Located near the islands of Naxos and Ios, a beautiful Greek island of Amorgos impresses its visitors natural beauty, incredible beaches and traditional architecture. Even the famous director Luc Besson could not resist the pristine beauty of the island that inspired the director to stay on the beach of Agia Anna Movie Scene “The Big Blue”.
The most impressive view of the island of Amorgos opens with Hozovotissa monastery, built on high cliffs and a symbol of the island and the most beautiful town on the island you can call it the capital, which, as in most Greek islands, called Chora. This wonderful city smite you with its magical atmosphere, a maze of narrow streets and magnificent Venetian castle, and on the road connecting Chora Kato Merja, you will find another beautiful monastery dedicated to St. George.
The main reason for the popularity of Amorgos are its beaches and incredible color of seawater, which affects everyone who comes to this island. The most famous beaches of the island are the beaches of Agia Anna and Agios Pavlos, but it is not only the beautiful beaches of the island, after a short walk, you are sure to find a stunning and secluded places for swimming or just relaxing. To some of the beaches of Amorgos can only be reached on foot, but it’s worth it.
Speaking of Amorgos, not to mention its local cuisine – traditional dishes such as patatato (potatoes with lamb), fava (delicious pea porridge), ksidato (meat soup) and the views of local cheeses will remain forever in your heart. Of sweets sure to try kserotigano and of alcoholic beverages make a choice in favor of the local crayfish, which is prepared with honey and herbs.
Get on this beautiful island can be on a ship, with daily departures from the Athenian port of Piraeus, you can also take a plane ticket to the neighboring island of Naxos, and then several times a day to cast off small ships and private boats.
The island has no huge resort complexes and luxury 5-star hotels, basically you can choose between the traditional family studios and apartments that rent hospitable locals. We have prepared a small description of the most popular hotel Amorgos, in order to help you with the choice of housing.
Wonderful 4-star hotel Aegialis Hotel & Spa is located near the village Folariya. This hotel, built in traditional Cycladic style archipelago provide offers wonderful rooms in which there is a Jacuzzi, mini-bar, safe, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, internet access, private balcony with sea views and a private bathroom, which have a set of amenities, bathrobe and hairdryer. The on-site spa, which has a hot tub, fitness center, swimming pool, hammam and massage room. Other amenities such as two traditional Greek restaurant, one cafe and bar. You can relax by the pool, beauty salon and billiards. The friendly staff can arrange for you to meet at the port, various excursions, provide care services for children, book a ticket on a ship or plane and organize yoga classes. The hotel has a children’s playground and board games and movies for children. A few minutes walk away are two beautiful beaches. The hotel also offers free private parking and facilities for people with disabilities.
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