Things to Do in Thirasia

Thirassia is a sleepy volcanic island that sits a short jaunt from Santorini. Join a day tour to experience its natural hot springs, visit churches, and watch the sunset from a boat below Oia. Originally part of Santorini, Thirassia boasts beautiful beaches and gorgeous hiking trails. Whether you stroll around Manolas or admire the Greek-painted … Read more

Best Beaches in Diaporos

Best Beaches in Diaporos is a secluded paradise of crystal clear waters, white beaches and rocky coves. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day of swimming, sunbathing and relaxation. Often referred to as White beach or Hawaii, it is the most exotic beach in Halkidiki. It is a must visit. Myrsini Beach Myrsini Beach is … Read more

Things to Do in Paxos, Greece

Paxos is a non-touristy island that oozes charm. The capital, Gaios, is pedestrianised and packed with lovely cafes and restaurants draped in bougainvillea. There are a few Paxos hotels but most travellers choose to rent villas. We stayed in Villa Glaros which is super spacious with multiple outdoor areas and an amazing pool. 1. Visit … Read more

The Best Beaches in Kefalonia

Kefalonia is home to dozens of gorgeous beaches. These include the picturesque Foki Beach and Emplisi Beach, which sit near Fiskardo. Both are perfect for picnicking all day and relaxing under pine trees. There’s also the renowned Xi Beach, whose reddish-brown sand looks like it came straight out of a sunscreen commercial. Plus, it has … Read more

Things to Do in Psara

Things to do in Psara include exploring its rocky coastline, visiting its churches and museums. Other sights worth seeing include the house of Konstantinos Kanaris and the historic rock of Mavri Rachi. The beautiful beaches on Psara, such as Kato Gialos and Lakka are not organised so bring your own umbrella, towel and food for … Read more

Best Beaches in Schoinoussa

The island of Schinoussa is strewn with unique beaches. Some are sandy, some have tamarisk trees while others offer wonderful seabed. All of them are within walking distance from Chora, the main village on the island. Lioliou is a very beautiful beach near the port of Mersini. It has a lovely sand and there is … Read more

Things to Do in Kythira

The picturesque island of Kythira has a myriad of ancient footpaths that lead to secluded villages and churches. You can also sample thyme honey and the local liqueur called “fatourada.” This postcard-perfect island offers unique natural beauty as well as cultural highlights. It is believed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite and has an interesting … Read more

Things to Do in Zakynthos

Many of the best things to do in Zakynthos revolve around taking a boat tour. Cruise around coastal highlights such as the famous shipwreck beach at Navagio along with the luminous Blue Caves. Look for endangered loggerhead sea turtles at Cameo Island, too. Take a private or small-group day trip to see the island’s outdoor … Read more

Best Beaches in Ithaca

The Ionian gem of Ithaca, a mythical land identified with Homer’s Odyssey is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. Enchanting mountains and emerald sea, along with picturesque villages and beautiful beaches form the landscape of Ithaca. The Best Beaches in Ithaca are sandy, with fine golden pebbles that embrace pristine turquoise waters, perfect for … Read more

The Best Beaches in Samothraki

Built like an amphitheater on a mountain slope, Chora is Samothraki’s charming capital. You’ll love wandering the cobbled alleys and visiting medieval ruins. Be sure to try cooked goat at one of the tavernas in town. Located steps away from the beach, this boutique hotel offers rooms with sea or mountain views. It has great … Read more

The Best Beaches in Skiathos

Skiathos is famous for its gorgeous beaches. From fully-organized beaches with taverns, restaurants and watersport equipment to off-the-beaten-path secluded beaches, the island has something for everyone. Kanapitsa Beach is a family-friendly option offering calm blue waters and golden sand. Multiple taverns are located nearby serving up delectable dishes. It is also close to Troulonisi, a … Read more

Things to Do in Meganisi

The island of Meganisi is much quieter than its bigger sister Lefkada and ideal for a peaceful holiday. It has serene villages like Katomeri and Spartochori as well as footpaths to explore and gorgeous beaches to enjoy. Its small size invites you to explore the island on your own – with or without a private … Read more