Athens Cape Sounion beach

Information about Cape Sounion beach

Cape Sounion is one of the most impressive seafront locations not to miss during your vacation in Athens, as it is only located about 70 minutes away from the city by car.
The splendid rocky promontory that rises out of the Aegean is the place where the Temple of Poseidon, one of the most significant archeological sites in Greece can be found.

The sandy beach of Sounion lies only a few hundred meters away from the temple, attracting numerous visitors who stop over for a refreshing plunge in its clear blue waters before heading to the famous archeological site.

Offering a great view of the ancient temple on the hill, the beach of Sounio can easily be reached by car and a car parking area is also available.
The beach is fully organized, with sunbeds and sun umbrellas to rent.

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Hotels in Cape Sounion

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Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort

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Cape Sounio resort is located in a beautiful settlement on a sandy beach in the area of Sounio in the Athenian Riviera. The complex provides luxurious accommodation at its fully furnished villas and bungalows that overlook the Aegean sea and the temple of Poseidon. Guests can relax on the beach or at the resort’s spa and organize a perfect wedding or honeymoon at the resort’s premises. A unique collection of restaurants serve gourmet cuisine and there is outdoor seawater and indoor pool available.


Sounio Villas

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“Villa Sounion” offers the optimal protection of your privacy in a totally luxurious surrounding with personalized service. The villa is located on the hilltop of Pountazeza in Sounio, thus guaranteeing tranquility and privacy. From the garden, you will have an amazing view of the whole bay Pountazeza, as well as the coast and mountains of Lavreotiki country.


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Reviews of Cape Sounion, Athens

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  • svm.1412 12 May 2015
    Most beautiful place to visit for sunset
    Cape Sounion is one of the most amazing places to visit in Athens, especially for the sunset. Ravishingly amazing spot to be at the sun set.



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