Odysseia is a wooden sailboat located in Nydri, Lefkada. It offers a full day of sailing for nature lovers, enriched with Greek history and culture. Experience a unique cruise to the surrounding islands of Lefkas.
What we'll do
With us, you will explore the beautiful collection of islands of the east coast of Lefkada, called the Prince’s islands, and visit the must-see treasures of Meganisi island. The itinerary is designed to avoid long cruising distances, allowing you to spend most of the day swimming, exploring, or simply relaxing in the sun! Additionally, the times of arrival at each of our stops have been carefully chosen to avoid the crowds of other tour boats.
What else you should know
- Departure from Nydri port at 09:30 A.M.
- Return to Nydri port at 17:30 P.M.
- Duration: Apx. 8 hours
Odysseia Cruise Itinerary
> Cave of Papanikolis (30 min)
We glide out of the harbor on route to the cave. Experience a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to swim inside one of the biggest marine caves of Europe. On our way, you will also be able to enjoy the spectacular views on the islands of Cephalonia, Ithaca and Lefkas South Cape.
> Spartohori Village - Meganissi (1h30min)
Join us as we step back in time and explore the picture-postcard village of Spartohori on Meganisi Island, offering visitors panoramic views overlooking the bay and beyond. We provide a fully guided tour of the village and a visit to a beautiful Orthodox church, sharing insights on the local way of life and giving you the opportunity to observe age-old traditions. Spartohori also has a beautiful beach and picturesque harbour for anyone who would rather stay by the water for a refreshment or swim
>> Ouzo Time
All aboard, it is time for some Lefkadian Ouzo with homemade olives, offered by the captain and crew!
> Kimaki Beach (2h30min)
It’s time to cool off in crystal clear waters in a deserted bay, just for us!
A feast of locally grown food, served with free flowing Lefkadian wine and soft drinks. We pride ourselves on quality and provide alternative menus on request. With lunch over, it’s now time to unwind and rest under an umbrella, offered free of charge, or enjoy the beautiful waters. You can also make use of our masks, snorkels and beach games which of course are also offered free of charge. Direct access to the beach via ladder is guaranteed.
> Skorpios Island (40min)
Visit Skorpios, the private playground of Billionaires. Swim at the famous beach of Jackie Kennedy and see for yourself why the world’s richest and most powerful choose this area as their personal paradise.
> Madouri & the Princess Islands
All hands on deck to help Captain Gerry and crew hoist the magnificent 45 square meter sail. Take pleasure in the silence of sailing; just take it easy in the afternoon breeze as we head to Nidri, sailing through the magnificent island of Madouri and the Prince’s Islands.
PRIVATE CRUISES, WEDDINGS, BIRTHDAYS, CHRISTENINGS, CORPORATE EVENTS
The Odysseia is able to accommodate for all types of events. The ship’s wide, flat deck is perfect for a buffet, dancing, and enjoying a drink at our onboard bar, all while taking in the magnificent views of the Ionian sea. Below deck, we also have changing rooms and restrooms for your convenience.
Thanks to our many years of experience in all sorts of events, we can guarantee a well planned and memorable day on board our ship.
We are also more than happy to accommodate for individual menus, specific decoration requests, and an independent itinerary to customise your Odysseia experience to your theme and preferences!
For any enquiries, please do get in touch. We look forward to being of service to you.
Activity: Island Hopping
Capacity: 75 persons
Duration: 8 hours
Nydri, P.C 31100, Lefkada, GreeceLocation
We are a local family business operating for over 40 years. Combining our passion and experience we strive to offer our guests the most memorable day of their holidays.
With our unique, authentically Greek boat, the Odysseia, we organise daily cruises departing from the harbor of Nidri on the island of Lefkada at 9:30 and returning at 17:30.
We sail from the end of April until the beginning of October, almost every day.
The boat is also available upon request for private charters and special events, such as birthday and wedding parties.
Our aim throughout the day is to show our guests the beautiful nature of our area, with some drops of history and interesting local facts, while experiencing the famous Greek ambiance and hospitality (Filoxenia) on board. All of these result in an unforgettable experience, which is awarded the Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor annually.
Do not hesitate to contact us for any matter, or find us at the harbour of Nidri from 17:30 to 24:00.
Sea / Beach: 0km
Bus stop: 0.1km
Lefkada town : 17km
Aktio Airport (PVK): 37km