In fact, the Greek island of Koufonisi consists of two islands – Pano Koufonisi, which is more developed in the tourism sector, and Kato Koufonisi which is completely uninhabited and visited only because of its beautiful beaches. Located between the islands of Naxos and Amorgos island Koufonisi is the ideal place for a summer holiday. This island is perfect for walking, cycling, visiting the fantastic beaches, most of which are nudist, and to enjoy traditional Greek cuisine in the numerous taverns the coastal islands.
While vacationing on the island of Koufonisi, you do not realize how time passes by, and the day will turn into night, this is due to the calm rhythm of daily life of local people and their hospitality, as well as the tranquility of the whole island. Every evening, locals gather in different bars and coffee shops and going out there until the first morning hours.
You will enjoy the natural charm of the island and its Koufonisi unspoiled beauty, as well as its unfrequented beaches. Get on the numerous beaches of the island can Koufonisi both on foot and by boat. One of the most beautiful beaches of the island is the beach of Pori, located at a distance of 3.5 km from the island’s capital. This lovely sandy beach, protected from the north winds, attracts tourists for its pristine blue waters. Pori beach is not organized, so bring along drinking water and personal items that you might need some of this beach belongs to nudists.
The small fishing village of Chora is the capital of the island, its main port and only Koufonisi village, as well as the starting point for most tourists. This is where the port is located Koufonisi, and it is here you will find many hotels, shops and restaurants. The village of Chora is a classic example of traditional Cycladic architecture and can also boast of having the magnificent beach of Megali Ammos.
Since Horus is the only village of the island, all the hotels and apartments are located both on its territory and around this small settlement. Since the beginning of the tourist development Koufonisi only gain momentum over the past years, only a few hotels on the island and has a swimming pool can offer high-end services. To stay on the island is recommended that you pay attention to the hotels Koufonisia Hotel & Resort and Atlantida Hotel, which are very popular among visitors.
The only four-star hotel Koufonisi hotel Koufonisia Hotel & Resort is located near the most beautiful beaches of the island and provides guests with a huge swimming pool, restaurant Filoxenia, cafes and a large hall for making breakfast. All rooms are decorated in the Cycladic style and feature spacious private veranda, which has a table and chairs, TV, private bathroom, air conditioning and a minibar. In the public areas offer free access to Wi-Fi, guests can also benefit from free private parking, and the friendly staff will provide you with services for childcare and packed lunches.
Located near the beach of Port hotel Atlantida provide services to its guests free access to Wi-Fi in public areas, as well as comfortable guest rooms, which have air conditioning, private bathroom and a private furnished balcony with sea views. Rooms also have an electric kettle, TV and fridge, and some rooms have a kitchenette. The hotel also offers free public parking and free shuttle service.
Read more about holiday in the Greek Islands in the article “A beautiful Greek island of Ithaca.”