Best Hotels in Lesvos

The EU’s toxic politicization of migration and its refusal to share responsibility for refugees are tearing apart communities on Lesvos. The island’s experiences show that local participation is essential for designing policies that are fair, legal, and sustainable. Each soothingly simple villa at Little Bird has a sea view and flagstone terraces for backgammon sessions … Read more

Best Hotels in Psara

The island has a few tavernas and all the shops you’d expect from a town with a year round population. It’s also known for its historic fortress villages called Mastichochoria that made the mastic (gum) product used in cosmetics, medicine and perfume. Visit the memorial at Spitalia where you can see the ‘Freedom or Death’ … Read more

Best Hotels in Patmos

Known as the ‘Island of the Apocalypse’, this Greek retreat is steeped in myth. From heavenly beaches to ancient pilgrim sites, this divine island draws in everything from back packers to A-listers. Stay in the main port town of Skala at Chris Hotel, which promises convenience to all the places you want to see in … Read more

Best Hotels in Messenian

Best Hotels in Messenian Situated under the Taygetos Mountains, this resort is a paradise for all. Its 188 luxury rooms and suites offer stunning views, whilst reflecting a quiet, timeless elegance. Discover an intriguing blend of cultures in the olive-producing region of Messenia. Explore its ancient treasures, from Sparta ruins to the birthplace of the … Read more

Best Hotels in Sphacteria

Sphacteria is a small island in Navarino Bay. It is known for being the site of the Battle of Sphacteria during the Peloponnesian War. The Athenian general Demosthenes and politician Cleon defeated 292 Spartans, including 120 elite Spartiates, on this island. To get to the island you can take a water taxi or walk to … Read more

Exploring the Greek Isles: A Guide to Traveling from Athens to Santorini by Ferry

The Greek Isles offer a mesmerizing blend of history, culture, and stunning landscapes. Among the many enchanting islands, Santorini stands out with its iconic whitewashed buildings, breathtaking sunsets, and volcanic landscapes. If you’re planning a trip to Greece, traveling from Athens to Santorini by ferry is a popular and scenic option. In this guide, we’ll … Read more