5 Best Dream Islands to Visit in Greece
Visiting Greece this summer? Check out the 5 best dream Islands to visit, including Santorini, Paxoi, Lefkada, Syros and Crete.
The Greek islands are a top destination for most travelers. After all, Greece’s islands are gorgeous with unique landscapes and nature, crystal-clear turquoise waters and sandy beaches, incredible history, delicious food, and a carefree lifestyle. They are islands where you can have both relaxing holidays and crazy, fun holidays. They are the definition of freedom.
The Greek islands are many but let’s see the five best dream islands.
Santorini is amongst the more favorable islands, if not the favorite to all travelers. Frankly, if you can only visit one island, you should make it to Santorini. Loaded with great boat tours, wine tours, fantastic hotels, fabulous restaurants, and awesome things to do. Santorini is definitely the best island in Greece in every season.
Paxoi is the ideal island for a peaceful holiday. Beautiful beaches, underwater caves, small bays, and green hills delightfully welcome you. The capital and main port, Gaios, is separated from its natural breakwater, the tiny island of Agios Nikolaos, by a narrow channel, displaying one of the most beautiful port sceneries in Greece.
Lefkada is one of the most breathtaking Greek islands. It is located in the heart of the Ionian sea, connected with the mainland by a small bridge. Being easily accessed by car and boasting one of the most beautiful natural landscapes and some of the most scenic beaches, Lefkada Greece is the absolute dream destination for those into exotic islands.
Syros belongs to the Cyclades island group in the Aegean sea. The capital of Syros island, Ermoupoli, is considered one of the most picturesque Cyclades capitals. Venetian mansions, spectacular sunset views, narrow alleys, neoclassical buildings, and impressive catholic and orthodox churches exude a fairytale charm.
Crete is the largest Greek island making it rich with beaches, historic sites, hikes, traditional villages, small cities, and superb tours. It is so big that if you only have a week, it’s good to limit yourself to only this island. After all, it has everything you need to enjoy a fantastic holiday of Greek history, traditions, and lifestyle.
The connections between all the islands of Greece and continental Greece are fantastic. Therefore, there are many ways to get to these beautiful islands.
However, from Agnantio Hotel Spa, it would be easier to transport to Thessaloniki and then go to any of the three islands by ferry. In the case of Lefkada, you can drive directly to the island, and in the case of Crete, it might be easier to travel by plane.
If you are traveling by car and still wish to travel around continental Greece, instead of taking a ferry from Thessaloniki, you could drive to Piraeus, Rafina, or Kavala.