Alimos is a famous and luxurious suburb in the south southwestern part of Athens, Greece also known as Kalamak. Alimos is known for its beaches and beach clubs. The most expensive places in Alimos are: Lofos Pani, Ampelakia and the beach.
Alimos Marina with 1100 permanent berths is said to be the largest charter base in Greece and the East Mediterranean Sea. It is located 12 kilometres away from Athens centre at the south coast of Attica-Athens. It is served by a dense transportation network of Trams, Buses and Taxis, with stations 500 meters from the Marina.
During the charter season it is a very busy place because it is the main yacht base for many charter companies in Greece. It is not only the main starting point for sailing around the Cyclades and Saronic Gulf but it is also the base of many yachts with better prices than any other one in Greece.
There is frequent connection with Athens historical centre and with Piraeus which is the main port for ferries, flying dolphins and catamarans to all the Aegean islands.
You will be offered sailing boat charter, motor yacht charter and catamaran charter from Alimos marina for sailing holidays in Saronic gulf and Cyclades Islands. It can really be said that Alimos Marina is a great base for sailing holidays and luxury motor yacht charters in Greece.
Around the marina, there are restaurants, pharmacies, banks and many more. You may also pre-order your provisions by filling in a list so; you can have everything brought to the yacht upon arrival. A very nice place to eat near the marina is Vassilis tavern with good food and reasonable prices.
The first settlements uncovered by archaeologists in Alimos date back to the Neolithic period. The excavation site can be found in the region of Ano Kalamaki which is immediately by the Vouliagmenis highway.
The development of Alimos during that particular period was the ruins of a small amphitheater which is quite unusual in the ancient world in its rectangular design.
Alimos has a long tradition in culture for hundreds of years. The municipality of Alimos provides a wide range of cultural associations and the multipurpose Cultural Centre of Alimos.
Furthermore, there is a public library and 3 summer theaters. During summer period, the weather is pretty good with high temperatures and long-standing sunshine days. Yachtsmen should pay special attention to the reef of Aghios Kosmas and to the Mermingia rocks which are both south east of Alimos marina.