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Learn scuba diving in Greece

If you are short on time to learn to dive or want an introduction before committing, this is the course for you. Ithaca offers crystal clear warm waters in the beautiful Ionian sea. Our team of PADI qualified diving instructors works with a ration of 1:4 giving you all the support and attention you require. We have been working with beginner divers for many years and can gently guide you as you acquire new skills and discover a new underwater world. The PADI Scuba Diver course is a short introduction to diving which prepares you towards the Open Water certification at any PADI dive centre. Before the course starts, we will give you guidance while you work on your diving theory and do your ...Read more >
From €650 excluding flights

Ithaca sea kayaking skills holiday, Greece

We are hosting a sea kayaking short break on tailor-made basis in Ithaca. Ithaca offers a very good environment for those people looking to start progressing their skills in a gentle and friendly sea. Every day we will explore the stunning beaches and small coves of the island. Many of these can only be reached by water. On the day trips there will be plenty of swimming and snorkelling too. We will also take with us a picnic lunch. We normally take freshly baked local savoury pastries, a sandwich and fruit or brown soda bread which we prepare with olive oil, tomatoes, local cheeses and herbs produced in the island. If you have special dietary requirements, we can cater for those ...Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

Ithaca walking & kayaking holiday, Greece

For this group holiday we will travel to the beautiful and unspoiled island of Ithaca in Greece. The island is the home of Odysseus who, after setting off to fight in the Trojan war, spent 10 years trying to get back home to his wife Penelope and reassert his place as the rightful king of Ithaca. Homer's poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, recount the biggest adventures of the time and are considered the beginning of western literature. Ithaca is at the heart of the poems and today the island still has sites linked to the stories and its heroes. Through the outdoor activities we will discover Odysseus' adventures and dramas and we also hope to bring you close to modern Ithaca and its ...Read more >
From £799 excluding flights

Self-guided walking holiday in Ithaca, Greece

The beautiful and unspoiled island of Ithaca is the heart of Odysseus kingdom. The island offers walking paths of different levels of difficulty so they are suitable for everyone and has several historical places and during your walks you will visit some of the ones associated with Odysseus' adventure and life. The island also has crystal clear seas which are ideal for relaxing after a hike. There are several small villages, inland and by the sea and most have good restaurants. The locals are friendly, helpful and welcoming. You will be staying in a traditional stone cottage which was renovated in 2022. It is perched in the Perahori village, 10 minutes by car from the main town of Vathi. ...Read more >
From €720 excluding flights

Greek Island honeymoon on Ithaca

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a traditional village perched high in the hills of Ithaca. The accommodation is a beautifully renovated stone cottage with outstanding views over the kingdom of Odysseus with its blue sea and dotted with islands. The cottage has 2 terraces under the shade of vines and olive trees. It has one bedroom with a large and comfortable bed, a modern bathroom, a sitting room and a small kitchen. Outside, it has chill out spaces with a day bed, a large farmhouse table and the hammock with the best view on the island. There are numerous walking paths from the village that lead to secluded tiny churches, places with beautiful views and olive groves. On the street ...Read more >
From €1,350 excluding flights

Kayaking in Ionian Islands, Greece

This is a trip with a little adventure as we will be wild camping and doing open water crossings from island to island. If you have some experience kayaking and would like to push the boat out a bit, this might be for you. We will camp in beaches along the way and there will be expert kayak guides leading the group. Therefore, if you fancy improving your technique or working on how to roll a kayak, then we can support you. The water will be at about 26C in September. The air temp will be about 25C and the nights will be mild. During the trip, we will explore the coastlines of many island which have beautiful beaches, caves and stunning rock formations. This is as much a sightseeing as a ...Read more >
From £1,050 excluding flights

Learn to dive in Ithaca, Greece

Learn to dive and be certified in the crystal clear waters of this beautiful Ionian island. Our team of PADI qualified diving instructors works with a ration of 1:4 giving you all the support and attention you require. We have been working with beginner divers for many years and can gently guide you whilst you develop new skills and discover a new underwater world. The PADI Open Water Course is the first scuba diving certificate. Before the course starts, we will give you guidance while you prepare your diving theory and do your exams online. During the course, you will complete five sessions at shallow water in areas where there are no currents and no waves so you can fully focus on ...Read more >
From €850 excluding flights

Greece multi activity holiday, Ithaca

You could scarcely ask for a more picturesque location in which to enjoy a water-based multi activity holiday than the Ionian Sea off Ithaca. Turquoise waters are calm and clear, brushing up against gorgeous beaches and sandy coves overlooked by mountains. A small population of endangered Mediterranean monk seals is resident here, and you may well encounter them as you travel from bay to bay aboard small motor boats for delicious picnics and snorkeling. Professional instructors are on-hand to help you earn your PADI scuba diving qualification here, with instructor to student ratios of no more than 1:4. Achieving your certification usually takes no more than two days, after which you’ll be ...Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

Family active break in Ithaca, Greece

Active holiday for families with children from 6 years of age. Offering accommodation in a 3 star hotel, family kayaking days out, paddleboarding sessions, cycling and an introduction to diving with the PADI Bubble Maker session specially designed for children. Parents can have adult introduction fun dives or more advanced diving depending on experience.Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

Kayaking skills holiday in Ionian Islands, Greece

This is our gorgeous touring friendly sea kayaking coached break in Ithaca. We have been running it for a few years and can't recommend it enough as an introduction or early progression to sea kayaking in the gentle seas of this beautiful island. This is a tailor made trip run on the dates of your choosing. Minimum participants number: 2 You will fly to Kefalonia and join us at our base at the neighbouring island of Ithaca which is on the western side of Greece. The break is a relaxed experience staying in a family hotel or village rooms depending on your choice and kayaking every day to explore the stunning beaches and small coves of the island. Many of these can only be reached by sea. ...Read more >
From €875 excluding flights