WITHIN 5 MINUTES OF THE RESORT
The Temple of Poseidon
3 km away from the hotel stands one of the most celebrated archaeological sites in Europe and the second most important ancient Temple in the area of Attica. Situated directly opposite the hotel grounds and in plain view from several kilometers, stands the Temple of Poseidon, the Ancient God of the Seas. Dated back to 444-440 BC the temple was constructed from white marble in a Doric style. It was the symbol of The Athenian power and a religious center of the times.
It was heavily ornated with statues and columns many parts of which are now in the National Archeological Museum in Athens, as well as in Italy, Germany and England, taken there by admirers of the Classical Greek Era. Many legends of mythology are connected with Sounion, as well as this of the Minotaurous in Crete. It is one of the most frequently visited sites in Greece and it offers one of the most exquisite sunsets in the world.
WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF THE RESORTThe Olympic Marina
Within 9 km from the hotel stands one of the largest marinas of Attica where one can hire a private motor or sail boat to enjoy a day cruise in the nearby islands. The town of Lavrion Major port, the third in Attica gives the opportunity to the visitor either to take the ferryboat to the cycladic islands or to wonder around the street cafes, to visit the mineral museum and the theater of Thorikos, which is the oldest ancient theater in the country.
The Technological Park
The town of Lavrio situated 9 km away from the hotel is known from the antiquity of its geological wealth and the mineral explorations that have taken place for thousands of years in the vicinity and up until recent times.
The vicinity is known for the exploitation of silver and unique prime and secondary minerals in its subsurface. It dates back to the Golden Ages of Classical Greece and app 3500 BC. All these activities had as a center the Lavreotiki area. In 1865 a French Italian company was established there but it was finally closed in 1977. The whole area has been recently renovated to its old 19th century status and the Technological park now has a number of visitors related to the science of Geology and also from other industries because of their unique ambience and original settings. The area is impressive since it combines geology, history, culture and sightseeing in a unique way. Numerous of the mineral extracts precious and semi precious metals are exhibited in the museum of Lavrion.
WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF THE RESORT
Olympic Equestrian Center
A modern sports center which was build in view of the Olympic Games of Athens 2004 is situated 35 km from the Cape Sounio Hotel, in the area of Markopoulo. It can host around 60,000 spectators and it has permanent and temporary facilities to host small or Worldwide events. It hosted the triathlon during the Olympic games and the facilities of the new racecourse complex. It is within half hour drive for the hotel, which makes the Cape Sounio the ideal location for visitors to stay while enjoying events that are taking place in the Center, combining ones favorite sport with the Resort atmosphere of relaxation the hotel has to offer.
Olympic Shooting Center
Built directly opposite the Equestrian center, again 35 km from the Cape Sounio Hotel, it is the most up to date modern shooting center in Europe. It can host up to 13,000 visitors and it has facilities for running targets, indoor track, 25 m. shooters, skeet and trap events. Again the proximity of the hotel to the Shooting center offers the visitors the opportunity to experience 5 star deluxe accommodation and service without having to travel more than a mere half an hour drive.