Accessibility: By helicopter from Athens International airport (30\' ride)
By driving from Athens (2,5 - 3 hours ride)
By hydrofoil from Piraeus port (2,5 hours)
Population: Approximately 2,500 people
Natural bays and sheltered coves provide conditions conducive to a plethora of water sports, making it easy to venture out by boat – private or water taxi – to visit the attractive neighboring islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, such as jet-set Spetses and artsy Hydra.Picturesque Nafplion, the 19th Century capital of Greece, is a worthwhile stop on the way to or from Athens. Don’t miss the view from the Polyamides fortress. Walking up the 999 steps is both entirely optional and highly recommended as a means to walk off any excess of spinach pie and pasticcio.
Explore the ancient sites of the Ancient Epidaurus, the archaeological site of Olympia, Monemvasia and Mycenae.
Not in the move to move? Stay local, taking in the blue sky, lush vegetation, the great local fish taverns, tranquil pine-lined coves and small villages, all in the immediate vicinity. Oh, and don’t miss a movie night at the classic Star Club open-air cinema, a quintessential Greek summer experience.