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Spetses Island

Vacation on Spetses Island beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

All the beaches of Spetses without exception deserve attention of tourists; it’s believed that the most picturesque coastal areas are located in the southwestern part of the island. It’s also worth noting that the island doesn’t have a plenty of isolated beaches; many travelers prefer to move between them by water taxi. The attractive Agios Mamas Beach covered with soft white sand is in the capital; it differs with impressive size. This stretch of coast is one of the most crowded and busiest on the island, so you can find travelers here at any time of the day. There is a decent selection of cozy taverns and bars at the coast, as well as emblematic attractions and popular places for walking.
In ancient times the island was called Pityoussa which means «covered with the pine trees». There are still many wonderful pines, but the island is called Spetses which means «fragrant … Open
Nearby there is the small sandy beach of Agios Nikolaos, which also has very lively and bustling atmosphere. The attractive pebble beach of Kanapitsa is in the immediate vicinity of the town of Spetses. It features relaxed ambience great for peaceful rest. The lovely promenade runs along the coast. During vacations, travelers will have an opportunity to admire harmonious view of mansions located off the coast, some of which are now converted into taverns and amazing shops.
First-class service makes the nearby gravel and sand Caique beach popular. It’s well equipped, so you can find nice sun beds and very amazing thatched umbrellas set on the coast. The cozy tavern, where you can taste a lot of the original fish dishes, is available to visitors from early morning until late in the evening. Copyright
The most prestigious accommodation place on the island is grand hotel Poseidonion. That’s one of the most beautiful historic buildings in the capital. Impeccable appearance of the … Open
One of the most picturesque and popular is Agia Paraskevi Beach; excellent infrastructure is among its advantages. Fans of water sports enjoy spending time there, as the sandy beach is ideal for relaxing and sunbathing. Close to the coast loom dense pine forests, the walk along is a great way to diversify leisure.
Zogerya Beach situated in the eponymous bay is equally attractive. The small beach with golden sand and turquoise water is surrounded with vast forests, so these landscapes will bring a lot of impressions. Part of the beach is equipped with comfortable sun loungers and parasols. Ligoneri is considered the quietest beach on the island; it would be difficult to find the quieter and more secluded place to stay. The coast is covered with multi-colored pebbles, and spreading trees provide shelter from the hot sun. The beach is perfectly organized and equipped.
You can bring a craft in the form of the ship from Spetses. Locals are very proud of the victory in the battle of 1822, so all the types of naval souvenirs are popular here. You can also pay … Open
The small Vrelos Beach with a great bar is in demand among young and active traveler. You can not only enjoy exotic cocktails and branded treats, but also listen to music there. Vrelos beach is very calm and great for exploring the underwater world, as the water here is crystal clear. It’s certainly worth noting the beach of Agia Marina, next to which there are popular hotels and entertainment venues. The beach is suitable for a wide range of leisure activities, a lot of additional services are provided to fans of extreme entertainment and those who want to try some of the water sports. Gourmets will appreciate a variety of restaurants and bars at the coast.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Spetses Island and surroundings

Interesting places in Spetses Island for your excursion

Bratsera Hotel

From the series “Best industrial-style loft hotels”
The famous Bratsera Hotel is located on the Greek island of Hydra. It was also opened in an old industrial building of 1860. A factory for processing sea sponges was located in it in the past. The factory brought the owners a good income in the second half of the 19th century. But their business declined over time. A large building near the coast was abandoned. It was decided to open the original hotel in it later. … Read further

Epidaurus Amphitheater

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
In Greece, one of the most interesting amphitheatres is located in Epidaurus. It was built in the 4th century BC and designed by Polykleitos. The ancient theater in Epidaurus is not only one of the oldest, preserved to this day, but is also one of the largest. It was originally designed for 15000 spectators. The history of the construction of the theater is very interesting. It was not built for bloody battles and executions. … Read further
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In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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Top beaches and recreation areas in the region of Spetses Island

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