ATHENS BASE

Athens Base information Marina Alimos
Our base is situated at Marina Alimos (or Kalamaki), Pier No. 6, near the port police office. Marina Alimos is located South-West of Athens in Alimos city and is one of the largest Marina in Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. The marina, with 1100 permanent berths, is the yacht base for lots of Greek yacht charter companies and private yachts throughout the year.

Facilities
Marina Alimos is offer hot water showers, port police office, toilets and ATM cash point is next to the port authorities office. Water and electricity (220V power) on the pier are free of charge for the first and last day. Fuel is delivered by a tanker truck. Wireless Internet (WLAN) by requesting a code at the marina offices Restrooms & Showers open 24hours situated in 4 different points of the marina. One is situated opposite the start of pier 6.

Ηow to arrive: Transfer:
The distance from El. Venizelos international Airport approximately 60 minutes (35 km). You can either take a public bus or a taxi.
• By Public bus, line X96 runs from Airport to Piraeus port. Bus stop is called EDEM ( for any help ask your bus driver). Single ticket costs 5 €.
• By taxi (cost 40 € the day and 50-55 € the night).

Bank – Super market :
Closest Banks, supermarket are located in Poseidonos Avenue, opposite to Marina, walking distance from the yachts. On Saturdays the super market closes at 20.00. Sundays is closed! Snacks, drinks and ice could also be bought from the fuel station at the entrance of the marina and it is open 24 hours. Banks working from Monday to Friday 8:00 – 14:00 and ATMs available 24 h service , it is between pier 4 and pier 5 near te police station.
In any case, all islands in the Saronic Gulf and Cyclades have supermarkets and mini markets outside from where you will moor.

Restaurants and Coffee
There is a variety of café, restaurants, Bars and night clubs around the area. The closest to our base is a Café/Bar named ‘’Dia Noche’’ opposite pier 6 , an other bar and cafe is named ”Skipper’’ is also situated into marina close to pier 1 , a Greek good tavern and non-expensive named “Vassilis” situated very close to the marina – within 10 min. walk which can deliver too . Ask the base for more information.

Hotels:
There are several hotels in the area of marina. We can arrange reservations, on your request .
Hotels near Alimos include Galaxy Hotel Alimos, Nefeli Hotel Alimos, Blue Sea Hotel Athens, Hotel Poseidon and Tropical Hotel Alimos. 
Sea Novels can also offer you overnight stay to your yacht at very competitive prices.

The Weather
Alimos, Saronic Gulf and its islands have a warm climate along with good sailing winds under a protected area. July is the hottest month in Alimos with an average temperature of 27°C (81°F) and the coldest is January at 10°C (50°F). The best month to swim in the sea is in August, the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°F).Winds are on average 3Bf (10kt) with May having the most days on average with good sailing winds 4Bf (11kt-16kt)

Hazards
ATTENTION to the reef of AGHIOS COSMAS, SE of the entrance to Alimos Marina, is difficult to spot at night. MORE ATTENTION should be drawn to the MERMINGIA rocks, 4-4.5 miles SE of Alimos Marina in the direction of Cape Sounio.

Documents
• Passports or identity cards of all crew members
• Sailing licenses (original) of skipper and o co-skipper with at least sailing experience and be over 16years of age.

Information
• Mobile number of skipper’s
• Crew list filled in with names / passport numbers / nationalities
• Arrival details & flight numbers (at least one week before the charter starts.)

Check in/out
• CHECK IN: Saturday from 17:00 h
• CHECK OUT: Saturday until 09.00 h
*Yachts must return to the base on Friday until 18.00 h

We will wait for you at pier 6 until sunset. If your arrival is later than this you will board alone, finding the keys on the chart table of the yacht. Check-in procedures will take place the next morning.

Deposit
To be paid (Euro) in Visa or Master Credit card at embarkation. Deposit restitution will be done after cruise return inventory.

Language spoken
English, Greek

Time difference
GMT time +2

Base information
Base Manager – Emergency contact: Malandrakis Christos
Contact Number: +30 6974735529
Customer Service: Daleziou Evi
Contact Number : +30 6978775740

Base Address:
Our berths are situated at pier 6.
Gps position: 37°54’48″N – 23°42’19E

Sea Novels
Pier 6
Alimos /Kalamaki marina
T.K 17455
Athens, Greece

Post Office outside marina : Working hours 8:30 – 14:00
Police number (like 911) 100
Port Police number 108
Athens First Aid Station number 166
Athens International Airport number +30 210 3530000

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