Poros consists of two islands: Sphairia in the south which is of volcanic origin and where its major city is
located, and Kalaureia, also known as Kalavria or Calauria, which is the largest part of the island chain. A
bridge connects the two islands over a narrow strait.
Poros is an island with a rich flora of pine forests alongside picturesque villages and organized beaches
with crystal clear waters and small private coves. The island has also a good road network which makes
it a popular resort for short stays and holidays.
On the island, you can find cozy cafes and restaurants, plenty of shops and a lively waterfront.
The main attractions of the island are the Temple of Poseidon (built circa 520 BC), the Archaeological
and Folklore Museums of the Zoodohos , Pigi Monastery, which is one of the most impressive religious
monument on the island and the Clock Tower, which stands on the hill overlooking the town.
There are two buses that connect the port of Poros to the entire island. The first goes to Askeli and
Monastiri and the second to Neorio, Love Bay, and the Russian Bay. The bus schedule is very frequent.
The beach is located on one side of the village of Askeli. It is long, with golden sand and
deep crystal clear water. It is also one of the busiest beaches in Poros Island and you can find bars,
shops, and taverns alongside. You can reach the beach by local bus or taxis from Poros Town.
Love Bay Beach
This small beach and bay is a paradise on earth. The beach is adorable and on it you can
find white pebbles, golden sand, and clear waters. The superb beach and its narrow coastline is
surrounded by pine trees and verdant vegetation.
Russian Bay Beach- The charming bay, the golden sand, the calm sea water and overall serenity that
surrounds the beach, makes the Russian Bay, probably, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.
Mikro Neorio Beach
This beach is located north-west of Poros Town and here you can find long sandy
beaches with crystal clear waters and high pine trees which follow the beach meeting the sea. Many
restaurants, taverns, and hotels can be found near the beach.
The beach is located northeast of Poros Town. Amazing views make this beach
another small paradise. You can enjoy water sports and underwater diving too.
Alongside the crystalline waters of Poros Town you can find beautiful, long, sandy
beaches, neighbored by lively taverns with amazing views over the open sea.
The beach is located north of Poros Town and is rarely visited by tourists. The sandy
and pebble beach stretches along the bottom of a beautiful valley full of vegetation and citrus trees. You
can also see the ruins of an ancient city under the sea a few meters from the shoreline. You must reach
the beach by private transport as there is no bus service.
The beach is located on the eastern coast of Poros and has a wonderful pebble beach
with clean and calm waters. The beach is rarely visited by tourists. You can find a small tavern where you
can enjoy traditional food or cocktails. You can reach the beach by bus or private transport from Poros
You can get around the island either by public buses, taxis or you can use the services of a rental
company. Transport connections are good, only a few beaches being accessible solely by private