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Andros Island

City break in Andros Island. Active leisure ideas for Andros Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Andros Andros is one of the most peaceful islands for vacation. Tourists come here to sunbathe on the numerous beaches and relax from the hustle and bustle of big cities. There are a variety of beaches here: crowded or secluded, pebbly or sandy, with bars, cafes, and sunbeds or wild and deserted, where there is no one except you and a couple of gulls.
You should travel to Andros with your children if you plan a quiet and relaxing holiday. There are no water parks or attractions here. But playgrounds for children are equipped in almost … Open
There are also all conditions for people who prefer active recreation here. Quite a strong north wind blows here in the summer. This creates excellent opportunities for windsurfing. The South-Eastern area of the island is particularly suitable for this sport. Several windsurfing centers are located in the vicinity of the village of Ormos. You can rent equipment and take a few lessons from experienced instructors there. Windsurfers from all over Greece have been coming to Andros in recent years. International competitions were even organized here.
You can go snorkeling or diving and explore the underwater world of the Cycladic Archipelago. "ScubAndros" is one of the largest diving centers on the island. Instructors with international qualifications work here. The most modern equipment is also used here. Diving lessons are available to everyone. You will be able to get a certificate and take a dive into the purest waters of the Aegean Sea after these courses. The center organizes dives on the Vouvi Wreck reef. You will be offered boat trips right there. Snorkeling is also included in the program of these trips. Copyright
Andros' cuisine is mostly traditional Greek. You will find Greek salad, assorted Mezedes snacks, souvlaki kebabs, and tzatziki sauce in almost any tavern. But there are also dishes that are … Open
Andros is popular with fans of hiking because of the abundance of attractions and very beautiful nature. Routes are laid out for the most interesting places. Guests are offered a choice of 12 routes to date. Trails run close to the most important architectural and historical monuments: monasteries, churches, and excavations of ancient settlements. Your path will run through the unique natural beauty of the island. You should remember that if you plan to go walking, you should go to Andros in the fall or spring. It can be too hot for hiking here in the summer.
There are several wellness centers around the village of Apicia. You can enjoy hydrotherapy using water from local mineral springs, Spa treatments, and various massages here. Tours for Eco-tourists are organized on Andros. You will remember an interesting trip through the local gardens, vineyards, and olive groves for a long time. Gastronomic tours around the island are extremely exciting. You can visit the best restaurants and taste local wines and products. You should also visit the farms, wineries, and shops for the production of olive oil.
Andros is the second-largest island in the Cycladic Archipelago. Most tourists come here in the summer months. Various festivals and celebrations are held here at this time. In addition, the … Open
Of course, you need to visit the local beaches. Chrissi Ammos Beach is one of the most popular. In addition to swimming and sunbathing, you can rent equipment for water and beach sports or have a cocktail at the bar here. It is quite noisy here due to the numerous young people and loud music in the season. Grias Pidima Beach is awarded the blue flag. This is the guarantee of an ideal holiday environment. It is fully equipped. There is everything necessary for the comfort of vacationers here. You will find sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, and toilets on this beach. The sea is very calm here. Therefore, the beach is perfect for families with children. Agios Petros Beach is popular among young people. There are many opportunities for active recreation here. You will find a surf school and a diving center on the beach.
It is recommended to go to the Ormos Korthiou beach if you prefer to relax in privacy. It is located in the south of Andros and surrounded by mountains. Therefore, many tourists rarely come here. Kantouni Beach is also located here in the south. Windsurfing fans prefer to come here. If you love to fish then go to Pisolimionas Beach. This wild pebble beach is great for fishing. Not only tourists but also local fishermen come here. Plaka Beach is another place suitable for fishing. It is located in the south-west of the island. The beach is equipped with boat sheds. The locals keep their gear and boats there. You can also rent a boat or motor-boat for fishing in the open sea on Andros. You should check this information at the tour office or at the hotel.
It is recommended to start exploring the Old town of Andros. You will see a picture familiar to many people from photos and video reports here. This is classic Greece with white houses with … Open
Nightlife is much quieter on Andros than on the other Cyclades Islands. However, you can have fun here. Almost all establishments working in night hours are concentrated in the capital town of Chora. It gets especially noisy here on weekends. Residents of major Greek cities come from the mainland here at this time to relax and have fun. Nimborio Beach is the nightlife center of Andros. There are discos and a variety of music is played here.
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National and city parks around Andros Island
♥   National Park 'Ethniko Parko Schinia Marathona' , 77.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Andros Island
♥   Amusement park 'Ta Aidonakia Luna Park' , 92.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Allou Fun Park' , 102.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Andros Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Andros Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Andros Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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