of the most beautiful areas in Greece, and is a beautiful area for hiking all year round. Poros, but also surrounding islands such as Aegina, Hydra and Spetses and the volcanic Methana peninsula offer a great variety of natural and inviting environments for wonderful walks.
2022 Walking weeks will be on 26 March, 7 May, 24 September & 5 November. In these weeks a guide, Judith Vinkesteijn will take you on some beautiful hikes on Poros and surroundings.
Spring and autumn are the best time for lovely walks in the area. You can also take walks during the summer, in that case an early start is recommended in relation to the sometimes high afternoon temperatures that can surpass 40 degrees Celsius.
We especially invite groups, 50’s or singles, to take part in our walking activities. Of course also people in other age groups are welcome. While hiking you discover the abundantly wooded surroundings, with some walking tracks that are also good for some intensive “Nordic walking”. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.
An unforgettable fishing trip, a special experience, with a fishing boat. Fishing in the clear blue waters of Poros and the Saronic Gulf, passage from creek to creek, swimming and finally lunch on the boat with your own haul.
Each trip is accompanied by groups of 1 to 11 people and usually trips start at around 09.00 am.
A tour of the pristine and secluded beaches of the island, where you will relax and swim in the clear blue and crystal clear waters, until the captain prepares a complete meal with the fish of the day, salads, vegetables, wines, sweets and fruits, from local products as well as soft drinks and juices for our little friends.
Return of the boat around 16.00 p.m. at the point he received you.
Try the most popular water sport in our greek island, Poros.
Learn how to coordinate your hands and your feet, and enjoy the tour. Start the tour with a 5 min lesson by our experienced instructor, out of the water.
After that, take your board and get on. It’s time to show yourself that you can do it! If you are a beginner, don’ t be disappointed! Just try it.
The instructor will help you find your balance. Book a SUP Tour now. You will love it!
Tour duration: 1 1/2 hour.