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Nautica Bay Beach Club

Porto Heli

At A Glance

  • Beach Club hotel (150 bed)
  • Direct sea views
  • Swimming pool, beach bar
  • Tennis courts, crazy golf
  • Nearest shops & bars: <5 min walk
  • Specialist Dinghy Sailing Centre
  • Windsurfing to Intermediate level

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It's Good For

Read our review in Yachts & Yachting >

About the Beach Club

Nautica Bay is found in the cosmopolitan, chic harbour town of Porto Heli, known as ‘Heli’ to the locals. It’s a fantastic sailing centre for all abilities as well as famous for its local biking. It’s also an area brimming with local culture, sandy beaches and ancient history. Expect a holiday with as much to do off the water as on it! We think it’s great for families and guests wanting plenty to do and explore.

Nautica Bay is a 4 Diamond rated hotel with lots of great facilities. Discover and enjoy its extensive gardens, swimming pool, crazy golf, tennis courts and beautiful sea views wherever you look. Its gardens lead down to a private sandy beach with sun loungers, a beach bar and our very well kitted water sports centre, packed full of the latest gear for you to try out.

So, whether you want to switch off or jump on-board, you’ll be in your element ! And you can do it all safe in the knowledge that your kids are having the time of their lives in our brilliant Active Kids Club : hanging out with new friends and learning new sports while you have a well-deserved breather!

Nautica Bay - What's Included

Bedrooms...take your pick

Each bedroom has a balcony and you can see the crystal blue sea from most of them. All rooms have tea and coffee-making facilities, air-conditioning, satellite TV (with some English channels), a fridge and an en-suite bathroom with shower and WC. We also have twins, doubles, triples and family suites with interconnecting rooms so you can all be together. Tourist taxes are payable by you when you check out of the Beach Club. Charges vary by destination and are currently between €1.50- €4 per room per night.



Eat, drink and be active

At Nautica Bay we upgrade your mealtimes for free. We call it Club Board and it’s inclusive. Think of it like half board: where you can enjoy our hearty cooked and continental breakfast buffet each day, (and it really is hearty!); and a 3-course evening meal from the buffet for six nights and one lunch. The seventh night is often an end-of-week BBQ or beach BBQ and awards ceremony.

For the one night where dinner is not provided, you can either head into Heli’s harbourside restaurants nearby, or join us for our special evening trip to the island of Spetses for a meal. The boat departs from the pontoon in front of the hotel. It’s a great excursion and a magical evening to visit this very special island. Payment for this excursion is taken locally by the hotel reception.

The hotel beach and pool bars serve drinks and snacks all day and if you would like to upgrade to add lunches and convert your Club Board to Full Board, we can do that too.

All included

Porto Heli is basically heaven for the sailor in your family. As our specialist dinghy sailing centre, it offers you the really excellent sailing conditions you’d expect, as well as our biggest range of boats to play with.

If you’ve ever wanted to learn sailing or windsurfing (or both!) or to progress your skills, this is your chance! We’ve got a crack team of expert RYA instructors teaching our free-and-inclusive sailing and windsurfing lessons for beginners and intermediates. They’ll help you rig up, get launched and free-sail our great kit all week; or coach you some more if you choose to take further tuition.

Don’t forget our paddle-boarding and kayaking and our excellent Kids Clubs are also inclusive and designed to get everyone on the water, whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool water-lover or you love to mess around on the beach. We also offer Youth Squad for more dedicated coaching for your sailing young guns, which follows the RYA syllabus.

Still hungry for more? You’ll also enjoy our new and inclusive Healthy Elements programme with everything from fitness sessions and guided bike rides to yoga inspired Stretch and Relax workouts.

Remember that we offer RYA courses for sailing and windsurfing (beginner to advanced) which are from £69 for 10-12 hours tuition and follow the Ocean Elements ‘Fast Forward’ coaching technique with low groups sizes of (max) 6 guests. Pretty good value at only £6.90 an hour!

Reckon you can fit even more in? You can pay a little extra to water-ski or wakeboard or even take a motorboat out for a spin around the bay. Or if you fancy some time on dry land, then hire a car or moped from reception and discover the nearby citadels of ancient Greece or try island-hopping by boat. It’s all close by and easy to do.

Activities on the shore

The area has as much to do off the water as on it! Try some incredible mountain biking on single-track pathways and coastal roads with steady inclines and exhilarating downhill. We have a fleet of Specialized bikes, there’s biking to suit every rider and we offer guided rides each day.

Why not try a game of tennis at the hotel or put your putter to the test on some crazy golf or adventure further afield on a boat trip to nearby islands like Spetses or Hydra.

Perhaps hire a car or moped from reception and take a day trip somewhere fantastic: the ancient walled city of Haliesis, Epidavros and its ancient amphitheatre, the pretty village of Ermioni or visit Nafplion with its fantastic 13th century citadel.

Perfect For all The Family

We pride ourselves on being a big hit with families, and the Nautica is no different. It’s especially suited to families with its large, you-can-run-around-in-them grounds, its kids-size swimming pool (with one for adults too, naturally), crazy golf, playground, tennis and our Active Kids Clubs, plus a raft of shore-based activities and plenty of cultural history to keep the most imaginative historians in your family happy!

Kids will love our free Active Kids Clubs and we’ll make sure they have a great time in ‘Sea Urchins’ and ‘Tigers’ from 4 up to 13 years old getting active on the water with sailing and windsurfing tasters

Our excellent Youth Squad is a dedicated RYA coaching programme for 8-13 year olds that’s great for budding sailors and windsurfers, and is charged as a supplement. The over 13’s can join our free ‘Start Sailing and Windsurfing’ lessons and use our great kit all week.

Heli itself is the perfect spot for kids to get to grips with the water. The gentle conditions in the bay each morning ensure everyone gets more than enough water-time. The waist-deep teaching area means it’s ideal for kids to learn sailing, windsurfing and paddle sports in warm, clear waters.



Nautica Bay Beach Club Prices & Offers

7Nts Accommodation, Flights & Transfers, Club-board Catering, Free Water sports (RYA Tuition), Activities & Bike Hire

May 2019
Offers
25 May Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,084.46pp
w/ Flights
£917.68pp
Self Travel
Jun 2019
Offers
01 Jun Saturday
7 Nights From
£845.03pp
w/ Flights
£695.03pp
Self Travel
Offers
08 Jun Saturday
7 Nights From
£845.03pp
w/ Flights
£695.03pp
Self Travel
Offers
15 Jun Saturday
7 Nights From
£845.03pp
w/ Flights
£695.03pp
Self Travel
Offers
29 Jun Saturday
7 Nights From
£975.02pp
w/ Flights
£825.02pp
Self Travel
Jul 2019
Offers
06 Jul Saturday
7 Nights From
£994.97pp
w/ Flights
£844.97pp
Self Travel
Offers
13 Jul Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,045.02pp
w/ Flights
£895.02pp
Self Travel
Offers
20 Jul Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,095.00pp
w/ Flights
£945.00pp
Self Travel
Offers
27 Jul Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,144.98pp
w/ Flights
£994.98pp
Self Travel
Aug 2019
Offers
03 Aug Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,144.98pp
w/ Flights
£994.98pp
Self Travel
Offers
10 Aug Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,144.98pp
w/ Flights
£994.98pp
Self Travel
Offers
17 Aug Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,095.00pp
w/ Flights
£945.00pp
Self Travel
Offers
24 Aug Saturday
7 Nights From
£1,045.02pp
w/ Flights
£895.02pp
Self Travel
Offers
31 Aug Saturday
7 Nights From
£944.99pp
w/ Flights
£794.99pp
Self Travel

Your FREE Activities

Whatever you’re into, whatever your fitness, whatever you’re keen to try: you’ll be in your element with our huge range of all-inclusive activities for any age and ability.

Sailing Tuition

Dinghy Sailing

Windsurfing

Kayaking

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Windsurfing Tuition

Dinghy Foiling

Kids Clubs (4-12 yrs)

Mountain Biking

Location

Found at the southern tip of the Argolis Peninsula, Porto Heli is a chic harbourside resort, the centre of which is a 10-minute stroll along the seafront from Nautica bay. With a colourful cafe culture and white sandy beaches galore, Heli is a real hit with our guests. It has a wide range of sights, tours and excursions as well as great biking and walking along its idyllic coastline; with the Med's famously clear waters lapping the shore.

Heli is about 2 hours and 30 mins drive from the airport. Don’t worry, our coach is air conditioned and you can use the journey to start planning your activities with our reps, who’ll meet you at the airport and be on board for the transfer.

Wind & sailing conditions

Porto Heli is a natural harbour with a sheltered bay and reliable thermal winds, all of which deliver gentle conditions in the morning and more exciting sailing and windsurfing in the afternoon which will get boats and boards ‘planing’ on most days. It’s a perfect venue whether you choose to relax or get active this summer, and our fun, sociable paddle cruises, dinghy cruises and dinghy races are not to be missed.

Why Choose Nautica Bay Beach Club?

Healthy Elements

If you’re keen to work up a sweat while you’re with us then our Healthy Elements club offers things like stretch n’ relax, strength and conditioning classes and Yoga inspired sessions, jogging groups and guided bike rides.

More on Healthy Elements >

Dinghy Sailing

Porto Heli suits both beginner and expert dinghy sailors alike. We offer free daily lessons and a great range of boats, with a crack-team of RYA instructors on hand to help you all week. We even offer FREE foiling tasters so intermediates can try this new-wave of sailing.

More on Dinghy Sailing >

Windsurfing

Heli offers some very good windsurfing for beginner and intermediates. We have a large range of boards up to Intermediate, with a few advanced boards too. The morning’s are calm (great for beginners) and each afternoon the thermal wind switches on to offer more exciting conditions.

More on Windsurfing >

Kayak and SUP

Grab a paddle board or a kayak from our racks and explore the bay. Join our complimentary ‘Intro to Paddle Sports’ lesson and take part in our Paddle Cruise Safari, or our sunrise SUP sessions and SUP-Yoga workouts!

More on Paddleboarding >

Biking and Cycling

We have a fleet of Specialized mountain bikes which are free for you to use all week.Explore this stunning area with your friends or family, or join our guided rides - we offer 3 rides a day - if you just want to switch off and pedal!

More on biking and cycling >

Book Smart and Save Money

  • We recommend our two-week breaks which can save you up to £400pp and give you much bigger bang for buck.
  • Been before? – Remember you get discounts on your main holiday booking and discounts in resort if you have your loyalty card! Apply now to join our Elemental Loyalty Club online
  • Remember that our Kids Clubs are free! But do book in advance as spaces are limited and they are popular!
  • We include sailing lessons and windsurfing lessons for free
  • RYA courses are from only £69 for 10-12 hours of tuition. That’s £6.90 an hour which is pretty good value! You can even go home with a new RYA qualification, so do bring your RYA logbook if you have one. If you don’t then we can supply.
  • All our boats, windsurf kit, paddle gear, beach kit and bikes are free to use all week. We don’t charge extra for performance kit (except foiling)
  • Book any holiday for June and save £’s over peak dates, with no loss of value or package! Different month - same great holiday!

Why Choose Nautica Bay Beach Club?

For the excursions

The area has as much to do off the water as on it! The surrounding mountains and beaches provide stunning walks and some of the best biking in Greece. Heli is also perfectly positioned to hire a car or moped and explore an array of cultural sites like ancient citadels and amphitheatres. There’s a plethora or historic tours and island trips (by boat) to choose from.

To try Foiling

We are offering free Foiling Tasters for sailing and windsurfing for all guests. So if you can plane a board in footstraps or blast reach a Laser - then you should be ready to have a go at foiling this summer! Join our expert RYA foiling instructors and learn to foil on our new Starboard foiling boards and RS Aeros adapted for Glidefree.

More on foiling >

For the sailor in you

Heli is our Specialist Sailing Centre and enjoys reliable thermal winds. You can expect light winds in the morning that should provide beginners and families with the perfect place to learn. The thermal winds build slowly after lunch giving a Force 2 to 4 cross-shore most days. Perfect for ‘planing’ our performance dinghies and to even try foiling - be it windsurfing or sailing.

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