Hydra is one of the most remarkable islands in the Saronic Gulf, perhaps the most attractive port and
village in all of Greece. Situated in the Saronic Gulf and very close to the Greek capital, Athens, Hydra is
always a favored choice as a holiday destination during the summer season.
The main town is built on the outskirts of a hill overlooking the port and amazes visitors with elegant
stone mansions and beautiful colours. One of the characteristics and attractions of the island is that no
cars or scooters are allowed. Getting around the island is done by donkeys, horses and water taxis,
which can be found at the port. As a matter of fact, the donkeys are a representative symbol of Hydra.
Here, the beaches are actually tiny coves with crystal clear water and lush green landscapes. Agios
Nikolaos, Bitsi, Vlichos and Kaminia are the most stunning beaches on the island, all of them providing
amazing spots under the hot Greek sun.
Our boat will stop here for 2 hours while you enjoy the beautiful city center with its shops, visit the
Historical Archive Museum of HHydra, ride the donkey through the village or take a water taxi to the
Bars and restaurants are located very near to the port giving you a mesmerizing view of the gulf and
offering great choices of food and drinks.
Close to the harbour, Spilia is a lovely rocky area with deep shimmering turquoise water
and a perfect place for diving. Due to their shape and size, the rocks on this beach can be comfortably
used for tanning and relaxing.
This beach is located under the cannons and on the rocks making it very beautiful and a
great location to deep dive or relax on the hot rocks.
This small beach is fantastic at night time as it offers an amazing natural light show due to
minerals in the pebbles that glow when it is pitch black. Blue-green water will wait for you to take a
swim into it. All of the above-mentioned beaches are in close proximity, being accessible by foot with the port only a
few minutes away.
has a small pebble beach, ideal for families with children. It is also perfect for water games,
located near to a small natural port which is always full of fishing boats.
on the south-west part of Hydra island, being located 30min ride by boat taxis from the
port and hidden inside a cove, the beach is safely protected from the weather and sea currents. Blue
waters, thin pebbles, and fine sand await you here.
a small pebble beach with crystal clear waters. The beach is very quiet and can be
reached within 40 minutes’ walk from the harbour or with a taxi boat.
reachable in 30 min ride by taxi boat from the port is a small pebble beach fenced by tall
rocks and hypnotic pine trees.