HIDDEN GREEK ISLANDS
This tiny island is situated at the southern tip of Greece, opposite to its much larger neighbor, Crete making it the southernmost point of the entire European continent. According to Callimachus, it was the island of Calypso, the one known from the epic Ogygia. It’s a blissful natural paradise with only a few rooms, taverns, rich vegetation and pristine beaches, some accessible only by foot or boat. A place where you can totally discover your most relaxed self!
Or Greece’s tiny version of the Seychelles is just 10 minutes away by boat from Mitsis Galini Wellness Resort & Spa! Α little group of islands to enjoy the sun and swim in crystal clear waters with numerous of seashells! A family of seals also live there and if you are lucky enough you may spot them!
Situated around 6 km to the west of the island of Rhodes, is the smallest inhabited island of the Dodecanese. Tiny in the eye, but great for peace and privacy. The only town is Nimporio, a picturesque place that surrounds the main port of the island. There are daily local ferries to Chalki from the small port of Ancient Kamiros in Rhodes. If you love long walks and secluded beaches, this is the place for you.
Chrissi is an uninhabited island, 9 miles in the south of Crete close to Ierapetra and gets its name from the golden sand covering the whole island. Chrissi is protected as an “area of intense natural beauty” as it has the largest naturally formed Juniperus macrocarpa forest in Europe. When in Crete, do not miss a day trip at this golden piece of Greece!
Koufonisia is a small group of two islets, Ano kai Kato Koufonisi. If you are seeking to relax and look for sheltered golden sand beaches, small natural pools of turquoise waters, original island vides and fresh seafood, this is definitely your next destination!
Escape to a typically Cycladic island with white washed picturesque houses, chapels and turquoise waters! An elusive island with its eclectic beaches, sign-posted trails, a winery that is open to the public, traditional feasts, summer celebrations and the most atmospheric monument in the archipelagos. the Episkopi, Sikinos is an island unexplored by many but well worth discovering.
Come for the most accessible volcano in the Mediterranean, stay for the pristine coasts, magnificent views and artistic flair of the island. When in Kos or Rhodes, a day trip to Nisyros is a must!
Last but for sure not least, Symi gets our vote when it comes to small islands. You will find one of the most picturesque harbors in the country, pastel-colored houses, lots of bars and restaurants, pretty little streets and the beaches are also a highlight. The island is noted more for peace and tranquility as well as high temperatures during summer. Ideal for a day trip but we would totally recommend to spend a few nights there if possible.