Tolon (Tolo) lies on the inside of a huge, sweeping bay in the Peloponnese in Greece. Sheltered from the elements, the beach at Tolon is absolutely wonderful, with golden sands stretching into the horizon. The beach isn’t the only attraction to a holiday rental villa in Tolon, Greece, as there are a vast number of things to do, as well as an incredible selection of ancient treasures to discover in the surrounding countryside.
Tolon Beach is remarkable. You can happily spend many hours a day simply stretched out on the golden sands, soaking in the atmosphere, the sun and the sounds of the calm waters of the sea lapping the shore. Sheltered from the weather by large headlands, conditions on the beach are always comfortable, and there are some exceedingly attractive cafes and restaurants to find lining the back of the beach.
Water sports thrive from Tolon. Renting a pedalo or small boat and riding out to the two small islets in Tolon Bay is great fun, and there are excellent facilities to learn to water ski, windsurf and sail. Speed boats can be hire surprisingly easily, which means you can enjoy a wonderful day of discovery around the Peloponnese coast. If you would prefer to sit back and let someone else navigate, there are some fantastic day cruises
The nightlife in Tolon could not be described as raucous, but there are some excellent little bars and restaurants to discover. After a long day of sightseeing in Asini, Nafplion or Epidaurus, the music cafes, two nightclubs and many restaurants offer a fantastic opportunity to relax and enjoy your evenings.
Holiday rental properties in Tolon are just 11km from the jewel of the Peloponnese, Nafplion. The town is stunningly beautiful and filled with magnificent monuments to Greece’s impressive past. The twin fortresses that flank the town are hugely impressive, and the whole town is adorned with ancient sites, archaeological discoveries and charming restaurants serving the finest of local delicacies.
During the summer months, it is hard to resist the allure of Tolon Beach. Daily high temperatures hover between 25 and 32˚C from June until September. The spring and autumn are fantastic times to visit, with fewer crowds yet similar daily temperatures. Even in winter, it is very rare to experience temperatures of less than 10˚C.
Athens International Airport (ATH) is the closest to a holiday rental apartment in Tolon, Greece. There are regular daily flights from across the UK, landing in Athens with amazing regularity. From Athens, you can either take a hire car from the airport, take a coach or catch a ferry from Athens’ Piraeus Port.