Cute tiny island of Delos is located between the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kos. This island does not suffer from mass tourism, so it is chosen to enjoy the secluded beaches and small traditional villages, but, despite this, in its territory there are enough tourist facilities in order to serve a limited number of visitors.
Port and the most tourist destination is the village of Livadia, but the most interesting place to visit is the abandoned village Micro Horio.
Basically beaches of the island of Delos did not have any facilities and are ideal for a relaxing stay at one with nature. Some of the beaches are popular with nudists and get on these remote beaches by foot only.
Delos tourist development began only a few years ago, when tourists from around the world began to choose this island for a vacation. The reasons for the great love of tourists to this island are its secluded beaches, rocky mountains, groves of fig trees and vast olive plantations.
Capital of the island is the small village of Megalo Horio, which will amaze you with its traditional character, old churches and small houses.
On the island there are several extraordinary archaeological and architectural attractions. Be sure to visit some medieval castles, located on the island, Byzantine monastery and the village of Mikro Horio, which is a cultural monument of Delos.
Only organized beach of the island of Tilos Livadia beach is located a few minutes walk from the port of the island. Near the beach there are several fish taverns, beach front apartments and a coffee shop. Another popular beach is the beach Eristos located at a distance of 3 km from the island’s capital. On the beach there are no facilities, so please be water and sunscreen.
Strolling through the grounds of the island, you will definitely see a lot of tiny chapels and beautiful churches. Not far from the island’s capital, the monastery of Agios Panteleimonas, built in honor of the defense of the island. This monastery is surrounded by a beautiful garden and is located on a high point, which offers a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea. July 25 annually organizes a three-day monastery traditional festival where you can enjoy local food and dancing. Among the other churches in the territory of Delos, one should pay attention to the church of Panagia Teotokissa, Kamariani Panagia Panagia Politissa and Agia Triada, built in the 13th century.
To stay on the island of Delos recommend you hotels Dream Island Hotel and Eristos Beach Hotel.
Lovely Hotel Dream Island Hotel is located near the beautiful sand and pebble beach of Livadia and provides services to its guests a spacious apartment that has a kitchen, a private furnished balcony, air conditioning, a refrigerator and coffee and tea making facilities, safe and air conditioning. All apartments have a private bathroom, which has a range of free toiletries and a hairdryer. The hotel has its own sandy beach, where there are free sun beds and umbrellas, and a few minutes walk from the hotel you will find many shops and restaurants. In the public areas offer free Wi-Fi, and the neighborhood has a free private parking. Staff can help with car rental and a free shuttle service organization, as well as express check-in.
Situated near the beach Eristos, hotel Eristos Beach Hotel provide offers a sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, having umbrellas and sun loungers and free parking. All rooms have their own kitchen, fridge, furnished balcony, TV and air conditioning. It has a restaurant, a few shops, a mini market and a library. In the public areas offer free wired internet access.
Read more about the Greek islands in the article “Summer vacation on the island of Koufonisi.”