According to the poet Andreas Embirikos, “the island… is the queen of the Aegean … the most beautiful of all the world”. Andros is in the island’s complex of the Cyclades, the second-largest island after Naxos. It’s ideal not only for shorts escapes, but it’s worth spending your summer holidays. It presents a combination of the dry Cycladic landscape with abundant vegetation and waters. The capital of the island, Chora is home to famous Greek captains and ship owners, and combines medieval, neoclassical and island style evident in its houses.
Point of interest:
- Visit the Maenad’s springs in the village of Menites
- Taking a stroll in the streets of Chora and see the Monument of Afani Nafti and the Kato Kastro
- Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art
- Don’t miss the Pano Kastro or the Castle of Faneromeni on your way to Korthi
- Enjoy Batsis’ nightlife
- Taste traditional dishes in some famous restaurants, like “To Balconi tou Aegaiou”(Aprovato village) and to Steki tou Andrea(Fellos)
- Take a stroll at the village of Korthi and swim at the beach of “Tis Grias to Pidima”
- Explore the cave Foros of Aladinou village
- Beaches for all tastes, such as Vori, Achla, Zorkos, Agios Petros, Ateni, Vitali, Vlychada, Pisolimionas, Fellos, Gyalia
- Drink and enjoy the crystal water from the source of Sariza in Apoikia village
- Take a stroll at the streets of Stenies village and taste delicious fresh fishes at the “Barbarola” restaurant in front Aegean Sea
- Visit the Archaeological Museum and the Archeological site of Paleopolis, which was the first capital of the island during in the Classical Years
- Hiking routes: check the routes on this link: https://www.androsroutes.gr/day-hikes-on-andros/
- Watersports: Windsurfing
- International Festival of Andros
- Andros Trail Race
Length of stay: 3 to 7 days
By ferry only from the port of Rafina (approx. travel time 2h)
There is no airport in Andros. However, the closest one is the International Airport of Athens, which is located 26km (36m) from the port of Rafina
Tips: It is recommended to rent a car
- For travelers to Andros:
- I can book hotels & transfers in Andros only
- Ferry ticket included
Travel time: from June-October
Due to COVID19 travel restrictions may change, you can check the following link for up-to-date information. https://travel.gov.gr/#/
The above is a general overview of our inclusions. Each trip is different and the itinerary is based on season, traveler preferences, and specific travel dates. Air transportation to Europe and between countries not included. I can help you make arrangements but do not include tickets in pricing.
*All prices & holidays details are subject to availability on confirmation
Recommended Hotels and Villas
The 5 * boutique hotel, «Micra Anglia Boutique Hotel & Spa», located in the town of Andros is one of the most unique accommodation suggestions. Its story takes the visitor to the past through the stately aesthetics without depriving the modern comforts and luxuries. Rare decorative objects, romantic design, wood, oak floors, atmospheric lighting, and expensive fabrics suggest a residence converted into a lifetime experience.
The hotel «Micra Anglia» is situated in heart of the town. From here you can wander around the adjacent neoclassical houses, paved streets, and Venetian mansions. At the entrance of the town, you will see the “Theofilos Kairis” central square; where you will enjoy your coffee and the traditional almond cakes from local patisseries! Indulge in the magnificent views of the landscapes, the history of the Castle, and the beauty of this island.
The fully organized three stars hotel Chryssi Akti, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is located in the center of the town of Batsi, in Andros island, in front of the beach only 5 meters away. In our fully renovated complex, the guest will find all he needs for an unforgettable stay. The friendly personnel shall offer you integrated services and moments of sheer hospitality and relaxation the 45 years of experience is our guarantee!
Krinos Suites Hotel represents the history and culture of the island while offering a unique sense of hospitality.
Krinos Suites Hotel is a charming complex of nine autonomous suites, located in the picturesque coastal village of Batsi, the heart of the Cycladic island of Andros. With strong personal character, the spacious and well-equipped suites of the hotel are ideal for visitors looking for warm hospitality combined with discreet luxury. The courtyard of the hotel is surrounded by trees and fragrant flowers, and the breathtaking view over the Aegean complements the aesthetics of the unit.
Hotel Perrakis welcomes you to one of the most unique islands of the Cyclades, the island of Andros. Situated in an idyllic location just 3 kilometres from the port, this elegant hotel has modern refurbished facilities and warm hospitality. Next to two beautiful beaches at Kypri bay, you will relax enjoying the stunning view of the endless blue Aegean Sea.
All 44 rooms of our hotel overlook the sea, offering a comfortable and relaxing stay, with unforgettable sunsets. Our staff is highly knowledgeable and will bring you genuine Greek hospitality with a smile. Hotel Perrakis is the ideal holiday destination in Andros.
Make yourself at home in one of the 5 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and 32-inch flat-screen televisions are provided for your entertainment. Pamper yourself with onsite massages or take in the view from a rooftop terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this aparthotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Take advantage of the aparthotel s 24-hour room service. Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free-self parking is available onsite.