Seal Sanctuary (Fokospilia)

Seal Sanctuary (Fokospilia)

This is a sea cave of special natural beauty and a sanctuary of the Mediterranean seal (monachus monachus). It is located at the steep Cape Moschonas (Cavo Moschona), on the island’s eastern coast.

It is a huge triangular opening in the rock, 40m wide and 10m high, with walls adorned with coral-like formations and crystal-clear blue waters. It was a pirate hideout in the Middle Ages.

Eastern Donoussa, near Kalotaritissa settlement 22850 51600, 22850 29107
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Directions for access Accessibly only from the sea, by local or private boat.

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