We know very well that holidays is not just accomodation...
It is a Life Experience!
Our "Odysseion" team can arrange or propose you various activities that will bring you closer to our island daylife, will make you part of it .
Scuba diving , canoe kayak, fishing, trecking, , learn the procedure of making traditional Ithaca cheese, taste traditional recipies & more more others will make your staying on our island unforgetable!!
Of course we are aware of your comfort needs..
We can arrange for you health & beauty care services such as gym , yoga, reiki, massage , hairdressing & manicure/ pedicure.
Get certified diver or just enjoy an exciting dive ... individually or with groups ... day or night .. Experience the unique experience of exploring the unspoiled Ithaca and its treasures !! - PADI scuba diving, beginner and advanced lessons, providing full diving equipment by professionals like "Ithaca Diving Center"
Take advantage of the ideal weather conditions of the Ionian Sea and visit unique beaches with canoe kayak !! Individually or in groups, you can rent single or double Kayak with or without escort / driver. The guides also organize group excursions to the surrounding beaches and coastal villages of the island A truly unique way to get to know the beauties of the island !!
Do not miss your daily cruises on the beautiful but inaccessible beaches of the island with the regular boats that often fly from Vathi during the summer months. If you want to go round the island by boat and visit nearby islands, you can rent high speed boats with a 30cc machine without the requirement of a diploma or charter with a companion Make your reservation on time and enjoy a personal mini cruise !!
The marked paths of Ithaca offer a wonderful walking experience in this particular nature that you should try !! With or without a driver, with groups or individually, choose between the different routes with different characteristics each and a different degree of difficulty .... Discover the history of the island, the caves, the flora and fauna, the historical monuments as well as the view from the mountain path that really takes breath Start your wandering as another "Odysseus"
* Certification of paths by the relevant European Institute is already in the pipeline
History & Tradition
Ithaca, with its world-famous reputation.Its mysterious atmposphere is perceived by the guests from the moment they step on the island and finally fulfil the expectations of each visitor.
Visit the Odysseus Palace, the Archaeological Museum, the Alkalooms, the Cave of the Nymphs, the Homer School.
Learn about the island's folklore history in the Folklore Museum and visit the special architectural chapels.
During the summer there are also several cultural festivals and local festivals with the identity of the Ionian culture and the unique way of entertainment!
Ionion Sea is famous for its crystal waters, so clean & transparent that makes swimming a unique experience every time! In Ithaca you will find many such beaches that you can reach by land like Loutsa, Filiatro, Dexa, Minimata, Agios Ioannis, but also some more beautiful beaches that are accessible only by sea such as the famous Gidaki with its white shingles & turquoise waters !
You can enjoy your meal in one of many traditional restaurants on the island. Do not forget to taste the traditional cooking of the island such as savoro, tserepa, sofigado & for desert the well known "rovani" & "troufa". Do not forget to buy local cheese made with local herbs. And of course you have to taste the local wine !!