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SUP and Snorkeling Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay

  • Explore the Cretan coast on a standup paddle board

  • Family friendly outing

  • Appropriate for all experience levels

SUP and Snorkeling Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay
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SUP and Snorkeling Tour Blue Lagoon - Loutraki Bay
Explore the Cretan coastline from a standup paddleboard on this guided tour around beautiful Marathi Bay. After a short instruction and safety lesson, head out into the bay, exploring smaller islets, diving spots, and a small cave system along the way. Stop from time to time to snorkel with the marine life or catch your breath on the beach. This tour is good for all ages and experience levels, a great way to enjoy time with friends and family on the water.
What to Expect

Upon arrival at the beach, the instructor will go through the day's itinerary. The course starts with an introduction to Stand Up Paddling, a demonstration of proper technique, along with safety and rescue measures.

We paddle firstly inside the magnificent cove of Loutraki to increase confidence on the paddleboard. The tour includes several stops along the coastline, where we can swim, relax, sunbathe or snorkel. This is a unique opportunity to explore the Cretan coastline while standing on the water!

From Loutraki beach we paddle to Marathi bay, famous for its fish taverns and its sandy beach. For the more adventurous we paddle under the pier that separates the beach into two parts. Heading south from Marathi bay, we reach the islet of Palaiosouda, a very popular diving location. There's a small sandy beach on the west side of the islet where we can enjoy the sun and the warm waters and rest for a while before heading back to our base. While on the beach you can admire the White Mountains (Lefka Ori or Madares) standing tall in the mainland of the Cretan island, covered with snow even during the hot, summer months. If you are lucky, you may get the chance to paddle side by side with the sea turtle that loves hanging out in our bay.

It is an easy, idle tour specifically designed to satisfy all levels of paddlers, chosen by families, couples of all ages and groups of friends.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour

The tour was a lot of fun and very nice to go to some place without being in a crowd of tourist. The tour guides are very nice, they explain a lot and really try that you have a good time. It is kinda expensive...More

Thank annechristinwenck
Stefanos A, Ιδιοκτήτης at SUP in Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Anne Christin for your praising words! Happy to know our tour was one of your best days in Crete!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Really nice experience

Staff is really friendly, the water is very clean ,10M and you can see the bottom,really nice experience! Our guide Tom gave us a lot of info about the island and about paddle boarding. It's a must try in Crete!

Thank Albu T
Stefanos A, Ιδιοκτήτης at SUP in Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Albu! Visibility in Crete is indeed amazing, and the crystal clear waters of the surrounding area can only make the experience of our guests unforgettable! Thank you for choosing us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant morning, the guys were spot on, very knowledgeable, patient and great hosts. Gear was top quality and the driver had so many stories for us - book this trip. You won’t regret it.😎😎

Thank Brooksy810
Stefanos A, Ιδιοκτήτης at SUP in Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recommendation! Glad to know you that you now have a beautiful Cretan summer memory to carry back home! Till next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience

Amazing transparent and warm water, we visited caves and did a lot of swimming, snorkelling and SUP. The guides were very friendly and really good teachers, we spent a really good time with them visiting the bay. A MUST HAVE experience in Crete.

Thank Joao E
Stefanos A, Ιδιοκτήτης at SUP in Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Joao for your kind words! It is a real joy to know that you now have such a beautiful memory from your vacations in Crete! Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
SUP with my family

Thank you so much for the SUP for us beginners. We really enjoyed the stay. You took so good care of our kids and us parents too! Everything so well arranged. We will come back next time in Crete. Regards Sari with family

Thank Sari K
Stefanos A, Ιδιοκτήτης at SUP in Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sari! It is our goal to provide personalized and fun services to all our guests, especially families with young children! We are really happy you enjoyed the tour so much! Regards from SUPinCrete!

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Depending on where you hotel is they will tell you the closest point where they will pick you up.
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