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All our vacations and services are located in some of the best unspoilt locations in Scotland and Greece
GREECE: ODYSSEY ACTIVITY CENTRE, POROS ISLAND
Our Odyssey activity centre is the base for our operations. It is conveniently located 50 yards from the beach in the quiet coastal hamlet of Askeli a 15 minute walk from the main town of Poros. Askeli beach is the largest beach on Poros island and it is a blue flag beach with ample space for safe swimming and access for our water sports activities.
Odyssey activity centre has 15 rooms all with private ensuite facilities. Our rooms have various bed layouts, some rooms have 4 beds spread over 2 private rooms making them suitable for groups of friends, families, couples and singles or for a large group the whole centre can be booked. Located in the same complex is our Odyssey restaurant, Odyssey Cooking school with purpose built facilities and our Sea kayaking centre. Guests booking a "with food" package can enjoy the convenience of all our facilities. Odyssey is also open to non residents providing a full menu and bar service and is open daily from 8.30 am until around midnight March to the end of November each year. Odyssey suites only are also available from December to March. Odyssey centre has free wifi for all guests.
For guests looking for accommodation only check out our beach vacations.
Travelling to Poros Island: Poros island is situated approximately 35 miles south west of Athens and is easily reached by using a combination of the excellent and modern Greek public transport system. Every guest who makes a booking with us will receive detailed travel guidance notes. In order to travel to Poros it is important to arrive in the Port of Piraeus by 6.00 pm this is generally when the last boat departs, you can find information on times at the following websites. Hellenic Seaways and Saronic Ferries. Allow yourself approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes to travel from either Athens airport (ATH) or Athens centre to Piraeus, so bear this in mind when booking arrival and departure flights from ATH. Alternatively we can arrange for you a private transfer for various sized groups, the minimum cost of this is 220 Euros for up to 4 people, for larger groups the cost varies.
2023: GREECE DATE SCHEDULE.
Odyssey activity centre is open most of the year for accommodation only facilities.
Our activity holidays, vacations and courses generally operate from the middle of April to middle of November. Should you wish to visit outside these months it may be possible to provide you with what you are looking for please enquire.
ODYSSEY CENTRE FACILITIES
50 yards from the beach
15 ensuite rooms some sleep up to 4 persons
Odyssey Cooking School
Our activity holidays base
Cots/high chair for young children
Terraced area for drinking cocktails
5 Star rating on Tripadvisor
SCOTLAND : WEST HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS
Most of our products and services in Scotland take place in Argyll which is in the majestic West Highlands and Islands area. In Scotland on offer are a wide range of holidays and vacations for couples, singles, families and larger groups and we can arrange add ons for example,in the capital city Edinburgh, or activity specific locations for golf and fishing, or our culinary related adventures.
Accommodation options range from charming self catered cottages, to large fully catered lodges for larger groups. If you are a solo traveller you will normally be provided accommodation with shared facilities but you can also upgrade to a private room.
When making an enquiry you will be provided with a range of accommodation options for you to choose from and most of these suit all budgets. Alternatively if you wish to make a holiday or vacation booking that excludes any accommodation components we can also advise you on suitable options.
Travelling to Argyll : Our main base is located in the historical conservation village of Cairnbaan on the banks of the Crinan Canal in Mid Argyll, which is a rich and diverse undiscovered area perfect for the wide range of activity holidays and vacations that we offer. For larger groups we also use the Oban area with its access to a range of Scotland's islands. If travelling by car Argyll is a pleasant 2 hour drive from Glasgow area but is also easily reached by public transport. If travelling from outside Scotland plan to arrive at Glasgow (GLA) or Edinburgh (EDI) airports. The website Traveline Scotland provides comprehensive information on all public transport in Scotland. Any guests enquiring or making a booking will be provided with comprehensive travel guidance notes to suit their chosen options. You can also arrange a private taxi transfer from Glasgow or Edinburgh airport, details are on request.
2023 :SCOTLAND SCHEDULE.
Our operations in Scotland operate all year round. Depending on your vacation purpose this will determine the best month to travel. We will advise you on this if required.
We do not produce a schedule as 99% of our vacations, holidays and courses are personalised and planned to suit customer requirements. We have found that this is the best way to operate to provide a service and that guests prefer this. Our most popular Scotland vacations are as follows.
1. Mixed activity vacations for families groups and clubs click here for sample itinerary.
2. Sea kayaking trips and courses 5 to 7 days in duration.
3. Culinary trips and adventures.
We can provide for singles , couples, groups of up to 12 people and family groups.