The Saronic Gulf Islands dot the waters nearest Athens and offer a fast track to Greek island life. Τhey are known for their natural beauty, sandy beaches, the totally unspoiled and friendly small ports and peaceful anchorages. Long stretches of sandy beaches, fragrant pine forest, and rocky capes against a backdrop of brilliant sunshine and crystal blue water provide an infinite variety of scenic beauty.
Poros is a volcanic Island and means “passage” from the scenic sea passage of 200 m. that separates the harbor of Poros from Galatas in the Argolida Prefecture.Ιt is separated from the Peloponnese mainland by a 200 meter wide Chanel of water. The beaches of Poros are known for their clean water, the most famous beach is the Love Bay, a scenic landscape with crystal waters surrounded by lush greenery.
Hydra is a popular yachting destination, the absence of air pollution the natural beauties, tradition, amazing architecture and the hospitality of the inhabitants are some of the many reasons to visit. Hydra is an artist colony and a cosmopolitan Island which has attracted in the years many glamorous people like Leonard Cohen, who has a house and back in the 60’s he wrote the Days of Kindness in Hydra in 1985.
Spetses ιs an attractive pine –clad Island secluded with hidden coves and sparkling clear water sea, beaches close to the waterfront with beautiful pine forest as backdrop. The island is particularly popular to the elite and nowadays there are plenty beautiful hotels and markets. Spetses is as close to the idyllic Hellenic picture as you can imagine.
A vibrant city-museum with listed architecture and majestic Venetian castles crowning the town. An aerial view of Nafplio: tile roofs, grey stone, grand homes and a blue-green sea. A stunning seaport town, consisting of fortresses, neoclassical buildings, old neighborhoods, wide sidewalks and large squares. It was the Venetians’ “Naples of the East” and the first capital of Greece.
One of the most famous summer resorts of Peloponnisos. The picturesque natural port is amazing, but the so called from the locals “Nisi” with an incredible view to the Argolic Bay. “Nisi” is called a part of the area that is built on the side of the hill. The houses of that region have kept their traditional colour and on top there is the well-known medieval castle.
Sea turtles are often spotted at this popular public beach with chaise lounges & umbrellas for rent.
Monemvasia means “one entrance” and in fact the only access to this castle is via a causeway. This uniquely preserved mediaeval town is carved into the majestic grey rock like a sculpture. Wander around the vaulted alleyways, churches and aristocratic mansions. Here time stands still, and you’ll become one with history.
Leonidio is a town and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality South Kynouria, of which it is a municipal unit.
Villas, mansions and luxury resorts surrounded by olive groves – simple and seductive pleasures. Beautiful beaches backed by the sun-kissed Mediterranean landscape, attractive summer vilas and yacht marinas. The island of Spetses across the narrow straits, fresh fish and a lively nightlife are just a few highlights of Porto Heli.
Ermioni offers ideal holidays combining the peaceful atmosphere of an island with a lively fun. The sea that embraces the two sides of the town formes ith the north the port wich is a traditional trading center and in the south Mandrakia. In traditional taverns and cafes with fish nets around ,the visitor can enjoy wine or ouzo with fresh seawater delicacies.
You are in the Peloponnese, in the concave of the ancient theatre of Epidaurus. On the upper tier of the ancient theatre you’ll gaze, entranced, at the horizon. Peace, tranquility. You’ll understand immediately why the ancients chose this place to construct the most famous Asclepion, or holistic healing centre. You’re in the most beautiful open-air, ancient theatre in the world.A Unesco World Heritage Site, it is still a therapy for the body and soul.
Aegina is a perfect holiday destination, especially for travellers who like not “polished” islands. One of the joys is for someone to experience local food and drink; there are no fast food restaurants, only handmade and Mediterranean food at its best.There are several good sandy beaches on the island from which you can delight in the clean and crystal clear waters.