The Greek islands are so varied in character that within the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean, everyone is sure to find their perfect holiday, whether it is relaxing on beautiful beaches or discovering Greek legends. If you are looking to experience a number of different islands during your stay, we can arrange that to. We will select the ideal accommodation on each of the islands and arrange all the transfers and flights. The Greek Islands offer something for everyone, from boutique hotels with infinity pools to traditional guesthouses, or luxury beachfront villas to family apartments.
Tiny Agistri (around an hour by flying dolphin from Piraeus) is just 13 sq km and is the smallest of the Saronic islands. But the island packs a punch far greater than its’ size. Over 80% of the island is forested with pine trees – but easy walking is a great attraction here. Agistri is friendly, laid back, and very Greek – discover it soon.
Alonissos is a tiny gem in the Aegean. It is a green, fertile island with only one town and three villages. A tranquil, peaceful retreat offering true Greek tradition and charm. Holidays to Alonissos are perfect for relaxation with long leisurely days of Greek sunshine.
Amorgos is one of the most remote of the Greek islands having no airport and only being accessible via a 8 hour ferry crossing from Piraeus or a couple of hours via high speed hydrofoil from other islands within the Cyclades. This beautiful island is one of the least known and visited of the Cyclades and only ever approaches anything “busy” during the height of the season – perfect for escapism.
Andros – just 90 minutes from the Greek mainland by fast ferry is a real gem. Naval traditions combined with sandy beaches, rocky coastlines and hills among the fertile plains make it one of a kind – certainly among the Cycladic islands.
Athens today is a modern city that is vibrant 24 hours of every day. Hustle and bustle combine easily with history and Greek culture. The 2004 Olympic Games led to massive investments throughout the city and its infrastructure – new airport, roads, transport networks etc as well as modernisation of many hotels, museums, and historical sites.
Situated where the Dodecanese islands meet the Cyclades islands, the butterfly shaped island of Astypalaia boasts centuries of history combined with enchanting whitewashed villages and sun-drenched beaches.
The emerald island of Corfu nestles off the west coast of the Greek mainland. The island is 36 miles long and at its widest part, the North, 15 miles wide. Even during the hot dry summers, Corfu remains one of the greenest of the Mediterranean islands with over 3 million evergreen olive trees, watered by winter rains.
Crete is the largest of the Greek islands steeped in Homeric history and legend. It is a richly varied island with an ever-changing landscape of rugged mountains, deep ravines, fertile plains and a long golden coastline of sandy beaches..
Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia, the oracle who was consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world.
Evia is Greece’s second largest island but one that is largely undiscovered by British holidaymakers. The island offers stunning views from the mountain roads, challenging hikes and treks for the energetic, major archaeological discoveries and some stunning uncrowded beaches.
Folegandros, accessible by ferry from Santorini, Milos and Piraeus is known locally as the 'Island of Peace'. It is a mountainous and rocky island with green fields and traditional settlements. It is one of the few Greek Islands that has remained relatively undiscovered by tourism.
Fourni is the name given to this archipelago of 12 small islands between Ikaria and Samos. Only the two largest islands – Fourni and Thymena along with the smaller eastern island of Agios Minas are inhabited. On the main island is the de-facto capital of the islands – the village of Fourni.
Hydra truly is the gem of the Saronic Gulf and is unique among the Greek islands as the one free of any wheeled vehicles – no cars. No scooters. Just tiny cobbled lanes, people and the islands mode of transport – donkeys!
An island for everyone, Ios offers long sandy beaches perfect for sunbathing and nightlife as relaxed or lively as you wish. Mylopotas (the most popular beach on Ios) is regularly voted among the best in Europe.
The island of Ikaria is approximately 40kms long but never more than 8km wide. The highest peaks on the island soar to over 1000m high which means some tortuous roads combined with dizzying drops – especially when crossing from the main port of Aghios Kirikos on the south coast to the northern villages.
Famous the world over as the home of Odysseus, the island of Ithaca symbolises the return to the haven, the discovery and the fulfilment. In close proximity to Kefalonia – just 2km across the water, Ithaca is in comparison far quieter, more peaceful and less developed.
Wild and wonderful, Kalymnos is characterised by the dramatic mountains which draw climbers from all over the world. Utterly spectacular scenery and greener than most of the neighbouring islands, Kalymnos has fertile valleys and verdant enclaves.
Rich in culture and tradition, and fairly isolated in the south-eastern Aegean, Karpathos is located between Crete and Rhodes and is the second largest of the Dodecanese islands.
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands filled with lush green, fir-capped mountains reaching high up into a clear azure sky - picturesque headlands, watery inlets, golden bays and fantastic beaches. All are never far away from our villas in Kefalonia.
Kimolos, just a short distance from Milos is exquisite. Barely a slow trickle of visitors discover the peaceful island with its sienna coloured buildings carved from volcanic stone, its sparkling bays and picturesque scenery.
Located 12km off the tip of the Peloponnese, and often veiled in sea mists, the island of Kithira is a rugged and unspoilt island with a wilderness of lush valleys, canyons and cliffs that fall abruptly into the vivide blue sea.
Koufonisia, meaning “hollow islands” is located between Naxos and Amorgos and is one of the few inhabited islands of the Small Cyclades.
The island of Kea (also sometimes called Tzia) is well known for its exceptional beaches and some of the best walking paths and trails of any of the Greek islands.
Alluringly untamed and beautiful, Leros is scattered with stunning Orthodox churches, dazzling blue coves and whitewashed villages and is said to have been the original home of Artemis the Huntress.
Lipsi may be small – but the island has a powerful impact on any visitor, with the low slung harbour festooned with yellow nets and the whitewashed village of Lipso climbing the hill behind.
Nestled off Southern Lefkas, the island of Meganissi is an intoxicating blend of stupendous scenery, enchanting beaches and the timeless Greek lifestyle. Days here are spent pottering around quiet villages, or sunning and swimming in secluded coves.
Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, second in importance only to Mount Athos.
Our Milos hotels offer an idllylic and perfect setting for your holiday in Milos an island which is roughly the shape of a horseshoe, sheltering one of the largest natural harbours in the Mediterranean.
Mykonos is everyone’s picture postcard image of Greece. Mykonos town is incredibly picturesque, a maze of narrow stone-flagged streets lined with dazzlingly white buildings in the distinctive Mykonos cubist style.
Nafplion is a small port town on the Argolic gulf. Extending now up the hillsides, the town was the capital of the first Hellenic republic between 1824 and 1834. Most of the town is situated on a peninsula that juts out into the gulf and forms a naturally protected harbour.
Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades and lies east of Paros and south of Mykonos. Our holidays to Naxos will offer you beautiful sandy beaches, varied resorts and historic Venetian architecture.
Parga is regarded by many as being the most beautiful town in Greece – its delightful location and fantastic beaches with crystal clear waters make it an ideal holiday location for families and couples.
Our holidays to Paros offer sand, sea and sun – the island is situated in the centre of the Cyclades and is ringed by golden, sandy beaches. It is a fertile island with vineyards, wheat and barley fields, citrus and olive groves.
Little has changed in Patmos since St John experienced his revelation on the island. His hillside cave is now a sacred monastery – and en even larger one sits atop the largest hill on the island.
Paxos is a small island situated 11 km to the south of Corfu and one that having visited once, many decide to return for their holidays to Paxos. The scenery is especially captivating with dry stone walls and olive groves criss-crossing the hillsides.
Technically only just an island as a result of the Corinth Canal, the Peloponnese peninsula offers unrivalled natural beauty along with cultural riches seemingly the best of almost everything Greek.
A small island of the Saronic Gulf, Poros is a relaxing place for family vacations. As it is only an hour ferry ride from Athens, Poros island is a popular weekend destination in summer. Poros Town, constructed on the slopes of a hill, is the centre of most activities on the island.
Santorini is the product of a massive eruption with towering black cliffs that rise sheer from a cobalt blue sea, topped with an icing of tiny white buildings and blue-domed churches with elegant campaniles, all perched precariously on the very edge of the cliffs.
Serifos is raw and ruggedly beautiful – steep sided valleys plunge to aquamarine bays lined with some fantastic sandy beaches. Psili Ammos has appeared in the Sunday Times “Europe’s most beautiful beaches” list over recent years.
The modest size of Sifnos makes it easy to explore. The island's western part where the boat arrives is barren, hiding Sifnos assets at first look, but the harbour is located in the most arid area of the island and, with a little exploration, Sifnos will reveal all its advantages and beauty to the visitor.
Skiathos is the smallest of island in the Sporades group and one of the locations chosen for the hit movie 'Mamma Mia'. It is a truly beautiful island with over 65 beaches most of which are easily accessible by road.
This island is the largest and greenest in the Sporades with lush pine-covered mountains sweeping down to sheltered beaches and coves. it is simply beautiful and traditionally Greek, one of the reasons why it was chosen as a location for the movie 'Mamma Mia'.
Secluded beaches, traditional churches, a Byzantine castle atop the hill and wonderful walking trails, Skyros is a very special place. Officially part of the Sporades island group but with added cubist Cycladic architecture there is nowhere quite like Skyros.
Spetses is an island that boasts a long naval tradition. Famous for its contribution to the 1821 War of Independence, the revolution flag was raised on 3 April 1821. The island has retained its’ individual traditional character – with well-preserved mansions still bearing witness to the island’s past.
One of the most beautiful harbours in Greece, the main port of Symi – Yialos harbour tumbles down either side of a steep fjord like inlet with pastel coloured and white houses all the way from the old part of Symi Town to the waterfront.
Syros is an authentic merging of traditional and modern Greece. It is one of the smallest islands of the Cyclades (its outline bears a quirky resemblance to the British mainland)
Tinos is an impressive town, known for its sacred Greek Orthodox pilgrimage site, the Church of Panagia Evangelistria, found in the main town of Chora. Here, Neoclassical mansions line the waterfront with a myriad of cafes, shops and tavernas.
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