For those who wish to spend their summer holiday in Greece in a fun and adventurous way, this is a perfect activity to try. There are numerous water activities you could enjoy at this destination, but Mykonos cavern diving is considered to be one of the most exciting ones. If you are willing to spend your holiday exploring the gorgeous underwater caves, this is the perfect guide for you.
Even though this place is mostly famous for being a party destination and a hedonistic paradise with numerous luxurious hotels, some of the best international restaurants, and incredible nightlife and evening events, it also has a more adventurous side.
Why travel this much to spend your holiday on Mykonos just relaxing on some of the most beautiful beaches when you can also explore its incredible underwater world? Join some of the popular scuba programs to see numerous underwater attractions. This water sports activity will be an unforgettable experience, and it will elevate your entire summer holiday.
For those who have always wondered what it is like to explore the depths of the Aegean Sea and its marine life, scuba is the perfect water activity. The excitement and freedom this activity brings are unmeasurable and can’t be compared to anything else. While on your summer vacation, one of the things you must do is to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing underwater world of the Cycladic islands.
The sites you will see, such as colorful reefs, various marine creatures, caverns with turquoise waters, and underwater shipwrecks, will be a memory you will cherish forever. Today we are sharing with you all the essential information you should know before indulging in this lovely adventure.
If you were wondering what some of the most popular sites for underwater swimming in Greece are, Mykonos caves are definitely on top of that list. Even though there isn’t a great number of them, the two most famous caves are so gorgeous that they are considered one of the biggest attractions in the Aegean Sea.
These incredible sites are located on the nearby islands, very close to the Mykonian coast, and are quite popular among divers. It’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss out on. Two uninhibited islands near Mykonos, Tragonisi and Stapodia (Chtapodia), are considered to be every diver’s dream.
These gorgeous islands do not have any kind of facilities, as they are completely covered in wild nature. However, they are perfect for underwater exploring. Swimming and snorkeling around their cavern system will give you an insight into the interesting marine environment.
Tragonisi is a small island, around 10 minutes away from the eastern side of the Mykonian coast. It is a protected nature reserve known for being a haven for the Monachus monachus seal, a special sea creature.
While swimming through the different chambers and tunnels of Tragonisi, you will be able to have a close encounter with some of the most beautiful sea creatures the Aegean Sea is home to. The deepest point of the cave at 30 m, and it is perfectly safe even for inexperienced divers as well.
The caverns of Stapodia island, which is a bit further from Tragonisi, around 25 minutes away from The Island of the Winds, are also famous for their spectacular beauty. These caverns are incredible and are also home to a rich marine life.
Here you will find some of the most colorful sea sponges and a great number of seals. The dives in these caves go to an average depth of 25 m, and they can also be enjoyed by advanced and novice divers.
GoDive Diving Resort is a professional organization that offers tourists a chance to test their underwater skills on some of the most beautiful sites in the Cyclades in Greece. Whether you are interested in scuba, snorkeling, or perhaps some boat trips to scenic dive sites of the Greek coast, their team will gladly provide you with it.
They are known for their high-quality standards and numerous courses, which you can join if you wish to try this special sport. GoDive is located on the famous Lia Beach, but you can contact them through their official website or social media.
Their team offers transportation services, boat transfers to underwater sites, full equipment, underwater photos, and comprehensive insurance. They also have various courses and tours such as:
There are many more courses and programs available in their offer. Do keep in mind that the prices above include the full SCUBAPRO equipment, instructors, water for refreshment, towels, and free underwater photos for your travel diary. Can you imagine a better Instagram spot than the colorful world of the Aegean Sea?
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This summer destination is known for being one of the most fun and exciting places in the world, and we want each tourist to have the best experience possible. The Ace VIP team offers amazing accommodations, such as incredible private villas in Mykonos and a wide range of exclusive yachts.
If you want your holiday to be picture perfect, our concierge services will be available at your request during your entire stay, no matter place or time. We are here to make your summer holiday in one of our Mykonos villas for rental the best you ever had.