Yacht Charter Kalamaki Special Offers & Last Minute
Kalamaki - Sailing, Beaches and Nightlife
Also known as Alimos to the people living there and the Athenians who visit there during weekends, Kalamaki is a well developed suburb of the Greek capital and also the yacht charter center for this part of Greece thanks to the presence of one of the largest marinas in the country here.
To many foreign tourists yacht charter Kalamaki is synonymous with fun and good sailing opportunities since this is a good base to start your exploration of the coast of Greece. Situated close to the Athens International Airport and also close to the city itself, many sailors choose to start their yacht charter holidays right here and then go off in all directions of the Mediterranean.
Kalamaki is situated in the southeastern part of the city of Athens, being surrounded by Vougliagmeni to the west, Athens to the South, Pireus to the southeast, Sounio to the northeast and the Ellinikon International Airport to the north. And, of course, to the west, yacht charter Kalamaki opens up to the great Saronic Gulf.
Considering that this particular stretch of coast was still farmland up until the 20th century, yacht charter in Kalamaki has really picked up and the region has been turned into a nice suburb that now sports many nice beaches where the local Athenians flock on weekends and on warm evenings looking for fun.
The fact that the old city of Athens is just a bus ride away is definitely a bonus for those who arrive here just on a stopover. There is plenty to see, do and experience: starting with the many museums of this ancient city, the great cuisine in its many restaurants and the fascinating nightlife.
The main point of attraction is definitely the large marina which can support close to 1000 yachts at the same time, though it you might find it a bit crowded during the summer days. We recommend that you might also try the waterfront of the neighboring town of Pireus which is also attractive and full of interesting experiences.
Athens is definitely the pace to go to if you're looking to do some shopping, especially if you're looking for some souvenirs. You can't go wrong with the old part of town in Athens, that's where you'll find all the nice clothing boutiques and nice souvenir shops.
After dark, you'll be surprised to find that yacht charter Kalamaki has a significant number of clubs and bars which make it come alive after dark, with people coming in all the way from Athens for a drink and a good time. Just follow the crowds for a good time.