Dokos is one of the most popular yachting destinations in the Saronic Gulf. It is an isolated, almost uninhabited, island found between the southern coast of Peloponnisos and the islands of Hydra and Spetses.
Dokos is ideal for those who love wild landscapes, peace, tranquility and stunning sunset views! During the daytime, especially in the weekends, Dokos is usually full of yachts. In the evening it usually gets quiet. The island offers important historic findings of more than 8.000 years old and the oldest shipwreck in the world. There is only a family on the island running a restaurant.
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The harbor of Hydra is always very crowded in high season and is best avoided at that time. Early spring is the best time to visit, when it is usually possible to moor either on the south quay or the inside of the north breakwater (where, however, it shallows as you go further in).
Sited in an environment of outstanding natural beauty, the Marina offers users near-absolute privacy and is a preferred mooring place for vessels of high-profile owners. Its location inside the peninsula makes mooring even safer, while the broader environmental criteria applied, which focus on the protection of the marine and terrestrial areas, create a competitive advantage.
As Poros town is built on a small peninsula surrounded by quays, along the south and northwest sides, the harbour provides excellent shelter all year round. The closest airport to Poros island is the International Airport of Athens (IATA: ATH) and from the airport or the city centre, visitors can go to the port of Piraeus and take the ferry to Poros.
Lagoudera, the previous name of Omilos bar-restaurant, was one of the most famous restaurants in Greece, visited by many international celebrities, such as, The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jackie Kennedy, Maria Callas and Aristotelis Onassis. It is situated in an excellent location, with amazing sea views and atmosphere.
The beach of Sampatiki with the graphic small port and the beautiful small settlement constitutes a point of attraction for many tourists during summertime. On the beach the small church of Virgin Mary can be found , while in the bight they tie up a lot of fishing boats.
Poulithra is a picturesque seaside village, 9 km southeast of Leonidio, the capital of Kynouria of Arkadia and southern of Plaka. It combines harmoniously the mountain with the sea as it is located 2 km from the beach and is enhanced by the presence of the beautiful natural environment which surrounds the area.
The small beach along the creek where does the famous cafe 'Halcyon' at the entrance of Varkiza from the coastal highway, is located 26 km southeast of the city center. The beach is not organized, and is completely free, except for a swim in the clear waters of the Gulf of Varkiza and you can dive from the rocks.
Immediately after the organized beaches and marinas of Vouliagmeni and as we follow the coastal highway to Varkiza, in the southeastern part of the bay of Vouliagmeni many small beaches, tiny coves, large flat rocks, sand the minimum area of Vouliagmeni renowned Limanakia! The distance from the city center is around 23 to 26 km, the beaches are only a few meters from the road and the edge of there on the parking. All these beaches are totally disorganized, but the water is crystal clear and the bottom of the beautiful wildness of the landscape unique and the beautiful white cliffs.