Only two hours ferry ride from Athens, Spetses in Greece is a wonderful island for short holidays or weekend break. During your holidays in Spetses, walk along the lovely sea promenade of the town and swim in the secluded beaches for truly relaxing moments. Visitors love the relaxing and elegant atmosphere, stressed by the yacht marinas, the boutique hotels and nice restaurants. Spetses can be combined with other islands for vacations, like Hydra, and beach towns in eastern Peloponnese, like Ermioni and Porto Heli.
A Greek island with distinctive architecture, Spetses is large and picturesque. This island belongs to the Saronic islands group. Spreading along the slopes of a hill, the town has several quarters with elegant mansions and narrow paved paths. Main things to do in Spetses Greece are hiking and sailing. Dapia, the main port of Spetses island, is surrounded by canons and provides a romantic place for a day coffee or an evening drink. You will enjoy long promenades, both in the seaside and the countryside. The most beautiful beaches are far from the town and can be accessed by bus or boat. They include Vrellos, Agia Marina and Agia Paraskevi. During your holidays in Spetses, do not also miss a visit to the Museum of Bouboulina, a traditional mansion that was the home of a famous heroine of the Greek Revolution. This guide of Spetses offers all useful information for holidays there. This island has frequent ferry connection with Athens and other Greek islands, such as Hydra and Poros. Opposite Spetses island, there is the coast of Ermionida in Peloponnese with lovely seaside places.
Spetses Town is large in size and concentrates the majority of accommodations on the island. Several hotels are found around the port of Spetses island, as well as family studios and simple apartments. Some accommodations are boutique hotels with pools and spa therapies, particularly in the quarter of Kounoupitsa. These accommodations are only a short walk from the port and nightlife venues.